Master of Science in Biomedical Studies in Europe

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Biomedical Studies

The study of biomedical science combines diverse and specialized disciplines such as pharmacology, anatomy, and immunology. Biomedical science researchers look for ways to sustain and even improve health in animals and humans.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Ghent University - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Ghent

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). [+]

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.... [-]


MSc Molecular Medicine

The Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

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). [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Pain Management

University College London (UCL) - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science
Online Part time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

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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Master's Degree Programme in Digital Health and Life Sciences: Molecular Systems Biology

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

Master’s degree programme in digital health and life sciences offers extensive training in modern biosciences and digital health engineering. [+]

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EXTENSIVE CROSS-DISCIPLINARY TRAINING FOR FUTURE EXPERTS!

Master’s degree programme in digital health and life sciences offers extensive training in modern biosciences and digital health engineering.

The Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Health and Life Sciences offers extensive training ranging from molecular level interactions to individuals and society. Molecular Systems Biology is one of the four tracks offered by the programme. Other tracks in the programme are Health Technology, Medical Analytics and Health Internet-of-Things, and Bioinformatics.

The students graduating from this cross-disciplinary programme will have acquired scientific and analytical skills, expertise in present theories and up-to-date technologies, as well as practical skills including teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills in an international environment. The acquired methodological skills and advanced knowledge allow the students to continue their career paths in academia or industry.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Sciences

Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Maastricht

The master's programme in Biomedical Sciences focuses on state of the art methodology and the skills that enable researchers to unravel the molecular mechanisms of health and disease. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Sciences

The 21st century might well be called the century of molecular biology. Amid wide-scale investments in life sciences all over Europe, there is a growing demand for highly specialized professionals in a range of life science fields. The master's programme in Biomedical Sciences focuses on state of the art methodology and the skills that enable researchers to unravel the molecular mechanisms of health and disease. The programme strives to familiarise master students with the principles of the scientific method, i.e., how new scientific knowledge is obtained in basic and applied research areas, and how this novel insight is used to the benefit of patients. Theoretical courses are taught by professionals from both the laboratory and the clinic.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Science

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester

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 a broad knowledge of the subject base and acquire skills for practice at Higher Specialist Level. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Austria Graz

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in Immunology of Infectious Diseases

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time Part time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases aims to provide advanced theoretical knowledge and practical training in the immunology of infectious diseases through a comprehensive range of teaching and research methods. [+]

The MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases aims to provide advanced theoretical knowledge and practical training in the immunology of infectious diseases through a comprehensive range of teaching and research methods. It equips students with the range of specialized knowledge and skills in applying scientific concepts, evaluating scientific data and carrying out modern immunological techniques.

This is facilitated by the unique mix of interests in immunology, molecular biology, virology, bacteriology, parasitology, mycology and clinical medicine at the School. Infectious diseases represent an increasingly important cause of human morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Vaccine development is thus of great importance in terms of global health. In parallel with this growth, there has been a dramatic increase in studies to identify the innate, humoral or cellular immunological mechanisms which confer immunity to pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. As a result, increasing numbers of scientists, clinicians, and veterinarians wish to develop their knowledge and skills in these areas.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Sciences (Medical Microbiology)

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years United Kingdom London

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to study and analyse the theoretical and practical basis of medical microbiology and many of the specialist areas within it. You will gain greater insight into the importance and role of medical microbiology, with an emphasis on cutting-edge areas such as molecular diagnostics and genomics, emerging pathogens and antibiotic resistance.

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This course is designed to give you the opportunity to study and analyse the theoretical and practical basis of medical microbiology and many of the specialist areas within it. You will gain greater insight into the importance and role of medical microbiology, with an emphasis on cutting-edge areas such as molecular diagnostics and genomics, emerging pathogens and antibiotic resistance. You will study a range of core and option modules that will allow you to tailor studies to your own requirements. You will expand your knowledge of the basic science and analytical techniques relating to medical microbiology and gain an up-to-date understanding of the application of medical microbiology in bioscience/pharmaceutical research, as well as in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine.... [-]


M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences: Infectious and Tropical Diseases

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium 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 most recent advances in fields like parasitology, ecology, immunology and molecular epidemiology, taught by professionals with many years of field expertise. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Medicine

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Nuremberg

The program aims at attracting students interested in experimental research at the interface of medicine, biology, and chemistry.

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Contents of the degree program

Training in molecular and biomedical topics and methods with a focus on independent laboratory work to elucidate medically relevant research questions.

What is Molecular Medicine?

Signaling pathways, pathomechanisms, molecular basis of human disorders and molecular switches as therapeutic targets – these are only a few of the aspects covered in the master’s program in Molecular Medicine. This consecutive program covers a large range of topics from basic principles of human development to detailed signaling cascades on the single cell level. In addition to the theoretical background taught in lectures and seminars, the curriculum offers a lot of practical training in different areas of basic and translational research.... [-]


Msc in Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry

Loughborough University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years October 2019 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Health Research Methods

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

This programme will equip you with the skills needed to understand the critical elements in planning, undertaking, and analysing research in health care. These are vital skills for anyone wanting to develop or enhance their career in health care and health-related research. [+]

How do we know what we know about a disease and its treatment?

Our most reliable knowledge derives from appropriate, timely, high-quality research.

This programme will equip you with the skills needed to understand the critical elements in planning, undertaking, and analysing research in health care. These are vital skills for anyone wanting to develop or enhance their career in health care and health-related research.

Our modules can be accessed in a variety of ways including as standalone modules (10 or 20 credits each) or through the 60 credit PG Certificate; 120 credit PG Diploma or the 180 credit Masters

If you wish to study this programme to Postgraduate Diploma level then you will need to complete the taught elements of the programme but will not need to complete a dissertation, which is only available to those studying for the Masters.... [-]


Master in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland 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 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.

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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.... [-]


Master of Science in Medical Biotechnologies

University of Padova
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Padua

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 biomolecules and biosystems operating at the cellular level, and tissue of the human body in health and disease, and in-depth knowledge of biotechnology, acquired on the basis of sound practical experience in the laboratory. [+]

Course description

This study course is for students who wish to become specialized 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 account the ethical, technical, environmental and economic implications.... [-]