The Master’s programme in Medical Anthropology and Sociology focuses on health and healthcare in a political, economic and cultural context. In the programme you will use social science theory and methods to critically analyse health issues in a globalising world.
Do you want to know more about Medical Anthropology and Sociology? You can visit our online open day page any time to delve into this study programme. Watch videos, talk to students and deepen your knowledge. Or sign up for an online event or open day.
Our intensive, one-year programme combines coursework and a thesis project based on your own individual fieldwork. You can choose to do research in the Netherlands or anywhere else in Europe; go to Asia, Africa or the Americas. You will design and organise your own research project, on a medical anthropological or sociological theme of your interest, with the guidance of our international academic staff.
The staff teaching in the Medical Anthropology and Sociology programme is internationally renowned for its research excellence. The programme director is dr. Danny de Vries.
Medical Anthropology and Sociology is a dynamic field and one of the fastest growing specialisations in social science. There is an increasing demand for professionals who are able to work in multidisciplinary, problem-driven research and health interventions.
Are you self-motivated and have a keen interest in conducting research? Then Medical Anthropology and Sociology is for you. You are encouraged to read texts critically and reflect upon the information learned. You are asked to compare theoretical approaches and to apply these to current issues and relevant empirical data. During the period of research for your thesis, you are deemed able to perform these skills independently and to act autonomously.
|Degree programme||MSc Medical Anthropology and Sociology|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|