MA Health, Cultures and Societies


University of Liverpool    Department of Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Anthropology (2) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Medicine (26) Social Work (32) Sociology (33)

About the course

The MA in Health, Cultures and Societies provides an exciting opportunity to explore issues around health, illness, wellbeing, and medicine. The MA provides advanced training in associated methods within a critical practice-oriented framework distinctive to the University and the city of Liverpool.

Matters of health are simultaneously matters of society and culture. This cross-disciplinary MA focuses on Environmental Humanities, Arts and Mental Health and Critical Medical Humanities. The programme is closely linked to the Centre for Health, Medical and Environmental Humanities.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study, such as arts and humanities, medicine or social sciences. Intercalating medical students may also apply.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place. This specialist preparation course for postgraduate study is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways.




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