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Taught Masters Programme in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine


Graduate students from various backgrounds including arts and humanities subjects, science, and medicine with a high mark on their first degree (or equivalent) are encouraged to apply for the HPSM Programme. Please click here for the University's application procedure.

If you are a medical student in your fourth year of study, you can apply for the HPSM Programme as your an intercalated option. For details, please see FAQs.

Space is limited, so please apply as soon as possible.

For application packs and related queries, please contact:

Postgraduate Secretary
Department of Philosophy
Durham University
50/51 Old Elvet
United Kingdom


List of Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any further questions concerning the HPSM Programme, please contact: Professor Holger Maehle ( or Dr Lutz D.H. Sauerteig (