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All students meet regularly with a mentor from the Centre's PhD community, a designated personal tutor from among the staff, and, from Semester 2, a dissertation or portfolio supervisor. Part-time students study alongside full-time students, taking half of the same content each semester over two years.
Educate the public, healthcare professionals, and educators about the history, practice, and study of health humanities. Eight medical students were excluded from this study because they were international students and entered the medical school through a different way other than a writing or oral exam for domestic students. These cookies never contain and sensitive information and are only used to ensure a feature rich experience of the International Health Humanities website. Fabula sur Facebook. PMHA sponsors Plexus , the UC Irvine School of Medicine's journal of arts and humanities, which provides students, faculty and staff with an outlet for creative original work. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study. MSc Medical Humanities.
Engage with the past, present and future of medicine and healthcare, critically and creatively, through arts and humanities. Course description Our MSc course in Medical Humanities aims to promote creative thinking and new perspectives on patient experience and medical practice. It is suitable if you are interested in: pursuing a career in the application of arts and humanities approaches in healthcare contexts; preparing for PhD study in this area; studying as an intercalating medical student.
This course aims to: Provide an introduction to the main issues and themes in medical humanities, the study of medicine and healthcare using analytical methods drawn from across the humanities and social sciences, and creative exploration of these issues using artistic approaches.
Provide opportunities to study and creatively engage with particular topics of historical and contemporary significance in depth. Encourage and support the development of analytical and creative skills in understanding the changing forms and functions of medicine and healthcare in society. Encourage and support the development of transferable writing and presentational skills of the highest standard, and thereby prepare students for further academic study or employment. Provide an introduction to humanities and social science research methods, including use of libraries, archives, databases, and oral history, qualitative thematic analysis and ethnography.
Provide an introduction to artistic approaches to key issues around health and medicine, including creative writing, drama, sculpture and painting.
Prepare students for the completion of a major piece of individual research and writing in the form of a dissertation or a portfolio of creative work with scholarly commentary. Extensive support Receive dedicated research support from the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine , the longest-established centre for the integrated study of the history of science, technology and medicine, medical humanities and science communication. Extra opportunities Take up optional classes and volunteering opportunities shared with the parallel master's courses in science communication or history of science, technology and medicine, including science policy, science media, museums and public events.
Convenient study options Benefit from flexible options for full or part-time study. You are required to complete credits in the following course units to be awarded this MSc.
Choices are subject to approval by the Medical Humanities pathway co-ordinators. Plus: Dissertation or creative portfolio in medical humanities 60 credits Course structure part-time Part-time students study alongside full-time students, taking half of the same content each semester over two years.
Semester 1: Major Themes in Medical Humanities 30 credits.