University of Leeds

University of Leeds

History and Philosophy of Science

This course brings together the history of science and the philosophy of science in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline; IELTS 6.5 (not less than 6.0 in all components).

Course modules

Students take a core set of modules that combine both the history and philosophy of science and specialise in either, or continue to study both. Topics students may choose to pursue range widely across the field of modern Western science since 1500, covering the history of physical, biological and social sciences, social history of science, philosophy and sociology of science and technology, philosophy of physics, and history of medicine.

Sponsorship information

In appropriate cases, School of Philosophy at Leeds is able to offer financial support (includes remission of fees and a number of graduate studentships).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0113 343 3263