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About

Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this Medicine and the Arts - Humanising Healthcare at FutureLearn.

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Overview

This free online Medicine and the Arts - Humanising Healthcare at FutureLearn  will explore the intersection of medicine, medical anthropology and the creative arts. Through each of its six weeks, we’ll visit a new aspect of human life and consider it from the perspectives of people working in health sciences, social sciences and the arts.

Explore the emerging field of medical humanities

The course will introduce you to the emerging field of medical humanities and the concept of whole person care, via these six themes:

  • The Heart of the Matter: A Matter of the Heart
  • Children’s Voices and Healing
  • Mind, Art and Play
  • Reproduction and Innovation
  • At the Edge: Madness and Medicine
  • Death and the Corpse

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • The medical humanities and interdisciplinarity
  • Different understandings of the human heart
  • Children’s experience of illness and healing
  • Relationships between the mind, art and play
  • Creativity and innovation in healthcare
  • Representations of mental illness
  • Medical, social and cultural understandings of death

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is open to everyone. All that’s required is an interest in medicine, the arts or social sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital and printed certificate for $59. Additional benefits can be reached via the Unlimited FutureLearn product. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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