MSc in Medical Studies in United Kingdom

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Medical Studies

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.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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MSc in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Infectious Diseases

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Epidemiology

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Sports Cardiology MSc

St George's University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Sports Cardiology Unit at St George’s, University of London is run by world-leading experts in this rapidly advancing area of medicine. This unique programme addresses the increasing demand for individuals with an in-depth knowledge of cardiology and sport. If you would like to communicate with an admissions tutor to discuss your qualifications, experience, scholarships available or more about the programme, please leave your details at www.masters.sgul.ac.uk [+]

The MSc in Sports Cardiology is delivered in collaboration with an internationally renowned consortium, giving students access to expertise limited to only a few centers around the world. The active involvement of key figures from sporting organizations facilitates innovative educational projects, enhancing students’ practical experience and cultivating their leadership skills.

Students will gain first-hand experience of different practices in the field ranging from cardiovascular evaluation of elite athletes, managing athletes with heart disease and emergency response planning in sports arenas.

The programme offers access to state of the art equipment, cutting-edge research, and top-level athletes. Students will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive range of expertise in Sports Cardiology and cement their practical skills for the evaluation of athletes of different demographics and sporting disciplines, as well as healthy sedentary young individuals and patients with heart disease. The acquired skills and degree will make them attractive and marketable for employment in a variety of health-related and sporting organizations as well as charities and organizations concerned with the cardiac wellbeing of young people.... [-]


MSc Genomic Medicine

St George's University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Genomic Medicine MSc/PgCert/PgDip and short courses are suitable for doctors, healthcare professionals and students with an interest in Genomic Medicine. If you would like to find out more information about scholarships, applying or the programme itself, please read more here: www.sgul.ac.uk/genomics [+]

As a rapidly emerging and constantly evolving medical discipline, genomic medicine has exciting implications for every area of healthcare, drug discovery and patient treatment. The potential of genomics in 21st-century medicine is enormous but requires highly trained specialists to implement and be responsive to these developments.

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to take immediate advantage of the use of genomic technologies. Preparing you for this exciting new frontier of medicine, you’ll learn how recent technological advances have transformed how genetic data is generated, analyzed and presented and its relevance to a range of clinical scenarios.

As a jointly taught programme delivered by St George’s and King’s College London, students get the best of both worlds. Both institutions have been at the forefront of advances in genomics and medicine for decades and are co-located with leading teaching hospitals.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Radiotherapy and Oncology

London South Bank University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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

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

Use emerging technologies and more innovative and creative working practices to prepare become a specialist research-focused radiographer who will help revolutionize 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 ... [-]

MSc/PGDip/ PGCert in Obesity Care and Management

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 9 - 27 months September 2019 United Kingdom London

This course has been designed to provide a structured pathway for healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of Obesity Care and Management, culminating in a work based project. [+]

Please note this course is offered by the College of Contemporary Health

Designed for healthcare professionals, to advance your career in obesity care and management, the most prominent distinguishing feature of this course is the fact that it is delivered wholly online.

The modules in the Postgraduate Certificate in Obesity Care and Management critically review the latest research on obesity in order to prepare students to deal with the complexity of the condition, whilst ensuring a compassionate approach to dealing with those people requiring obesity care. The modules in the Postgraduate Diploma build on these skills whilst also allowing for specialization in a particular area so that students may further develop their professional practice. You will then have the opportunity progress to the MSc where you can undertake an original research-based inquiry, in an area of personal interest, relevant to your specific area of professional practice. It is possible for students to enroll in individual modules to enhance their knowledge in a specific area.... [-]


Master in Biomedical Science (Medical Immunology) (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online

This newly launched Masters programme will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of advance Immunological concepts. In particular, the course will focus on developing the understanding of how immune system disorders arise and how immunological reagents may be used as therapeutics (immunotherapeutic). You will also be trained to perform a range of immunoassays and will come to understand how these may be used in the diagnosis of disease. [+]

Why study MSc/PGDip/PGCert Biomedical Science at Middlesex University

This programme structure in the area of Biomedical Science and Medical Immunology will provide you with the necessary framework and vocabulary in essential and advanced aspects of Immunology. Additionally, you will gain the expertise in a range of analytical and technical skills that will equip you to pursue a range of career options. These may include employment within the health service, pharmaceutical industry and education, or, to proceed to further scientific training or research. As part of this programme, you will also carry out a research project with a focus on Immunology supervised by research-active experts in the area.... [-]


Masters in Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Combine advanced theoretical study with practical training, developing the holistic skills required to further your career in cardiopulmonary exercise testing and cardiac rehabilitation. [+]

Why study MSc/PGCert/PGDip Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing at Middlesex University?

