During the 10th International PCST conference in 2008 the states of science communication curriculum worldwide was one of the items in a workshop on science communication curricula. However, there remains much to be explored and discussed, especially how science communication programs present to potential students the relation between the curriculum and profiles of science communicators. In this research, twenty science communication master programs worldwide are investigated and compared for a better understanding of how the curriculum equip students to become professionals.

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Do science communication university programs equip students to become professionals?
A comparison of 20 university programs worldwide

Chao-Ping Hong   Delft University of Technology

Caroline Wehrmann   Delft University of Technology

During the 10th International PCST conference in 2008 the states of science communication curriculum worldwide was one of the items in a workshop on science communication curricula. However, there remains much to be explored and discussed, especially how science communication programs present to potential students the relation between the curriculum and profiles of science communicators. In this research, twenty science communication master programs worldwide are investigated and compared for a better understanding of how the curriculum equip students to become professionals.

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