Taught course

History (with an emphasis on History of Medicine)

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MLittMSc

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant social science or humanities subject. A short (one paragraph) statement of interest is also required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides you with thorough research training, an outstanding learning experience, and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.

  • If you are looking to pursue a specialisation in the history of medicine, led and supported by internationally-regarded historians, this programme is ideal for you.
  • Strong links with the University's Hunterian Museum, Anatomy Museum and Art Gallery, will give you access to primary source material including an enormous collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.
  • The Centre for the History of Medicine has a reference library, computing facilities, and other equipment providing excellent support for research. We also run research seminars and workshops, and an annual research forum, all of which bring in speakers from throughout the world.
  • Our researchers have access to rich archival materials held locally by the Greater Glasgow Health Board, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow University Archives, Glasgow City Archives and the Special Collections of the Glasgow University Library. Archives elsewhere in Scotland are also easily accessible

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £7,650
International students
Full time: EU £7,650 Non EU £16,650
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Malcolm Nicolson
Email
Malcolm.Nicolson@glasgow.ac.uk