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Scholars may choose to enroll in a course to continue their professional development. Some courses may take several months to finish, while others may be completed in a few days. They are usually offered in diverse fields, allowing students to find the particular subject that meets their needs.

What are courses in medicine? These classes introduce students to medical science and the ways a person’s lifestyle and age affect health. Students usually study biology and chemistry, and classes might emphasize the philosophy behind medicine as well as ethical concerns. Some courses may focus on understanding ailments such as heart disease and diabetes, while others cover prescription medications and the way they are designed. Topics such as physiology and pathology may also be covered. Some courses offer the opportunity to intern with pharmaceutical companies or hospitals.  

After completing a course, students learn how to address specific health problems and conduct themselves professionally in the medical field. Additionally, students gain critical-thinking skills that can help them analyze difficult problems in the workplace. These skills may sometimes help students find advanced positions.

The cost of taking courses in medicine sometimes depends on whether a student attends part-time or full-time. Expenses can also differ from school to school and country to country.

Scholars may use the knowledge gained in medical courses in many ways. Some students choose to continue their education and work as dentists or pharmacists. Others may become nurses or general practitioners. Opportunities are also available to be home health aides or therapists. Students who prefer technical work may become clinical laboratory technicians or radiologic technicians. Additionally, some scholars may pursue work as medical assistants or health information technicians. They may also choose to become speech-language pathologists or physical therapists.

If students need a flexible schedule, they may be interested in online courses. These can be taken at many universities across the globe. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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14 Results in Medicine

Bjørknes College

Medicine basic subjects are an independent unit of study that gives 60 credits. The study provides a thorough introduction in medical subjects. The study fits well for st ... [+]

Medicine basic subjects are an independent unit of study that gives 60 credits. The study provides a thorough introduction in medical subjects. The study fits well for students who consider medical studies or other professional studies in health and complementary medicine, such as acupuncture and homeopathy. However, the study is also suitable for those who wish to work in the health and care sector and obtain a relevant competence letter for this. NB: The program is not the first year of a doctor / medical education. If you are going to study medicine, you must begin in the first year of it after completing the basic medicine. If you want to become a doctor and meet the requirements, you can apply for our 1 + 5 program which is a medical education. Medicine's basic course provides 60 credits which can count as 2 additional points if you apply for higher education in Norway. ... [-]

Norway Oslo
August 2019
1 year
Campus
Focus Education Centre of Canada

Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) ... [+]

Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE)

Course Length

- 6 weeks (4 times/week for 4 hours/day)

Recommended Study Material

Focus Notes Medical Council of Canada Objectives

Other perks

Small class size (no more than 6-10 students) You can repeat the course once at no additional cost You will be elligible for an automatic discount if you take additional courses with us 2 official MCCEE Self Assessment tests 2 Mocks during the course to evaluate your learned concepts Training on how to study and what to study

We offer online courses, as well. Please contact us for more details.

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Canada Mississauga
September 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Focus Education Centre of Canada

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 ... [+]

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1

Course Length

- 6 weeks (3 times/week for 4/6 hours/day)

Recommended Study Material

Focus study strategies Multiple choice questions Step 1 content description and general information booklet Subscription to NMBE Qbank for 3 months

Other perks

Private lessons available In house, mock exams (1 per week, corresponding to the material taught that week) You can repeat the course twice at no additional cost You will be elligible for an additional discount if you take additional courses with us [-]
Canada Mississauga
September 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. During this course, students will develop their knowledge and ... [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. <br\>

Medicine

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. During this course, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of medicine, through the theoretical and practical skills involved in being a doctor. Students will focus on the study of human biology, the analysis of patient symptoms and the response to key medical issues. As well as receiving a certificate and report at the end of their stay, students will leave with a First Aid qualification. Length of Course... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

The Medicine Gap Year programme provides prospective medical students and practitioners with the chance to develop their academic understanding of Medicine through tuitio ... [+]

Introduction

Whether you are thinking of studying Medicine as an undergraduate degree or as a graduate course, this course is designed to set you on the right path to achieving your ambitions, developing skills and knowledge in fundamental areas of medicine. The course also encourages development in wider skills essential to the successful study and practice of medicine, including patient communication, ethical considerations, conducting a patient examination and other practical skills.

The Project

As with all of our Gap Year subjects, the Medicine course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within Medicine, often an area of debate or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. Possible thesis titles and topics include:... [-]

United Kingdom Yarnton
September 2019
Full-time
10 - 10 weeks
Campus
Cambridge Immerse

Immerse is an award-winning provider of two week residential educational experiences with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by expert tutors from wo ... [+]

Cambridge Medicine Summer School Course Summary

Choosing to study medicine is a big decision. It will require long hours, years of study, and unwavering dedication; studying medicine can be challenging, but also incredibly rewarding. The Immerse Medicine summer school programme is a unique two week course designed to prepare participants for the challenges and expectations of undergraduate study.

Throughout the medicine summer school programme, designed and taught by expert tutors from the world’s leading universities, students will be encouraged to think critically, develop practical skills and work collaboratively to solve complex medical problems. Class sizes are kept small, allowing participants a chance to interact easily with tutors and their peers as they study a broad range of topics, covering everything from the basics of human anatomy to the latest developments in experimental medicine.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

Medicine is arguably one of the most challenging professions and one that touches every single one of us at various points throughout our lives. If you’ve ever wond ... [+]

Overview

Medicine is arguably one of the most challenging professions and one that touches every single one of us at various points throughout our lives. If you’ve ever wondered what exactly the “Hippocratic oath” is, or how the medical profession goes about researching new treatments, this course is for you. Through an interactive learning process with intellectual curiosity and debate at its heart, you’ll gain an understanding of some of the challenges faced by the medical profession, as well as building up a picture of the many different branches of modern medicine.

