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  PgDip Medical Humanities (Online)


Online Durham University    Department of English Studies

Full time & Part time September PGDip 9 months full-time, 18 months part-time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Discover the fascinating field of Medical Humanities with the online Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) offered by Durham University. This interdisciplinary programme, led by the Institute for Medical Humanities and the Department of English Studies, is perfect for students from various backgrounds, including Anthropology, English, Law, Sociology, and more. It is also suitable for healthcare professionals looking to incorporate humanities and social sciences into their practice. The course provides a comprehensive introduction to critical medical humanities and equips you with the skills needed for further research. You'll have the opportunity to join a vibrant research community and choose from a range of optional modules. With flexible online delivery, this programme is designed to fit around your schedule. Embark on a rewarding career in public health, medical practice, policy, and more. Find out more on our website.

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This exciting and challenging online course applies the knowledge and insight of the humanities and social sciences to gain a deeper understanding of what is meant by health and illness outside of a medical context and, in particular, to analyse how our thoughts and physical experiences become recognised as

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 undergraduate degree OR

Active enrolment on an intercalated UG/PG medical degree programme OR

At least three years work in a professional environment with relevance to health and/or medicine (e.g. clinical, NGO, policy, care work, etc.).

A 500-word personal statement including an outline of your interest in a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Humanities.

Two professional and/or academic references from people who are familiar with your work, commenting on your suitability for the programme.


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