Skip to main content
Unit of study_

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

Year - 2018

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.

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


24 credit points of Junior study with a Distinction average




Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: History and Philosophy of Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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 undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.