UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme provides broad'based training in three disciplines: science policy and governance; science communication, engagement, and evaluation; and sociology of modern science and technology. This programme encourages specialised investigation; it also encourages interdisciplinary integration.

Course Modules

Core module: Introduction to science and technology studies; dissertation (Msc students); 3 options from a list including: Practical science communication and engagement; curating the history of science; responsible science and emerging technologies; science in the 20th century and beyond; science policy beyond borders; science, media, and culture; science, security, and social research; sociology and the sociology of science; special topics seminar in STS; ancillary modules. Students must take 2 ancillary modules from another programme.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 years
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip