Specialize in communicating environmental, energy, food crisis; in the writing of scientific discourse, in social communication of science (scientific journals, symposiums, conferences, etc.) and science journalism. The Master is offered in collaboration with the School of Science of the Center of Higher University Studies (USCM) OEI ...
Master in Science Communication
Specialize in communicating environmental, energy, food crisis; in the writing of scientific discourse, in social communication of science (scientific journals, symposiums, conferences, etc.) and science journalism. The Master is offered in collaboration with the School of Science of the Center of Higher University Studies (USCM) OEI.
The Masters in Social Research Scientific Communication aims to:
Train professionals in scientific communication, a profile increasingly demanded by centers I + D, the media, universities, laboratories and companies related to science and technology.
Train scientific researchers to communicate their work and provide specific training to journalists to properly treat his publications on scientific and social culture.
Specialized in communication science as a basis for training journalists, communicators and scientists
Outreach and scientific dissemination in universities, media, laboratories, various research institutions, museums, cultural centers and businesses with an outreach component of science
Students will conduct an informative scientific research topic among worked on the course, and will have the way it is done in international journals with greater impact.
The overall objective of the title is based on a multidisciplinary approach, train researchers / as quality in scientific communication and in the thematic area of risk communication (food crisis, energy issues, environmental disasters, pandemics, etc.), paying particular attention to interactions between science - technology - society.
From a specific point of view and in order to provide students with the necessary skills related to the theoretical background of the title (Philosophy, Sociology and History of Science and Technology, studies on scientific and technical innovation, the environment provides content virtual, communication ...), training in methods and techniques of communication, familiarity with the languages and styles of scientific communication and risk, knowledge about space and resources to promote scientific culture, and practical information on the various formats of communication field.
The program is structured in three modules, which take as common core social studies of science and social communication of science and technology, an important academic field in the international scientific scene.
The curriculum begins with a first module of 18 credits, which is taught entirely over the first half of the course. In it, the fundamental theoretical aspects that will serve as the basis for the acquisition of the remaining objectives are introduced.
Given the expected initial differences among students of the title, therefore their disparity previous training as their different geographical origin, a first "Fundamentals of communication of science and technology" module, which is offered students acquire the first conceptual resources to enable it properly follow the other subjects in the title.
The second module title, "Formats and contents for the communication of science and technology", has a load of 30 credits and is the specific fundamental body of content. Is distributed in five subjects of this module obligatorio.En character, development of materials have a balanced character between theoretical and practical aspects, except for the raw material, which has a very practical and methodological guidance.
12 credits Practicum will focus on the development, and subsequent defense before a court, the Master's Thesis, original research work and supervised by an / a doctor / a, which will serve as an introduction to the work of own scientific research field.
Students interested in participating in the admissions process should follow these steps:
Formalize the request for admission through the registration form.
Send e-mail to the following documents:
Photocopy of identity card, passport or NIE.
Certified / legalized university degree that gives access to the master copy.
Certified / legalized copy of the official transcript.