Research course

History of Medicine

Institution
University of Birmingham · Centre for the History of Medicine
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

For Masters study: 2:1 (Hons) in a relevant subject. For PhD study: 1st (Hons) or a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

History of Medicine was established on 1 December 2000, the 175th anniversary of the foundation of the Medical School, to support and promote teaching and research in the History of Medicine and help develop the reputation in this field in one of the UK’s major research universities.

Research interests include:

  • History of medical education
  • Medicine in the Midlands
  • History of occupational health and medicine
  • History of psychiatric medicine and institutions

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Department specialisms

Ancient Medicine and Pharmacology; History of Medical Education (from 1600); History of Occupational Health and Medicine; History of Medicine and Health in Birmingham and the Midlands.

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at www.international.bham.ac.uk/scholarships.htm

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,121 FT - £2,061 PT
International students
£13,680 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005