With a Masters
in Human Sciences
at University of the West Indies (UWI)
you will typically have gained a solid grounding in health and society and the correlates of illness and culture which underpin them; you will also have looked at cross-cultural perspectives on health, health and disability, inequalities in health, the culture of rituals in healing, health education/ promotion, community health, and complementary medicine. Further study will have introduced you to evolution and the theory of natural selection, the evolution of behaviour, methods and analysis, international development and applied anthropology and medical anthropology.
masters students: you will typically have engaged in advanced study and research in such areas as human development and aging, the science of human nutrition, consumer science and resource management, the environmental sciences and child/family development.