|Application deadline:||International applications (non-EU) 25 July 2014 UK and EU applications 29 August 2014|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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The Masters in History (with an emphasis on the History of Medicine) 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. You will combine training in historical skills and methods with core courses in the history of medicine and a wide range of specialist options in all periods of British, European and American history.
* MLitt/MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
Apart from continuing to study a PhD, you can transfer the Arts research skills and methods you learn on this programme to positions in the modern public and private sectors, such as heritage, policy and projects, journalism and teaching.
You will take four core courses and two optional courses, you will then produce a dissertation on a topic related to the history of medicine.
* 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.
There are variations to the structure of the programme depending on your choice of an MSc or MLitt.
For the MSc you need to choose two optional courses from the social sciences training courses
* Quantitative methods
* Qualitative methods
* Introduction to social theory for researchers.
Other optional courses are taught in History, Economic and Social History (in the College of Social Sciences), and by related Subject Areas in the School of Humanities (Archaeology, Celtic, Classics) and the College of Arts (such as English Language and French).
You will be taught through a series of seminars and workshops. Internationally recognised historians give guest lectures throughout the year.