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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
History & Archaeology (19) Medicine (26)

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Unleash your passion for the History of Medicine with our MA programme. Dive into a captivating journey through the ages, exploring classical antiquity, medieval, early modern, modern, and 21st-century medical practices from around the globe. Our expert faculty, well-versed in British, European, Asian, and American history, will guide you through a diverse range of topics. Tailor your studies with a mix of compulsory modules like Dissertation and Introduction to the History of Medicine, and optional modules such as Conflict in European History and Independent Study Project. Delve deep into ancient medicine with a specialised dissertation option. With a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, you can embark on this enlightening academic adventure. Benefit from our top-notch facilities, including access to museums, archives, and cutting-edge computing and library resources. Join us and be part of a prestigious institution with a strong global ranking in research and development. Your future in the History of Medicine awaits!

About the course

This History of Medicine degree generally embraces a longue durée chronology approach. It offers an opportunity to study a range of topics from various places around the world, including the following periods:

  • classical antiquity
  • medieval
  • early modern
  • modern
  • 21st century

You'll be taught by staff with a wide range of interests. Their expertise includes subjects like:

  • British history
  • European history
  • Asian history
  • American history

The subjects we cover may change year to year. If you want to study a specific topic, contact us and we'll discuss how our MA History of Medicine will fit your needs.

What you'll learn

You'll learn through a range of modules.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications.


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Where will I study?

Where is Newcastle University
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