History and Philosophy of Science

Units of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Students must complete 24 credit points from the following:
HPSC4105 is compulsory for all students irrespective of background.
HPSC4101
Philosophy of Science
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HPSC4102
History of Science
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HPSC4103
Sociology of Science
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HPSC4104
Recent Topics in HPS
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HPSC4105
HPS Research Methods
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HPSC4108
Core topics: History & Philosophy of Sci
6    P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
HPSC4201
HPS Research Project 1
6    A HPSC2100/2900 and HPSC2101/2901
P Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours and Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science).
N HPSC4106, HPSC4107

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2