Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts in Health, Medicine and Society
(M.A. (Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SOC5005 Health Medicine and Society: An Introduction to Medical Sociology 5 ECTS
SOC5012 Principles of Research Design 5 ECTS
SOC5014 Inequalities in Health 5 ECTS
SOC5020* Reflective Analysis for Professional Development 5 ECTS

* Study-unit SOC5020 starts in semester 1 of academic year 2020-21 and continues up to the end of semester 2 of academic year 2021-22.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

HST5062 Approaches to Health and Medicine: Historical Perspectives 5 ECTS
SOC5009 The Body, Medicine and Health 5 ECTS
SOC5018 Research Analysis in Practice 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANT5050 Anthropological Perspectives on Medical Practices 5 ECTS
SOC5010 Social Policy and Health 5 ECTS
SOC5016 Health, Knowledge and Practice 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

GEO5013 Place, Health and Disability 5 ECTS
SOC5011 Lived Experience of Illness and Disability 5 ECTS




Semester 3

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SOC5022 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and bye the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master of Arts in Health, Medicine and Society - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 24 June 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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