University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Science and Technology Studies

The course gives a broad-based knowledge of social science research methods, as well as core research training within a contemporary sociology context. Develops understanding of the origins, history and development of science and technology studies and its theoretical underpinnings. It will equip students with the skills to go on to doctoral research or to pursue a career as a professional researcher. This programme forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre and can lead to a funded PhD studentship for UK/EU students.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a discipline related to the programme. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Course modules

Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. Some examples pf compulsory modules are as fo;;ows: dissertation; research methods in the social sciences; philosophy of the social sciences 1; applied quantitative data analysis; science technology and society. Optional modules: cultures of the life sciences; knowledge and history: theories of scientific change; philosophy of science.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through coursework which will vary depending on the modules choosen and the completion of a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The University of Exeter invests heavily in scholarships for talented prospective post graduate students. This is in addition to the Government's Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
+44(0)1392 723044