History and Philosophy of Science

Major/Minor/Specialisation !D23-AA-SPC+1021 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010


Dr Kristian Camilleri
School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Inquiry
Email: kcam@unimelb.edu.au


Arts and Music Student Centre

Overview: see course overview

Students who complete the postgraduate diploma should:

  • undertake the equivalent of an honours year of study in the discipline;
  • engage in advanced postgraduate study in history and philosophy of science
  • conduct original research leading to the presentation of an honours level thesis.
Structure & Available Subjects: The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:
  • Thesis 12,000 words (37.5 points)
  • five elective subjects (62.5 points)

Total 100 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.

Subject Options:

Thesis subject

Note: the thesis requires two consecutive semesters of enrolment.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2

Elective subjects

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
March, Semester 2

Philosophy elective subjects

Postgraduate diploma students may take up to two existing honours subjects offered in philosophy towards their fourth-year studies in history and philosophy of science. Subjects from the following list will be approved automatically. Other subjects may be approved on a case-by-case basis. Students may take up to one subject from another discipline area with the approval of the postgraduate coordinator

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Links to further information: http://www.pasi.unimelb.edu.au/
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

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