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Course summary

Scientific Research and Communication MSc is ideal for those looking for a career in science, writing or journalism, research, education and more. At Warwick you will gain the necessary English Language and writing skills, experience in cutting-edge cross-disciplinary research, helping you to learn how to communicate complicated scientific concepts to various audiences. Course overview Do you want to become an expert in communicating scientific concepts? Whether you are preparing for a career in scientific writing, education or communication, this course is the one for you. You will choose from over 50 modules and tailor the course to your specific scientific skills and interests. You will enhance your communication and English Language skills, learning to convey advanced technical scientific concepts for journals, classrooms, or the media. You will also undertake a bespoke research project, gaining research experience using our state-of-the-art facilities in an interdisciplinary environment. You will gain advanced knowledge in your chosen fields and learn to communicate with a range of audiences, preparing you for a career in research, scientific writing, science education or science communication. You can find out more about the Department of Chemistry by joining our Webinars. Dr Nikola Chmel is the head of the MSc in Scientific Research and Communication. Please contact [email protected] with any Chemistry specific department questions, where course directors Dr Nikola Chmel and Dr Remzi Becer are available to discuss any queries.


Core Modules

  • Writing focused scientific articles and reports
  • Writing extended scientific articles and reports
  • Research Skills
  • Communicating Science to different audiences
  • 22 week Research Project
Optional Modules: Any Level 7 modules from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine with permission of the course leader.

Assessment method

Each scientific module is usually between 50% and 80% examined and 20 -50% assessed; the scientific writing modules are 100% assessed; the research project is 100% assessed.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a science subject. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses:
Scientific Research and Communication at University of Warwick - UCAS