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Medical Imaging Sciences (BHS - MIS)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Medical Imaging Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to medical imaging. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. Bachelor of Health Sciences – Medical Imaging Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to medical imaging. Students enrolled in MIS major will develop executive skills, logical reasoning ability and diverse Medical Imaging competencies for professional practice through focused coursework and hands-on experience in Medical Imaging procedures. Who is a Medical Imaging professional? Medical Imaging graduate, also known as a Radiographer, utilizes the clinical applications of radiation and medical physics in conjunction with accurate positioning of the human body in order to image the area of interest, with the use of highly sophisticated and advanced machineries such as digital X-ray, multi-detector CT scanner, Interventional Imaging suites and high field Magnetic Resonance Imaging within a hospital or a medical diagnostic center. Top reasons to select the MIS Major & potential Career Opportunities Demand for qualified Radiographers is strong in every healthcare setting Work in hospitals, diagnostic centers in public or private sectors (after fulfilling local license/ regulatory requirements). Join colleges or universities as instructor in MIS Join research centers and institutes as research assistants Join as application/technical specialist in various biomedical instrument companies Pursue higher education in: X-ray / Conventional Radiography Mammography Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging [-]

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBMS)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

Bachelors of Biomedical Science program is a 4-year / 8-semester / 128-credit program offered by College of Medicine, GMU. The program comprises of general education and core biomedical science courses with all courses being mandatory. Students are required to submit a research project as part of program requirement. [+]

Bachelors of Biomedical Science program is a 4-year / 8-semester / 128-credit program offered by College of Medicine, GMU. The goal of the program of studies leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences has been developed to enable the graduates to integrate a broad generic base of knowledge and skills in fields affiliated to medical sciences and acquire competencies at an in-depth level in an area of choice. The program will also emphasize and equip the graduate with the skills needed for life-long learning, effective team work and scientific enquiry. The program comprises of general education and core biomedical science courses with all courses being mandatory. Students are required to submit a research project as part of program requirement. During the last semester, the student is rotated to various laboratories and / or medical diagnostics industry to gain on the job experience under the close supervision of his/her supervisors which serves to provide opportunities to attain appropriate higher level skills before they enter independent practice as laboratory and/or research personnel. At the end of the program the graduates will be able to enter a career that is service-oriented in the laboratory sciences or medical diagnostics industry or in an academic field in the Basic Sciences. An additional path that will be open to the graduate is embarking on an intensive course of studies in a field such as Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology or Molecular Biology, Public Health etc. leading initially to a Master degree. Admission Requirements Applicants shall meet all criteria for admission into respective programs offered by the University as laid down in the Standards (2011) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE. The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of education in school and passed subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary school. The applicants from UAE educational system must have secured an aggregate of 80% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards. The applicants from Non-UAE educational systems must have secured an aggregate equivalent to UAE 80% or above [as per International Grade Conversion Table]. Applicants for the MBBS program from the Indian sub-continent educational system must have a minimum of 60% or above [First Division] in the Higher secondary School Examination. Applicants for all other programs a minimum of 50% or above [Second Division] in the Higher secondary School Examination. Students who pursued their Higher / Senior Secondary School Education as per UK system must have studied at least two of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS' level or ‘A' level provided they have passed in all the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘O' level. The minimum grade requirement is B in at least two subjects in ‘AS' level or C in at least two subjects in ‘A' level. Students of Indian nationality who pursued UK education system should have studied all the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) in ‘A' level. Applicants from the International Baccalaureate (IB) educational system must have a score of 28 points or above provided they have passed all the three science subjects in Grade 10. Applicants with American Diploma must have a score of 80% or above provided they have scored a minimum of 550 in Molecular Biology in the SAT II examination. All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December of the year of admission and shall not be more than 28 years of age. The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed the English language proficiency test such as TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic. A minimum score of 500 TOEFL (173 CBT, 61 iBT), 5.0 IELTS Academic, PTE A (36-44) or any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE. The applicant will be required to appear for a written Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) test followed by a personal interview before the GMU Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for both cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study. Job Opportunities The program will provide the students with knowledge, skills and competencies for career in Biomedical Sciences and for further studies like Masters in Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Public Health etc. Two main fields that have opportunities for employment to the graduate of the BBMS program are industries, and the promotion and sale of pharmaceuticals and healthcare equipment. In industries, he/she will be able to serve as an effective link between manufacturers of pharmaceutical or diagnostic (laboratory and imaging) equipment and the relevant consumers in the healthcare setting such as hospital, clinics and healthcare training institutions. The graduate will also have opportunities of employment as a Medical Representative promoting pharmaceutical products or as liaison between the biotechnology industry and medical technologies on the one hand and the appropriate consumer in the healthcare services setting on the other. [-]

