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Medical Humanities in China – conference

An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015, jointly convened by UCL and PKU

A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July More...

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

Saturday 13th June, 12.00 midday, The Spice Exchange, Kew Gardens. As part of the Kew Full of Spice Festival 2015, Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will give a presentation on the history of Sichuan pepper, its medical and culinary uses. More...

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.

Lady Precious Stream

A symposium on S. I. Hsiung's 1934 play, and the obstacles to and opportunities for East Asian voices in UK theatre and literature. Monday 18 May, 6.30–8pm, Anatomy JZ Young LT.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015. More...

5th Annual Chinese Visual Festival

7–22 May 2015, at King’s College London, BFI Southbank, Bertha DocHouse and Chelsea College of Arts. The festival will welcome to London some of the most exciting directors currently working in Chinese-language cinema and art. More...

The Chinese Erhu during the First World War

An evening of performance and discussion with Dr Colin Huehns. Friday 8th May, 7pm, UCL South Cloisters More...

MA Courses

Compulsory and Selective Courses 必修课和选修课

1 Yr Option

The only compulsory courses are: 唯一的必修课包括:

Core Course: An Interdisciplinary Approach to China: Health and Humanity = 15 credits
核心课程:对中国卫生健康与人文的跨学科研究=15学分 (see timetable and lecturers)

Dissertation = 60 credits 论文=60学分

Translation and Direct Reading = 60 credits 翻译及直接阅读:60学分

The whole course should be 180 credits made up of Core Course 15; Direct Reading and Translation 60; Dissertation 60 and three 15 unit courses selected from options and elective modules = 45

2 Yr Option

The compulsory courses are the Core Course = 15 credits, History of China: Society and Culture = 15 credits, Dissertation (120 credits) , Modern Standard Chinese I and II =60 credits.

CCHH options 中国仁康中心提供的选修课程

  • Core Course: An Interdisciplinary Approach to China: Health and Humanity (15 credits) 对中国卫生健康与人文的跨学科研究 (15学分)
  • History of China: Society and Culture (2 Yr option only, 15 credits)
  • Dissertation (to be taken in both years 1 and 2 = 120 credits) 论文 (60学分)
  • History of Medicine in China 1: The Classical World and its Legacy (15 credits) 经典中医 (15学分)
  • Modern Standard Chinese (not for Chinese speakers or China study graduates) I (1st Year) and II (2nd Year) (60 credits)
  • Direct Reading and Translation (1 Yr option only, 60 credits) 翻译及直接阅读:60学分
  • Chinese Law and Health (15 credits) 中国法律和卫生(15学分)
  • Chinese Nutrition: History, Culture and Society (15 credits)中国营养学:历史、文化与社会(15学分)
  • Chinese Film and the Body(15 credits)中国电影与身体 (15学分)
  • Intensive Summer courses in Peking University Language Centre and School of Medical Humanities (2 Yr Option, 1st Year, 15 credits)

Course options can also be taken in other departments at UCL and SOAS.

The three courses can be chosen from all over UCL and SOAS , but we strongly suggest the following:

SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies): Limited to One Module

a)     Food, Body and Society (15 Credits)

b)     Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health (15 Credits)

c)     Comparative Human Rights Law (15 Credits)

Institute of Global Health Courses: 伦敦大学学院全球卫生学院课程:

a)     Concepts and Controversies in Global Health, Term 2 (15 Credits)

b)     Anthropological perspectives on Global Health, Term 2 (15 Credits)

c)     Climate Change and Health Term 2 (15 Credits)

d)     Conflict,Migration and Human Rights Term 2 (15 Credits)

e)     Child Development: inclusive approaches in global contexts

f)       Economic Evaluation in Health Care Term 3 (15 Credits)

g)     Health Equalities Over the Lifecourse Term 3 (15 Credits)

h)     Healthcare Quality and Evidence Based Practice Term 2 (15 Credits)

i)       Health Management: Planning and Programme Design (15 Credits)

j)       Key Principles of Health Economics (key requisite for student taking Economic Evaluation in Health Care) Term 2 (15 Credits)

k)     Nutrition and Public Health Term 2 (15 Credits)

l)       Research in Action: Qualitative Approach Term 2 (15 Credits)


m)    Research In Action: Quantitative approach Term 2 (15 Credits)


n)     Social Determinants of Health Term 2 (15 Credits)


Anthropology: Centre for Applied Global Citizenship


a)     Applied Global Citizenship (2nd Year) Term 2/3 (15 Credits)


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