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History of Medicine MA

You'll cover classical antiquity, medieval, early modern and modern periods in this MA History of Medicine.

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Start date(s):

  • September 2023

Overview

This History of Medicine degree generally embraces a longue durée chronology approach. It offers an opportunity to study a range of topics from various places around the world, including the following periods:

  • classical antiquity
  • medieval
  • early modern
  • modern
  • 21st century

You'll be taught by staff with a wide range of interests. Their expertise includes subjects like:

  • British history
  • European history
  • Asian history
  • American history

The subjects we cover may change year to year. If you want to study a specific topic, contact us and we'll discuss how our MA History of Medicine will fit your needs.

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What you'll learn

You'll learn through a range of modules.

Modules

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2023 entry (per year)

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  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2023 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Sandra Fletcher
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7966
E-mail: pg.historical@ncl.ac.uk

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