MSc in Medicine

Top 15 Masters of Science in Medicine 2018

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 Molecular Medicine

The Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 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.... [-]


The International MSc and Ph.D Program in Molecular Medicine

Shenzhen University
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years September 2018 China Shenzhen

The program aims at understanding molecular mechanisms of human diseases, including cancer, aging-related disease, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic disease as well as training of the next generation of researchers at the highest standards. [+]

The International MSc and Ph.D. Program in Molecular Medicine

The international MSc and Ph.D. Program in Molecular Medicine of the Shenzhen University School of Medicine (SZUSOM) announces open positions for graduate students. The program aims at understanding molecular mechanisms of human diseases, including cancer, aging-related disease, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic disease as well as training of the next generation of researchers at the highest standards. The program is recruiting 10-15 Ph.D. candidates and 20-30 MSc candidates for enrollment in September 2017. On average, it takes 3 years or 3-6 years to obtain an MSc degree or a Ph.D. degree, respectively.

Shenzhen University is the only comprehensive university fully supported by the Shenzhen municipal government. Shenzhen is an international city of innovation in China. It locates just across the bay of from HongKong, with a subtropical monsoon climate and clean air yearlong. The SZUSOM retains an internationally competitive faculty, information of the potential mentors of this program is available on our website.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Medicine

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 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.... [-]


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

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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 Experimental Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 11 months August 2018 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.... [-]


MSc (Res) Cancer Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 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 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 2018 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 in Molecular Medicine

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the molecular basis of human disease and its implications for the practice of clinical medicine and research in the life sciences. The course will ensure that students from all disciplines have the skills necessary to conduct research and critically evaluate the scientific and medical literature. [+]

There is a separate entry on admission to the P.Grad.Dip. in Molecular Medicine.

This course aims to give participants an in-depth understanding of the emerging field of molecular medicine which draws together developments in molecular and cellular biology to describe disease processes at a functional level - that of molecular interactions.

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the molecular basis of human disease and its implications for the practice of clinical medicine and research in the life sciences. The course will ensure that students from all disciplines have the skills necessary to conduct research and critically evaluate the scientific and medical literature.... [-]


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 ... [-]

MSc in Clinical Primary and Community Care

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham

This programme is suitable for doctors, nurses and any other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care; for example covering all dimensions required in line with the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. [+]

This programme is suitable for doctors, nurses and any other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care; for example covering all dimensions required in line with the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

Aimed at providing all primary health care professionals with skills and academic requirements for specialist clinical practice within the community, as well as research skills and health service evaluation, this course is suitable for those aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in primary and community care, including:

experienced doctors doctors in training community and practice-based nurses pharmacists any other healthcare professionals Why study this course ... [-]

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

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time August 2018 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. Problem-based learning through clinical case scenarios will be used to enhance knowledge and clinical decision-making. We use a variety of e-learning resources and platforms, including a virtual classroom with online tutorials and lectures, online interactive resources and virtual patients.... [-]


PgDip and MSc in Family Medicine

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 1 - 4 years September 2018 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, pediatrics, or gynecology. [+]

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 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 Genomic Medicine

St George's University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 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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