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Science and Technology Studies PhD

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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 3 years | 11-SEP-23

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Technology Science (General / Combined)

Course type


Course Summary

Research profile

The University of Edinburgh has an international reputation as a leading centre of research in Science and Technology Studies (STS).

Particular strengths in research include: the history and philosophy of science; the social shaping of technology; the history of medicine; the politics of controversies and public engagement with science and technology; science, technology and gender; the sociology of financial markets and emissions trading schemes; innovation in biotechnology and the life sciences; the development and use of information and communication technologies; innovation for sustainability; science and technology in developing countries

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, and a UK masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or its international equivalent.