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Scientific Culture and Outreach in Science

Scientific Culture and Outreach in Science

MSc - Master Degree
Institute of Education
Joint Programmes 
Institute of Education
Faculty of Sciences
Institute of Social Sciences
Time period 
Data de Acreditação A3ES 
Prazo de Acreditação A3ES 
2 anos
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Number 
R/A-Cr 47/2017
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Registration Date 



The master's course “Scientific Culture and Outreach in Science” arises in a context of collaboration between several schools of the University of Lisbon, taking advantage of the multidisciplinary knowledge produced in them. The participation of different schools and museums represents an opportunity to create synergies in different areas of knowledge, giving this master's degree an undeniable quality potential.
This master's course aims to train professionals to develop strategies to promote the scientific culture of citizens, whereby the perspective of communication and dissemination will accompany all components of the course, assuming different degrees of depth and scope.


With this cycle of studies, it is intended that students
Understand scientific culture as an integral part of national heritage, tangible and intangible, and discuss its implications for public decision-making;
Recognize that understanding science implies knowledge about the nature of science and that its dissemination requires knowledge about strategies for disseminating that knowledge;
Recognize the importance of formal, non-formal and informal contexts for science learning.
Reflect on the importance of conceptualizing and organizing scientific heritage in museums and science centres;
Develop and implement effective strategies for disseminating scientific content according to a specific target audience and specific communication context;
Acquire the capacity to carry out intervention or research projects in the field of disseminating scientific knowledge based on museums and scientific heritage and their educational services.

Career prospects 
Not applicable
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