UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme offers breadth across a wide range of historical and philosophical themes. It also encourages intensive investigation and specialisation: Survey nearly 3,000 years of scientific ideas and communities; probe the inner workings of science's methods and theories; combine the 2 for an integrated, interdisciplinary understanding.

Course Modules

Core module: introduction to science and technology studies; options: science in the 19th century; material culture and science in the 18th century; early modern science; medieval science and medicine in global perspective; science in antiquity; causality, mechanism, and classification in science; knowledge, evidence, and explanation in science; science, art, and philosophy; special topics seminar in history and philosophy of science.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 years
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip