University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Science and Technology in Society

In this interdisciplinary programme, students gain an introduction to the role of science, technology and innovation in society, and develop a practical appreciation of the latest approaches and insights; academic staff have expertise in the following areas: the sociology and social history of science and technology; the sociology and economics of the life sciences and medicine; the social shaping of technology; science and technology for international development; the management of technology and innovation; and the politics of public engagement with science and technology.

Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement is a UK Bachelor Honours degree with at least 2.1 or its international equivalent. An official transcript and certificate (if the degree has been awarded) is required upon application; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions Team
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