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  MA Medical History and Humanities


University of York    Department of History

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time Award winner
History & Archaeology (19) Medicine (26)

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The MA in Medical History and Humanities offers a unique opportunity to explore health from various perspectives. This interdisciplinary programme, jointly run by the Departments of History and English, welcomes students with backgrounds in humanities, social sciences, sciences, and public health. Delve into cutting-edge research in medical history, literature, sociology, philosophy, and policy. Engage with a diverse community of students and staff, gaining an international and interdisciplinary experience. You'll study core and optional modules, develop research skills, and complete a dissertation. With a focus on critical thinking and analysis, this programme equips you with the skills for academic research or careers in health policy and consultancy.

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A unique opportunity to study health from diverse perspectives

The MA in Medical History and Humanities is an exciting interdisciplinary course jointly run by the Departments of History and English. It is also open to people with backgrounds in other humanities disciplines, as well as those with social science, science and public health backgrounds with an interest in the medical humanities. 

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent.

You will need to submit examples of written work with your application.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

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