Taught course

Medicine in Society

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 or higher in a bachelors honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Intercalating medical students will need to meet the general requirements for intercalation.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On this course you'll explore key topics in medicine in their medical, social and cultural complexity.

Over the duration of the course we'll introduce you to different disciplinary perspectives on medicine and health, as well as creative and problem-based learning approaches. You'll develop the interdisciplinary skills needed to tackle complex medical challenges in research and in practice.

You'll study scholarly texts, as well as (where relevant) art, film, photography, music, and social media, and use a range of media when researching and communicating topics. The course will develop your skills in critical reading and communication.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Vicky Cottam
Email
vicky.cottam@sheffield.ac.uk