Undergraduate Course Information:

Separate departents provide a range of undergraduate courses in the field of History and Philosophy of Science (and related areas). These are based in different undergraduate programmes and their host departments. Please note that not all will run in every given year.

NOTE. The first two letters of the course code indicate which department runs and manages each course: HI = History, PH = Philosophy, CU = Cultural History (run by History), HS = History of Science (run by History), EL = English, AT = Anthropology

Level 1:

  • HS1001: The Scientific Revolution
  • HS1002: Making Modern Science 

Level 2:

  • PH2516 Philosophy of Science

Level 3:

  • PH3083 Philosophy of Biology
  • PH3076 Philosophy of Time
  • PH3580 Scientific Methodology
  • HI301J The Enlightenment in France, Britain and Ireland
  • HI303B Plague, Poison and Persecution c. 1348-1700
  • CU3513 Science and Religion in Historical Perspective
  • AT3518 Society and Nature
  • ME33HM History of Medicine for Medical Students (may also be taken by History honours students) 

Level 4:

  • PH4034 Philosophy of Physics
  • PH4038 Genes, Brains, and Evolution
  • EL45FA Fictional Futures: Apocalypse and Utopia in British Literature, 1870-1935
  • EL40HP Literature and Medicine
  • EL40BR Frankenstein to Einstein: Literature and Science
  • HI4015BM Cultures of Victorian Science & Technology
  • AT4512 Material Culture and Museums