Anesthesia & Surgical Technology (BHS - AST)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Anesthesia & Surgical Technology is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to anesthesia. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. Bachelor of Health Sciences – Anesthesia & Surgical Technology is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to anesthesia. Anesthesia and surgical technicians are commonly referred to as operating room technicians who assist in conducting different surgeries safely. Students enrolled in this major will be able to develop appropriate knowledge and training required to work under an anesthesiologist as a vital member of the anesthesia care team, typically in an emergency, operating or delivery room. He/she as an integral member of the surgical team will work closely with surgeons, registered nurses and other surgical personnel in the delivery of patient care before, during, and after surgery. Who is an Anesthesia and Surgical Technologist? Anesthesia and Surgical technologists assist in setting up medical equipment and instruments related to anesthetic and surgical procedures. They prepare operating rooms for surgery; sterilize and supply equipment; prepare patients for surgery, help surgeons and nurses during surgery by passing those instruments and other sterile supplies. They prepare, assist in the administration of pain management medications and monitor patients until they are shifted from the post-operative care units attached to the operation theatres. Top reasons to select the AST Major & potential Career Opportunities High demand for qualified AST professionals. Placement opportunities in Hospital operating rooms, intensive care units, emergency rooms, day surgery centers (after fulfilling local license/regulatory requirements). Advance to other healthcare occupations, such as physician assistants. Pursue higher education in: Conscious Sedation for Dentistry Physician Assistant (Anesthesia) Anesthesiology Pain Management Non-Invasive Anesthetic Techniques [-]

Medical Laboratory Sciences (BHS - MLS)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Medical Laboratory Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to medical laboratories. [+]

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Medical Laboratory Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to medical laboratories. Students enrolled in the MLS major will develop executive skills, logical reasoning ability and diverse laboratory science competencies for professional practice through focused coursework and hands-on experience in medical diagnostic laboratory. Who is a Medical laboratory professional? A medical laboratory professional is also known as a medical laboratory technician, who analyzes biological samples / specimens and assures the quality of the results of simple to complex scientific testing on blood and body fluids. These highly trained professionals work in hospitals and independent medical laboratories performing pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical procedures using automated equipment. Top reasons to select the MLS Major & potential Career Opportunities Increasing demand for skilled laboratory technicians in health care settings. Job opportunities in hospitals, diagnostic labs in public or private sectors (after fulfilling local license / regulatory requirements). Join colleges/universities as laboratory assistants. Pursue career as a research assistant. Work as application specialists in biomedical instrument companies. Pursue higher education in: Hematology & Blood Transfusion Biochemistry Microbiology & Immunology Cytology and Genetics Biotechnology Genetics Clinical Research Hospital Management/Administration. [-]

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

The development of a need based educational system will transform the society and lead it into the fast developing world. All developed nations of the world have reached their present level of growth only through development of science and technology with properly planned educational systems of excellence. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. The development of a need based educational system will transform the society and lead it into the fast developing world. All developed nations of the world have reached their present level of growth only through development of science and technology with properly planned educational systems of excellence. Goals The student should acquire knowledge and understanding of health and its promotion and of disease, injury and disability. Its prevention and management in the context of the whole individual and his or her place in the family and in society. The student should acquire and become proficient in physiotherapy skills such as the ability to select strategies for cure and care: adopt restorative and rehabilitative measurers for maximum possible independence of a patient at home, work place and in the community. The student should acquire and demonstrate attitudes necessary for the achievement of high standards of physiotherapy practice both in relation to the provision of care of individuals and populations and to his or her own personal development. Eligibility of Admission Candidates for admission to the first year of the degree courses in B.P.T. should have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) Examination or Advanced Supplementary (AS) level Examination after a period of 12 years of study with Biology, Chemistry and Physics as the main subjects or any other examinations considered equivalent with proficiency in English. Candidates who have passed the advanced supplementary (AS) level examination with two of the subjects (Physics,Chemistry and Biology) will be considered eligible for admission provided they have completed all the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in their O levels. Age limit for Admission A candidate seeking admission to these courses should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission. The applicant should be proficient in spoken and written English and Science terminology. The applicant must produce documentary proof of having passed the TOEFL or equivalent examination in English Language proficiency with a minimum TOEFL score of 500 (written) or its equivalent. The Physiotherapists Physiotherapists (PTs) are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability. In addition, PTs work with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness and wellness oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyle. All PTs must receive a graduate degree from an accredited Physiotherapy program before taking the licensure evaluation that allows them to practice. Where Do Physiotherapists Practice? Although many Physiotherapists practice in hospitals, over 80 percent practice in: Outpatient clinics Inpatient rehabilitation facilities Skilled nursing, extended care or sub-acute facilities Rehabilitation homes Old age homes Educators or research centers Schools Hospitals Industrial, workplace or other occupational environments Fitness centers and sports training facilities [-]

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 12 semesters United Arab Emirates Ajman

The pharmacy program will educate students to become competent pharmacists with fundamental knowledge in biomedical and behavioral sciences. The graduates will be dedicated to serve the communities and will carry out their pharmaceutical duties with the highest level of ethical and moral standards. [+]

