University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Medicine in Society

On this course you'll explore key topics in medicine in their medical, social and cultural complexity. Over the duration of the course we'll introduce you to different disciplinary perspectives on medicine and health, as well as creative and problem-based learning approaches. You'll develop the interdisciplinary skills needed to tackle complex medical challenges in research and in practice. You'll study scholarly texts, as well as (where relevant) art, film, photography, music, and social media, and use a range of media when researching and communicating topics. The course will develop your skills in critical reading and communication. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MA: Normally a 2:1 or higher in a bachelors honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Applications are welcome from intercalating medical students. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

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