University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Philosophy and Sociology of Science (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Find out more about the TEF.

  • You’ll address the concept of science, the knowledge it provides and the way in which the production of knowledge is organised in society
  • We’ll provide training in the essential skills of conducting and reporting research in the field of philosophy and sociology of science
  • Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
  • Our wide range of optional modules gives you the flexibility to build a programme that suits your own interests and career ambitions
  • Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study

Course details

Modules

See our website for details of the modules available for this programme: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/philosophy/philsocscima/#course-content

Assessment method

See our module descriptions for details of assessment methods: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/philosophy/philsocscima/#course-content


Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in philosophy, sociology, 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. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

See our website for full details regarding tuition fee and other costings: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/philosophy/philsocscima/#fees

Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees/fundingyourmasters

Philosophy and Sociology of Science at University of Exeter - UCAS