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Programme Aims

As a graduate of the MSc in Science and Technology in Society you will be expected to:

  • possess a theoretical grounding in the interdisciplinary field of science, technology and innovation studies;
  • display the ability to critically employ theories and concepts from science, technology and innovation studies to analyse a range of empirical examples;
  • understand the methodological and epistemological underpinnings of a range of social science approaches for understanding science, technology and innovation;
  • have a critical awareness of current issues in the area of science, technology and innovation studies along with an understanding of how this area intersects with other disciplinary domains;
  • be able to communicate your acquired methodological and analytical insights to academic and non-academic audiences;
  • be capable of translating academic findings from science, technology and innovation studies into practical suggestions for public and policy contexts.

During your year with us, students are encouraged to be active members of our vibrant community of scholars, participating in research seminars and workshops offered in both the subject group and the wider School of Social and Political Science.

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