CHSTM courses look not only at the content of science and medicine, but at what it means to be a scientist or a medic -- in our time and through history.
Each year, the Centre provides teaching to around 800 undergraduates on degree programmes across the University. We offer teaching at all levels, covering the history of the physical and life sciences, mathematics, computing and medicine, the role of science and technology in everyday life, medical ethics, and representations of science in the news and in fiction.
All our undergraduate courses run for one semester, and most are available in both 10 and 20-credit versions.
It is often possible to take a unit from outside your level of study (for instance, a Level 1 unit in your second year). Please check with your programme director or undergraduate administrator.
Any questions about CHSTM's option units? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Option courses for 2016-2017
Can I take your courses?
CHSTM accepts most students without prerequisites. Which courses are open to you depends on your degree programme's options policy and timetabling. Please ask your course director or local undergraduate administrator if you are unsure.
How do I register?
If students on your degree programme regularly take the course you're interested in, it may already be set up on the Student System. If so, just register for it as normal.
If not, please contact the student support or admin staff for your programme, and ask if they can register you.
If they can't, please contact Life Sciences Student Support at <email@example.com> and ask them to register you. You will need to provide a note or email from your Programme Director, Year Head or equivalent, to confirm that you're allowed to take the course.
BSc Biology with Science and Society
CHSTM contributes extensively to this three-year degree programme, designed for students who want to develop a broad skills base and understand the biosciences in their historical, social and ethical context. A full profile, including entry requirements and study details, is provided by the Faculty of Life Sciences: