PhD in History and Philosophy of Science

University of Cambridge

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The Department of History and Philosophy of Science has around 45 PhD students at any one time, their thesis topics covering the full range of history and philosophy of the sciences and medicine. PhD students are part of an exceptionally lively interdisciplinary community, with unparalleled opportunities to learn from and exchange ideas with staff, postdoctoral researchers and visitors here and across the University, and to use the outstanding facilities.Before a student can be admitted, a ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of Cambridge | 3 years | OCT

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41st / 131
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1st
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1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT
Full Time
3 years

Tuition fees

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£8,589 per year
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More info: The above mentioned fee is University Composition Fee. Students also additionally need to pay maintenance fee £14,500..

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£8,589 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The above mentioned fee is University Composition Fee. Students also additionally need to pay maintenance fee £14,500 and settling In fee £350..

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£24,531 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The above mentioned fee is University Composition Fee. Students also additionally need to pay maintenance fee £14,500 and settling In fee £350..

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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
SR
Student Reviewer
02 Mar 15

Philosophy BA (Hons)

It's okay here but very stressful and too intense. The teachers are interesting and have a useful way of thinking. My...

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Student rating ( 3.8) 11 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.2) 840 reviews

5 star 36%
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3 star 11%
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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

The Old Schools Trinity Lane Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.6 miles away

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