Despite the tremendous progress achieved in the field of Pharmacy today we are facing new challenges that need more coordination and planning between the different decision makers at the Ministry of Health at the national level from one side and the academic institutions offering pharmaceutical programs from the other side, to determine the level of education needed in the UAE region and to define the profile of the new graduates as per the needs of the community, knowing that drug consumption is quite high if this issue must charge up the different health authorities and educational institutions to define a strategy with precise objectives and outcomes to deal with this decisive challenge, promoting awareness among the populations at different levels i.e from schools to universities, ensuring that the graduates must reflect the needs of the community, emphasizing on preventive measures and providing qualitative services. To achieve these objectives, the concerned health authorities and universities must join efforts to provide facilities for clinical training and internship. Moreover, they may depend on the expertise and experience (if needed), of the various international health institutions and support from international institutions and relevant companies which may contribute to promote the benefits of the clinical pharmacist education among the new graduates through school health programs. The College of Pharmacy at the Gulf Medical University, aims to lead this initiative, through the expertise of its faculty and staff, as defined in the mission and objectives and outcomes of the PharmD Program.The College of Pharmacy will be providing the students with the knowledge and skills to successfully face these challenges in a systematic academic manner that shall evolve continuously to meet these developments. The programs offered are dynamic and flexible to address the new challenges. Basic and Medical courses are integrated and clinically oriented. The learning methods will be dynamic and diversified; an innovative approach which combines the conventional learning methods to the clinical simulations which allow the students to acquire the clinical skills in a clinic like environment. The physical clinical training program will enhance the clinical skills of the students during their clinical training period, under qualified and dedicated clinical faculty and staff. Clinical simulations in various subjects allow the students to enhance their skills and monitor their performance through self-assessments using I.T. learning means. Students are exposed from the early stage to the clinical environment in order to achieve a better understanding of the relations of the human body to the clinical practice. Mission The pharmacy program will educate students to become competent pharmacists with fundamental knowledge in biomedical and behavioral sciences. The graduates will be dedicated to serve the communities and will carry out their pharmaceutical duties with the highest level of ethical and moral standards. The curriculum will also focus and emphasize on the importance of research and encourage student participation in research activities. Curriculum Pharm D is a five-and-a-half years program, which includes one year of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience ( APPE ). The program consists of 12 semesters. The first two years of the curriculum are designed to educate students in biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences courses. During the third, fourth and fifth years, students will concentrate on advanced pharmaceutical studies clinical sciences and management under the strict supervision of qualified faculty. The compulsory Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience ( APPE ) year spans from the 2nd Semester of the 5th year to the 1st Semester of the 6th Year inclusive of a summer semester of the fifth year. During the clerkship students will be exposed to the practice of pharmacy in the different medical specialties as part of their clinical experience as they go through the different rotations. Admission Requirements Applicants shall meet all criteria for undergraduate admission as laid down in the Standards (2007) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, UAE. The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of education in school and passed courses in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary School. Students who complete their secondary school education as per UK curriculum must have completed at least two of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS’ levels or ‘A’ levels provided they have passed in all the three subjects in their ‘O’ levels. The minimum grade required is ‘C’ at AS level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics The applicant must have secured a minimum of 80% marks as per U.A.E. Secondary School education standards or its equivalent in each of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) A score of at least 25 of IB (International Baccalaureate) and for holders of American Diploma a minimum score of 80% is required in addition to a SAT II score of at least 550 in Biology. An aggregate score of 75% of Pakistan Board, 80% of Indian State Board and 75% of Indian Central Board while the minimum score of 70% in each subject of Biology, Physics and Chemistry is required. The applicant must have completed 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December of the year of admission and cannot be more than 28 years of age. The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English and Sciences terminology. The applicant must have completed a course in English language proficiency such as TOEFL or IELTS. A minimum score of 500 TOEFL (173 CBT, 61 IBT) or its equivalent in a standardized English language test, such as 5.0 IELTS. The applicant shall appear for a personal interview before the GMU Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for both cognitive and noncognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study. Applicants shall submit all academic documents and official transcripts / credits / grades / marks duly attested by the Ministry of Education, U.A.E. and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, U.A.E. or U.A.E. Embassy in their country on admission into the program. Students of Indian nationality are required to obtain an "Eligibility Certificate" from the Medical Council/Dental Council/Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi before they seek admission into the Gulf Medical University. On admission, the student shall submit a copy of the birth certificate or proof of age, passport, and a copy of UAE nationality ID (Khulasat Al-Kayd), a Certificate of Good Conduct. A medical fitness certificate including blood test results, six recent color photographs, a written pledge by the applicant agreeing to comply with University rules and regulations, the application form duly filled up with complete details, a receipt for payment of a non-refundable fee towards admission. All information regarding admissions shall appear in the Catalog, and in any other forms of advertisement circulated by the University. [-]

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 5 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

