UCL Anthropology


Biosocial Medical Anthropology MSc

The MSc in Biosocial Medical Anthropology is for those wishing to gain proficiency and understanding of biosocial approaches in examining disease, health and medicine. It draws from cross-disciplinary expertise in medical anthropology, human ecology and biological anthropology.

Graduate Online Open Days 24 January - 8 February 2023

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About this degree

The degree introduces students to key themes in biosocial medical anthropology, including evolutionary medicine, disease ecology, 'multi-species' ethnography, biocultural approaches, developmental plasticity, biosocial difference and embodied inequalities. It provides training in quantitative and qualitative methods (including statistical analysis).

Who this course is for:

The programme is aimed at those seeking to apply biosocial approaches to address health care challenges and interventions in their professional work or for those wishing to gain appropriate bio-social training that might lead to a PhD in medical anthropology and/or biological anthropology.

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