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Top 39 Masters of Science in Biomedical Science 2019

Earning a master’s degree is an excellent way to jump start your career. This level of education can significantly improve the level of employment that is possible. To enroll in a master’s program, an undergraduate degree is required.

What is an MSc in Biomedicine? Studies in this field typically focus on biological processes and how they can be manipulated for the health benefit of humans. It is most common for students who enter this type of program to continue after graduation and earn doctorates, possibly with the intention of entering the health care industry. Coursework usually required lab work to be taken alongside traditional classroom studies.

Students who study biomedicine often benefit in several ways. In addition to allowing them to continue their educations and enter medical schools, the level of employment possible and the average wages are often greatly increased by holding a master’s degree.

Before enrolling in a program, it is wise to thoroughly research many different options. The cost of earning a Master of Science in Biomedicine will depend on the school and program you choose, which is why it is vital to find one that matches your needs.

The health care industry is constantly growing, so the demand to medical professionals is increasing. The most common career graduates of a Master in Biomedicine program pursue is that of a medical professional, although it is also possible to work in medical writing, research, or in clinical trials. It is also possible to specialize and pursue a specific section of the health care industry. It is important to consider which field you wish to enter when choosing how to specialize while studying.

The biomedicine field is an excellent way to begin working toward entering a health care career. 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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39 Results in Biomedical Science

Ghent University - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

A master in Biomedical Science has the expertise to contribute to translational research regarding current biomedical problems on an international academic level. You wil ... [+]

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A master in Biomedical Science has the expertise to contribute to translational research regarding current biomedical problems on an international academic level. You will have the know-how to develop, in a critical and creative manner, new insights regarding human health (you will bridge the gap between ‘pure’ sciences and the medical-clinical practice).

It is a master of 120 ECTS credits. It consists of general subjects, specialised biomedical subjects, a research internship and a master’s dissertation. In the second year of the master, you will have 18 credits to spend on elective courses. All these courses together form two learning trajectories aiming at your growth as an independent researcher and enabling you to bridge the gap between scientifical knowledge and the medical-clinical practice.... [-]

Belgium Ghent
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Rice University | Wiess School of Natural Sciences

This degree is geared to train students in bioscience and health policy with the intent of creating new options for science students interested in working in healthcare m ... [+]

“Science impacts public policy in all important areas and is directly impacted by policies created at the local, state, and national levels. Funding and regulation of science, technology, engineering, and math education have a major influence on the quality of the science and engineering workforce. Science is also critically needed to inform policies in areas such as energy and climate change, threats to the environment, and dealing with biological pandemics, to name a few. Sound policy-making depends on the policymakers having access to current understanding of science and technology. Thus, graduates from this program who understand science and technology are vital to the policymaking process at all levels in government. While scientists are often called upon to testify at hearings, that is no substitute for having technically competent staff and officials who interact with the creation of policies daily. Since government policies influence the business world, companies will need graduates from this program who understand the technical issues as well as the policy-making process.”... [-]

USA Houston
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Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Turku

The Master's degree programme in Biomedical Sciences - Biomedical Imaging specialization track, trains professionals with thorough theoretical understanding and practical ... [+]

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Biomedical Imaging - More Than You Can Imagine!

The Master's degree programme in Biomedical Sciences - Biomedical Imaging specialization track, trains professionals with thorough theoretical understanding and practical skills in diverse imaging methods and technologies.

The studies in Biomedical Imaging provide you with strong knowledge of either cellular biology, anatomy and physiology, nanomedicine or biophysics, depending on the area of specialization. You will study in a highly international environment and gain excellent theoretical and practical skills in a wide range of imaging techniques and applications as well as in image analysis.

In addition, the courses cover for instance light microscopy, advanced fluorescence techniques, super-resolution imaging techniques, PET, electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy. Also, an understanding of the use of multimedia in a scientific context and excellent academic writing skills are emphasized. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides you with a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art knowledge in biomedical imaging related to many different areas of cell biology and biomedicine.... [-]

Finland Turku
August 2019
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This general route focuses on the biological aspects of disease processes. Graduates will gain up-to-date, relevant and applied experience in biomedical science, develop ... [+]

Overview

Ready to delve deeper into your subject? The MSc in Biomedical Science gives you the opportunity to develop your research skills, explore specialist areas, and complete an independent research project.

The course focuses on the biological aspects of disease processes. You’ll develop the skills for practice at Higher Specialist Level, gaining a broad knowledge of the subject along the way.

Core modules will develop your existing knowledge while improving your analytical skills. You’ll be able to choose optional units too – topics like clinical haematology or human infectious disease allow you to specialise in an area you’re interested in.

