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Science and Technology Studies PhD, MScR


University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science

Full time & Part time September MRes MScR: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Research profile

The University of Edinburgh has an international reputation as a leading centre of research in Science and Technology Studies (STS).

Edinburgh scholars work around the globe on the social and historical aspects of developments in science and technology.

Particular strengths in research include:

  • the history and philosophy of science
  • the social shaping of technology
  • the history of medicine
  • the politics of controversies and public engagement with science and technology
  • science, technology and gender
  • the sociology of financial markets and emissions trading schemes
  • innovation in biotechnology and the life sciences
  • the development and use of information and communication technologies
  • innovation for sustainability
  • science and technology in developing countries

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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