If you are interested in playing a key role in communication and public engagement strategies in research organisations, in innovation-oriented work environments, in the area of science culture and research policy; if you would like to be at the forefront of the newest trends and approaches in the communication of science and innovation, this Master course is for you.
Through theoretical courses and practical activities, SCICOMM helps to:
- Understand key models and concepts in the field of science communication;
- Develop a critical understanding of the potential and limits of contemporary media in shaping the public discourse about science;
- Develop skills to critically evaluate the quality of communication strategies, both in relation to organisational aims and audiences’ expectations;
- Be able to connect the everyday practice of science and innovation communication with state of the art research about science and technology in society.
Reach out for more information and start your journey towards a SciComm Professional Master’s degree.
from 25th February 2018 to 15th April 2019
Publication of the list of the admitted candidates
by 10th May 2019
By 3rd June 2019
Lessons start date
25th September 2019
End of the Master
24th June 2020
Fees and funding
Tuition fees 2019/20 for SciComm
The total course fee for entry to SCICOMM Master in 2019 is € 2750,00. This fee is the same for both Italy and international students and covers tuition for the year. It does not cover living costs or travel.
The tuition fee is the same for all students regardless of their fee status and is non-refundable.
The Master will offer one scholarship of € 1375,00 to the first classified candidate.
Who can apply
To apply for SCICOMM Master you should have a bachelor’s or higher degree awarded in Italy, or equivalent degree from a recognized University. You can apply even if you are un undergraduate student on the condition that you earn your bachelor’s degree before the course start date.
We accept application from Italian citizens, citizens of non-EU countries living abroad, citizens of the EU and non-EU citizens living in Italy.
Assessing your application
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified prospective students and want to recruit students with the very best merit, potential and motivation, irrespective of their background.
On completing the evaluation process, we will rank the suitable candidates
for admission onto the Post-BA Professional Master Course, taking into account all the information presented on your application form, including your CV and statement of purpose.