Science Communication and Public Engagement University of Edinburgh BioMedical Sciences

There has been a significant rise in opportunities available for scientists with the specialist knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to pursue roles at the interface between scientific research and the public. These roles can be found in, for example, higher education institutions, museums, science centres, learned societies and consultancies for democratic decision-making. Examples of specific roles include Engagement Managers, Information and Education Officers, Policy and Knowledge Brokers.

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There has been a significant rise in opportunities available for scientists with the specialist knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to pursue roles at the interface between scientific research and the public. These roles can be found in, for example, higher education institutions, museums, science centres, learned societies and consultancies for democratic decision-making. Examples of specific roles include Engagement Managers, Information and Education Officers, Policy and Knowledge Brokers.

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Many career opportunities are emerging at the interface between scientific research and various public groups.

To study at postgraduate level, you must normally hold a degree in an appropriate subject, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to first or upper second class honours in the UK).

We may also accept equivalent qualifications or work experience.

Specific entry requirements vary between degree programmes and you should confirm you have the necessary qualifications before applying.

You will find the minimum academic entry requirements and more details on your chosen programme in our website.

Admission Requirements:
  • Bachelor
  • Equivalent qualification
For information on fees for all of our programmes, please visit the Scholarships and Student Funding Services area of our website.
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