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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Options for students taking the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) course in Part II of the Natural Sciences Tripos.

Part II students' guide: BBS options


Major Subject: History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

Course organiser: Dániel Margócsy

This course has four compulsory papers, each comprising 16% of the final mark:


Minor Subject options

Students choosing their Major Subject from another area of BBS can take one of the following papers as their Minor Subject:

Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine is only available as a Minor Subject, but all of the material covered by this paper also features in the HPSM Major Subject.


Resources for the BBS papers on Moodle