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There are many courses available in the UK (and beyond) on Science Journalism, Communications, Journalism and Broadcasting. Here is our list.

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The European Commission also publishes the European Guide to Science Journalism Training. The 2010 version (PDF) is available on this page, which has other useful publications.

Science Communication


Cardiff University

MSc Science, Media & Communication

Cornwall College, Newquay (validated and awarded by University of Plymouth)

Foundation Degree in Wildlife Education and Media (NB: This is a two year course with the option of a final year top-up to BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology)


MSc Science Communication & Public Engagement

Glasgow (Dumfries)    

MSc Environmental Change & Society



MSc Public Engagement & Science Communication

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

MSc in Science Communication

MSc in Science Media Production


MSc Science, Communication & Society


University of Lincoln, Lincoln School of Journalism

MA Science & Environmental Journalism


MSc Science Communication

Manchester Met 

MSc Science Communication


Queens University at Armmagh with Dublin City University

MSc in Science Communication


MSc Science Communication


MSc Science, Technology & Society

BSc Science & Society


University of the West of England

MSc Postgraduate Diploma in Science Communication



Bournemouth University

Multi-Media Journalism

City University, London

Broadcast Journalism MA

University of Lincoln

Lincoln School of Journalism

Highbury College, Portsmouth

PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

University of the West of Scotland

PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

General Journalism

Most of the entries in this section offer various courses in aspect of journalism and communications.

Birmingham City University

Birmingham School of Media

Cardiff University

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

De Montfort University

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism

Goldsmiths, University of London

Media & Communications

University of Lincoln

Lincoln School of Journalism

Nottingham Trent University

Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism

Leeds Trinity University College

MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Print Journalism

University of Central Lancashire

Department of Journalism

Sheffield Hallam University

Communication, media and journalism

University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde School of Journalism & Communication

University of Westminster

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Part Time

The Open University

MSc in Science (Communicating Science/Science and the Public)