Learning outcomes

The TIEMA graduate will be able to communicate using the principles of popular science communication. He/she will be able to compare and assess the different communication practices inherent in science and journalism, and produce accessible popular texts on the basis of scientific research results and scientific language.

The student will be able to critically evaluate and describe various practices and key issues in modern and more traditional science communication. He/she will be able to use various media and apply the principles of scientific communication in practical communication situations. The student will also be able to address the popularization of science in relation to the history of science, philosophy of science, sociology of science, science education, politics of science as well as the ethics of science and communication. The student will be able to seek information from various sources and databases of scientific information. He/she will be able to apply various methods in communication research and the study of science.

The student will also be able to formulate and define a relevant research problem in science communication, carry out research on his/her topic and present it in the form of a written pro gradu thesis. The student will be able to draft and present scientific seminar reports and participate as an active member in seminars and workshops. He/she will also be able to describe and evaluate the professions and work opportunities in the field of science communication.

 

Last updated: 22.6.2016