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Top 87 Masters of Science in Biomedical Studies 2019

Many students choose to continue their education by earning master’s degrees. Holding a degree of this level often offers many benefits when entering a career, but an undergraduate degree is necessary before it is possible to enroll in a master’s program.

What is an MSc in Biomedical Science? Those who choose to enter this field are usually interested in working in health care services. These programs prepare students to enter medical school and eventually become physicians. Course work includes the study of anatomy, biology, and the treatment of diseases. It is possible to significantly specialize while earning a master’s degree in this area.

Students who earn a Master of Science in Biomedical Science benefit by being free to continue their education and come closer to entering the health care field, which is typically highly paid and provides opportunities to help people. Holding this degree may also aide in employment in this field.

The cost of studying for a Master of Science varies quite a bit. The fees and tuition depend on the specific school, program, and country of study. The length of study and whether it is online or in person will also influence expenses.

While the career options for those who have earned a MSC in Biomedical Science are limited to the health care field, there are many areas in which one can specialize. It is possible to dedicate yourself to gerontology, microbiology, psychology, internal medicine, and other fields. Additionally, you can choose to work in the public or private sectors, in laboratories, with corporations, or independently. How you specialize while studying will make a big difference, so be sure to consider your long-term goals.

In order to start your journey toward a master’s degree in biomedical science, 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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87 Results in Biomedical Studies

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 ... [+]

Course content

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
University of Glasgow Online

Population health science is an emerging area of health research that is focused on the multiple determinants of health outcomes and their impact on a population. The Uni ... [+]

Population health science is an emerging area of health research that is focused on the multiple determinants of health outcomes and their impact on a population. The University of Glasgow is ranked in the world top 100 of universities (QS World University Rankings 2019), it provides the only online programme of its kind in the UK which is dedicated to measuring, quantifying and describing the health status and health inequalities of populations through high-level research and statistical analysis.

A focus on data

The programme offers a unique opportunity to understand how physical and social environments, individual behaviour, the distribution of resources and investment and genetics impact on the health status and inequalities in populations over time. You could study optional courses, such as advanced statistics, which allow students to gain a greater insight into the data and provide more thought out solutions. What’s more, rather than being assessed through a dissertation, you will be taught through data analysis, reports, posters, presentations and journal articles. Learning in this way will equip you with the practical skills that are integral to careers in public health, health services, health policy or academia.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Part-time
2.5 - 6 years
Online
The Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine

The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Molecular Medicine. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which c ... [+]

The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Molecular Medicine. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Molecular Medicine and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge of other fields of Molecular Medicine. The MSc Research or Library Projects on various aspects of Molecular Medicine are conducted in the state-of-the-art Departments and Clinics of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING). As an International Centre of Excellence, CING carries out pioneering research in Medical Genetics and therefore provides MSc students with the knowledge and tools to complete a competitive Research or Library Project. MSc Students have the opportunity to attend courses in innovative fields which include Molecular Basis of Monogenic Diseases, Molecular Basis of Complex Diseases, Neurosciences & Neurogenetics and Gene & Cell Therapy.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University College London (UCL) - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

This specialist programme is aimed at clinical professionals from all backgrounds involved in the delivery of integrated pain services in primary or secondary care. Combi ... [+]

Overview

This specialist programme is aimed at clinical professionals from all backgrounds involved in the delivery of integrated pain services in primary or secondary care. Combining cutting-edge research with an international reputation for clinical excellence, the UCL Pain Management MSc is ideal for anyone wanting to improve the lives of people living with persistent pain while also accelerating their own career.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should also be registered/licensed healthcare professionals with a demonstrable interest in pain management.

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United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
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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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online

The George Washington University's MSHS in Clinical Microbiology program provides eligibility for national certification examinations such as the ASCP Board of Certificat ... [+]

Online MSHS in Clinical Microbiology

The George Washington University’s MSHS in Clinical Microbiology program curriculum provides eligibility for national certification examinations such as the ASCP Board of Certification Exam — a gold standard in global certification for medical laboratory professionals. Upon completion of this degree, students can build their career in a variety of settings, including diagnostic microbiology laboratories, research institutions, public health laboratories, biotechnology firms, pharmaceutical companies or governmental agencies.

