Masters courses

Masters courses

Most academic departments offer several masters courses, taught by expert academics and specialists in the department's field. Students build on their undergraduate knowledge and skills, and enter great careers after graduation.

Below you can find out some of the things that make a Sheffield science degree special. Full details of most current masters programmes are available on departments' websites. You can find out about our MSc Science Communication course at

Features of our masters courses

  • MSc and MRes degrees available across a range of disciplines, building on undergraduate studies to give students the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for
  • Independent research project is a major component, alongside lectures that develop students' understanding of key concepts and practical training in research methods
  • Courses can be completed within 12 months, though some masters degrees can be studied part-time or as distance learning courses over a number of years
  • Students given access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, often leading to work being published in peer-reviewed journals

SciCommMScMSc Science Communication

This exciting MSc course is taught by world-leading scientists and media practitioners in the fields of science communication and journalism. Our internationally recognised expertise, state-of-the-art media facilities and teaching staff with extensive professional experience in Fleet Street and the BBC, will provide you with unparalleled support.

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