Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences

MA Health, Science and Society

Health, Science and Society is a new 4-year undergraduate degree programme that offers an opportunity to build a robust understanding of the complexity of human experience in the area of health, illness and the social arrangements for care.

Information for new students

Joining us in September? Congratulations! Have a look at the link below for what you could be doing in the lead-up to your arrival.

Information for new students

 

Start date September 
Mode of study Full-time (4 years)
Programme director Dr Alette Willis
 

UCAS application codes

Institution code: E56

Course code: 2D45

Institution code name: EDINB

Short form of course: MA/HeaSS

 

What is Health, Science and Society about?

Health, Science and Society is a new degree programme that offers an opportunity to build a robust understanding of the complexity of human experience in the area of health, illness and the social arrangements for care.

Programme structure

Health, Science and Society includes a high degree of flexibility by offering choice from a variety of health-related option courses as well as free options available across the University.

Why study this degree programme?

You will study within the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, an internationally renowned and vibrant university recently ranked as one of the top 40 universities in the world (Times Higher World University Rankings 2015/16).

Programme content

Explore topics of interest from diverse disciplinary perspectives, taking full advantage of the range of choice on offer to you.

Career prospects

This degree programme will interest those considering careers in the expanding health and social care field across the public, independent and voluntary sectors.