Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course is for people with science, technology or medicine backgrounds, or graduates from other backgrounds with substantial experience in a scientific environment, who want to develop careers communicating science in broadcast media, probably in documentary or other factual programming; through both academic and practical taught modules, the course focuses on broadcast media.

Course Modules

Modules include: core practical; science and its social contexts; introduction to film form; documentary film; sound, sign, meaning in radio; narrative. Practical modules: radio production; television production.

Course Additional Entry

2.1 Honours degree in a scientific or science'related subject. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O'level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £20,800  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,400  Whole course. First year home fees