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Science, Technology, and Society

Brown University

48 months
Duration
62404 USD/year
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About

The B.A. in Science, Technology, and Society at Brown University  is an interdisciplinary concentration that examines the processes of scientific discovery and the establishment of scientific policies and systems of belief from historical, philosophical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives.

Overview

The Science, Technology, and Society program offered by Brown University offers students the opportunity to analyze the practices, norms, and values that reflect and shape our deepest convictions about what is considered "science." 

Students select courses in the physical sciences, life sciences, or mathematics and choose a thematic track that may include the history and philosophy of science, gender and science, race, science and ethnicity, health and medicine, environment and society, or they may create their own independent focus. 

Graduates with B.A. in Science, Technology, and Society from Brown University will:

  • Examine scientific theories and policies from historical, philosophical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives
  • Analyze the practices, norms, and values that define conceptions of "science"
  • Be able to monitor and interpret the path of scientific knowledge from the laboratory to the public arena
  • Design a unique concentration in consultation with an advisor
  • Develop sophisticated speaking and writing skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data, Ethics and Society
  • Water, Culture and Power
  • Political Ecology: Power, Difference and Knowledge
  • Introduction to Science and Society: Theories and Controversies
  • Bioethics and Culture 
  • Scientific Thought in Ancient Iraq
  • Neuroethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application 
  • Personal statement regarding their interests and/or intended areas of study.
  • We strongly encourage applicants to submit a scanned image of the transcript at the time of application, which can speed processing; however, a final, official transcript will be required of all admitted students who matriculate. Applicants who have attended international institutions must submit transcripts or certified attestations of study, with certified English translations. 
  • Three letters of recommendation by persons well qualified to speak from first-hand knowledge about the applicant's potential for graduate study. All letters should comment on an applicant’s ability to do research and perform in the program’s required coursework.  
  • TOEFL/IELTS - not required if you have earned a degree from a non-U.S. university where the primary language of instruction is English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62404 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 62404 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    60944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60944 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    60944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60944 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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