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Interdisciplinary Studies - Health Humanities, M.I.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Also known as medical humanities, health humanities use the approaches of the humanities to interpret science and medicine, while applying the methods of science and medicine to interpret literature and the arts. The aim is to bridge the apparent gulf between science and experience.

Programme Structure

These courses include: 
  • Bioethics 
  • Health Psychology 
  • Sociology of Health & Medicine 

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      36 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      6

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    • Minimum required score:

      75

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    • Minimum required score:

      530

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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 3

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    General Requirements

    • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • You will be asked to upload a statement of personal and educational objectives
    • All undergraduate transcripts--complete and official.
    • Application fee: $40.
    • Conversation with the MIS Director.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      693 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 693 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      292 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 292 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for New Albany

    • 970 - 1570 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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