MSc in Medicine

Top 14 Masters of Science in Medicine 2019

An MSc, or Master in Science, allows graduates to enter an advanced career in the field of science or continue their education and earn a doctorate. Before students can enroll, they must complete an undergraduate degree, usually a bachelor's.

What is an MSc in Medicine? This is a hugely varied field that can include many different disciplines. The specifics that you study will largely depend on your specific professional pursuit. Medicine is a common path to become a doctor or physician, and students with this focus can study biology, chemistry, anatomy, and general healthcare practices. It is also possible to focus on the technological side of medicine, which may incorporate engineering or computer science disciplines.

By earning this MSc, you primarily benefit by developing a set of skills that will be useful for your career. These skills may make a higher salary possible or open up more advanced positions. Medicine students can develop a medical understanding, critical thinking and evaluation, and a scientific mind.

Because the tuition and fees for enrolling in a master's degree program vary, it is important to research the cost in advanced. The length and country of study, school, and program will all influence the cost.

The types of careers possible with an education in medicine are as varied as the field of study itself. One of the most common applications of this MSc is doctor or physician. It is also possible to take additional courses to focus your training to become a specialist of some kind. Another common career choice is pharmacist. Alternatively, many students become researchers or scientists, working to develop or study new types of medicine or treatments.

Finding the program that meets all your needs is the best way to get started, whether that's at a nearby institution or via online distance-learning options. 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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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 in Medical Microbiology

AIMST University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Alor Setar + 2 more

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Medical Microbiology. This innovative programme provides a solid foundation in medical microbiology as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of medical microbiology and incorporates local requirement as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. [+]

MSc in Medical Microbiology

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Medical Microbiology. This innovative programme provides a solid foundation in medical microbiology as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of medical microbiology and incorporates local requirement as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

This programme has been develop to provide postgraduate training in medical microbiology and is intended for students graduating from life science and related disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge of microbiology and / or wish to pursue a career in the medical sciences.

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PgDip and MSc in Family Medicine

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 1 - 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 3 more

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, paediatrics, or gynaecology. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 years January 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This program is aimed at allied healthcare professionals, nurses, and midwives. It offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through a selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression this program will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice. [+]

This program is aimed at allied healthcare professionals, nurses, and midwives. It offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through a selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression this program will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice.

MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice is approved and supported by Health Education England working across the West Midlands and the West Midlands Universities Advanced Practice Group.

*Exit awards available are:

Advanced Clinical Health Assessment and Decision Making - PGCert Advancing Clinical Practice - PGDip Advanced Clinical Practice – MSc Course Details ... [-]

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.... [-]


MSc (Res) Cancer Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2019 United Kingdom Belfast

The MSc in Cancer Medicine will provide students with new knowledge of how precision medicine can improve and shape future healthcare. Students will gain hands-on experience of molecular techniques and the equipment/devices used in a modern molecular laboratory; the course will provide training in laboratory and research skills that are applicable across multiple scientific disciplines in a supportive learning environment. [+]

MSc (Res) Cancer Medicine

The MSc in Cancer Medicine will provide students with new knowledge of how precision medicine can improve and shape future healthcare. Students will gain hands-on experience of molecular techniques and the equipment/devices used in a modern molecular laboratory; the course will provide training in laboratory and research skills that are applicable across multiple scientific disciplines in a supportive learning environment. Students will be able to evaluate how novel therapeutic approaches can be used to stratify patients into treatment groups for better clinical management (stratified / precision medicine). They will observe the delivery of precision medicine through tours of the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre.... [-]


MSc Experimental Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 11 months August 2019 United Kingdom Belfast

The MSc in Experimental Medicine is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or government. The programme will also provide an excellent platform for progression to Ph.D. programmes either in Queen’s or worldwide. [+]

MSc Experimental Medicine

The MSc in Experimental Medicine offers advanced research training in a broad range of laboratory-based biomedical sciences.

The MSc in Experimental Medicine is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or government. The programme will also provide an excellent platform for progression to Ph.D. programmes either in Queen’s or worldwide.