Designed primarily for existing healthcare practitioners, this degree covers non-invasive methods in cardiopulmonary exercise testing to accurately assess the performance of the heart and lungs of patients at rest and during exercise. A distinctive and integral feature of the MSc is the focus on both in-depth practical experience and comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge. Students will study key concepts in leadership and management, as well as legal and ethical issues related to biomedical research and clinical practice. You will also gain a solid grounding in research methodologies required for biomedical research. Our industry-experienced tutors place an emphasis on work-based experience and candidates are normally required to work in a cardiology non-invasive department. Run by experienced practitioners, our specialist laboratory houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment, which you can access not only during classes but also for independent study and research.... [-]


Masters in Cardiac Ultrasound (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Following the British Society of Echocardiography syllabus, this Cardiac Ultrasound course meets the practical, theoretical and technical demands of a specialized career in healthcare. [+]

Following the British Society of Echocardiography syllabus, this Cardiac Ultrasound course meets the practical, theoretical and technical demands of a specialized career in healthcare.

Why study MSc/PGDip/PGCert Cardiac Ultrasound at Middlesex University?

Taught by industry recognized experts, this course provides a solid grounding in research methodologies, experimental design, and statistics — delivering all the transferable skills required for a career executing specialist cardiac ultrasound procedures.Following the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) syllabus, you will be equipped with the advanced theory and practice of cardiac ultrasound and signal processing. With a significant leadership and management component, the course teaches the management, legal and ethical concepts required of leadership positions. Our specialist laboratory, run by experienced practitioners, also houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment that you can access not only during classes but also for independent study and research. This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including sonographers and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiac ultrasound. However, it is also suitable for graduates, who are interested in a research or an academic career and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for further study at doctoral level.... [-]


Master in Biomedical Science - Cellular Pathology (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Our Biomedical Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling. Our Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer. [+]

Why study MSc Cellular Pathology at Middlesex?

Our Biomedical Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling.

Our Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer.

Our course has a strong practical element, with an emphasis on developing the skills needed in a laboratory and gaining hands-on experience of diagnostic techniques, and our teaching and research facilities surpass those at some UK medical schools.

Our £3 million specialist labs are equipped with the most up-to-date technology; here you'll learn to use cutting-edge techniques and equipment for cellular and molecular analysis, such as MALDI-TOF mass spectrometers, flow cytometers, DNA sequencing, real-time PCR, electrophoresis and high-performance liquid chromatography, histology and confocal microscopy.... [-]


Stem Cells and Translational Neurology (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Human Anatomy (MSc)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our programme aims to improve your theoretical and practical knowledge of human anatomy through an intensive on-campus dissection course, as well as the development and learning of theoretical and practical aspects of teaching anatomy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. [+]

Programme description

In this programme you will:

Learn anatomy through dissection Gain knowledge and experience of anatomical teaching Take additional modules on neuroanatomy, embryology, anatomy law and ethics and medical imaging. Contribute to world-leading anatomical and/or biomedical research

Our programme aims to improve your theoretical and practical knowledge of human anatomy through an intensive on-campus dissection course, as well as the development and learning of theoretical and practical aspects of teaching anatomy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

This programme has two main strands. One is the in-depth study of the anatomy of the human body. Anatomical knowledge will be learned to a level to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students and professions allied to medicine. This strand will involve the dissection of a body in groups of three to five students over two semesters. This part of the course is largely self-directed, with regular “surgeries” when teaching staff are present to answer questions and help students with the dissections.... [-]


Internal Medicine (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert - Online Learning)

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Clinical Management of Pain (MSc, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

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

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 working in pain management across the world. Within this context, students will gain the knowledge, understanding and evaluative skills to provide advanced clinical care so as to improve outcomes for people living in pain. [+]

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.... [-]