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Top Distance learning Masters of Science in Medical Studies 2019

Students of medicine will become the doctors, nurses, and surgeons of tomorrow. This broad field is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. It generally encompasses the study of the human body as well as pharmaceuticals, surgery, and other medical techniques.

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University of London International Programmes

The Infectious Diseases programme draws upon the School’s long tradition in the study of clinical and epidemiological aspects of infectious and tropical diseases. Providi ... [+]

Gain a prestigious MSc in Infectious Diseases by distance learning

This distance learning programme provides a broad understanding of infectious diseases through the core modules in biostatistics and epidemiology, and the biology and control of infectious diseases which are taken by all students, together with the subsequent opportunities for specialized study in areas of the student’s own choice.

The Infectious Diseases programme draws upon the School’s long tradition in the study of clinical and epidemiological aspects of infectious and tropical diseases. Providing a broad understanding of infectious diseases, together with developing strategies for their control and treatment, the programme will be of particular relevance to in-service health professionals, such as doctors or laboratory staff who either wish to acquire new knowledge in infectious diseases or update their current expertise. These courses are aimed both at recent graduates who wish to pursue an advanced degree and at people who took their first training some time ago and wish to update their knowledge in this rapidly evolving field or who wish to change career direction.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 5 years
Online
University of London International Programmes

These programmes provide epidemiology training for professionals in academic departments, research units or in the health services. They are suitable for those aiming for ... [+]

Gain a prestigious MSc in Epidemiology by distance learning

Epidemiology is the key discipline underlying medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation. The understanding of its principles and practice is crucial for those involved in the design or assessment of epidemiological studies and programme evaluation. Epidemiological methods are also used to describe the size and nature of health problems, to investigate the etiology of specific diseases, and to evaluate the impact of interventions for treating and preventing ill health.

These programmes provide epidemiology training for professionals in academic departments, research units or in the health services. They are suitable for those aiming for a career in epidemiology research, academics in other health areas and other health professionals. The programmes are also of interest to people who require an understanding of epidemiology, such as medical journalists and scientific officers in government and industry.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
August 2019
Full-time
2 - 5 years
Online
University of Nicosia

It is a structured continuing professional development programme for physicians working as Family Doctors or in the community with a specialist role in internal medicine, ... [+]

Continuing Professional Education for physicians in primary care Opportunity to become an International Member of the UK Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) A fully online course leading to a University of Nicosia award The option of full-time or part-time study, depending on your schedule and commitments Award-winning e-learning technologies and the first university in Europe to receive triple-certification for online education Today’s healthcare challenges, whether strengthening health systems, improving the quality of our patient care, or enhancing access to healthcare, require strong primary care.

Strong primary care, in turn, requires competent family doctors who are forward-thinking and keen to develop new relationships with patients and other health professionals in primary and secondary care.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Online
London South Bank University

Designed to meet the continuous professional development requirements of health care professionals and provide a flexible, distance learning pathway for therapeutic radio ... [+]

A flexible, distance learning pathway for qualified therapeutic radiographers designed to meet the continuing professional development requirements of health care professionals.

Use emerging technologies and more innovative and creative working practices to prepare to become a specialist research-focused radiographer who will help revolutionise health and social care provision, to better meet society’s changing demographic health needs.

5 reasons to study here Online distance learning: Study through online distance learning at a flexible pace to suit your career development and lifestyle. Demonstrate continued professional development: Enable continued professional development through independent and multi-disciplinary learning, thereby demonstrating maintenance of the standard of proficiency articulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and other relevant professional bodies. Advanced radiography practice: Develop advanced knowledge, critically reflective and clinical reasoning skills within the practice of therapeutic radiography, relevant to current and future roles within the context of the UK and international health provisions. Evidence-based practice: Develop your research skills and critical thinking. Conduct a research project, laying the foundations for future research work and clinical practice as an evidence-based practitioner. Emerging technologies: Cover the latest theoretical and clinical developments relating to diagnostic imaging to better meet society’s changing demographic health needs by using emerging technologies and more innovative and creative working practices. This course covers ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This programme offers cutting-edge translational neuroscience focused on stem cells, neurodegenerative diseases, regeneration and models (both animal and cell). Furthermo ... [+]

Programme description

Dementia (including a raft of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease) has recently become the leading cause of death in the UK. Stem cells are a novel and relatively young branch of scientific research that hold the potential for not only therapies but to be able to accurately model these distinctly human diseases.

This unique programme will offer students real-world perspectives from patients, carers, scientists and a range of healthcare professionals including world-leading experts on the impact of neurological diseases.

This programme offers cutting-edge translational neuroscience focused on stem cells, neurodegenerative diseases, regeneration and models (both animal and cell). Furthermore, the inclusion of patients and importantly their carers and the real-life impacts of these diseases on individuals will be a common thread running throughout this programme making it truly unique and exceptionally novel.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This online programme will give you a comprehensive understanding of the processes, investigation procedures and treatment options for common diseases you encounter in ge ... [+]

Programme description

This online programme will give you a comprehensive understanding of the processes, investigation procedures and treatment options for common diseases you encounter in general medical practice.

The programme is mostly for early postgraduate doctors. It complements the learning you need to achieve membership of the Royal College of Physicians and it may also be suitable for doctors in other specialities, or nurse consultants and other paramedical specialists with extensive clinical experience.

We cover basic physiology, pathophysiology, therapy and clinical management, as well as clinical skills, generic skills (including writing and research methods) law, ethics and prescribing ability.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This part-time, fully online programme attracts an international and multi-professional student cohort and offers a unique opportunity to have direct contact with others ... [+]

Programme description

The University of Edinburgh is recognised globally for its research, development and innovation, and has been providing students with a world-class education for more than 425 years. The suite of pain management programmes offered by the Department of Anaesthesia, Critical care and Pain Medicine, continues this tradition by integrating current clinical research with high-level academic and professional input.

As a multidimensional phenomenon, it is essential that pain is managed through planned multidisciplinary initiatives and inputs that aim to ease patient suffering and improve quality of life. Through a solid, theoretical understanding of the biological, psychological and social concepts that drive, develop and maintain pain, students will explore the multifaceted nature of pain and its effects. Students will gain an advanced understanding of the specialist area of pain management and will develop the core skills and knowledge required of an advanced pain practitioner.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Online
University College London (UCL) - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

The Musculoskeletal Science MSc covers a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal topics, including basic science and clinical aspects. It aims to give students, in a multidisci ... [+]

Overview

The Musculoskeletal Science MSc covers a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal topics, including basic science and clinical aspects. It aims to give students, in a multidisciplinary setting, a holistic view of musculoskeletal science, orthopaedic bioengineering, and medicine and provides an in-depth knowledge of specific areas appropriate to each student's individual interests.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class medical degree or UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

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
Online