The MBBS program at College of Medicine (CoM) is a modular organ system based integrated curriculum divided into three phases. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. The MBBS program at College of Medicine (CoM) is a modular organ system based integrated curriculum divided into three phases. The modular structure of the medical curriculum spans a total of 5 years followed by an internship of one year, PHASE I, also called the Introductory Medical Sciences, constitutes the 1st Year MBBS. Seven modules integrated on the basis of themes constitute PHASE I. A barrier examination will be conducted at the end of PHASE I, a prerequisite for the organ system based modules in PHASE II. PHASE II spans over 2nd and 3rd Year MBBS. The ten modules are integrated on the basis of the organ systems in PHASE II. A Problem Based Learning (PBL) week is nested within each of the modules. Clinical teaching is introduced in this phase as the Basic Clinical Skills Module which will run parallel to the Organ System Modules. In the 2nd year, skills relevant to each system will be introduced in the respective modules in the safe environment of the Simulation Laboratory. A barrier examination will be held at the end of Phase II. PHASE III spans over the next two years of 4th and 5th Year MBBS. It will have a Multi-system Module dealing with themes and topics that cut across multiple organ systems and disciplines running parallel to the clinical clerkship rotations in Surgery and Medicine and their allied disciplines, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. The theoretical component of teaching in the clinical phase will be sequenced on the basis of organ systems. A qualifying examination will be held at the end of PHASE III. The successful students will be admitted to the internship program. The one-year Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship (CRRI) will provide the graduates on-the-job training under close supervision in the major areas of medicine and surgery. The graduates will be awarded the degree of MBBS on satisfactory completion of their internship. The MBBS program was awarded Accreditation Eligible Classification Status (initial recognition) in June 2004 by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research the degree is recognized by the Ministry of Health, UAE. Gulf Medical University is listed at http://www.emro.who.int/HPED/ in the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Health Professions Education Directory of World Health Organizations. Gulf Medical University is listed as an accredited/ recognized medical school in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) published by Foundation of Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) at the website: http://imed.ecfmg.org/. Mission The MBBS program shall strive to provide adequate opportunities to observe, perform and practice basic clinical/professional skills competently with an understanding of the basic sciences within the health care delivery system. The MBBS program offered by the Gulf Medical University, Ajman has 3 clearly defined goals. A total of 45 objectives have been derived from these goals. The learning outcomes of the proposed organ system-based, integrated curriculum have been listed for each module in the curriculum and are in turn closely aligned to the program objective. At the end of the MBBS program the graduate should be able to: acquire and understand scientific principles of medical knowledge at the molecular, cellular, organ, whole body and environmental levels of health and disease. He/She should be able to apply the current understanding and recent advances in contemporary basic sciences to promote health problems of individuals (at different stages of life), families and communities. He/ She should develop basic clinical skills (interpretive, manipulative and procedural) such as the ability to obtain a patient’s history, to undertake a comprehensive physical and mental state examination and interpret the findings and to demonstrate competence in the performance of a limited number of basic technical procedures. He/ She should develop an attitude and practice personal and professional values necessary for the achievement of high standards of medical practice. This should enable him to carry out independently the responsibilities of a physician and to develop further knowledge and skills in order to adapt to the changes in the practice of medicine throughout his professional career. Admission Requirements Applicants shall meet all criteria for admission into respective programs offered by the University as laid down in the Standards (2011) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE. The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of education in school and passed subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary school. The applicants from UAE educational system must have secured an aggregate of 80% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards. The applicants from Non-UAE educational systems must have secured an aggregate equivalent to UAE 80% or above [as per International Grade Conversion Table]. Applicants for the MBBS program from the Indian sub-continent educational system must have a minimum of 60% or above [First Division] in the Higher secondary School Examination. Applicants for all other programs a minimum of 50% or above [Second Division] in the Higher secondary School Examination. Students who pursued their Higher / Senior Secondary School Education as per UK system must have studied at least two of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS' level or ‘A' level provided they have passed in all the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘O' level. The minimum grade requirement is B in at least two subjects in ‘AS' level or C in at least two subjects in ‘A' level. Students of Indian nationality who pursued UK education system should have studied all the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) in ‘A' level. Applicants from the International Baccalaureate (IB) educational system must have a score of 28 points or above provided they have passed all the three science subjects in Grade 10. Applicants with American Diploma must have a score of 80% or above provided they have scored a minimum of 550 in Molecular Biology in the SAT II examination. All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December of the year of admission and shall not be more than 28 years of age. The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed the English language proficiency test such as TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic. A minimum score of 500 TOEFL (173 CBT, 61 iBT), 5.0 IELTS Academic, PTE A (36-44) or any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE. The applicant will be required to appear for a written Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) test followed by a personal interview before the GMU Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for both cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study. [-]

Nursing Sciences (BHS - NS)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 4 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Nursing Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to nursing. [+]

