King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Medical Humanities

This programme explores the links between the humanities and medicine from a humanities point of view; among the questions it considers are: what the humanities can contribute to healthcare, how the humanities differ from the sciences, and what they can tell us about illness.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a clinical qualification in medicine or nursing or at least a 2.1 in a humanities or science discipline; or another relevant degree-level qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework.

Sponsorship information

Students may apply for AHRC funded places on this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 1 years
MSc Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

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Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765/2232