Master of Culture Health and Medicine (Advanced) at Australian National University, Australia

The Master of Culture, Health and Medicine (Advanced) is unique among programs in Australia. Using anthropological and other social scientific perspectives, as well as technical knowledge in health-related research and practice, you will comprehend the nature of health, sickness, and healing in a local and global context.

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Description


The Master of Culture, Health and Medicine (Advanced) is unique among programs in Australia. Using anthropological and other social scientific perspectives, as well as technical knowledge in health-related research and practice, you will comprehend the nature of health, sickness, and healing in a local and global context. 


After completing this course, you will be prepared to evaluate health policies and practices from a social and cultural standpoint.


This interdisciplinary curriculum is taught by top academics, doctors, and global health specialists from throughout the ANU. Also here, numerous online courses are available through this program. 


From the Master of Culture, Health, and Medicine, students can transfer to the Master of Culture, Health, and Medicine (Advanced).

What you will study

Program Structure

The Master of Culture, Health and Medicine (Advanced) requires completion of 96 units, including:


  1. Spirit Rising: Religious Resurgence in its Local Context. 

  2. Traditional Australian Indigenous Cultures, Societies and Environments. 

  3. Culture and Development.

  4. Culture, Social Justice and Aboriginal Society Today.

  5. Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective.

  6. Medicine, Healing, and the Body.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Debate that is informed and demonstrates a critical grasp of the historical, political, institutional, and cultural contexts of health, sickness, and medical care;


  1. Synthesize research, literature, and other texts from several disciplinary perspectives to comprehend current medical and health concerns;


  1. Develop a practical research plan that incorporates a range of methodological and theoretical stances in the fields of clinical care, public health, or health promotion; and


  1. Complete a substantial research project in the realms of culture, health, and medicine.

Career Opportunities

The VCHAM can boost your career in health-related fields and provide access to PhD programs in government, non-government, and international organizations in development, policy, and education.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or an international equivalent, with a minimum GPA of 6.0 or 7.0, and the research project or thesis must be approved by a qualified supervisor.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.5

  • TOEFL - 80

  • PTE - 55

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fee

  • The annual indicative fee for International students - $22,680

  • The annual indicative fee for Domestic students - $15,340

Scholarships

ANU offers a range of scholarships to help students with the expense of their education.

You might not be qualified to apply for all ANU scholarships, depending on the conditions of the scholarship and the type of student you are. Information about the specific scholarship application process is provided in the corresponding scholarship listing.


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