Taught course

Philosophy and Sociology of Science

Institution
University of Exeter · Philosophy
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in philosophy, sociology, statistics, data or maths. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criterion, if your first degree is in a different discipline, you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • You’ll address the concept of science, the knowledge it provides and the way in which the production of knowledge is organised in society
  • We’ll provide training in the essential skills of conducting and reporting research in the field of philosophy and sociology of science
  • Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
  • Our wide range of optional modules gives you the flexibility to build a programme that suits your own interests and career ambitions
  • Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/philosophy/philsocscima/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/philosophy/philsocscima/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192