Master of Culture Health and Medicine (Advanced)

Summary

CRICOS course code: 082284D
Level of study: Postgraduate

The Master of Culture, Health and Medicine is the only program of its kind in Australia. Drawing on anthropological and other social science perspectives, and technical expertise in health-related research and practice, you will understand the nature of health, sickness, and healing in a local and global context. You will emerge with the skills to undertake social and cultural analysis of health policy and practices.
This interdisciplinary program is taught by leading academics, clinicians, and global health practitioners from across the ANU.
Many courses in this program are available online. Although the program itself is not available online, it may be possible for some students with a prior cognate degree to complete the program by selecting only courses that are available online; please note that not all courses are available online and so there is a restricted selection available. Students interested in this option can contact the program convener to discuss their eligibility and course selections.
Learning Outcomes
engage in informed debate demonstrating a critical understanding of the historical, political, institutional and cultural factors that frame health, illness and medical care;
synthesize research, literature and other texts from a range of disciplinary perspectives to develop insight into contemporary health and medical issues; and
develop a practical research plan in the fields of clinical care, public health or health promotion, incorporating a range of methodologies and theoretical perspectives and
complete a major piece of research in the field of Culture, Health and Medicine.

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