12 months
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About

The Health, Cultures and Societies programme from University of Liverpool provides an exciting opportunity to explore issues around health, illness, wellbeing, and medicine, and acquire advanced training in associated methods within a critical practice-oriented framework distinctive to the University and the city of Liverpool.

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Overview

If you enrol for the programme you will benefit from research-connected teaching in a wide range of disciplines, including Archaeology, Anthropology, Classics, English, Geography, History, Law, Literature, Music, Medicine, Psychology, Public Health, and Sociology, among others. The MA in Health, Cultures and Societies prepares you for innovative research within, between and beyond these disciplines. In addition, as a graduate of this MA programme you will have the opportunity to enhance your future employment opportunities by engaging closely with the Centre’s external partners in the Liverpool and Merseyside region through collaborative research, student placements and internships.

The Health, Cultures and Societies programme from University of Liverpool aims at offering a flexible and responsive curriculum, which integrates teaching and research and is dedicated to developing confident, well-rounded, and intellectually open students. Its core modules ensure students’ digital fluency, and its outward-facing and international scope develops confident global citizens and future research leaders.

Career prospects

The Health, Cultures and Societies MA delivers the ideal training if you are seeking an academic career in the field of medical humanities. The MA also provides a solid foundation for careers in education, the cultural sector, health and therapeutic care, politics, and third sector industries. If you have a professional background in any of these (or other relevant) areas, the MA provides you with the opportunity for continuing professional development, whilst enabling you to bring your experiences to the cohort which will further enrich the programme.

Graduates of this MA programme have the opportunity to enhance their future employment opportunities by engaging closely with the Centre’s external partners in the Liverpool and Merseyside region through collaborative research, student placements and internships.

The Health, Cultures and Societies MA offers an opportunity to enhance your skills for a wide range of employment and professional fields, especially where communication, collaborative endeavour, critical thinking and research are key components of the role. The required modules all emphasise public-facing thinking and activity (regionally, nationally and internationally) as well as encouraging co-production of knowledge and research experience. The modules are also designed to enhance confidence, digital fluency, and foster skills such as organisation, teamwork, time management, personal initiative and responsibility which will be transferrable to future work environments within a global context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health, Cultures & Societies
  • Critical Medical Humanities
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Arts, Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Capstone Project (dissertation)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a good 2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study, such as arts and humanities, medicine or social sciences. Intercalating medical students may also apply. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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