UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Science, Technology and Society

The programme provides broad-based training in three disciplines: science policy and governance; science communication, engagement, and evaluation; and sociology of modern science and technology. This programme encourages specialised investigation; it also encourages interdisciplinary integration.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core module: Introduction to science and technology studies; dissertation (Msc students); 3 options from a list including: Practical science communication and engagement; curating the history of science; responsible science and emerging technologies; science in the 20th century and beyond; science policy beyond borders; science, media, and culture; science, security, and social research; sociology and the sociology of science; special topics seminar in STS; ancillary modules. Students must take 2 ancillary modules from another programme.

Assessment methods

Student performance is assessed through coursework such as long and short essays, advocacy work, and project work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,460 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,550 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 679 1328