Taught course

Science and Technology Studies

University of Exeter · College of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a discipline related to the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Gives a broad-based knowledge of social science research methods, as well as core research training within a contemporary sociology context. Develop your understanding of the origins, history and development of science and technology studies and its theoretical underpinnings. Gain the skills for PhD research or 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.

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community.

Visit our website for details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit our website for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Social Science and International Studies
+44 (0) 1392 723192