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History and Philosophy of Science

University of Pittsburgh

M.A.
24 months
Duration
39898 USD/year
39898 USD/year
23530 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The graduate program in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Pittsburgh is committed to research and teaching in the historical and conceptual foundations of science. 

Overview

This interdisciplinary department offers courses and seminars that lead to MA and PhD degrees. It offers qualified students the opportunity to pursue an intensive course of study in the historical and philosophical dimensions of science. 

We offer a master degree in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Graduate training includes course work in history of science, philosophy, logic, and often in the sciences. It is possible to work out a program that leads to a master's degree in one of these fields, while pursuing the PhD degree in history and philosophy of science. 

Graduate seminars are supplemented by a Colloquium in History and Philosophy of Science, by the visitors and activities of the Center for Philosophy of Science, and by the Archives of Scientific Philosophy (Carnap, De Finetti, Reichenbach, Ramsey). Students may also take courses offered by the Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University without paying additional tuition.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Special Topics in History of Science
  • Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics 
  • Philosophy of Climate Science
  • Philosophy of Psychiatry
  • The Epistemology of Experimental Practice
  • The mechanical philosophy of the 17th centur

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • Application fee ($75)
  • Transcripts of previous academic work
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of career objectives
  • One sample of written work, PREPARED FOR ANONYMOUS REVIEW
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores required for international applicants who are non-native English speakers unless you are a citizen of a country where the national language is English, or you have graduated from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from an institution where both the language of instruction is English and the official national language of the country in which the institution is located is English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    23530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23530 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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