Health, Medicine and Society

Examines the rise of modern Western medicine since 1850 and its impact, with a particular emphasis on Britain and its colonies.

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Course outline

Examines the rise of modern Western medicine since 1850 and its impact, with a particular emphasis on Britain and its colonies.

Topics include public health, hospitals, nursing, psychiatry, sexual health, reproductive health, child health, tuberculosis, medicine and war, and alternative medicines.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Details

  • 12 weeks, 19 July - 18 October 2021, Mondays 2pm-4pm
  • $355.00 incl. GST
  • The University of Auckland, City Campus
  • Presented by Professor Linda Bryder

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