The MSc in Experimental Medicine will develop a strong fundamental understanding of high-quality biomedical research, including experimental design and execution, data management and interpretation, and scientific communication, including publishing, presentation, and use of social media.... [-]


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 Molecular Medicine

International Medical University
Campus Full time 18 months March 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The IMU MSc in Molecular Medicine is designed for science and medical graduates seeking advanced training in molecular and disease-oriented research. This programme aims to deliver an exceptional curriculum to equip students with skills that meet the highest demands and expectations of scientific rigor. The curriculum is innovative and draws on the expertise of our world-renowned faculty who are also passionate researchers. Core modules present the latest scientific developments in molecular medicine that are delivered through innovative andragogy. Students will appreciate the role of simple and complex molecules in human diseases and the ways in which systems biology, computational biology and chemical genetics have transformed research strategies and methodology in stem cell technology and therapeutics, drug design and development as well as medical and clinical research. [+]

Molecular medicine has been recognized as a major focused area of contemporary medical research and had facilitated a recent breakthrough in disease diagnosis, management, and treatments. For instance, it is now possible to elucidate multiple metabolites and toxin derived from drug based on interomics approach, design highly specific and individualized treatments through genomics screening, bioinformatics, and chemoinformatics assessment and enhance bioavailability of new drugs by making use of nano-delivery.

The IMU MSc in Molecular Medicine is designed for science and medical graduates seeking advanced training in molecular and disease-oriented research. This programme aims to deliver an exceptional curriculum to equip students with skills that meet the highest demands and expectations of scientific rigor. The curriculum is innovative and draws on the expertise of our world-renowned faculty who are also passionate researchers. Core modules present the latest scientific developments in molecular medicine that are delivered through innovative andragogy. Students will appreciate the role of simple and complex molecules in human diseases and the ways in which systems biology, computational biology and chemical genetics have transformed research strategies and methodology in stem cell technology and therapeutics, drug design and development as well as medical and clinical research.... [-]


Master of Science in Tropical Medicine & International Health

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

This course aims to develop the careers of doctors whose interest is the practice of medicine in tropical and developing countries and global health. [+]

This course aims to develop the careers of doctors whose interest is the practice of medicine in tropical and developing countries and global health. The course provides training in clinical tropical medicine at the Hospital of Tropical Diseases (a small but unique component), and a broad choice of study modules to enable students to develop or extend interests in a wide variety of subjects relevant to the practice of medicine in tropical and developing country environments.

Most students also take the Diploma of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, an accredited clinical qualification in tropical medicine during the year, which provides a comprehensive review of the major infectious diseases and related public health issues. This course builds on previous medical training and experience to develop relevant transferable skills.... [-]


MSc Regenerative Medicine

University of Suffolk
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Ipswich + 1 more

Regenerative Medicine encompasses many areas of life science and medicine. It has been gaining an enormous interest from the commercial sector and from the healthcare systems worldwide, helping the development of potential alternatives to long-term, high-cost care approaches. The MSc Regenerative Medicine will provide students with a multidisciplinary approach to gaining a critical knowledge and training in the biological and chemical basis of tissue regeneration, stem cell biology and biotechnology, and the challenges associated to the subject fields. Students will explore some basics of intellectual property law, regulatory affairs, ethical issues, all of which are key components of the global Regenerative Medicine sector. Our Biotechnology Unit Lab has been shortlisted as one of the five best in the world for the RegMedNet 'Award for Cultivating Excellence' 2018! [+]

Introduction

Regenerative Medicine encompasses many areas of life science and medicine. This twenty-first century's medicine promises to address several unmet clinical needs and reduce healthcare costs.

Regenerative Medicine aims to repair damaged, diseased and worn out tissues or organs by using cells as therapies, delivered often in combination with bio-scaffolds, or using molecules that stimulate innate capacities of tissue repair. The production of these new medicines and devices requires an understanding of many aspects: basic research, in vitro analysis, preclinical testing, product conceptualization and development, regulatory and ethical frameworks and navigation of intellectual property issues.... [-]


Msc in Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine

University College London (UCL) - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


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.... [-]