12 months
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20500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

Join the Philosophy and Sociology of Science programme at The University of Exeter and you’ll address the concept of science, the knowledge it provides and the way in which the production of knowledge is organised in society.

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Overview

  • 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

Careers

In addition to the specialist knowledge you will gain during your Philosophy and Sociology of Science programme at The University of Exeter , you will also develop transferrable skills valued by employers such as: 

  • Researching, analysing and assessing sources of information
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Managing and interpreting information
  • Developing ideas and arguments

The College's Employability Officer works with our central Career Zone team to give you access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training, as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Science Technology and Society
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences 
  • Cultures of the Life Sciences
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Science Technology and Society
  • Data Governance and Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  •  £5,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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