UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

At UCL, the academic mission is paramount. Our ambition is to achieve the highest standards in our teaching and research.

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Staff books include:

Morris - The Role and Contribution of Volunteers in Biomedical Research spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


2015-16 Session

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HPSCGA syllabus library

STS offers a diverse range of graduate modules, covering all aspects of our interdisciplinary field. Links here connect to module syllabi - these are general plans for the modules - and links to the UCL common timetable. The most recent syllabus is provided here. 


HPSC module title 2015-16 archive timetable
HPSCGA01 Introduction to Science and Technology Studies 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA20 Medieval Science and Medicine in Global Perspective 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA21 Science in the Eighteenth Century noo* n/a link
HPSCGA22 Early Modern Science noo* 2014-15 link
HPSCGA23 Science, Art, and Philosophy 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA24 Science in the Nineteenth Century 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA25 Science in Antiquity 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA26 Models and Facts in Science noo* 2014-15 link
HPSCGA27 Causality, Mechanism and Evidence in Science 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA28 Knowledge, Explanation and Classification in Science 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA29 Disease in History noo* n/a link
HPSCGA39 Special Topics Seminar in History and Philosophy of Science - topic varies annually noo* n/a link
HPSCGA40 Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA41 STS Perspectives on Security and War 2015-16 2013-14 link
HPSCGA42 Sociology of Science and Technology 2015-16 2013-14 link
HPSCGA43 Curating Science and Technology 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA44 Science, Media and Culture 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA45 Practical Science Communication and Engagement 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA46 Social Justice, Identity, and Science 2015-16 n/a link
HPSCGA47 Responsible Science and Innovation 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSCGA48 Science, Technology, and Globalisation noo* 2014-15 link
HPSCGA59 Special Topics Seminar in Science, Technology and Society - topic varies annually noo*
2014-15 link
HPSCGA98 Dissertation (60 credits) 2015-16 2014-15 n/a
HPSCGA99 Dissertation (90 credits) - no longer available n/a 2013-14 n/a
code Modules delivered for other PGT programmes session session links
NANOGC05 Nanotechnology and Society 2015-16 n/a n/a

 Key: noo* - not on offer in this session.

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