History and Philosophy of Science

Major/Minor/Specialisation !D23-AA-SPC+1021 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Year and Campus: 2013


Dr Kristian Camilleri

Email: kcam@unimelb.edu.au


The Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Email: arts-gradstudies@unimelb.edu.au


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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 Graduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:

  • Thesis subject (50 points)
  • Three complusory subjects (37.5 points)
  • One elective subject (12.5 points)

Total 100 points

Subject Options:

Thesis Subject

50 points

Note: the thesis requires two consecutive semesters of enrolment.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 2

Complusory Subjects

3 compulsory subjects (37.5 points)

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013

Elective Subject

12.5 points

One subject from a cognate discipline, typically philosophy, history or sociology, which would serve as a theory, skills or research methods subject for the thesis. The selection of this subject should be made with the permission of the subject coordinator and the HPS honours coordinator.

Links to further information: http://shaps.unimelb.edu.au/
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

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