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.

Join us for BSc, MSc, and PhD study.

Staff books include:

Agar - Science and Spectacle spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award

HPSC syllabus library

Links here connect to HPSC module syllabus - these are general plans for the modules - and links to the UCL common timetable. The most recent syllabus is provided here. Syllabi for the upcoming session are posted when supplied by the module tutor.

Look into our modules

2015-16 session modules open to all UCL students

HPSC BSc modules (pdf)
HPSC MSc modules (pdf)

HPSC module title 2015-16 archive timetable
HPSC1001 History of Science: Antiquity to Enlightenment 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1003 Philosophy of Science 1 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1004 Science Policy 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1007 Investigating Science and Society 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1008 Science Communication and Public Engagement 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1010 Revealing Science 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1011 History of Modern Science 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC1012 Investigating History and Philosophy of Science 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC2000 Level 2 Modules 2015-16 archive timetable
HPSC2001 Policy Issues in the Life Sciences 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC2002 Science in Popular Culture 2015-16 2013-14 link
HPSC2003 Philosophy of Science 2 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC2006 Science and Ethics 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC2008 Human Sciences in Society 2015-16 2013-14 link
HPSC2012 Science and Religion 2015-16 2013-14 link

Evolution in Science and Culture

(formerly HPSC3027)

2015-16 2013-14 link

STS in Practice

HPSC2017A is Term 1 only

HPSC2017B is Term 2 only



2014-15 link
HPSC2023 Sociology of Science and Technology 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC2024 Special Topics in History and Philosophy of Science: Applied Medicine and Society   2015-16 n/a n/a
HPSC2027 Engaging the Public with Science 2015-16 new! link
HPSC3000 Level 3 Modules 2015-16 archive timetable
HPSC3003 Communication of Scientific Ideas 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3004 Dissertation website


HPSC3014 Science in the Age of Newton 2015-16 new! link
HPSC3020 Philosophy of Natural Sciences n/a 2014-15 n/a
HPSC3026 Research Project 2015-16 website  n/a
HPSC3028 Philosophy of Medicine 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3029 History of Medicine 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3034 Science, Art and Philosophy 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3036 Governing Emerging Technologies 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3041 Disease in History 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3045 Philosophy of Information 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3046 Science and Film Production 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3049 Sleep and Dreaming 2015-16 2014-15 link
HPSC3052 Nature, Technology, and the Environment 2015-16 new! link
BASC module title 2015-16 archive timetable
BASC1002 Interdisciplinary Research Methods 2015-16 link link
BASC2012 Science Meets Religion in 21stC 2015-16 link link
MAPS module title  2015-16 archive timetable 
MAPS2001 Science Communication and Computing 2015-16 Moodle link
HPSCGA module title 2015-16 archive
HPSCGA HPSCGA modules are listed on our MSc webpages. Follow this link (here).      

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