The Master of Science specialisation Astronomy and Communication combines research training in astronomy with one in techniques of communication. The research component consists of a science project in one of the research groups of the Leiden Observatory. It includes a Master's thesis and an oral presentation, as well as courses to be selected in correspondence with the research topic. The communication part of the specialisation includes the following components:
The Master specialisation Astronomy and Communication deals with science communication in broad sense. It prepares students for a career in the popularisation of science for example as a science writer, a science policymaker, a public relations officer or for a career as a scientist with a communication mindset.
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