Science Journalism Training Course for Beginner

Fundamentals of Science Journalism, Science Journalism Certification, Real-World Science Communication Training, Tools and Tips for Science Communication

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 Language: English
Pankaj Mishra, Tiash Saha, Medgenera
Last updated on: 29/09/2018

Science Journalism Certification, Real-World Science Communication Training, Content Management System and Online Publishing Training

₹ 1, 499 (incl. of all taxes)


4.2 hours on-demand video

13 learning sessions

11 quizzes, final assignment

Certificate of completion

Full lifetime access

What will you learn?

What is the importance and scope of science journalism?

What is the necessity of science communication in the current industrial scenario?

How can you make a career in the healthcare journalism?

How can you make a rewarding career in the science communication field?

How to create a good science news story?

What are the sources and databases to collect the information?

​How to take interviews of famous personalities for your write-up?

How can you handle the controversial science topics?

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for complete beginners with zero experience but has high interest in science communication.

Any science graduates, postgraduates and PhDs who requires techniques for effective science communication.

Healthcare sciences such as Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences graduates, postgraduates, PhDs, postdocs who requires to learn the tools and techniques to create and communicate healthcare news and products to the wider audience.

This course also focuses on the healthcare/medical journalism with special examples and the assignment, thus can be beneficial for anyone keen to target the healthcare industry.

Course Curriculum

In Module 1, we will be introducing you to the science journalism. We will talk about why it is different than other journalism areas. In the same module, we will also enumerate the differences between a science writer and a science journalist and also learn the essentials of the science journalism. By the end of Module 1, you will be able to understand how the field of science journalism is getting more and more rewarding and how the demand for good science journalists/communicators will go skywards in coming years.
In Module 2, You will look onto how to spot and create a good science news story. You will learn the tools and tricks to create a stellar story for your audience.
In this module you will learn about taking interviews. As a journalist, approaching scientists, researchers, policy makers and interviewing them could be overwhelming but to accomplish it productively and to make it more advantageous for your side needs skill. In this module, you will understand about: 1. How to approach a scientist for an interview? 2. What questions to ask during the interview? 3. Things to keep in mind during an interview
“All that glitters is not gold.” Same is true for the information that you receive from all the primary and secondary sources to write your article. As a science journalist you have to dig deeper into the information present upfront to reach its reality or true essence. Many times, while doing that you may reach to some facts and information that is controversial. In this module you will learn to put across that controversial news across your audience responsibly.
You will be submitting an assignment based on the learning from this course. Upon successful completion of the assignment, you will be entitled for the certificate of completion of the course.

Course Creator

Established in April’16, Medgenera is a leading global healthcare news and resources publishing company. It serves healthcare professionals, students, researchers and the employees of pharmaceutical companies, and several major universities and research institutions in India and abroad. Many of their readers are the key decision makers and hiring managers in renowned pharmaceuticals companies such as Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Amgen, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Biocon, Zydus and Hetero Drugs to name the few.
Pankaj is the CEO & Founder of Medgenera. He has spent the last few years guiding young science communication enthusiasts how to create and communicate the healthcare content effectively to the wider audience. He and his team have created several healthcare content masterpieces that took over the online space in a short time. As a startup founder, he has mastered the art and techniques to make the cost-effective content promotion strategies. In this course, he is going to share his practical learning experiences and give you the advice and recommendations that have worked for the success of Medgenera. He is also a Ph.D. student at the University of Freiburg, Germany. He has studied Masters of Pharmacy at the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) and Bachelors of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) from SBSPGI, Dehradun. He is the co- or corresponding author of 6 publications and a book chapter published in renowned international journals such a Wiley, Nature Publishing Group, Frontiers Microbiology, Elsevier etc.
Tiash Saha is a known healthcare science journalist and the former in-house editor of Medgenera. She has authored 1000+ healthcare news and cornerstone feature articles that have continuously ranked on leading search engines. Currently, she is working as the associate editor at GlobalData Plc.


Once you enroll in the course, you will have access to all lectures, videos, quizzes, and the assignments. Upon successful submission of the course fee, you will also receive an email mentioning the further details on how to access the course.
No! Each session is already pre-recorded and made available for you to access at your own time and convenience.
No! There is no time limit to complete the final assignment. But it should be within the time-specified to complete the course.
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Ratings and Reviews



Nagaraju, VIT


I am very glad that I found this course. I was always good in writing but has no clue how can I make a career out of it. Now I know what to do. I am looking forward to taking the advanced course.


Aman Raut, BHU (India)


I'm highly interested in science communication. But have no experience or understanding of from where to start. This course has just opened a path for me. Now I know what would be my next step in making a significant career in this field.