University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

Health, Ethics and Society

The course provides skills for decision-making and engagement that are of use to both professionals and those approaching the course out of personal interest; the course links together 3 themes (ethics, health and well being, and wider society) in a programme of study that is resonant with contemporary issues and concerns.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree in a cognate discipline; those with 2.2 are considered for entry onto the postgraduate diploma in the first instance.

Course modules

All years: research methods (ethnography and fieldwork); medical anthropology; applied ethics; self and society; health, care and society; moral philosophy; modern yoga and ayurveda; ancient medicine; environmental philosophy; professional practice framework; anthropology and the environment; dissertation.

Assessment methods

There are no examinations; all modules are assessed by course work assignments; for many modules students are required to write an essay, write a book review, write a blog or complete a set of exercises.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Mixed mode - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lampeter Campus Lampeter SA48 7ED Wales

Key information

Registry Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0300 500 5054