University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

History of Medicine

This programme was established on 1st December 2000, the 175th anniversary of the foundation of the Medical School, to support and promote teaching and research in the history of medicine and help develop the reputation in this field in one of the UK's major research universities. The aim, beyond its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research, is to raise the profile of the history of medicine within the whole of the school, the college, the university and the community at large.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (normally a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant's potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme. Admission and registration for a research degree programme may be conditional on satisfactory completion of preliminary study, which may include assessment. Applicants may, if they live in the UK, be invited for an interview or to visit to discuss their application. English requirements are: IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band, TOEFL 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band, or PTE Academic 67 in all 4 skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

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