The programme will give you a broad-based knowledge of the use of research methods in the social sciences, as well as core research training in social scientific philosophy and methodology within a contemporary sociology context. It will develop your understanding of the origins, history and development of Science and Technology Studies as a discipline and its theoretical underpinnings. It will equip you with the skills to go on to doctoral research or to pursue a career as a professional researcher.
We offer a range of postgraduate scholarships and studentships for talented students. Students who reside in England and are interested in our Masters programmes can now take advantage of the UK government's postgraduate loan scheme which offers loans of up to £10,000.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Varies, but most awards are competitive and merit-based.
Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Excellence Scholarship
The Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology is delighted to offer a Master’s scholarship covering full UK/EU tuition fees (or an equivalent reduction for international fee payers) for an outstanding applicant to one of our Masters programmes: MA Philosophy, MA Sociology, MA Cultural Sociology, MA Philosophy and Sociology of Science, MA Anthrozoology or MRes Science and Technology Studies for 2017/18. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of proven, outstanding academic merit and qualifications, evidence of outstanding academic promise, degree of fit with departmental research expertise, and innovative research plans.