University of Leeds

University of Leeds

History of Science Technology and Medicine

This course has been designed to provide an overview of the issues that concern contemporary historians and philosophers of science, technology and medicine. You will develop specialist knowledge of the history of science, technology, and medicine, while developing skills of analysis and interpretation of historical materials.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline; IELTS 6.5 (not less than 6.0 in all components).

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a research dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Sponsorship information

The University has a strong track record in securing funding for postgraduate study at Leeds, including scholarships from UK research councils and other national governments, from the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, the Faculty of Arts, and the University of Leeds, and from numerous charitable trusts.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

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School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
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0113 343 3263