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University of Essex Online MSc in Infection Control

Stafford
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Qatar Qatar Online Oman Oman Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Jordan Jordan Online Iran Iran Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Syria Syria Online + 18 more

This advanced-level health masters course has been designed to provide you with the latest knowledge and understanding of inflection control practice, giving you the ability to develop and implement strategies to reduce the spread of hospital acquired infection and respond appropriately to an outbreak of infection within a community. [+]

Top Masters of Science in Medicine in Africa 2017. No travel required. Personal university tutor. No Exams. Assignment based assessments. Live online lectures and lecturecasts This advanced-level health masters course has been designed to provide you with the latest knowledge and understanding of inflection control practice, giving you the ability to develop and implement strategies to reduce the spread of hospital acquired infection and respond appropriately to an outbreak of infection within a community. You will also be able to advise policy makers and other clinicians on matters relating to infection control. The course aligns with the framework of competencies outlined by the Infection Prevention Society and will develop your expertise in several key areas of best practice. Delivered as an online course, the MSc Infection Control course gives you the flexibility to study whilst you continue to work full-time. It also allows you to interact with other infection control specialists spread throughout the UK and internationally. Entry Requirements For the full degree: Applicants are usually registered nurses or health care professionals in full or part-time employment with a minimum of two years post-registration experience and access to a clinical microbiology department. In addition, applicants normally have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent from an internationally recognised institution. If you don’t meet the above entry requirements, but believe you have the potential to succeed on the MSc Infection Control course, we’ll consider your application on its individual merits. If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent is required. [-]

MSc Tropical and Infectious Diseases

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

Infectious pathogens which include bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi are the most frequent and life threatening health problems occurring in tropical countries. Of these, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), malaria and pulmonary tuberculosis cause the highest morbidity and mortality in populations leaving in the tropics [+]

Infectious pathogens which include bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi are the most frequent and life threatening health problems occurring in tropical countries. Of these, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), malaria and pulmonary tuberculosis cause the highest morbidity and mortality in populations leaving in the tropics The Masters course in Tropical and Infectious Diseases is designed to address one aspect in the control process by training personnel who will form core infectious disease control teams consisting of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, epidemiologists and biologists capable of predicting disease outbreak, carrying out disease surveillance and controlling disease epidemics. The established core teams will be expected to work closely with the relevant government ministries to combat and control diseases. They will also be expected to work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and others. Trainees of the programme will do coursework in the first year of their study following which they will be offered an intensive practical attachment in their areas of interest based on their professional background. During the attachment, trainees will be required to carry out a project related to their areas of professional interest. Qualifications Candidates eligible for admission into the MSc. TID must have any of the following minimum qualifications from the University of Nairobi or any other universities recognized by the senate of the University of Nairobi: Holders of Bachelors degree in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing Sciences and Veterinary Medicine; Holders of upper second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least three years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes. Holders of lower second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least five years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes. Any other equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by the Senate Fee Structure 1st year: Kenyans (inclusive of tuition, all other university expenses) : Ksh. 372,500 Non Kenyans : US$ 5,962 2nd year Kenyans : Ksh. 494,500 Non Kenyans : US$ 7,567 [-]

Medical and Healthcare Devices - MSc

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MSc in Medical and Healthcare Devices is a unique and flexible course for graduates, scientists and technologists. Study on the course will build an excellent range of knowledge and expertise if you are looking to begin a career in the sector or it will enhance and support your personal development if you are already working in this field. As a student on the course you will develop an understanding of the properties of advanced... [+]

Top Masters of Science in Medicine in Africa 2017. Medical and Healthcare Devices - MSc The MSc in Medical and Healthcare Devices is a unique and flexible course for graduates, scientists and technologists. Study on the course will build an excellent range of knowledge and expertise if you are looking to begin a career in the sector or it will enhance and support your personal development if you are already working in this field. As a student on the course you will develop an understanding of the properties of advanced materials and how they affect the design of medical and healthcare devices. You will study intelligent bioengineering systems and consider how smart materials, micro-electronics and mechanical and information technology knowledge are used in the development of these devices. These studies will be supported by considering the principles that underpin the development and application of advanced materials and also regulations, procedures and principles that are applied to this sector. In addition, you will study the use of healthcare and medical devices in the specific context of human anatomy, physiology, illness, disease and rehabilitation. A key component of the course will be your personal research project in which you will use your knowledge and skills to carry out a relevant and original study in an area that will be agreed with your course tutor. This research will be carried out either in your workplace or at the University. About the course The MSc Medical and Healthcare Devices course is interdisciplinary and will be delivered at the University of Bolton’s Institute for Materials Research and Innovation (IMRI) in collaboration with the Schools of Business & Creative Technologies (BCT) and Health & Social Sciences (HSS). IMRI is a multidisciplinary centre in which research and innovation is carried out in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions. It is the leader in the UK – and is known internationally – for its research and applications development in the field of applied materials science and engineering. Developments carried out within IMRI include new, designer and novel smart and multifunctional materials in fibres, films, foams and particles, at nano and micro levels, as well as associated processing technologies that have the potential for development to compete in the global marketplace. Throughout your studies you will have opportunities to interact and collaborate with medical and healthcare device companies, UK medical and dental schools and the NHS. Teaching for each module is delivered as a short course lasting up to two weeks. Written work for each module is in the form of an integrated learning package (ILP) which consists of three parts, each with set times and deadlines for submission. The work may take the form of essays, projects, seminars and case study analyses. It is assessed in parts and feedback will be given during the allocated period of self-study. Key skills will be developed and assessed at appropriate stages during each part of the assignment. Oral presentation of aspects of your ILP may be required in some modules. You will be required to complete the ILP within 7-12 weeks of finishing the module to be awarded full credits. Individual project work, primarily for your research project, will be undertaken within your workplace wherever possible. This will ensure relevance to the employer, access to appropriate facilities and allow sufficient time to be spent on practical work. Where this is not feasible, projects may be based and carried out at the University. Each module, with its completed integrated learning package, is worth 15 or 30 credits and your project is worth 60 credits. Accumulation of 180 credits in total leads to the award of the MSc degree. Special features Teaching for each module is delivered as a short course that will last no more than two weeks. The rest of your study is very flexible and may be carried out away from the University. Class sizes are small which means you will be able to work closely with your fellow students and your tutor. Your subject of study and your personal project means you have the opportunity to work in an area that is of personal interest or that is closely related to your role in your place of work. What you will learn As a graduate of this course you will be part of a new generation of technologically-advanced scientists with the potential to lead future developments in the fields of medical and healthcare devices. You will learn about advanced materials science technologies, the methodologies and applications used in state-of-the-art medical and healthcare device technologies and associated science-based industries. You will develop the knowledge and skills that will enable you to relate the physical and chemical structures of advanced materials to their microscopic and macroscopic properties, create novel approaches to technological problems, design and perform experiments in the medical and healthcare devices area and apply appropriate statistical analysis methods throughout these studies. These skills will be placed in context by learning about universal standards and ethical and regulatory issues relating to healthcare and medical devices and considering issues of technology, economy and physiology that may influence material choice, manufacturing design, processing conditions and modes of application. What you will study You will study 6 modules: - Introduction to Medical Devices and Product Regulations; - Human Physiology and Biotechnology; - Biomedical Devices and Product Development; - Intelligent Bioengineering Systems; - Research Methods (including an introduction to innovation and intellectual property management); - Research Project. Entry requirements You should have at least a lower second class honours degree (2.2), or equivalent, in a science or technology-related subject. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]