Online Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

1. Science and Scientific Culture
a. Science and Society
   i. Public Perception of Science
b. The science and technology system
   i. Science, Uncertainty and Controversy
   ii. Science and pseudoscience

2. Science and Communication
a. Scientific Journalism and the dissemination of science: dissemination, scientific journalism and journalistic genres.
   i. Scientific dissemination and journalism in Western society
   ii. Dissemination and scientific journalism: historical synthesis
   iii. The scientific news in its context
   iv. Science and the media
b. Sources of information
   i. Sources of information and scientific journalism: congresses, magazines and press releases.

3. Health and Communication
a. Medical journalism
   i. Communication in Health, an overview
   ii. Ethics of Scientific Communication

4. Environment and Communication
a. Environmental journalism
   i. Environmental Communication 2.0
   ii. Environmental Journalism

5. Institutional communication
a. Scientific institutional communication and communication plan

6. Communication tools
a. Audiovisual Communication
   i. The Scientific documentary
   ii. Science on television
b. Digital narratives
   i. The digital channels of scientific communication
   ii. Illustration and infographics in scientific communication
c. Oral communication: radio science
d. Scientific museology
  i. Science and museum language
  ii. Elements and resources of scientific museography

7. Master's project

Communication plan

The participant must carry out a study of a company or a specific action (real or at the student's proposal) and within the proposal of a communication plan.

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Final Degree

Upon successfully completing the program, students will receive a Master's Degree in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication awarded by Pompeu Fabra University.