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Nursing Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to nursing. Professional nurses are core members of healthcare team who provide direct care and take part in decision making regarding the course of management for healthy, ill and injured people. During the course students will be trained in fully-equipped hospitals, laboratory settings and gain hands on experience in patient care. Who is a Nurse? A nursing professional is a person who is trained to give care to people who are sick or injured as a member of the health care team along with doctors and other health care workers. Nurses observe, assess, and record patients' symptoms, write and manage patient care plans, administer medications and provide assistance to physicians and other health care providers during examinations and treatments. Nurses also help with end-of-life needs and assist other family members coping with grief through psychological support. They are trained to work in a variety of challenging health care settings through the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Top reasons to select the Nursing Major & potential Career Opportunities Nursing is one of the most popular careers in healthcare with a wide scope of practice in hospitals, clinics, community/field nursing, industrial nursing and educational institutes. Nursing is projected to be among the 10 top occupations in the health sector worldwide including the Middle East Pursue career in clinical research. Work as nursing supervisors or nurse administrators. (After fulfilling local license/ regulatory requirements). Join colleges/universities and work as lecturer or instructors. Pursue higher education in: Medical and Surgical Nursing Child Health/ Pediatric Nursing Community health Nursing Mental health/ Psychiatric Nursing Geriatric Nursing Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing Hospital Administration or Health management [-]

Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)

Gulf Medical University
Campus Full time 5 years United Arab Emirates Ajman

The DMD program is a five-year program (10 semesters). The first two years of the curriculum are designed to educate students in biomedical and behavioral sciences. During the third and fourth year, students will concentrate on preclinical dental science courses followed by dental clinical courses providing a valuable clinical experience. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. The DMD program is a five-year program (10 semesters). The first two years of the curriculum are designed to educate students in biomedical and behavioral sciences. During the third and fourth year, students will concentrate on preclinical dental science courses followed by dental clinical courses providing a valuable clinical experience. Comprehensive patient care is taught in the fifth year with special considerations to management of the medically compromised patients. These clinical training sessions are carried out under the strict supervision of qualified faculty members. Students who fulfill the graduation requirements and successfully demonstrate the achievement of competencies will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). The DMD program will educate students to become competent dentists, dedicated to serve the community and will practice dentistry with the highest level of ethical and moral standards. The curriculum focuses and emphasizes the importance of research and encourages student participation in research activities. This program is tailored to meet the needs of the dental students in the region. Goals, outcomes, effectiveness and curriculum practice, prepare a generation of general dental practitioners with clinical competency; produce graduates who possess the knowledge, skills and values to begin the practice of general dentistry serving citizens in UAE or any other geographic location of their practice. Goals Maintain a high standard of dental education, research and services. Produce competent, confident and high employable dentists. Widening access to higher education by producing highly competent graduates that are capable of carrying out postgraduate studies at local and international universities. Enable graduates to develop their capacity to learn and to become independent learners. Provide broad based scientifically strong education in dentistry that equips the graduates to enter all areas of the profession and to adapt to changes that may occur during their professional life. Produce graduates who are able to communicate and deliver dental care both in community and hospital settings. Ensure that students acquire clear understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities towards their communities and humanity at large. Participating in the process of improving and implementing oral health care in UAE in cooperation with public and private sectors. Cooperating with local and international dental education and research centers in the field of research in order to enhance scientific knowledge in oral medicine and dental health care. Participating in local and international scientific meetings. Mission The DMD program aims to promote dental education and enhance dental practice through a broad spectrum of knowledge, simulations and clinical practice. It aims to prepare a generation of general dental practitioners with clinical competency, possessing the knowledge, skills, and values to begin the practice of general dentistry serving UAE citizens or at any other geographic location of their choice. Career Opportunities As a General Dentist In Private practice In Public Health facilities and centers In an academic Position As a researcher Admission Requirements All applicants shall meet all admission criteria as laid down in the Standards published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE and listed below: The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of education in school and passed courses in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary School. Students who complete their secondary school education as per UK curriculum must have completed at least two of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS’ levels or ‘A’ levels provided they have passed in all the three subjects in their ‘O’ levels. The minimum grade required is ‘C’ or ‘D’ in ‘AS’ or ‘A’ level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics. The applicant must have secured a minimum of 80% marks as per U.A.E. Secondary School education standards or its equivalent in each of the three science subjects. The applicant must have completed 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December of the year of admission. The applicant must be proficient in spoken and written English and Sciences terminology. The applicant must have completed a course in English language proficiency such as TOEFL (180 CBT, 70IBT) or its equivalent in a standardized English language test, such as 5.0 IELTS or any other equivalent internationally recognized test. The applicant shall appear for a personal interview before the GMU Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for both cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study. Applicants shall submit all academic documents and official transcripts / credits / grades / marks duly attested by the Ministry of Education, U.A.E. and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, U.A.E. or U.A.E. Embassy in their country on admission into the program. On admission, the student shall submit a copy of the applicant’s passport and a copy of UAE nationality ID (Khulasat Al-Kayd), a Certificate of Good Conduct. A medical fitness certificate including blood test results, six recent color photographs, a written pledge by the applicant agreeing to comply with University rules and regulations, the application form duly filled up with complete details, a receipt for payment of a nonrefundable fee towards admission. All information regarding admissions shall appear in the catalog and in any other forms of advertisement circulated by the University. [-]

