UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Chinese Health and Humanity

This 1 year programme is intended for graduates of Chinese Studies programmes and native Chinese speakers who wish to gain further understanding and develop expertise in a range of subjects concerned with Chinese health and well-being and the impact of China, historically and in the present day, on health around the world.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: an interdisciplinary approach to China (health and humanity); translation and direct reading; options: history of Chinese medicine 1 (the classical world and its legacy); history of Chinese medicine 2 (from song public health to the Chinese medical diaspora); Chinese health and heritage; Chinese law and health; Chinese film and the body; Chinese nutrition (history, culture and society).

Assessment methods

The programme is taught by specialists in the field and is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, presentations, workshops and direct reading. Assessment is through examination, presentations, essays and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Graduate Programmes Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 1340