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Medical Anthropology

University of California, San Francisco

36 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
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About

Medical Anthropology from University of California, San Francisco is one of the pioneering programs in the discipline both nationally and globally. The program provides disciplinary leadership and outstanding, comprehensive training leading to the PhD degree.

Overview

Medical Anthropology from University of California, San Francisco offers a combination of excellence in critical medical anthropology; studies of science, technology, and modernity; and training in historically informed, pedagogically rigorous social theory.  

Students at Medical Anthropology from University of California, San Francisco  will:

  • develop original, creative, and relevant scholarship that makes contributions across the medical and social science fields.
  • learn about formation of subjectivities and the governance of populations around forms of life; how populations are constituted for care or violence; the structuring logic of markets in the provision of aid and health; and the constitution of truth through particular conceptualizations of life, ethics, and personhood. 

Programme Structure

Thematic areas include:

  • Social inequality
  • Differential access to care
  • Race
  • Violence
  • The biomedical economy
  • Science and technology studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for admission, you must have at least a 3.0 (B) grade point average.
  • Upon completion of the application and receipt of the non-refundable application fee ($120 for US citizens and permanent residents, and $140 for international applicants), or – alternatively – once your request for an application fee waiver has been approved (US citizens and permanent residents only), an admission file is established by the Graduate Division. 
  • All students are required to submit documentation of immunizations and complete a tuberculosis screening questionnaire. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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