We collaborate extensively with hospitals in the Greater Manchester area and can offer opportunities for research projects in clinically relevant areas. The completion of a research project enables you to understand the process and communication of scientific enquiry.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Antwerp

Through its unique collaboration with the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), the University of Antwerp is able to offer this state-of-the master programme, integrating ... [+]

The M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences: Infectious and Tropical Diseases offers you the opportunity to combine courses of different disciplines and research projects in leading laboratories and institutes. Moreover, optional courses in preclinical and clinical drug research facilitate career opportunities in clinical research organisations and biopharmaceutical industries, while optional courses in molecular and cellular biomedicine prepare for a career in dedicated research and development.

Courses and research are organised during 4 semesters. The research internship takes 6 weeks in a laboratory of your choice. The project proposal and the master’s research project and thesis last 7 months and are completed in one of the spearhead laboratories. In completing the research projects, you will gain practical experience in scientific research and learn to analyse data, write reports and give oral presentations. You will be encouraged to go abroad and complete your research work in part or entirely at a partner university.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Tampere University

This programme provides you with a solid understanding of the challenges related to biomedical and health sciences. You will become familiar with advanced technologies at ... [+]

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering combines engineering with life sciences

People's need for more tailored and cost-efficient implants, devices and health informatics solutions is growing.

The biomedical engineering industry is an increasingly important, global high-tech sector. In Finland, the HealthTech industry is especially strong. With the emergence of numerous small enterprises, the fields of biomedical sciences and engineering are rapidly expanding and offer diverse career options. This programme provides you with a solid understanding of the challenges related to biomedical and health sciences. You will become familiar with advanced technologies at the interface between engineering and health sciences and have the ability to develop innovative solutions to solve these challenges. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism and pursue a career in industry, a hospital or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree. You may also be a natural-born entrepreneur and launch your own start-up.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

The focus of the Master programme in Biomedical Sciences (MSc) lies on the biomedical field. All courses and lectures are being taught in English, the course structures a ... [+]

Master of Science Biomedical Sciences

The focus of the Master programme in Biomedical Sciences (MSc) lies on the biomedical field. All courses and lectures are being taught in English, the course structures are strictly modular. All academic and examination results are quoted as credits according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Therefore an international recognition is assured."

Degree: Master of Science

Duration: 4 Semester

Accreditation: Reaccreditation by ASIIN (German Accreditation Association) until September 30, 2014

Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biological sciences, grade at least "good" (2.0). Proof of courses equivalent to 6 ECTS in the following topics: Molecular Biology/Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Human Biology, and Physiology. Proficiency in English (For international applicants: paper-Based TOEFL: minimum score of 550, Computer-based TOEFL: minimum score of 213, or Internet-based TOEFL: minimum score of 79. The original TOEFL score report has to be sent by ETS, our institution code is 7977.) Each application will be examined by the Admission Commitee.... [-]

Germany Rheinbach
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Keele University

Biomedical Science is a key subject area comprising of all aspects of health and disease, within the subject are clinical laboratory disciplines that specifically address ... [+]

Biomedical Science is a key subject area comprising of all aspects of health and disease, within the subject are clinical laboratory disciplines that specifically address the knowledge and understanding of disease processes in the context of the study and investigation of those processes. The MSc Biomedical Blood Science incorporates clinical biochemistry, immunology, haematology and transfusion science.

The School of Life Science has developed an extremely active and successful undergraduate and postgraduate Biomedical Science programmes. We have embraced specialists working in NHS Trusts and associated industries to develop outstanding, collaborative relationships covering key diagnostic and clinical specialities. Not only do students benefit from the inclusion of such specialist practitioners onto our teaching programmes, but input from employers also helps to shape the curriculum and can lead to highly competitive project opportunities working within related industries.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Padova

The goal of this degree course is to prepare skilled graduates with an in-depth biomedical culture concerning the relationships between structure and function of biomolec ... [+]

Master of Science in Biomedical Science. Course description

This study course is for students who wish to become specialised graduates with an advanced biomedical knowledge concerning the links between the structure and the purpose of biomolecules and bio-systems operating at cellular and tissue level of the human body, in both physiological and pathological conditions. The wide knowledge of the techniques is based on a solid practical activity in laboratories during the internship.

Subject to the educational aims of Class LM-9, the acquired knowledge allows specialized graduates to assist physicians in the diagnostic and therapeutic tasks involving the manipulation of cells, genes, and other biosystems requiring applicants to learn special skills in experimental biotechnology (e.g. Diagnosis and gene therapy; therapy through the use of genetically engineered cells; rational design and development of new medicines based on models of molecular targets known or derived from pharmacogenomic knowledge; preparation of nano-biotechnological tools for advanced diagnostics imaging and drug delivery; modulation of the immune response; diagnostics based on innovative processes of science and medical laboratory techniques; immunotherapy to targeted cells); organize and coordinate laboratory activities for advanced research or for diagnostic examinations requiring the use of biotechnological methods and the manipulation of cells or biotechnological materials; organize and coordinate the experimental protocols of clinical research involving the use of materials or biotechnology techniques; design and perform with autonomy research in biotechnology applied to medicine; lead and coordinate, also in governance, development programs and surveillance of biotechnology applied to human beings, taking into... [-]

Italy Padua
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Designed for working scientists, the MSc Biomedical Science is the only one of its kind in the city of Glasgow. ... [+]

As an NHS scientist, you're already contributing to the common good – making a positive impact on meaningful work. Now you're ready for the next step: you're ready to lead.

