Entry requirements

Learn more via the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We have a range of interests that cut across themes in the philosophy of science and social science; culture, science and technology; anthropology; and cultural sociology.

Department specialisms

Current areas of research focus include; Philosophy of science; Genetics and biological science; Science policy; Health and health technologies; Disabilities; Cultures of warfare; Security and insecurity; Cognition, embodiment and consciousness; The sociology of art, aesthetics and music; The sociology and anthropology of sound; Human-animal relations; Social critique;

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 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in the writing component and all other sections no less than 6.0.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 100 with minimum scores of 25 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

65 with no less than 58 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,400 (full-time) £2,200 (part-time)
International students
£16,400 (full-time)

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months

MPhil

full time
24-36 months
part time
48-60 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Degrees
Email
ssis-researchadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0) 1392 724490