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

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP14500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6800 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Glasgow, United Kingdom
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.

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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.

Key facts
  • MLitt/MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
Career prospects

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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP14500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6800 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

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.

Core courses
  • 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.

English Language Requirements

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6.5
CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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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.
  • Note: a short (one paragraph) statement of interest is also required.

Gain Admission to this M.Litt.

By taking one of the Pre-M.Litt.s listed below

  • United Kingdom, Glasgow Pre-M.Litt. Arts and Humanities
    Guaranteed admission

    Students gain direct admission to the M.Litt. programme after completing the preparation course.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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