Research course

History and Philosophy of Science

Institution
University of Cambridge · Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

An MPhil or equivalent degree is required for direct registration as a research student.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Department offers research supervision over a wide range of topics as well as an active programme of seminars and lectures. Facilities include the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, and an outstanding departmental library. There are excellent manuscript collections and museums in Cambridge.

Department specialisms

History of Medicine; History of Physical and Life Sciences; Epistemology; Philosophy of Science; History of Instruments; Sociology of Science; Philosophy of Mind; History of Mathematics; Bioethics.

Fees and funding

AHRC, Cambridge Trusts, Rausing Studentships, Williamson Studentships, Cambridge International Scholarships, Wellcome Trust, college awards.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Director of Graduate Studies
Email
hps-admin@lists.cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 334500
Fax
01223 334554