What Is This Thing Called Science? (Adv) (HPSC2901)


The topics covered in 'What is This Thing Called Science?' will be covered in more depth, in a special tutorial set aside for advanced students.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.


2x1500 wd essays (45%) and 1x3000 wd essay (45%) and class presentation (10%)


Course reader

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points of Junior study with a Distinction average


HPSC2100 or HPSC2101

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.