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Society and Culture: Science and Technology MA


University of Exeter    College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Overview

  • You’ll acquire a broad, general knowledge of the current debates within both sociology and anthropology and also develop specialist knowledge within science and technology
  • We will equip you with the traditional and cutting-edge research tools used for studying the relationship between culture, society and everyday life
  • Examine science and technology and their relationship with the social and cultural context of their production
  • Join a truly multicultural and culturally enriching environment, comprising of students from all three disciplines in the department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology
  • You will develop a wide range of key transferrable skills that are highly valued by employers within a range of professions

Ranked 9th in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework when intensity (100%) and 4* and 3* grades are taken into account

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Entry Requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in sociology, anthropology, 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.

All applicants should provide a personal statement explaining their interest in the programme and how it fits with their earlier studies.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

Over £4 million in scholarships available

Eligibility

We recommend you start looking as early as possible for funding, especially if you will need financial assistance to undertake a postgraduate course.

There are a number of ways to fund postgraduate study including: scholarships, studentships, wages, bursaries, savings, inheritance, and, increasingly, alternative methods such as crowdfunding and philanthropy. The options available may depend on your fee status or other criteria.

Application Procedure

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