A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
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
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||67|
|Dissertation||33 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team
- +44 (0)131 651 5074/1560