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Master's degree in Science Education and Communication

InformationCourse/CS accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES).
The Master in Science Education and Communication aims at providing students with training enhancements around fundamental and current science topics, not only with the goal of strengthening Science Education, within a lifelong learning perspective, but also with the goal of developing the capacity to reflect analytically and critically on Science Communication to a wide variety of publics and by different means, with the goal to promote scientific culture.

Employment Prospects

The Master  opens the door to successful careers in:
  • Science Education in: 
    • school environment (Basic and Secondary Education) 
    • academic environment (Higher Education)
  • Science Communication in contexts such as:
    • Museums and Science Centers
    • Universities
    • Offices of Communication of R&D Units

Admissions Requirements

  • Natural or Exact Sciences
  • Teaching of Natural or Exact Sciences 
  • Engineering
  • Technology

Selection Criteria and Results

    • Available soon.



Course Director: m.edc.diretor@fc.up.pt
Postgraduate Section: pos.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: m.edc@fc.up.pt

General information

Official Code: MA65
Director: Paulo Carvalho
Acronym: M:EDC
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2019/2020
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan


  • Master's degree in Science Education and Communication (120 ECTS credits)
  • Specialization in Science Education and Communication (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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