Taught course

Science Communication and Future Media

Institution
University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum grade 2:2 and we welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Applicants are invited with degrees in a range of disciplinary backgrounds including science, technology, computing, engineering and mathematics and arts and humanities subjects, including media and design.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Course information:

A new generation of science communicators are in demand to work across and within the cultural, digital, health, environmental industries and higher education sector.

Science communication now embraces groundbreaking scientists, artists, games developers, creative technologists, curators, social entrepreneurs, environmental and health policymakers and citizen scientists.

This course bridges the creative science communication skills gap in an era where digital literacy, critical thinking and creative innovation make professionals stand out from the crowd.

Designed with this next generation of collaborative pioneers in mind, this course will kick start and accelerate your career, build your global network and support you as you develop your portfolio.

You will critique the ethical challenges that new communication systems pose whilst considering global challenges around health, wellbeing, equality and sustainability as intrinsic to your practice.

You will gain practical and transferable skills informed by theory, a creative portfolio and access to world-class networks to advance your career.

You will:

  • Enjoy excellent job prospects in the growing field of science communication
  • This course is delivered in partnership with industry giving you the opportunity to tap into world-class professional networks
  • Learn to develop and enhance your public portfolio through a range of creative projects

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,040
International students
£9,240

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545