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Current Students

These pages are for Part I students on the Human, Social, and Political Sciences Tripos; here you will find information about the papers you can take, links to course resources, and information on student representatives and who to contact.


Part I Papers

In the first year, you will choose three papers from any of the following:

SOC1: Introduction to Sociology: Modern Societies I
POL1: The Modern State and its Alternatives
POL2: International Conflict, Order, and Justice
SAN1: Social Anthropology: The Comparative Perspective

And a fourth paper chosen from the above, or from:

A1: World Archaeology
A3: Introduction to the Cultures of Egypt and Mesopotamia
B1: Humans in Biological Perspective
PBS1: Introduction to Psychology

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Course Materials

The Part I HSPS Moodle site (accessible via Raven login only), is where you will find your timetable, reading lists, details about modules on each paper, handouts/presentations, details about how you will be assessed and past examination papers. [Read more]

Student Representation

Undergraduate student representatives are invited to attend a range of meetings relating to the management and administration of the Tripos. The Faculty has created a tiered system of representation to ensure that students from its various disciplines have a clear voice.  [Read more