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Science and Technology in Society

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

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; and politics of public engagement with science and technology.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Social and Political Science

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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