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Health Humanities

University College London (UCL)

36 months
Duration
22900 GBP/year
5690 GBP/year
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About

The Health Humanities MPhil/PhD programme from University College London (UCL) offers students the opportunity to study with world-leading academics in the health humanities, researching issues related to health and illness from the humanities and social sciences in the vibrant research community of the UCL Health Humanities Centre, with the unparalleled research resources of Bloomsbury.

Overview

The Health Humanities MPhil/PhD programme from University College London (UCL) offers individual research supervision from world-leading researchers and a commitment to individual attention for all students. Close to the British Library and the Wellcome Library, UCL Health Humanities Centre offers unique opportunities for graduate students.

The UCL Health Humanities Centre conducts world-leading interdisciplinary research on health and illness from the arts, humanities and social and historical disciplines. It benefits from UCL’s strengths in biomedicine. 

We offer individual research supervision from world-leading researchers and a commitment to individual attention for all students. Close to the British Library and the Wellcome Library, UCL Health Humanities Centre offers unique opportunities for graduate students.

Career:

A PhD in Health Humanities provides the basis for academic careers in the health and medical humanities, as well as in a broad spectrum of more specialised disciplines, including bioethics, the philosophy of medicine, history of medicine, medical sociology or medical anthropology. It is also a suitable preparation for careers in science and medical journalism, bioethics, healthcare policy, NGOs, museum and heritage, among others.

Programme Structure

Research Areas:

  • Interdisciplinary health humanities
  • History of medicine and the psychological disciplines
  • Empirical bioethics
  • Public health ethics
  • Philosophy of medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK: £2,845/year
  • Overseas: £11,530/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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