University of Manchester

University of Manchester

History of Science, Technology and Medicine

This course focuses on the integrated understanding of the subject through consideration of sites, institutions, and schools of thought and practice, and pay particular attention to how scientists and medics have communicated with non-specialist audiences.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in an appropriate discipline; or previous advanced study, research or professional experience, IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 600 (paper based), TOEFL 250 (computer based) or TOEFL 100 (internet based) required.

Course modules

Modules include: Major themes in HSTM; historiography and methods in hstm; research and writing skills; shaping the sciences; making modern technology; medicine, science and modernity.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Funding is available for well-qualified applicants via the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRC) and the Wellcome Trust; other sources of funding may be available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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