We are now accepting applications for the 2017/2018 session.  The application deadline is 5.00 pm on Friday 24th of February 2017. 

Our next Open Day will be held on Wednesday 7th of December 2016, from 2.00 pm until 5.00 pm.  Please contact to reserve a place.

How to apply

We offer two postgraduate taught courses named MSc Science Communication and MSc Science Media Production. These provide a balanced technical and theoretical training for science graduates and scientists aiming to become journalists, broadcast producers, museum professionals, or press and public relations officers. Our courses are highly relevant to those seeking careers in public engagement or science policy. Graduates of our programmes are very successful in finding jobs in the competitive world of science media.

We also welcome enquires from those interested in undertaking a doctoral research in science communication studies.

A message from Dr Stephen Webster, Director of the Science Communication Unit.

If you would like to talk informally about our MSc courses and/or PhD study, please contact our administrator Liam Watson at +44 (0) 20 7594 8753 or