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Physics: Science Communication and Society

The Science Communication and Society (SCS) specialisation concerns science communication in a broad sense. It prepares students for a career in popularisation of science, for example, as a science communicator, a science policymaker or a public relations officer, or for a career as a scientist with a communicating mind-set. The 2-year programme consists of a Physics component, to be followed in the first year, and a Science Communication and Society component, to be followed in the second year.

Study Plan

At the start of the master’s programme in September, students are required to draw up a complete overview of the courses and projects they are planning to follow in the 2 subsequent academic years. This Master Study Plan needs to be approved by the Study Advisor Physics.

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Physics: Science Communication and Society

Science Communication and Society (SCS) Progamme (60 EC):

Science Commuincation and Society Programme

For more information on the specific requirements of this specialisation, please look at:

Physics Programme (60 EC):

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Mandatory Courses (12 EC)

Academic and Professional Skills (Science) 3
Quantum Information 3
Statistical Physics a 6

Elective courses related to the research project (12 EC)

Research Project in Physics (36 EC)

Research = 30 EC
Thesis = 4 EC
Presentation = 2 EC