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Medical technology is one of many branches of medicine with a variety of career options. It usually contains a number of different disciplines and potential avenues of study. Most students gain a knowledge technical processes, a high level of scientific aptitude and an ability to use complex instruments.

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University of St Andrews

The MSc Digital Health is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores how healthcare is being transformed through data analysis and digital technologies and ... [+]

The MSc Digital Health is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores how healthcare is being transformed through data analysis and digital technologies and provides students with the skills and expertise required for digital health careers.

The MSc in Digital Health offers an interdisciplinary approach to digital health principles and practice. Students explore key theoretical concepts in digital health and receive practical training that can be applied in medical technology and clinical data roles.

Highlights Targeted at students intending to develop a career in digital health and combines exploration of key theoretical concepts in medical technology with training in skills used in healthcare. Provides a substantial introduction to the application of analytical thinking and data analysis techniques within a healthcare environment. The interdisciplinary nature of the course means you can explore a range of methodological approaches. Links with National Health Service (NHS) colleagues provides a real-world connection to healthcare practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

This MSc programme combines knowledge of the engineering and medical sciences with advances in technology and practice to generate applications and solutions to clinicall ... [+]

Why this course?

This MSc programme combines knowledge of the engineering and medical sciences with advances in technology and practice to generate applications and solutions to clinically relevant problems.

It affords a Masters level degree in this clinical area while considering globally the effects of disability on a population and society’s approaches globally.

This is one of the few programmes globally that offer a specific degree in prosthetics and orthotics. The National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics (NCPO) has an international reputation for quality education within this field. The staff of the NCPO is involved in research and clinical practice both nationally and internationally.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

The MSc is a modular conversion course which provides broad training in biomedical engineering to help you progress with a career in research, industry or in the NHS. ... [+]

Why this course?

The MSc is a modular conversion course which provides broad training in biomedical engineering to help you progress with a career in research, industry or in the NHS.

We bring together engineering, medicine and the life and physical sciences to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research.

The programme explores advances in technology and engineering to generate applications and solutions to clinically relevant problems.

As part of the course you’ll go on visits to local clinical centres and attend lectures from industrialists and visiting experts from the UK and overseas. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical partners to help advise and further your career.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MSc in Microbial Biotechnology provides students with the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge which draws from the expertise in Biotechnology and Microbiology ... [+]

The Course

The MSc in Microbial Biotechnology provides students with the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge which draws from the expertise in Biotechnology and Microbiology that is applicable to many industrial and environmental sectors. Micro-organisms are the workhorses of many industrial processes and students who study for the MSc Microbial Biotechnology can gain a thorough understanding of these at a whole organism and molecular level.

Curriculum content will be research-engaged and, in particular, students will undertake a period of independent scientific research, in accordance with the University’s ‘Student as Producer’ project.

The MSc Microbial Biotechnology aims to equip graduates with the necessary theoretical understanding, practical, research, professional and transferable skills to enable them to undertake further postgraduate training (i.e. Ph.D. level) and/or employment within academic research and in industrial, commercial, government and environmental-settings.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Designed to train a new generation of leaders in the field, our MSc Diagnostic Imaging programme will give you new insight into current and best practice and train you to ... [+]

Designed to train a new generation of leaders in the field, our MSc Diagnostic Imaging programme will give you new insight into current and best practice – and train you to create real and meaningful change. You’ll develop advanced critical thinking skills, synthesise evidence from a range of research and other sources and build on industry knowledge and clinical experience to inform professional discussion and debate.

As a part of GCU’s thriving and diverse academic community, you’ll not only prepare for a successful career but use what you learn to advance the field and contribute to the common good.

You can choose between studying the broad-based MSc Diagnostic Imaging programme or an optional pathway specific to your area of practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Keele University

If you have ever spent some time in the hospital, you are probably unaware that you were the beneficiary of medical devices that have been designed and developed by Medic ... [+]

The course is run by the School of Medicine in collaboration with the Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine.

Teaching takes place at the Guy Hilton Research Centre, a dedicated research facility located on the Royal Stoke University Hospital site, and also at the main University Campus. The School of Medicine is one of the top-ranked in the UK, and the research institute has an international reputation for world-leading research in medical engineering and healthcare technologies.

The School embraces specialists working in Royal Stoke University Hospital, County Hospital in Stafford and specialist Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. You, therefore, have the opportunity to specialise in any of the varied clinical disciplines offered at these hospitals.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Keele University

Located within a European Centre of Excellence for Tissue engineering, and based on Keele University’s local hospital campus at the Guy Hilton Research Centre, the MSc in ... [+]

The research centre is also an EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre for Regenerative Medicine, an Arthritis UK Centre and a UK Regenerative Medicine Platform Research Hub. This multidisciplinary environment enables close interaction with leading academics and clinicians involved in cutting-edge, and clinically transformative research.

The course provides support from the basics of human anatomy and physiology, through to the development of novel nanotechnologies for healthcare. Due to the teaching and research involvement of clinical academic staff within the department, there are exciting opportunities to be exposed to current clinical challenges and state-of-the-art developments. Clinical visits and specialist seminars are offered and students will be able to select dissertation projects that span fundamental research to clinical translation of technologies – a truly ‘bench to bedside’ approach.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Keele University

The MSc in Biomedical Engineering at Keele is a multidisciplinary course that will prepare you for an exciting career across a wide range of areas of engineering in medic ... [+]

The course will cover the fundamentals of engineering in medicine, introduce you to the latest developments in medical technology and expose you to the challenges of working with patients through clinical visits. Learning and teaching methods include lectures and demonstrations from medical and engineering specialists, practical classes using state-of-the-art facilities and seminars with leading national and international researchers.

