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MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree MPhil
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 9 months
The MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine is a full-time nine-month course that provides students with the opportunity to carry out focused research under close supervision by senior members of the University. Students acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests, as well as a critical and well-informed understanding of the roles of the sciences in society. Those intending to go on to doctoral work learn the research skills needed to help them prepare a well-planned and focused PhD proposal. During the course students gain experience of presenting their own work and discussing the issues that arise from it with an audience of their peers and senior members of the Department; they attend lectures, supervisions and research seminars in a range of technical and specialist subjects central to research in the different areas of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.