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University of Exeter: Philosophy and Sociology of Science

Institution University of Exeter View institution profile
Department Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology
Web https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Telephone +44(0)1392 723044
Study type Taught

Summary

  • 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

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The University of Exeter combines world-class research with excellent student satisfaction, from our campuses in the South West of England, in Exeter and Cornwall. We are one of the very few universities to be both a member of the Russell Group and have a Gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), evidence of our established international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research.
Our success is built on a strong partnership with our students and a clear focus on high performance.

World-leading research

  • 98 per cent of our research is of international quality and we have world-leading research …
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