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HPSC4102 - History of Science
Faculty of Science - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $2,820
International Fee: $3,270
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Department permission required for enrolment in the following session(s): 1, 2
Prerequisites: Available only to students admitted to HPS Honours, Graduate Diploma in Science (History and Philosophy of Science) and Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), or by special permission.
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Ofer Gal Taught by HPS staff and guest lecturers.

Classes: One 2 hour seminar per week.

Assessment: Essays, seminar participation.

Textbooks: Course reader
This unit explores major episodes in the history of science from the 18th century until the present as well as introducing students to historiographic methods. Special attention is paid to developing practical skills in the history and philosophy of science.
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