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The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.
At UCL, the academic mission is paramount. Our ambition is to achieve the highest standards in our teaching and research.
Join us for BSc, MSc, and PhD study.
Staff books include:
Masters programme 2013-14
For entry in September 2013. Vitality and fresh perspectives.
History and Philosophy
|Develop breadth and depth with our experts in history of science, philosophy of science, and "integrated HPS," an interdisciplinary speciality we helped create. (more)|
|Study contemporary science using a variety of disciplines: science policy and governance, science communication and engagement, and sociology of science. This is done against historical and philosophical backdrops. (more)|
Full-time and Part-time options
|This is a 1-year, full-time programme involving a core introductory module, 3 specialist options, 2 electives from any UCL programme, and a dissertation.|
|Same as the full-time degree, but pursued over 2 calendar years.|
|This involves completing 6 modules over one year. No dissertation. Ideal for external qualifications, such as for secondary school teachers. No part-time option.|
(PG Cert or PGC)
|This involves completing 3 modules over the year. Ideal for skills training, refreshment, and continuing professional development (CPD). No part-time option.|
Study Abroad in London
Applications are open for our study abroad programmes for 2013-14.
Affiliate Programme in Global Citizenship
- STS's global citizenship website (link)
- Videos of former students discussing programme (link)
- UCL study abroad guide (link)
UCL offers the chance to spend time in one of the most vibrant capitals in the world, exploring one of the most prominent issues of our time: citizenship in a global context. This undergraduate programme draws on UCL's world class teaching and research in areas from politics, geography, anthropology, philosophy, media studies and history, with a core of science studies. Come for a year or a semester. The course features brand new tailor-made courses, which will enable you to understand citizenship as a significant intellectual concern of our time, and empower you to make real changes for a better world.
Our new and innovative programme in Global Citizenship draws on UCL's strong record of interdisciplinary research and teaching, as well as additional experts and professional institutions. Brand new courses have been designed to explore cutting edge issues such as global climate change, mobile phones, the internet and globalisation.
Affiliate Programme in Science and Technology Studies
The STS affiliate programme offers a unique array of interdisciplinary subjects concerning science and technology: from history of science to philosophy of science; from science policy to sociology of technology; from science communication to public understanding of science.
Studying in our department - recognised internationally for the excellence of its research and teaching - you will have access to outstanding academic resources. Nearby also are the British Library, the Science Museum, the Royal Society, the Royal Institution, and much more.
We welcome students from both humanities and sciences backgrounds. Affiliate students coming from diverse academic backgrounds can expect to find the truly interdisciplinary nature of our research expertise especially relevant.
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STS20 in October 2013
We're organising a reunion to celebrate 20 years of our undergraduate programmes. Set your diaries.
- 18 October 2013, in the evening, at UCL (more)
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