MA Medicine in Society
Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Enhance your career with a masters in a specialist field. Our courses are backed by world-class interdisciplinary research.
About the course
On this course you'll explore key topics in medicine in their medical, social and cultural complexity.
Over the duration of the course we'll introduce you to different disciplinary perspectives on medicine and health, as well as creative and problem-based learning approaches. You'll develop the interdisciplinary skills needed to tackle complex medical challenges in research and in practice.
You'll study scholarly texts, as well as (where relevant) art, film, photography, music, and social media, and use a range of media when researching and communicating topics. The course will develop your skills in critical reading and communication.
The core module on interdisciplinary research skills involves analysing topical medical challenges from a variety of perspectives.
Normally a 2:1 or higher in a bachelors honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Intercalating medical students will need to meet the general requirements for intercalation.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.