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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Over the last thirty years, science communication has gained new significance for scientific careers and in policy. The engagement of the general public with the scientific culture is seen as vital for a healthy democracy. The need for scientists to effectively communicate with the wider public has been recognised by major funding bodies and learned societies.  

Please note that this course will be studied remotely. The course content will be delivered, and the learning outcomes met, through the use of video-based teaching platforms and a dedicated course Virtual Learning Environment.




Fees and Funding


The fee for this course is £1000.

Fees for remote-study courses cover the course tuition for all remote sessions. VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge. Payment is by credit/debit card unless otherwise arranged and is either:

  • In full on enrolment 
  • in two instalments (credit/debit card only): the first on enrolment, and the second (final) instalment being taken 2 weeks before the course start date. The exact dates will be confirmed in the student’s individual booking details


You may cancel a course booking at any time. After the 14 day cancellation period has expired, the standard ICE course cancellation policy will apply. Please view our refund and cancellation policy for further details.

Course dates

15 Oct 2020 to 10 Dec 2020

Apply by

30 Sep 2020

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

Qualifications / Credits

Master of Studies

Course code