SciComm

MASTER IN COMMUNICATION OF SCIENCE & INNOVATION

Welcome to Trento University’s Master in Communication of Science and Innovation (Scicomm), a dynamic and comprehensive one-year post-graduate diploma that holds the equivalence of 60 ECTS credits.

Key information

 Language
English

 Entry requirements
Bachelor’s degree or higher

 Format
Distance learning

Admission call
From 11.03.24 to 31.05.24

Tuition Fees
Euro 2916

 Duration
02 September 2024
to 30 June 2025

Classes starting date
02.09.2024

Classes ending date
30.06.2025

Lessons schedule
Tuesdays & Thursadys
16:00-19:00 CET

Embark on Your Scicomm Journey

Join us at Trento University’s Master in Communication of Science and Innovation. Your application is not just a step towards education; it’s an investment in your future impact on the world of science communication.
We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to our vibrant academic community.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

  • Curriculum Vitae indicating proficiency level in English language.
  • Statement of Purpose.
    Increase the chances of being selected for this program, following this guide.
  • Certified Degree Certificate including grades and dates.

Why Choose Master in Scicomm at Trento University?

Holistic Approach: We offer a comprehensive curriculum that goes beyond traditional science communication, exploring societal trends, challenges, and the transformative role of technology.

Real-World Exposure: Workshops led by industry professionals provide practical skills and real-world insights, enhancing your readiness for the professional landscape.

Dynamic Updates: Our commitment to staying current means that course offerings are updated annually, ensuring you receive the latest knowledge and strategies.

Designed by the Department of Sociology and Social Research, this program is tailored to equip graduates with a profound understanding of the theory and strategies behind impactful science communication.
The curriculum is meticulously crafted to cover a wide spectrum of topics, providing insights into the contemporary media landscape and its role in shaping public discourse about science.
Our courses are designed to give students a holistic understanding of science communication, and empower them to navigate the complex intersections between science, technology, and public discourse, including the theory behind it and the strategies that drive impact.

The Master in Scicomm is an intensive online program spanning two terms, offering a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for effective science communication.
Unlike traditional Master’s degrees, our diploma places a strong emphasis on real-world applications without assigning final grades, providing an immersive experience for aspiring science communicators.

Recognizing the ever-evolving nature of the field, our program continually updates its courses, ensuring that students are equipped with the latest insights and strategies.
Additionally, we host workshops conducted by industry professionals, providing our students with real-world exposure and practical skills that go beyond the classroom.

Explore the enriching journey that awaits you by checking the comprehensive list of courses available in the SCICOMM Master program on our website.

Upon completing the Master Scicomm program, graduates are poised for leadership positions in various domains, including research centers, non-profits, government organizations, innovation-driven work environments, science culture, and research policy sectors.
The program’s focus on effective science communication skills, public engagement strategies, and the ability to bridge the gap between everyday scientific practice and cutting-edge research positions our alumni for success in an array of fields.

To be eligible for our Master’s program, candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, either obtained in Italy or from a recognized university worldwide.
We welcome applications from both EU and non-EU citizens, and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating proficiency level in English language: Please use the European’ template for your CV. This format allows for a standardized comparison of applicants, ensuring fairness and clarity.
To understand the criteria used for evaluating English language proficiency, check the assessment grid

Transcript of Records: Include a comprehensive list of all courses, exams, and marks awarded during your academic history. If the document is not in Italian or English, please attach an official translation for accurate evaluation.

Statement of Purpose: As you prepare your application, keep in mind that our program seeks diverse, motivated, and forward-thinking individuals who are eager to make a positive impact in the field of science communication.
Craft a thoughtful statement that outlines your motivation, goals, and aspirations for joining the Master in Scicomm program. This is your opportunity to articulate why you are passionate about science communication and how this program aligns with your career objectives.

To increase the chances of being selected for this program download the motivation letter writing guide

How to apply

To streamline the application process and ensure accessibility for all prospective students, Trento University exclusively accepts applications through our secure online portal. Navigate to our official website to find the dedicated application section, where you will be guided through each step of the process. This user-friendly platform is designed to make submitting your application straightforward and efficient.

Application Deadline: Make sure to check our official website for the application deadline. Late submissions may not be considered.

INCREASE THE CHANCES OF BEING SELECTED

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As you prepare your application, keep in mind that our program seeks diverse, motivated, and forward-thinking individuals who are eager to make a positive impact in the field of science communication.

Our selection process is thorough and aims to identify candidates with a genuine passion for science communication. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for interviews to further assess their suitability for the program.

Admission to the SCICOMM Master program involves a meticulous evaluation conducted by a committee comprising three members selected from the Master’s Consiglio Direttivo. The Admissions Committee meticulously reviews your application to determine your fulfillment of entry requirements, scrutinizing your academic record, scholarly activities, and the submitted statement of purpose.

The evaluation process allocates points based on the following criteria:

  • Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum (CV): Up to a maximum of 80 out of 100 points. To facilitate a standardized comparison, kindly utilize the Europass CV Template available for download.
  • Statement of Purpose: Up to a maximum of 20 out of 100 points. Download the provided template to structure your compelling statement.

To be deemed eligible, applicants must attain a minimum score of 50 out of 100 points. In the event of a tie in the ranking list, preference will be given to the youngest candidate.

The outcome of your application will be promptly published on the official website. Successful candidates can proceed to pay their fees following the publication of results. This transparent and merit-based selection process underscores our commitment to assembling a diverse cohort of students passionate about science communication.

The comprehensive course fees for enrollment in the SCICOMM Master program amount to €2916.00, inclusive of taxes. These fees apply uniformly to both domestic and international students, encompassing the entire year’s tuition.

To facilitate financial planning, the payment of tuition fees is divided into two installments.
Upon successful acceptance into the program following the selection procedure, an initial payment of €1466.00 is due by June. Subsequently, the second installment of €1450.00 is required by February in the following year.
Please note that all fees are non-refundable. This structured payment approach aims to accommodate students and ensure a manageable financial commitment throughout the duration of their academic journey in the SCICOMM Master program.

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