Science Communication: Student profiles

Meet current students and recent graduates from our Science Communication MSc as they share their experiences of studying at Sheffield and what they went on to do after their degree.

Alex Stockham

Applying my experience at an exciting tech start-up

Alex Stockham Science Communication MSc

For the final project of his Science Communication MSc course, Alex chose to make a documentary that followed an investigation into the weather in Sheffield; the findings of this have recently been published in a high profile journal.

SCI - Bethany Torr

The MSc was perfect for me

Bethany Torr Science Communication MSc

Bethany’s MSc in Science Communication gave her the skills necessary to become the Campaigns and Advocacy Officer at the national blood cancer charity, Leukaemia Care.

Marni Brennan

I will use the skills I developed for the rest of my career

Marni Brennan Science Communication MSc

Marni joined the Wellcome Trust graduate scheme after completing the Science Communication MSc. Marni now uses the skills she developed on the course every day, working with partners like the World Health Organization to challenge policy and strengthen health research.

Jonathan Cooke

The training I received has made my goals possible

Jonathan Cooke Science Communication MSc

It was during his undergraduate studies here at Sheffield that Jonathan realised that his passion sat within science communication and communicating to those who can bring about direct change in scientific research.

Gege Li

My placement was fun, educational and rewarding

Gege Li Science Communication MSc

Gege completed a placement here at Sheffield during her Science Communication MSc degree, allowing her to put her new skills into practice to develop online stories showcasing the university's research. Since graduating, Gege has completed an internship with Chemistry World and now continues to do freelance work for the publication.

Helen Teasdale

I use the skills I gained every day

Helen Teasdale Science Communication MSc

Helen was drawn to studying the Science Communication MSc course at Sheffield because she wanted to make science accessible for all.

Four students laughing while sat at a bench, outside the Students' Union

International scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students, including undergraduate and postgraduate taught scholarships towards the annual tuition fee. Applications are open for existing offer holders.