MSc Science Communication

This exciting MSc course in Science Communication 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.

Be taught by world-class scientists and experienced journalists

The MSc Science Communication staff have communicated science through a wide range of media, both as the experts sharing their knowledge and the journalists seeking answers. Their experience spans newspapers, books, periodicals, radio, television, film, websites and social media, with a focus on using the right communication tools and language for their audience.

This course is a unique collaboration at the University of Sheffield, bringing together experts from the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and the Department of Journalism Studies.


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Your career in science communication

Our graduates get great jobs across science, technology and the media. They put their knowledge and passion for science to good use every day, putting their finely tuned communication skills into practice in lots of ways. Some of the places our students work include press offices, newsrooms, research institutes and other scientific bodies.

Meet our graduates