St George's, University of London: Global Health and Humanities

InstitutionSt George's, University of London View institution profile
Department Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Web https://www.sgul.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

An insight into the diverse cultural meanings of health and their influence upon socio-political movements and culture as a whole is vital to understanding the opportunities and challenges to improving global health in different cultural contexts. Covering topics including health activism, narrative-based medicine and story-telling for trauma, the Global Health and Humanities MSc programme will allow you to reflect upon your areas of interest within this exciting discipline while sharing the experiences and perceptions of your peers. You will also have the opportunity to explore in depth an area of global health and humanities through your independent research project, gaining postgraduate level research skills and a deeper understanding of your field of study.

Global health is a broad discipline that attracts multidisciplinary involvement from those who wish to pursue an internationally focused career in development, policy, education, research or humanitarian relief. This will include doctors and others health professionals, as well as a range of people with an interest in governance, management, law, politics, economics, policy, science, anthropology, philosophy and ethics.

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St George’s, University of London


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St George’s is the only UK university focused solely on medicine, healthcare and science. Our students are part of a community which is addressing society’s needs. Whether investigating antimicrobial resistance or finding solutions to the long-term management of chronic illnesses, St George’s tackles today’s challenges head-on.

We are also the only university embedded in a hospital, sharing a site with St George’s University Hospital Foundation Trust. Our facilities are first rate, offering access to state-of-the-art clinical and scientific educational resources.

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