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Degree Programme Table: Science and Technology in Society (MSc) (Full-time) (PTMSCSCTSO1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2016/17, Starting month: September

  • Notes: Before selecting your outside courses, please ensure you have met your Programme Director.

    This DPT has 4 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PGSP11352 Science, Knowledge and Expertise As available 20
    PGSP11353 Understanding Technology As available 20
    PGSP11395 Introduction to Risk, Regulation and Governance As available 10
    PGSP11426 Innovation Systems Theory and Practice As available 10

    This DPT has 3 set(s) of course options with the following rules.

    Select exactly 60 credits from the following list of courses, during Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    PGSP11354    Dissertation (MSc Science and Technology in Society   60  
    PGSP11447    Work-based dissertation (Science and Technology in Society)   60  

    Notes:Students must successfully complete ONE of the above to obtain the MSc

    Select a minimum of 40 credits and maximum of 60 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    PGSP11116    Internet, Society and Economy   20  
    PGSP11217    Gender, Science and Technology   20  
    PGSP11245    Armed Force and Society   20  
    RCSS11001    Social Dimensions of Systems and Synthetic Biology   20  
    PGSP11133    Energy Policy and Politics (10 credit version)   10  
    PGSP11132    Energy Policy and Politics (20 credits)   20  
    PGSP11110    Analysing Qualitative Data   20  
    PGSP11176    Consumption, Exchange, Technology: The Anthropology of Economic Processes   20  
    PGSP11299    Global Environmental Politics   20  
    PGSP11247    Political Issues in Public Policy   20  
    PGSP11188    Qualitative Methods and Ethnographic Fieldwork   20  
    PGSP11208    Research Design   20  
    PGSP11370    Controversies in Science and Technology   20  
    PGSP11371    Advanced Theory in Science and Technology Studies   20  
    PGSP11348    Key Skills in Development Practice   20  
    PGSP11331    Biobusiness   20  
    PGSP11396    Regulation and Governance of the Life Sciences   10  
    SSPS11002    Product Development   20  
    PGSP11429    Working with Self and Others in Qualitative Research: Theory and Practice   20  
    PGSP11450    Public Engagement in Policymaking and Governance   20  


    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 20 credits from Level 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:Options may be chosen from elsewhere with the agreement of the MSc Programme Director.

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