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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Studies Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MPhil programme in Health Humanities offers students the opportunity to study with world-leading academics in the health humanities, researching issues related to health and illness from the humanities and social sciences in the vibrant research community of the UCL Health Humanities Centre, with the unparalleled research resources of Bloomsbury. The UCL Health Humanities Centre conducts world-leading interdisciplinary research on health and illness from the arts, humanities and social and historical disciplines. It benefits from UCL’s strengths in biomedicine. We offer individual research supervision from world-leading researchers and a commitment to individual attention for all students. Close to the British Library and the Wellcome Library, UCL Health Humanities Centre offers unique opportunities for graduate students.

You will study within UCL’s Health Humanities Centre. This draws together world-leading researchers on bioethics, medical humanities, history of medicine, psychology and psychiatry, philosophy, anthropology, literature, cultural and film studies, global health, science and technology studies. In addition it has the involvement of leading clinicians in the acclaimed UCL Medical School and Division of Psychiatry, engaged in humanities and social science research. You will also benefit from UCL’s Institute of Advanced Studies, which showcases and fosters multidisciplinary research within the humanities and the social sciences, with an active programme of events and visiting international scholars.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

To be confirmed