Bachelor in Pharmacy (BPharm)

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The role of pharmacists is very important for health as they are the experts in the field of medicines. The curriculum is fully in line with the modern European standards and requirements and it is structured in a way to provide the graduate with the contemporary academic background, the scientific knowledge and all skills needed to become a successful pharmacist. [+]

Duration (years): 5 years Qualification Awarded: Pharmacy (BPharm, 5 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek οr English The program is offered in both languages in different groups Mode of Study: Full-time Minimum Credits: 150 Minimum ECTS Credits: 300 Profile of the Programme: Aims The overall aim of the program is to prepare students scientifically and professionally to become fully proficient in the science of pharmacy. Objectives The role of pharmacists is very important for health as they are the experts in the field of medicines. The curriculum is fully in line with the modern European standards and requirements and it is structured in a way to provide the graduate with the contemporary academic background, the scientific knowledge and all skills needed to become a successful pharmacist. The course aims to provide all the pharmaceutical knowledge, related to the chemistry, the technology the activity and safety of drugs, in order for the graduates to be able to apply their knowledge to therapeutics for the benefit of patients. Career Prospects: Potential employment opportunities include a community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics industry, regulatory affairs. Access to Further Studies: Graduates will be able to continue for postgraduate studies in the field of their choice. At present the University of Nicosia does not offer graduate programs in pharmacy Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the program students will be able to: 1. Become specialists in the field of pharmacy and drugs and to be able to offer their expertise to patients and other health care professionals and advise them on the proper and effective use of medicines 2. Have a complete and modern knowledge in the field of pharmacy through a comprehensive academic and practical background in pharmacy and to be able to adapt to the rapid scientific and technological developments 3. Be able to dispense medicines in a safe way 4. Know and apply the laws and codes of ethics of pharmacy 5. Be ready to attend the exams for the professional licensure (E.U citizens) 6. Develop personal skills related to the profession of pharmacy 7. Evaluate the drug industry and market. 8. Practice in a modern pharmaceutical environment 9. Be good health care professionals and be able to combine the theory with practical experience in order to reinforce the social role of the pharmacist, and be able to intervene in therapeutics 10. Have a theoretical basis for further studies and / or research [-]

Bachelor in Hospital Administration

MENA College of Management
Campus Full time 4 years January 2016 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Graduates will be able to work as effective managers in health care organizations alongside medical professionals. They will be able to understand healthcare challenges and devise policies that affect the healthcare industry. They will also understand the internal and external dynamics that influence the efficient management of various types of healthcare organizations. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. COURSE FEATURE Graduates will be able to work as effective managers in health care organizations alongside medical professionals. They will be able to understand healthcare challenges and devise policies that affect the healthcare industry. They will also understand the internal and external dynamics that influence the efficient management of various types of healthcare organizations. Program Goals Enable the student to use critical thinking to interpret the impact of current issues and changing policies in the field of healthcare on organization. Develop the student’s ability to evaluate the components of the healthcare system and external factors affecting the management of healthcare organizations. Provide the student with the skills to address problems and opportunities in healthcare organizations. Enable the student to apply business analysis techniques to quantitative and qualitative data in a healthcare organization. Strengthen the student’s abilities to make ethical choices and decisions in their role as a health care manager. Develop the student’s ability to apply best practices in leadership to the management of healthcare organizations. Program learning outcomes Enable the student to use critical thinking to interpret the impact of current issues and changing policies in the field of healthcare on organization. Develop the student’s ability to evaluate the components of the healthcare system and external factors affecting the management of healthcare organizations. Provide the student with the skills to address problems and opportunities in healthcare organizations. Enable the student to apply business analysis techniques to quantitative and qualitative data in a healthcare organization. Strengthen the student’s abilities to make ethical choices and decisions in their role as a health care manager. Develop the student’s ability to apply best practices in leadership to the management of healthcare organizations. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning by participation in professional development activities. Understand and engage in research utilizing sound methods learned to add value to his work and the community. Hospital Administration Program Requirements Requirement Credit Hours Required General Education 27 Management Core 33 Department Requirement 18 Major Core 36 Major Elective 9 Total 123 credit hours Program Structure General Education (27 Credit Hours) ENG101 English I ENG102 English II GEN104 Arabic GEN106 Islamic Culture GEN120 Natural Sciences BUS120 Business Statistics GEN210 Sociology GEN115 Information Technology GEN110 Mathematics College Requirements – Management Core (33 Credit Hours) MAN205 Introduction to Accounting MAN210 Introduction to Economics MAN215 Introduction to Finance BUS101 Introduction to Management MKT101 Introduction to Marketing BUS212 Business Law BUS210 Business Ethics BUS230 Quantitative Business Analysis MAN315 Strategic Management BUS205 Business Communications BUS420 Research Methods Healthcare Department Requirements (18 Credit Hours) MAN424 Quality Management in Healthcare HLH101 Introduction to Healthcare HLH203 Healthcare Statistics HLH210 Public Health HLH300 Legal and Ethical Considerations in Healthcare HIM220 Introduction to Health Informatics HLH200 Medical Terminology ( 0 credits) Hospital Administration Major Requirements (36 Credit Hours) HRM101 Introduction to Human Resources Management HLH327 Healthcare Management I HLH339 Healthcare Management II HLH420 Global Healthcare HLH410 Risk Management in Healthcare HRM201 Organizational Design MAN410 Leadership BUS410 Decision Analysis HLH400 Cultural Issues in Healthcare HLH491 Graduation Project I ( 3 Credit Hours) HLH492 Graduation Project II ( 3 Credit Hours) HLH440 Internship ( 3 credits) Hospital Administration Electives (9 Credit Hours) MAN427 Organizational Development and Change HIM200 Healthcare Data Concepts HRM360 Labor Laws in the UAE BUS310 Negotiations HRM310 Group Dynamics MAN370 Knowledge Management [-]