Graduate destinations for our students could include: delivering non-clinical services and technology management in a hospital; designing, developing and manufacturing medical devices in the private sector; working for a governmental regulatory agency for healthcare services and products; undertaking further postgraduate study and research (PhD); pursuing a university-based, academic research career; or providing technical consultancy for marketing departments.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Swansea University

This 12-month course (starts in October) is suitable for graduates with experience in disciplines of biology, life sciences or engineering who wish to develop their under ... [+]

Recent years have witnessed an unprecedented growth in research in the area of nanoscience. There is increasing optimism that nanotechnology applied to medicine will bring significant advances in the diagnosis treatment and prevention of disease. Increasing demand and awareness of applications of nanotechnology in medicine has resulted in the emergence of a new discipline, namely nanomedicine.

This 12-month course (starts in October) is suitable for graduates with experience in disciplines of biology, life sciences or engineering who wish to develop their understanding of the application of Nanotechnology in healthcare and to undergo training in experimental design and experimental practice in a novel research topic.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Sheffield Hallam University

Gain detailed knowledge of pharmacology and biotechnology – considering the research, industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. This is the only Maste ... [+]

This course enables you to gain a fundamental knowledge of how drugs act at the molecular and cellular level, and how biotechnological techniques are used to produce new drugs.

This is the only Master's course in the UK which combines the subject areas of Pharmacology and Biotechnology. The aim of the course is to provide you with a firm knowledge base to understanding the fundamental aspects of these two distinct areas, with particular reference to the molecular mechanism of drugs actions or to biotechnology applications for diseases.

This course gives you the ability of:

Explore the fundamental principles of molecular pharmacology and biotechnology. Enhance your laboratory skills from experimental design through to interpretation of results. Learn how to synthesise new drugs, or produce them from a genetically modified microorganism. Develop as an autonomous learner capable of reflecting on learning, knowledge and professional practices. ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham

This pioneering course combines taught modules with a high level of practical lab-based research. ... [+]

Overview

This pioneering course aims to maximise the employability of students. Our track record shows 90% of graduates secure stem cell technology-related posts including PhDs, positions in industry and government-funded agencies (e.g. stem cell banks).

The course content has been designed in consultation with stem cell experts and potential employers in biotechnology, academia, industry and bodies regulating stem cells, to provide the necessary expertise to compete in an ever-changing world.

Key Facts

This is the original and longest-running MSc Stem Cell Technology course in the UK; since 2007 it has been providing a unique blend of interdisciplinary expertise to students. The course is 12 months full-time study from October to September, of which 40% is lab-based. Taught modules comprise cell and molecular biology, embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells, adult stem cells, clinically-relevant regenerative medicine, ethics of stem cell technology, and new for 2013, translational technologies for stem cells. Nottingham is in the top 1% of world universities The University is set in a beautiful campus, and its eco-friendly credentials mean it is ranked first in the world (UI Greenmetric World University 2011.) A safe and attractive setting with very low crime statistics when compared with large city centre campuses. Structure ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham

This is the only MSc course based entirely on tumour immunology and is for those interested in both biotechnology careers and academia. ... [+]

Overview

The biggest modern breakthrough for cancer treatment has been antibody therapies. An increasing number of biotechnology companies have antibody - or vaccine-based cancer therapies in development. This course aims to attract students interested in tumour immunology who wish to pursue a career either in the industry (biotechnology) or academia.

Aims and objectives Acquire a specialised knowledge in tumour immunology with particular reference to the monoclonal antibody and cancer vaccines Develop critical and analytical power to evaluate scientific literature Perform a scientific research project Acquire the ability to communicate scientific results orally and in writing Learn about the business exploitation of cancer therapy Innovative features of this course The only MSc course based entirely on tumour immunology. Students undertake a substantial research project, during which time they acquire a considerable amount of laboratory-based skills. A module based entirely on scientific writing and the development of a business plan. Individuals from industry lecture on the course. It is suitable for graduates in life sciences, biomedical sciences and allied subjects, and also for people already in suitable employment who wish to improve and update their knowledge and experience. This course attracts students from the UK and worldwide. Course content ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University College London (UCL) - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine are rapidly expanding fields with the potential to revolutionise modern medicine. This cross-disciplinary programme provides stud ... [+]

Overview

Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine are rapidly expanding fields with the potential to revolutionise modern medicine. This cross-disciplinary programme provides students with a robust scientific understanding in these fields, combined with a "hands-on" practical and translational focus.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a science/engineering subject or a medical degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Research experience will also be taken into account.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
University of Glasgow Online

Technology in the health industry has the potential to prevent, diagnose and treat disease like never before. Out of 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, five m ... [+]

Technology in the health industry has the potential to prevent, diagnose and treat disease like never before. Out of 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, five make it to market and only one recoups what was invested. Ranked in the top 100 of the world’s universities (QS World University Rankings 2019), the University of Glasgow will arm you with the skills to drive those key decisions in health technology advancement.

Drive innovative healthcare efficiencies

The University of Glasgow is ranked 2nd for Medicine in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2018), it is home to world-leading expertise across an impressive diversity of disciplines with research into processes at every biological level from genes, to cells, organs, individuals, populations, and ecosystems.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
April 2019
Part-time
2.5 - 6 years
Online