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21 February 2024 - 21 February 2024

4:00PM - 5:00PM


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You are warmly invited to attend the virtual Postgraduate Durham University Open Day and find out more about the taught MA in Medical Humanities!

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Institute for Medical Humanities at Durham University

  • Have you ever wondered how your previous studies or work experiences could be expanded, enriched and applied to pressing issues of health and wellness in our world?
  • Did you know that many people who hear voices no one else can hear never need or desire any mental health treatment?
  • Interested in how your previous educational training in English, Philosophy, History, Theology, Social Science, or Medicine could be applied to pressing issues of health and wellness in our world?

The Medical Humanities might be the right path for your future endeavour! Durham’s Institute for Medical Humanities (IMH) offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes which provide an outstanding interdisciplinary training to equip you with the skills you need for your future career. They are taught by a team of specialists from across the humanities and social sciences, including individuals working in healthcare and policy settings, activists, and experts by experience.

The online Open Day is on Wednesday 21 February 2024, 4–5pm.

Find out about the range of courses on offer as part of this flexible interdisciplinary programme which is offered as an online and in-person Masters. These include:

  • Concepts and Frameworks in the Critical Medical Humanities 
  • Reimagining Health Research: Methodologies in the Critical Medical Humanities
  • Society Health and Wellbeing
  • Neurodiversity and the Humanities
  • Illness as Narrative Practice
  • Ethics, Medicine and History
  • Anthropology of Global Health
  • Environmental Humanities

Join the vibrant research community of the Institute for Medical Humanities.  

Find out more about the Open Week and register for the Open Day using the Online Open Week booking form.

Find out more about our Online and In-person post-graduate courses in Medical Humanities and bring your questions to our team!

We look forward to meeting you at our virtual session on Wednesday 21 February 2024!