Fast Facts Modality: Online coursework in combination with in-person clinical rotation Total Credits: 36 Time to Compete: 2 years Common Careers: Clinical Laboratory Supervisor, Clinical Research Manager, Microbiology Technologist, MLT/MLS Instructor, Public Health Microbiologist. MSHS in Clinical Microbiology Highlights Prepare for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam: Get one step closer to becoming board-certified in clinical microbiology. Upon graduation, you will possess all of the skills and experience necessary to register for the exam. Practice-Based Faculty: Learn from seasoned professionals within the field of laboratory sciences, including those who have conducted research concerning mycobacterium tuberculosis, diabetes, and biothreat agent characterization. Real-World Experience: Learn by doing in a hands-on clinical rotation that not only allows you to apply your knowledge but also enables you to sit for the board of certification exam. Employment Post-Graduation: Take your skills and conquer the job market. More than 95 percent of graduates secure a job in the field within six months of graduating. No GRE Required: The School of Medicine and Health Sciences programs do not require a GRE for admissions. Flexibility and Convenience:... [-]
USA Washington
August 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
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
Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

The interdisciplinary master’s program Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering fie ... [+]

The interdisciplinary master’s program Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry.

The interdisciplinary master’s program Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry.... [-]

Austria Graz
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Loughborough University

Our Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry programme will provide you with training in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, drug synthesis, and methods to identify ... [+]

Our Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry programme will provide you with training in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, drug synthesis, and methods to identify potential drug targets and drug candidates, and methods, to assess the biological activities of drug compounds.

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry is your opportunity to specialise in this fascinating and vitally important field that focuses on the biochemistry, pharmacology, design, analysis and delivery of pharmaceutical substances, including the development of safe and effective drugs.

Working in our state-of-the-art laboratories and taught by academic staff who are active in research, you will enjoy access to a broad range of scientific instrumentation including: 400 MHz, 500 MHz, solid-state and benchtop NMR spectrometers, single crystal and powder X-ray diffractometers, a high resolution inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometer, GC-MS and linear ion trap LC-mass spectrometers, ion mobility spectrometers, gas and liquid chromatography and tunable nanopore sensors.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations incl ... [+]

Overview

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health epidemiology, medical psychology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding, and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of specialization, the candidate will focus on for example observational population studies, randomized controlled clinical trials, public health interventions, registry data or modeling studies.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

The mission of the GW Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics program is to guide students toward developing the necessary skills to successfully apply statistical methods t ... [+]

The mission of the GW Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics program is to guide students toward developing the necessary skills to successfully apply statistical methods to the biological, biomedical, and health services sciences.

After graduating from the Biostatistics MS program, students are prepared to conduct epidemiologic research, undertake evaluation studies, and monitor population health status in academic, government, the private sector, and community health settings. Our research helps drive understanding of how infectious diseases, such as Zika, Ebola, and HIV/AIDS spread. Our graduates work with those communities that are most vulnerable to better treat patients and prevent future outbreaks.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Helsinki

How do genes regulate the development and functioning of cells, tissues, and organisms? How do molecules, cells, and tissues function and communicate with each other, and ... [+]

How are the building blocks of life arranged?

How do genes regulate the development and functioning of cells, tissues, and organisms? How do molecules, cells, and tissues function and communicate with each other, and how are their functions studied? These are key issues studied in the Master's Program in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences. Studying these questions is crucial for understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms, whose disruption can contribute to the onset and progression of various diseases. Researchers in the fields of genetics, genomics, cellular and developmental biology, biochemistry, structural biology, and Biosciences of health are searching for the answers to these questions.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The online Master of Science in Individualized Genomics and Health at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs will equip students with the theoretical knowledge and mult ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Individualized Genomics and Health at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs will equip students with the theoretical knowledge and multidisciplinary skills to meet the demands of the academic, research, and industry sectors of this emerging field. This 10-course program offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses bioinformatics, bioscience, regulatory science, policy, and ethics.

Students can choose from five concentrations:

Laboratory Diagnostics Genomics Regulatory Science Policy General

Admission Requirements

4-Year Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university in the life sciences or engineering with the following prerequisites: Organic Chemistry or 410.302 Bio-Organic Chemistry Biochemistry or 410.601 Biochemistry Advanced Cell Biology I or 410.603 Advanced Cell Biology I Molecular Biology or 410.602 Molecular Biology Biostatistics or 410.645 Biostatistics Applicants who received their bachelor’s degree in a country outside of the United States are required to provide a course-by-course credential evaluation and TOEFL scores if English is not their first language A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Completed Application Statement of Purpose Resume Official Transcripts ... [-]
USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
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