HPS Research Project 4 (HPSC4204)


Research into a topic in history, philosophy or sociology of science under the supervision of one or more members of the HPS staff.

Further unit of study information


Weekly individual supervision, fortnightly 90-minute research seminars.


HPSC4201, HPSC4202, HPSC4203 and HPSC4204 are jointly assessed by a research thesis of up to 15,000 words.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Assumed knowledge

(HPSC2100 or HPSC2900) and (HPSC2101 or HPSC2901)


HPSC4106 or HPSC4107

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.