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History of Medicine - MA (Full-Time/Part-Time, 2019 Entry)

This MA aims to introduce you to the advanced study of the history of medicine, and to equip you with the conceptual and practical skills to carry out independent historical research in this field. You are encouraged to engage with a range of concepts, and to place developments within medical theory and practice in a broad social and cultural framework.

Throughout the course, you will use a wide range of sources available to the historian of medicine (e.g. medical texts, practice records, diaries, case records, public health reports and health propaganda, and visual sources).

Related Degrees:

Teaching:

  • Core modules and optional modules will be delivered by weekly two-hour seminars
  • MA methodological core module by a variety of lectures, seminars and workshops

Contact Hours:

4 hours a week.

Class Sizes:

14 students.

Assessment:

  • Submission of a 6,000 word essay
  • A 15,000 word dissertation is required

Our graduates have progressed into roles such as:

  • Market Research Executive
  • Event Manager
  • Reporter

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Essential information

Course Code

P-V3P7

Duration

Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Part-time: 2 years

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language Requirements

Band C

IELTS overall score of 7.5, minimum component scores of two at 6.5/7.0 and the rest at 7.5 or above.

Department of Study

History

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

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Scholarships

A number of departmental scholarships are
available, which cover Home-EU fees and provide a maintenance stipend are available every year. Previous Scholarships have been awarded for £5k-£10k.

Additional Course Costs

There are no additional course costs.

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.

 

How to Apply

Department website

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This information is applicable for 2019 entry.