MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement Online

How you will be assessed

How you'll be assessed from written and online assessments in years 1 and 2 to your dissertation project in year 3.

Years 1 and 2

Written assignment (60%)

Online assessment (40%)

Courses will have a formal written assignment. These written assignments are often practice-based such as a Policy Brief or Science Education resource.

Online assessment will take place through contribution to discussion board activities.

Year Three


This is a reflective written assignment of 10,000-12,000 words which should comply with academic conventions in referencing, in addition to demonstrating an appropriate standard of writing style, tone and structure.