Glasgow Caledonian University
This course emphasises a social approach to historical issues concerning medicine, health and healthcare and stresses the relevance of the historical past to present day concerns; it draws on the expertise of internationally known, research active historians at both Glasgow Caledonian and Strathclyde Universities; their research led modules cover a range of countries and historical perspectives.
1st or 2.1 Honours degree at undergraduate level in history or a related discipline; supporting academic references; international students whose 1st language is not English shall be required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 6.5 (with no element less than 6.0) or by holding another recognised qualification.
Core module: Sources, skills and methods for historians. Option modules may include: Health and healthcare in the long 19th century; pharmaceuticals, ethics and health, 1800 to 1980; governing highs and health: history and the control of drugs, c1800 to c1945; work and occupational health in the 20th century: comparative perspectives; food and health in the west during the 20th century; the politics of health in 20th-century Britain; child health and industrialisation, c1750 to 1870; medicine and warfare, 1800 to 2000.
Assessment is through a variety of routes, including book reviews, short and longs essays and a dissertation.
2 studentships may be available
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,860 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,860 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 408 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glasgow Caledonian University||Glasgow||G4 0BA||Scotland|
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