Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Finding a Leg to Stand On: Clinical, critical and creative approaches to the human body

St George's, University of London · Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Level 6 or Level 7, 30 credit university transcript

Entry requirements

Clinical staff, including nurses, allied health professionals and medical staff and artists interested in the intersects between healthcare and creative practice. Entry requirements for the Level 6 and Level 7 module will differ.

Months of entry


Course content

Now in its fifth year this popular module, “Finding a Leg to Stand On: Clinical, Critical and Creative Approaches to the Human Body”, is exceptionally highly rated by students and external examiners alike.* It continues to develop the successful collaboration between Birkbeck, University of London and St George’s, University of London, in which medical humanities is taught to a joint cohort of students from the School of Arts (Birkbeck) and science and healthcare students from St George’s.

For external students joining the module, it is an exciting opportunity for transdisciplinary learning.
Booking and more information: Finding a leg to stand on (sgul.ac.uk)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Level 6 or Level 7, 30 credit university transcript
    part time
    3 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Professional Education