Science: History, Philosophy and Practice

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Science: History, Philosophy and Practice

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Health Science, History, Life Sciences, Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The module will introduce students to the history and philosophy of science and to its practice in the modern world. Students will be taught about scientific communities and how scientists communicate with one another and how to read and evaluate scientific papers. We will explore the principles of scientific research, including interpreting data and critically examining scientific claims.
    Assessment: Coursework (40%) ; Project Pitch (10%) ; Multiple-choice Question Test (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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