Master in Science Communication
At the end of this study cycle, students should be able to: a. recognize the importance to contribute to increase science literacy and the main ways to do it; b. identify the distinctive aspects of science and science communication that require specific communication training; c. develop communication plans appropriate for different audiences, through media, in schools and science centers/museums, and at research institutions.
Master (2nd Cycle)
Access to other programs
Access to the cycle of studies which leads to a Doctorate Degree. For the specific access conditions, consult the regulations governing the doctoral programmes at NOVA FCSH.
António Maria Salvado Coxito Granado
1300 Euros/year or 2700 Euros/year (foreign students)
Master in Science Communication is a course in association between Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier and Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.
Length: 3 semesters.
Total credits: 93 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 33 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation or Project Work, or Internship with Report.
The degree of «mestre» corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.
- To recognize the importance to contribute to increase science literacy and the main ways to do it;
- identify the distinctive aspects of science and science communication that require specific communication training;
- develop communication plans appropriate for different audiences, through media,in schools and science centers/museums, and at research institutions.
Conditions of admittance
Application and access conditions to the cycle of studies reflect the conditions established in the national legislation, namely: - to hold a licenciado degree or legal equivalent; -to hold a foreign academic degree recognized by the Scientific Council of NOVA FCSH. - to hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae recognized by the Scientific Council of NOVA FCSH. Applicants will be selected and ranked according to the criteria annually defined in the application edict.
A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the post-graduate diploma. The final grade of the post-graduate diploma is the average, by credit, of the grades obtained in the course units in which the student obtained the 60 credits from the taught part of the Masters course. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the Masters degree. The final grade of the Masters degree will be the average of the final grade of the taught part of the course, weighted to 40%, and the grade awarded to the dissertation, project work or practical work experience report, weighted to 60%.
|722011140||Science and Scientists||10.0|
|722011142||Science and Society||10.0|
|722011144||Science Communication and Education||10.0|
|722011143||Strategic Communication of Science||10.0|
|722011145||Science Communication Practice||10.0|
|Opções Condicionadas (1)|
|722011148||Dissertation on Science Communication||33.0|
|722011149||Work Experience with Report in Science Communication||33.0|
|722011147||Project Work on Science Communication||33.0||Mandatory ECTS number: 33|