Msc science communication & future media
"Our part-time, online MSc is designed with the creative professional in mind. Nurture your confidence and expertise in using creative digital skills as you develop your own reflective, critical practice as a strategic communicator.
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fOR Sept 2019 & Jan 2020 entrants, your first year will be Block 1 modules.
A new generation of science communicators are in demand to work across the cultural, digital, health, environmental and education sectors.
Science communication and future media embraces groundbreaking scientists, artists, games developers, creative technologists, curators, social entrepreneurs, environmental and health policymakers, and citizen scientists.
This course bridges the creative and digital skills gap in an era where digital literacy, critical thinking and creative innovation make professionals stand out from the crowd.
Designed with a generation of collaborative pioneers in mind, this course re-boots and accelerates your career around a global network and support as you develop a creative 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 digital practice.
Taught by world class science communicators and lecturers and our network of practitioners, gain practical and transferable skills informed by theory, a creative portfolio and access to world-class networks to advance your career.
The course is delivered through distance learning and includes collaborative tasks, individual assignments and a final project. There is an annual optional residential at our media city campus. Read a student blog about the residential here.
Each term consists of two, 15 credit modules, run over 13 weeks in 6 week blocks. A group task and an individual assignment helps to build your creative skillset and portfolio across the course.
Each 15 credit module comprises:
21 hours of online learning materials (podcasts/ videos/ articles)
10 hours of webinars
109 hours of independent study.
Take your creative scicomm practice to the next level. Apply online now.
Find out what one of our students blogged about the course.