Durham University

Durham University

MSc in Medical Anthropology


School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Palace Green

Durham, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc in Medical Anthropology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This advanced course provides students with an integrated and comprehensive programme in medical anthropology covering the following: Historical background and current literature in medical anthropology Methodological issues in health-related research Theoretical contributions of medical anthropology Current debates and controversies in medical anthropology We place a strong emphasis on research training. As well as studying the principle theories, students learn research methods and develop key research techniques which they can apply to their own project and write up in a dissertation. In addition to providing knowledge of the subject, this programme is intended to lead in the acquisition of a wide range of interdisciplinary skills in research, planning, communication of complex material, and analytical skills.


Approved graduate programme at Durham University

International Student Requirements:

For non-English speakers - IELTS 6.5 (no element below 6)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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