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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.

 

Major Subject: History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

This course is comprised of 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.