Taught course

Science and Technology Studies

Institution
University of Exeter · College of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme will give you a broad-based knowledge of the use of research methods in the social sciences, as well as core research training in social scientific philosophy and methodology within a contemporary sociology context. It will develop your understanding of the origins, history and development of Science and Technology Studies as a discipline and its theoretical underpinnings. It will equip you with the skills to go on to doctoral research or to pursue a career as a professional researcher.

This programme also forms part of the ESRC SWDTP – a hub of world-class social sciences research.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,800 (full-time); £3,900 (part-time)
International students
£17,200 (full-time)

The Funding website has information on all available options for funding open to prospective students of taught Masters programmes. You can also use the searchable database of all Scholarships and Bursaries to find funding for which you are eligible.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Social Science and International Studies
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192