Taught course

Cultures and Environments of Health

Institution
University of Exeter · History
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in the social sciences, humanities or medical sciences.

Applications from industry professionals, or applicants with relevant work experience will also be welcomed.

All applicants should provide a personal statement explaining their interest in the programme and how it fits with their earlier studies.
For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Examine how experiences of health, illness and medical knowledge are shaped by diverse environments, cultural practices and beliefs.
  • Based in the inter-disciplinary Wellcome Centre for Cultures & Environments of Health, you will benefit from engaged and transformative research, which draws on medical humanities, social sciences and medical sciences.
  • Explore how diverse types of evidence about health and wellbeing are used across different disciplines and sectors, and the impacts this has on the ways we conceive, respond to, and experience health and social care.
  • Investigate how evidence from the medical humanities and social sciences can be used to help develop and evaluate innovative and effective public health initiatives.
  • Upon graduation, you will be equipped to become a leader in transforming health research and health and social care practice within a range of professions.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/history/health/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/history/health/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1392 723044