MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement

Essential Update

Please note that the details provided on our website are based on restrictions related to Covid-19 being removed.  Should restrictions remain in place, changes to the delivery of the programme may be required.  An update will be provided in early March 2021.

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The University of Edinburgh supports a vibrant culture of science communication and public engagement.

Please note that this MSc is not a programme in communication science and does not specialise in marketing, advertising, or corporate communication.

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Information about core courses, Elective courses currently on offer, placements, and Dissertation projects.

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There are a number of opportunities for students to gain bursaries and other funding for their studies.

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