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.
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)
SEMESTER ONE In 2014 two new courses will be offered, replacing HPSC3022 and HPSC3024 these will be:
HPSC3107 Science, Ethics and Society
HPSC3108 History and Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
- HPSC3022 - Science & Society Not available from 2014
- HPSC3023 - History and Philosophy of Psychology and Psychiatry.
- HPSC3002 - History & Philosophy of the Biomedical Sciences
- HPSC3016 - The Scientific Revolution
- HPSC3024 - Science & Ethics: Dilemmas, Debates and Decisions in Science Not available from 2014
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.