Bachelor in Therapeutic Nutrition

Palestine Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Palestinian Territories Hebron

Our four-year Therapeutic Nutrition program has been specifically designed for students with a strong interest in nutrition and health science who wish to use their knowledge to help in preventing and treating disease as a registered dietitian. Therapeutic Nutrition students will learn how food intake and dietary requirements can be altered by illness, and how to apply therapeutic diets to treat diseases [+]

Concerns and interests on nutrition, diet and human health have dramatically increased during the last decades. Indeed, nutrition habits and life style affect our health and quality of life. Further, dietary factors implicated approximately 50% of the main causes of death worldwide. Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, digestive system health, liver health, and kidney diseases are the major issues of human health. Therefore, healthy nutrition is a vital and promising approach to treat and manage such problems. Toward this end, in 2015, Palestine Polytechnic University has established a new program, namely, Therapeutic Nutrition under the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Our four-year Therapeutic Nutrition program has been specifically designed for students with a strong interest in nutrition and health science who wish to use their knowledge to help in preventing and treating disease as a registered dietitian. Therapeutic Nutrition students will learn how food intake and dietary requirements can be altered by illness, and how to apply therapeutic diets to treat diseases. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: To provide dietitians with enough knowledge in nutrition therapy for individuals who need special health care. To conduct applied scientific research and projects in different branches of nutrition and food sciences that meet the community needs. To serve the local community by improving health and nutritional awareness through workshops and training programs. MISSION: The mission of the Therapeutic Nutrition program is to prepare qualified graduates who can successfully meet the challenges of translating nutritional science into practical dietary advice in order to promote health and to treat a wide range of medical disorders. The dietitian graduate will help people in modifying their food intake and offering practical advice to make dietary change. INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES: The graduate will be able to know and understand the basics and principles relating to nutrition, food and the relationship of food to human health. The graduate will be able to communicate and work with others and to provide advice, guidance, and knowledge transfer. The graduate will be able to demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility and assess the health risks resulting from negligence in this area. The graduate will display the values required in modern healthcare including compassion, kindness, empathy, and also respect for patients’ privacy, dignity and individuality AREAS WHERE THE GRADUATES ARE EXPECTED TO WORK: Ministry of Health Ministry of Education. Governmental and private hospitals Nutritional centers. Nutritional care institutes (nursing homes). Research centers specializing in the field of nutrition and diet therapy. Sports institutions as a sport nutrition specialist. Standards and Regulatory Bodies. [-]

