Master in Communication of Science and Innovation
Trento University’s Master in Communication of Science and Innovation (Scicomm) is a one-year post-graduate diploma (PGD) worth 60 ECTS credits. The diploma is a qualification at the same level of study as Masters degrees, but it is shorter (two terms) and with no final grade.
The programme, designed by the Department of Sociology and Social Research, offers a deep understanding of the theory and strategy behind impactful science communication and provides an understanding of the role and significance of contemporary media in shaping the public discourse about science.
English LANGUAGE | Online CLASSES | Max 15 PARTICIPANTS | Scholarships AVAILABLE
Graduates of Master Scicomm programme will be prepared for leadership positions in research centers, non-profits, government organizations, innovation-oriented work environments, science culture and research policy area, and any other sector that values effective science communication skill, public engagement strategies and the ability to connect the everyday practice of science and innovation communication with state of the art research about science and technology in society.
The curriculum of the SciComm Master’s programme comprises 156 hours of lessons, workshops, specialisation seminars, guided (or virtual) visits to Science Museum and Research Centers, and 250 hours of internship.
Lessons are held in a Hybrid Online format and the class schedule will be adjusted to meet time zone differences.