University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Science & Technology in Society

Science, technology and innovation are central to contemporary society, solving and creating challenges in equal measure. This interdisciplinary programme examines the social, political and cultural dimensions of science, technology and innovation. This programme offers a comprehensive introduction to the interdisciplinary field of science and technology studies, and is intended for students wishing to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the role of science, technology and innovation in society. We host one of the leading international centres of interdisciplinary research and teaching in science, technology and innovation studies, which means you'll be studying as part of a vibrant community of scholars. You'll be able to call on the expertise of our highly regarded academic staff, particularly in the areas of: - sociology and social history of science and technology - sociology and economics of the life sciences and medicine - social shaping of technology - science and technology for international development - management of technology and innovation - politics of public engagement with science and technology

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team (School of Social and Political Science)
Telephone number: 
01316513064