Bachelor in Health Informatics

MENA College of Management
Campus Full time 4 years January 2016 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Graduates will be able to work as health information managers in the healthcare industry. The degree will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective health information systems specialists. They will also understand the legal and ethical obligations as well as their responsibilities towards patients and healthcare systems in these organizations. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. COURSE FEATURE Graduates will be able to work as health information managers in the healthcare industry. The degree will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective health information systems specialists. They will also understand the legal and ethical obligations as well as their responsibilities towards patients and healthcare systems in these organizations. Program Goals Enable the student to think critically and analyze issues relating to the implementation of health information. Strengthen student’s abilities to conduct evidence-based research and evaluate healthcare data. Strengthen student’s skills in applying technology to improve healthcare quality. Develop the student’s ability to utilize health information technology to contribute to strategic planning of health care organizations. Enable the student to apply concepts of leadership to the management of health information departments and healthcare organizations. Instill within the students an understanding of the legal, ethical and privacy issues related to the utilization of health information technology. Program learning outcomes Evaluate the role of the health information manager in the healthcare system and their responsibility to patients and healthcare organizations. Understand the functions and uses of health information technology and evaluate the impact of these systems on the quality and delivery of healthcare. Assess organizational and patient information needs and use tools and techniques to manage patient data for research and planning purposes. Employ computer technology in health information management to analyze patient data and interpret the results to improve patient care. Develop effective leadership skills in health information management and plan and manage healthcare initiatives. Establish and implement health information management processes and procedures to improve organizational performance. Exhibit ethical behavior and meet all legal and regulatory requirements in health information management. Demonstrate expertise in medical principles and practices to effectively manage health information. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning by participation in professional development activities. Health Informatics Program Requirements Requirement Credit Hours Required General Education 27 Management Core 33 Department Requirement 18 Major Core 36 Major Elective 9 Total 123 credit hours Program Structure College Requirements (27 Credit Hours) ENG101 English I ENG102 English II GEN104 Arabic GEN106 Islamic Culture GEN120 Natural Sciences BUS120 Business Statistics GEN210 Sociology GEN115 Information Technology GEN110 Mathematics College Requirements – Management Core (33 Credit Hours) MAN205 Introduction to Accounting MAN210 Introduction to Economics MAN215 Introduction to Finance BUS101 Introduction to Management MKT101 Introduction to Marketing BUS212 Business Law BUS210 Business Ethics BUS230 Quantitative Business Analysis MAN315 Strategic Management BUS205 Business Communications BUS420 Research Methods Healthcare Department Requirements (18 Credit Hours) MAN424 Quality Management in Healthcare HLH101 Introduction to Healthcare HLH203 Healthcare Statistics HLH210 Public Health HLH300 Legal and Ethical Considerations in Healthcare HIM220 Introduction to Health Informatics HLH200 Medical Terminology ( 0 credits) Health Informatics major Requirements (36 Credit Hours) HIM300 Health Information Technology HIM420 Reimbursement Systems HIM440 CPT Coding HIM400 ICD-10 Coding HIM200 Healthcare Data Concepts HLH335 Pharmacology HLH330 Pathophysiology HLH320 Anatomy and Physiology I HLH340 Anatomy and Physiology II HIM491 Graduation Project I ( 3 Credit Hours) HIM492 Graduation Project II ( 3 Credit Hours) HIM440 Internship ( 3 Credit Hours) Health Informatics Electives (9 Credit Hours) HLH327 Healthcare Management I HLH339 Healthcare Management II HLH400 Cultural Issues in Healthcare HLH420 Global Healthcare HRM310 Group Dynamics MAN370 Knowledge Management [-]

Bachelor in Medical Engineering

Al Ahliyya Amman University
Campus Full time September 2017 Jordan Amman

The Faculty of Engineering has made sure that the Department of Medical Engineering would have a distinguished study plan finely tuned to the demands of the local and regional work market, and to the needs of the graduates to pursue graduate work. [+]

Fifth year students' in Medical Engineering Department doing maintenance for CT-Scanner at Department's workshop under supervision of Dr. Haibat Allah Al-Mtairi. The study of medical engineering was introduced in 2001-2002 as part of the Department of Electrical Engineering, but was changed into a separate department in 2002-2003. The Faculty of Engineering has made sure that the Department of Medical Engineering would have a distinguished study plan finely tuned to the demands of the local and regional work market, and to the needs of the graduates to pursue graduate work. Mission Producing distinguished graduates equipped with state-of-the-art skills that are in accordance with the requirements of the marketplace, both locally and internationally, and to facilitate academic research. Objectives Developing the students’ competence and enhancing their skills by utilizing the latest technology. Providing the marketplace with high-caliber engineering graduates fully aware of vocational ethics. Keeping in touch with the marketplace and the expectations of potential employers in the field of medical engineering. Attracting distinguished teaching staff from far and wide. Creating an atmosphere conducive to academic research. Continuously updating the study plan in accordance with the requirements of the marketplace and the latest scientific and technological developments. Sponsoring and taking part in local projects. [-]

Bachelor in Audiology and Speech Therapy

Al Ahliyya Amman University
Campus Full time September 2017 Jordan Amman

The Audiology and Speech pathology Department was founded in 2001 and was inaugurated under the patronage of his Excellency Prince Ra’d bin Zaid. The Department offers a Bachelor’s Degree in audiology and speech pathology. The program is accredited locally and regionally in order to provide its graduates with jobs in hospitals, schools, etc. The Department has two centers of audiology and speech pathology equipped with the latest devices and technologies under the supervision of elite faculty and qualified instructors who offer the best training for students. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Middle East 2017. The Audiology and Speech pathology Department was founded in 2001 and was inaugurated under the patronage of his Excellency Prince Ra’d bin Zaid. The Department offers a Bachelor’s Degree in audiology and speech pathology. The program is accredited locally and regionally in order to provide its graduates with jobs in hospitals, schools, etc. The Department has two centers of audiology and speech pathology equipped with the latest devices and technologies under the supervision of elite faculty and qualified instructors who offer the best training for students. Mission Providing the labor market with qualified and trained cadres with high professional ethics for good practices in the areas of speech and hearing sciences. Objectives Providing students with the necessary knowledge competencies. Enhancing the student’s personal skills and professional ethics. Promoting continuous learning attitudes of students and faculty members. Encouraging research. Keeping up with developments in the labor market by developing the academic programs. Employment of resources and clinics to serve the local community. Harmonization of academic output and labor market needs. [-]