You’ll need a 2:1 or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, mathematics, engineering or other science-related subject.
Months of entry
The course helps you develop the skills to communicate science effectively to a general audience. We’ll teach you about the latest topics in science and how to communicate these to the media and beyond.
A major part of your studies will be writing for the media. In our newsroom, you’ll learn the principles of clear, compelling and concise storytelling. You’ll also work on a group project to plan, organise and deliver your own science exhibition.
- Developing Communication Skills
- Topical Science
- Ethics and Regulation
- Writing for the Media
- Communicating with the Media
- Online Journalism Studies
- Research Methods
Teaching and assessment
Research in science and journalism informs our teaching. There are lectures, tutorials and seminars. You’ll also do project work, attend masterclasses and go on placements.
You're assessed on coursework, essays, a portfolio, practical exercises and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Chloe Davies
- +44 (0)114 222 3315