THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
The History of Islamicate Medicine (P00397)
The course aims to cover the period from the formative era of Islam to the early twentieth century, in the process introducing students to key issues and figures in the field of the history of Islamicate medicine and science. Aside from the opening, organisational meeting, the course is driven by student presentations on assigned topics and makes use of a growing body of primary-source material available in translation.
? Costs : Course booklet - £4
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
In addition to becoming familiar with the growing body of material on Islamic medicine and science, including primary-source material available in translation, student presentations will encourage development of organisational, analytical and presentational skills.
One essay of 2,000 words.
One 2-hour examination.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Rhona Cullen
Dr Andrew Newman
School Website : http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/