Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences

MSc by Research Health Humanities and Arts

A new and innovative masters by research programme that explores health and wellbeing through the lens of arts and humanities practice and knowledge.

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When to apply 

Applications for 2023/24 entry are now closed. Applications for 2024/25 entry will re-open on 1st October 2023.

Programme Introduction

Find out more about this innovative cross-disciplinary masters and why you should study at Edinburgh

Programme structure

Study is offered either full or part-time, and comprises a blend of compulsory components and a wide range of optional courses.

Teaching and assessment

The programme team has an enviable mix of professional experience as both health practitioners and as leading researchers in the field of health.


As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources and first class facilities.

Learning outcomes and careers

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths.

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds. Check here for the entry requirements for the MSc Health Humanities and Arts.

How to apply

We operate a gathered field approach for MSc by Research applications. Find out how this works.

Tuition Fees information

Scholarships and Funding Opportunities