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History of Medicine and Health - MA

University of Kent
One year full-time, two years part-time
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Canterbury
English
September 2020
16,200 GBP
University of Kent

Program description

History of Medicine and Health - MA

The History of Medicine and Health MA explores how medicine has shaped who we are. It covers medical ideas, technologies and interventions and takes into account everyday experiences of health, illness and well-being.

This Program introduces you to the advanced study of the history of medicine and health in the modern period and equips you with the conceptual and practical skills to carry out independent historical research in this field.

You learn from experts working in the field and examine how different societies, cultures and races have conceptualized disease, reacted to changes in environment and created different technological artefacts and scientific knowledge. The Program covers a range of concepts, placing developments within medical theory and practice in a broad social and cultural framework.

Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

Students applying for a postgraduate degree must normally have a British first or second class honours degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent from an internationally recognised institution. However, all applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications. Please note that each program of study will have specific entry requirements too. Look up your program using our course finder and check under the 'Entry requirements' tab.

For information on entry requirements for your country, see our International Student website.

English Language Requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. See our English language requirements page on our website for full details.

For specific entry requirements for your country and other relevant information, see the International Student website.


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Program content

Learning outcomes

  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Intellectual skills
  • Subject-specific skills
  • Transferable skills

For more information please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

The full-time tuition price for UK/EU students is 7900 GBP per annum

The full-time tuition price for Overseas students is 16200 GBP per annum

The part-time tuition price for UK/EU students is 3950 GBP per annum

The part-time tuition price for Overseas students is 8100 GBP per annum

Scholarships & funding

The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to offer a number of Scholarships for Undergraduate and Taught Masters students. The Scholarships are worth £8,000 towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees.

Further details on how to apply and a full list of scholarships available can be found on the University of Kent's Scholarships and Funding web pages.

Continuing studies

for more information please visit the University website.

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University of Kent

University of Kent

Kent is one of the UK’s leading universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, and with a global reputation for excellence we offer you outstanding teaching, world-leading research, stunning study locations and a superb...


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University of Kent

University of Kent
Giles Ln
CT2 7NZ Canterbury
United Kingdom

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