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Online Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

Teaching Units

  • The history of information and journalism
  • Science news and its context
  • The sources of scientific, medical and environmental information
  • Public perception of the sciences
  • Analysing informative discourse
  • Controversy and uncertainty
  • Institutional and corporate communication I
  • Institutional and corporate communication II
  • New narratives in digital scientific communication
  • Science on the radio
  • Science on television
  • Scientific documentaries
  • Illustration, infographics and video in scientific communication
  • Journalism and communication in health and medicine
  • Environmental journalism
  • Climate change and public debate
  • Scientific communication 2.0
  • Scientific disclosure through science fiction
  • Strategic intelligence and scientific communication
  • Pseudoscience
  • Scientific disclosure in books
  • Disclosure through the theatre and cinema
  • Science and museographic language
  • Components and resources of scientific museography
  • Communication in situations of risk and crisis
  • Science and public participation
  • The ethics of scientific communication
  • Communicating science in the knowledge society
  • Interactive application: Scientific communication in Latin America, USA and Europe (various authors)


  • Journalistic genres (Vladimir de Semir)
  • Sources of information (Gemma Revuelta)
  • Radio (Nuria Jar)
  • New narratives (Cristina Aced)
  • Institutional communication (Marc de Semir)
  • Discourse analysis (Helena Calsamiglia)
  • Video (Nahia Barbería)
  • Scientific journalism (Vladimir de Semir)
  • Medical journalism (Gemma Revuelta)
  • Environmental journalism (Maria Josep Picó)
  • Communication plans(Marc de Semir)
  • Scientific museology (Guillermo Fernández)

Expert Videos

Science and society. Journalism and scientific information. Scientific communication. Institutional communication. Biotechnologies. Neuroscience. Palaeontology. Health and medicine. Global health. Scientific museology. The environment. Pseudoscience. Climate change. Astrophysics. Physics.

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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.