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HPSC5140M History and Philosophy of Science: Dissertation

60 creditsClass Size: 50

Module manager: Prof. Gregory Radick

Taught: 1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2023/24

This module is not approved as an Elective


To produce an independent piece of work on a selected topic within the field of history and philosophy of science. The student should show a good grasp of the chosen field and relevant important literature, and display the ability to formulate a rigorous and independent extended argument.


To be developed in consultation with the personal supervisor.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours594.00
Total Contact hours6.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Private study

Meetings with personal supervisor to be arranged by mutual agreement

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

12-15,000 word dissertation

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or DissertationDissertation of 12 - 15,000 words to be completed by the end of the academic year100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 28/04/2023 14:44:02


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