Designed for working scientists, the MSc Biomedical Science is the only one of its kind in the city of Glasgow. This part-time programme enables biomedical scientists currently employed in NHS pathology service labs to attain greater expertise and advance to the next stage of their careers.

GCU's MSc Biomedical Science is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). With part-time study, the programme takes two to three years to complete.

Through this programme, hospital laboratory employees can progress through Agenda for Change bandings and fulfil the required qualifications to become a Chartered Scientist (CSci).... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
UIT The Arctic University of Norway

The Master's program in Biomedicine will shed light on contemporary problems and methods in biomedicine. The students will be trained in experimental work as well as writ ... [+]

The Master's program in Biomedicine will shed light on contemporary problems and methods in biomedicine. The students will be trained in experimental work as well as written and oral presentations of independents scientific papers.

During the first semester, you are required to attend a laboratory course (MBI-3010), which includes relevant techniques for biomedical research. You will be trained in cell culturing, detection and expression of DNA, RNA and proteins, imaging, electron microscopy, histological analysis and immunohistochemistry. You will also be trained in health and safety procedures in laboratories. During the second semester you will start specializing in various areas of biomedicine. You also have the option to get an early start on your Master's thesis, and take the last 10 ECTS of specialization electives in the third semester. In the second year, you will mainly focus on your individual research project, and on the writing of your Master's thesis. Your project will be based on research performed by the Department of Medical Biology (IMB), and you will participate in one of these projects. The Master's thesis is expected to be an independent body of scientific work performed and presented by each student. The result of the work must be submitted as a written thesis and, as part of your examination, you will give a presentation of your thesis followed by an oral examination. The thesis, presentation and oral examination together counts as the final exam, and will be graded as a whole. As a student on the Master's degree program... [-]

Norway Tromsø
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Leeds Beckett University

Enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities. ... [+]

Course details

Enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities.

If your first degree is in biomedical sciences or a related subject, or you have significant experience of working in a laboratory setting within the field, this course will prepare you to take the next step in your career. The expertise you develop will inform and underpin your research activities, ensuring you will be well placed to delve deeper into your area of interest through specialist laboratory-based roles or PhD study.

You will be supported in your development through taught seminars and the guidance of your research supervisor. You will learn through a range of activities, including tutor-led lab sessions, independent research and group assignments that will require you to work effectively as part of a team to meet your deadline. The topics you will study will be wide-ranging, from immunology and haematology to medical genetics and physiology.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Part-time
1 year
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Utrecht University

Do you have a clear and specific interest in cancer, stem cells or developmental biology? Our Master’s program Cancer, Stem Cells, and Developmental Biology combines rese ... [+]

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Do you have a clear and specific interest in cancer, stem cells or developmental biology? Join our program and combine research in oncology, molecular developmental biology, and genetics. Discover the mysteries of embryonic growth, stem cells, signaling, gene regulation, evolution, and development as they relate to health and disease.

Contribute to a Better Understanding of Disease Treatment and Prevention

Given that fundamental developmental processes are so often impacted by the disease, an understanding of these processes is vital to the better understanding of disease treatment and prevention. Adult physiology is regulated by developmental genes and mechanisms which, if deregulated, may result in pathological conditions.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
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Full-time
2 years
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Radboud University

This Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences provides you with a solid basis in methodology, statistics, and biostatistics, laboratory research, and communication skill ... [+]

Biomedical scientists want to minimize the impact of diseases on humans and humankind. Smart, global visionaries are needed who want to solve health care issues in the lab and in the field. Radboud University aims to educate the best biomedical scientists with not just a thorough understanding of the molecular, individual and population aspects of human health and disease, but also with unique areas of expertise. To do this we have constructed a Master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences that gives students the opportunity to construct their own programme based on personal academic and professional interests. Students choose one of three research institutes as a learning environment and combine that with one of three career profiles. Biomedical Sciences specializations and research institutes... [-]

Netherlands Nijmegen
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

Our goal is to give students leading competence in biomedical research so that they are well prepared for independent work in medical research and development. The progra ... [+]

Our goal is to give students leading competence in biomedical research so that they are well prepared for independent work in medical research and development. The programme leads to a Master of Medical Science, with a major in Biomedicine. Teaching takes place in a research environment at the Biomedical Research Centre in Lund.

Programme modules/courses

The first semester is devoted to advanced studies, including state-of-the-art experimental laboratory work using methodologies that are highly relevant for biomedical research areas. Applied Biostatistics are embedded within the semester’s courses. During the second and third semesters, you can individually adapt your studies depending on your areas of interest. Examples of electives are Tumour Biology, Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Microbial Pathogenesis, and Metabolic Diseases.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus