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History and Philosophy of Science and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

History and Philosophy of Science is concerned with the nature of science and its role in society. Using philosophical, historical and social perspectives you’ll explore the history of scientific thought, the links between magic, science and religion and the nature of scientific knowledge.Politics examines the institutions and practices of modern political systems, as well as the theories that underpin them and the ways in which they shape, and are shaped by, society.Throughout your course, core modules will give you a firm grounding in political ideas, challenges and institutions around the world, and you will explore key questions in history and philosophy of science.You’ll also have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in areas that suit your interests by selecting from a wide range of optional modules. You could broaden your horizons further still by selecting discovery modules from across the wider university.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

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