Master of Culture, Health and Medicine

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

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 convenor to discuss their eligibility and course selections.

Structure

96 units: Completion of 24 units of introductory courses, 12 units of compulsory courses, 36 units from listed courses. The remaining 24 units are free electives and can be used to take almost any course on campus (subject to availability and course entry requirements).

Subjects

  • Global health and development
  • Health and environment
  • Health and gender
  • Health and indigenous Australia
  • Health policy and ethics

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Biological Sciences, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, International Relations, Law, Language and Literature, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physiotherapy, Politics, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $67,776
International: $92,160
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Further information

The Advanced version of this degree contains a thesis component.

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