Medical Humanities, M.A. | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
12 months
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17400 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
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About

In this Medical Humanities programme from University of Kent, you are introduced to many questions asked about medicine from within the humanities. 

Overview

As an interdisciplinary programme, the MA is taught by scholars from many different disciplines across the University, including the Schools of English, Arts, History and Law and the Departments of Philosophy, Classical & Archaeological Studies, Comparative Literature and Religious Studies. You take four modules across the autumn and spring terms, including one core module and from a variety of optional modules, before undertaking a supervised 15,000-word dissertation over the summer.

The Medical Humanities programme from University of Kent is aimed primarily at people with a humanities background, but we also welcome healthcare practitioners or those with medical backgrounds who are interested in the growing field of the medical humanities.

Careers

Many career paths can benefit from the writing and analytical skills that you develop as a postgraduate student in the School of English. Our students have gone on to work in academia, journalism, broadcasting and media, publishing, writing and teaching; as well as more general areas such as banking, marketing analysis and project management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Humanities
  • Queer Enlightenments: Eighteenth-Century Narratives of Sex and Gender
  • Illness and Disability in American Culture
  • Deformed, Deranged and Deviant
  • Norms and Values
  • Ancient Greek Sciences: Astronomy, Cosmology and Physics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, it is recommend to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU - £13000

Part-time:

  • UK - £4650
  • EU - £6500
  • International - £8700

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 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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