Studyportals

History of Health Sciences

University of California, San Francisco

M.A.
24 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
11442 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The History of Health Sciences program offered by the University of California, San Francisco is the second-oldest such program in the United States. HHS is concerned with the historical development of medical practices, disease categories, biomedical technologies, and healthcare systems.

Overview

With an emphasis on modern (late nineteenth to twenty-first century) American and European contexts, the History of Health Sciences program offered by the University of California, San Francisco investigates how medicine, health, and illness are historically perceived, and how these perceptions reflect and shape culture and society. Examining the role of the patient, provider, institution, and state in healthcare systems, the program provides students the ability to understand how medical ideas and practices have been deployed and negotiated in different historical contexts.

Career outcomes 

Graduates from the HHS program are prepared to undertake a wide variety of professional careers in academia, industry, government, and communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to History of Health Sciences
  • Archives and Special Collections Research 
  • Special Study
  • Summer research project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application cycle for Fall Admissions begins September 1

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Example of Written Work
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Background
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)
  • Unofficial transcripts (official copies will be required, if accepted)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

History of Health Sciences
-
University of California, San Francisco

Wishlist