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History of Science and Technology

Johns Hopkins University

48 months
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About

The graduate program in the History of Science and Technology at Johns Hopkins is run jointly by the Department of the History of Science and Technology in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of the History of Medicine in the School of Medicine. Students who fulfill the requirements of this graduate program will earn a PhD in History of Science and Technology.

Overview

Each year the graduate program in the History of Science and Technology at Johns Hopkins University attracts a strong cohort of students with diverse backgrounds. 

The program has long been particularly strong in the history of medicine and science for early modern Europe; medicine, science, and technology in the 19th- and 20th-century United States; history of public health and colonial medicine; and Russian and Soviet science. New areas of great activity include Asian science and medicine, history of public health, and the history of 20th-century biology and biomedicine. Graduates of the program work at a variety of universities, colleges, research institutes, and museums.

Learning outcomes

The graduate program combines a broad introduction to historical scholarship with training in the skills needed for specialized historical research in the history of science, medicine, and technology. 

Students work in a variety of settings, including research seminars, proseminars, and individualized tutorials, as well as gaining teaching experience in the department’s undergraduate courses. 

There are also opportunities for students to teach their own courses in the undergraduate program at the Krieger School. Prospective students are encouraged to contact individual faculty prior to applying to discuss areas of mutual interest and learn more about the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Modern Medicine
  • Freshmen Seminar: Darwin, Freud, Pavolov: Perspectives on Human Nature
  • Freshman Seminar: Humans and Artifacts

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Academic record
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous college and university study
  • At least two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    57010 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 57010 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    57010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57010 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The program currently offers incoming graduate students financial support for five years, including full tuition coverage, a stipend or teaching assistantship, health insurance, and a travel and research allowance of $1,000. 

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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