Master Philosophy & History of Science

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  • Objectives
    To provide a solid knowledge base from which to progress to independent research.
  • Entry requirements
    students with substantial undergraduate background in science, mathematics, philosophy or a related discipline. Accessible to those with little philosophy at undergraduate level.
  • Academic title
    MSc Philosophy & History of Science
  • Course description
    Programme description

    - In combination, King's and LSE provide greater experience in Philosophy & History of Science than any where else in the UK.
    - A constant stream of top-ranking visiting academics offer talks and seminars that MSc students can attend.
    - The immense resources of London University in Philosophy and other relevant subjects are available to students.

    We collaborate with the philosophers of science in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE for this joint MSc. It offers a wide range of papers yet permits specialisation. You will take at least one core module, two optional modules and write a dissertation. Core study modules may include: Philosophy of Science/Scientific Method; History of Science. Optional study topics may include: Philosophical Foundations of Physics; Philosophy of Mathematics; Philosophy of Biological & Cognitive Sciences; Foundations of Probability; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Philosophy of Economics; Philosophical Logic and Metaphysics; Mathematical Logic.

    Programme format and assessment
    Taught core and optional study topics assessed by examination plus a dissertation of 10,000 words.


    One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

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