ANTH3036 - Anthropology for Medical Students

Term 1 & 2

For students taking the intercalated BSc in Medical Anthropology.  The course provides an introduction to some of the key concepts and texts in medical anthropology.  It considers how anthropology can be applied to clinical issues and in turn how clinical practice raises questions for anthropology.  It will also look at a few anthropological ethnographies in some detail.  Finally it will provide a range of methodological tools to give an insight into anthropological research methods to equip students to undertake a small piece of independent research.


Taught by: Dr Joe Calabrase
Assessment: Dissertation 100%
Student Contact Hours:
1 x 2 hr seminar per week
Prerequisites: Intercalated BSc Medical Anthropology students only.
Option Type:
Social Anthropology

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