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HPSC Modules (Postgraduate Taught) Masters

UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) offers a diverse range of modules for UCL postgraduate taught students (Masters). Students from other UCL degree programmes welcome.

HPSC Modules for Postgraduate Taught students

The STS Postgraduate Taught Module Catalogue lists HPSC modules offered by UCL Science and Technology Studies (STS) for the 2020-21 session. Discuss module selection with your personal tutor.

 

Syllabus library

What does a module require? STS maintains a library of module syllabi. Use these as a guide for the scope and purpose of the module. Please be aware that tutors often change syllabi, adapting them to new information and responding to student feedback.

 New Module Code

Title

2019-20 
 HPSC0073

Introduction to Science and Technology Studies

 
 HPSC0078

Science and Medicine across Medieval Worlds

Not running 
 HPSC0079

Science in the Eighteenth Century

Not running 
 HPSC0080

Early Modern Science

 
     
 HPSC0081

Science in the Nineteenth Century

 
 HPSC0082

Science in Antiquity

 
 HPSC0083

Models and Facts in Science

Not running 
 HPSC0084

Causality, Mechanism and Evidence in Science

 
 HPSC0085

Knowledge, Explanation and Classification in Science

Not running 
 HPSC0120

Disease in History

Not running 
 HPSC0086

Special Topics Seminar in History and Philosophy of Science: Perspectives on Social Epistemology

Not running 
 HPSC0087

Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

 
 HPSC0088

STS Perspectives on Security and War

 
 HPSC0121

Sociology of Science and Technology

Not running 
 HPSC0089

Curating Science and Technology

 
 HPSC0090

Science, Media and Culture

Not running 
 HPSC0122

Science Journalism

 
 HPSC0091

Science, Technology, and Identity

 
 HPSC0092

Responsible Science and Innovation

TBC 
 HPSC0127

Engaging the Public with Science

 
 HPSC0093

Science Policy in the Era of Risk and Uncertainty

Not running

 
 HPSC0094

Political Economy of Science

 
 HPSC0126

Social Research Methods and Data Analysis in Science and Technology Studies 

 
 HPSC0095

Special Topics Seminar in Science, Technology and Society 

Not running 
 HPSC0059

Science, Art and Philosophy

 
 HPSC0097Dissertation (60 credits)  

Fine print

  1. STS uses the module prefix "HPSC".  
  2. HPSC postgraduate taught modules are available only to students enrolled in UCL postgraduate programmes, such as taught Master's programmes. MPhil-PhD students may be given permission to attend, at the tutor's discretion. STS students interested in modules offered by other departments should examine our Elective Modules information.