UNITS OF STUDY
MAJORING IN HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
|For a major in History and Philosophy of Science, the minimum requirement is 24 credit points from senior HPS units of study. Students must include the core unit of HPSC3022 Science and Society (=6cp), which itself requires both HPSC2100 and HPSC 2101).|
Junior level courses
Intermediate level courses
- HPSC2100 - Introduction to History of Science: The Birth of Modern Science
- HPSC2900 - Introduction to History of Science: The Birth of Modern Science (advanced)
- HPSC2101 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science: What Is This Thing Called Science?
- HPSC2901 - Introduction to Philosophy of Science: What Is This Thing Called Science? (advanced)
- HPSC3021 - History and Philosophy of the Physical Sciences Not available 2013
- HPSC3022 - Science & Society (this course is compulsory for HPS majors)
- HPSC3023 - History and Philosophy of Psychology and Psychiatry
- HPSC3002 - History & Philosophy of the Biological Sciences
- HPSC3016 - The Scientific Revolution
- HPSC3024 - Science & Ethics: Dilemmas, Debates and Decisions in Science
Honours level courses - Coordinator
What are the benefits of doing Honours?
Completing a degree with an Honours year opens the door to many opportunities, particularly in the field of research. Honours students have the chance to undertake exciting original research under the supervision of internationally recognised academics in a variety of specialisations. An Honours year enhances your career prospects with significant increase in employment opportunities in an area related to your interests.
Courses related to writing a thesis:
- HPSC4201 - Research Project 1
- HPSC4202 - Research Project 2
- HPSC4203 - Research Project 3
- HPSC4204 - Research Project 4
- Science Survival Guide
- All units of study are worth 6 credit points.
- For lecture and tutorial times see the timetable.
- Assignment cover sheet (including plagiarism compliance statement).
- Latest plagiarism policy (2010).
- For general information, forms and policies see the general information page.
- First Year Road Map A useful resource to help you navigate your first year at University.