The Biology and Science Communication and Society master's specialisation focuses on the interaction between science and society.
Biology and Science Communication and Society: the right master’s programme for you?
Do you want to bridge the gap between scientific research and the public? Do you want to combine high quality biology research with professional science communication? Then, this master’s specialisation is an excellent opportunity for you. You will be prepared for a career as a science or health communicator, policy maker, PR officer, science journalist, health officer, museum educator or a researcher with a communicating mindset.
Why study Biology and Science Communication and Society?
Increasingly, the general public wants to be and needs to be informed about scientific topics. At the same time, scientists need to show accountability to the general public about their research. In this specialisation you bridge the gap between experts and the public by combining high quality research in biology with extensive training in science communication. After completion you have obtained the necessary knowledge and skills to either become science communicator with a strong biology background, or a biologist with a communicating mindset.
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Start date: September/ February
Duration: 2 years
Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Mode of study: Full-time
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