Academic Content

This course introduces you to and familiarises you with the complex discipline of medicine, both as a profession and an academic pursuit. You’ll start by considering broader topics such as medical ethics – a thought-provoking subject that you’ll explore through debating problem scenarios and case studies with your fellow students. You’ll then look at theoretical areas such as research methods, as well as gaining an appreciation of the skills needed to practice medicine. In addition to understanding the different branches of medicine and what they’re concerned with, you will learn about more specific aspects such as human anatomy, what’s involved in basic medical procedures, and even how to use certain pieces of medical equipment. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Olinda School

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be exte ... [+]

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be extended at the discretion of the student. The course includes two weeks of intensive Portuguese classes and lectures on health addressing tropical diseases, public health, the government’s Family Health Program (PSF) and the doctor-patient relationship. The goal of this program is to engage the student and help them understand the reality of public health in Brazil. For this reason, the student will conduct a survey of the most common diseases in a number of different local communities, prepare and develop prevention workshops and produce a final report listing the difficulties faced by these communities when they need to access the public health system, specifically the PSF. Students will have the opportunity to work with the Instituto Solidare in Recife. In order for students to gain a broader understanding of the reality of Brazilian public health, they will also work in a small town in the interior of Pernambuco, Panelas. Upon arrival, students will be entitled to transportation from the airport to their homestay.... [-]

Brazil Olinda
March 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Institute of Tropical Medicine

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. ... [+]

Postgraduate Course in Tropical Medicine and International Health

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. It combines clinical and biomedical knowledge and skills with a systemic approach to health care organization and disease control. The broad perspective of international health policy and specific inputs from social sciences will help students grasp the complex picture of health and health care in low-resource settings. The integration of these different disciplines is a key feature of the programme.For most students, this course will be the start of a challenging career in international health, while for others, who already have experience working in low and middle-income countries, it offers the broad perspective needed before specializing. Through its new flexible structure in two modules, students can register for the whole programme or for selected modules.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Brussels
September 2019
Full-time
5 months
Campus
Bjørknes College

Bjørknes College, in partnership with Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Slovakia and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of ... [+]

Bjørknes College, in partnership with Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Slovakia and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo (UiO) a medicine education by one year in Oslo and five years at Comenius University in Martin, Slovakia.

Why medical education in the two countries?

Taking a medicine education in Central Europe is no news for Norwegian students. Together with Hungary and the Czech Republic, Slovakia has been one very relevant and popular country for Norwegians. Bjørknes has worked with several Central European universities over the past 10 years and have seen a growing interest among students to take the first year of education at home.... [-]

Norway Oslo
August 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
Bjørknes College

Bjørknes, in partnership with the Pécs University Medical School in Hungary and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo (UiO), is a medical ... [+]

Medical studies with one year in Oslo and five years at the University of Pécs, Hungary

Bjørknes, in partnership with the Pécs University Medical School in Hungary and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo (UiO), is a medical education by one year in Oslo and five years at the University of Pécs in Hungary.

Hungary - popular study

Hungary has one of Central Europe's most established and most recognized deal when it comes to English-language medical education. Hundreds of Norwegian students have already gone through Bjørknes to study medicine in Hungary, and over 600 Norwegian students are currently working on their medical studies in this country.... [-]

Norway Oslo
August 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
IAS College

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany ... [+]

About ICPF- MED

ICPF Med for Medical Doctors from Abroad

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany. Upon successful completion of this course, which includes German Language Training with a focus on medical terminology, hospital observerships, industry visits and much more, students can pursue their Masters in the healthcare sector.

ICPF Med provides credit points for the program (ECTS) which could be used in further studies.

The Medical Module of ICPF Med includes:

Basic vocabulary The German health system The anamnesis Physical examination The psychiatric exploration The patient presentation Apparative diagnostics Conversation among Medical Doctors/Doctor-Patient Intercultural communication Hold a lecture Written documentation (Case Sheet writing) Admission Requirements ... [-]
Germany Lübeck
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Charles University The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for successful study at this university. ... [+]

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for successful study at this university.

Course description

Students who decide to undertake a one-year preparatory course in Liberec will spend part of their studies on the campus and part in ILPS classrooms. That will allow them to connect with the university environment right from the beginning. As well as intensive Czech language lessons they will be thought technical subjects on the university grounds by lecturers and professors.

All subjects will be thought with technical textbooks according to students language abilities. This Czech language course is focused on language and communication. Students will learn the whole system of Czech grammar, a relevant amount of vocabulary and syntax structure. Students will be able to communicate fluently and efficiently. During this course equal attention is paid to both spoken and written communication; comprehension, reading, and listening are also practiced. Students will be also introduced to geography, history, political and cultural affairs of the Czech Republic. Part of the course will be thought in the UJOP UK classrooms located in city center and all vocational subjects will be thought on university grounds (classrooms and labs) by university lecturers and professors, therefore students can get familiar with the university environment right from the beginning. Upon fulfilling all study requirements students will reach the B2 level in the Czech language and credits in vocational subjects.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and ... [+]

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies. Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The NTC can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health course (MIH). In the Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training programme for physicians leading to a diploma in tropical medicine. For more information, go to www.nvtg.org. For health professionals who want to go abroad for a short period, it is also possible to follow separate sessions of the NTC course. For more information follow the link. The NTC is jointly organized by the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre (VU) in Amsterdam, the University Hospital of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and KIT (Royal Tropical Institute ) and is NVAO accredited.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus