Taught course

Science Communication

University of Leeds · School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in any appropriate discipline (Sciences, Arts or Social Sciences).

Months of entry


Course content

Offers a combination of specialist skills in the history of science communication and in contemporary communications research, giving a uniquely wide perspective.
Provides a historical perspective on science communication, highly relevant at a time when there is a developing public interest in the history of science. Helps those wishing to go into science communication professionally by offering a qualification accredited by the Association of British Science Writers.
Provides possibilities for work-based learning opportunities at nationally important museums in the locality, with whom the university has signed a concordat.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details pls refer to relevant course website.

Fees and funding

University scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Pls visit http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Jonathan Topham
+44 (0)113 343 2526