History (with an emphasis on the History of Medicine), M.Litt.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    16000
    Tuition (Year)
    7250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This programme provides you with thorough research training, an outstanding learning experience, and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why this programme
  • If you are looking to pursue a specialisation in the history of medicine, led and supported by internationally-regarded historians, this programme is ideal for you.
  • Strong links with the University's Hunterian Museum, Anatomy Museum and Art Gallery, will give you access to primary source material including an enormous collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.
  • The Centre for the History of Medicine has a reference library, computing facilities, and other equipment providing excellent support for research. We also run research seminars and workshops, and an annual research forum, all of which bring in speakers from throughout the world.
  • The researchers have access to rich archival materials held locally by the Greater Glasgow Health Board, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow University Archives, Glasgow City Archives and the Special Collections of the Glasgow University Library. Archives elsewhere in Scotland are also easily accessible

Programme Structure

  • Research resources and skills for historians
  • Approaches to history
  • History of medicine 1: studies in the history of medicine before 1850
  • History of medicine 2: studies in the history of medicine from 1850 to 2000
  • Quantitative methods
  • Qualitative methods
  • Introduction to social theory for researchers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 16000 International
  • GBP 7250 EU/EEA

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