King's College London

School of Social Science and Public Policy

Social Science, Health & Medicine Research

Address:

Strand Campus

Strand

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Science, Health & Medicine Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research in the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine (established January 2012) focuses on the social, political, economic, legal and ethical factors shaping developments in biomedicine, disease and healthcare and their implications. We have research priorities in the following areas: • global health inequalities; • mental health, psychiatry and neuroscience; • biomedicine, bioscience and society; • developments in health and medical technologies, social science and aging; • health policy and health economics; • bioeconomies and commercial and economic factors in medical developments and health care; • the problems of translational research; • the definition and measurement of health and social outcomes by governments, insurers, professionals and patients.

Accreditation:

MPhil/PhD

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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