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A Master of Science is a degree that is awarded to students who have completed rigorous coursework and training at a college or university. Earning an MSc may help students improve their job prospects and provide a level of experience that appeals to potential employers. 

Dealing with public universities is far from an optimal option. Private schools provide much better assistance in your distance learning experience. Several online university draws teachers and students at great distances from all over the world. This vastly increases the diversity in a distance learning classroom and produces challenging conversation among those from hugely divergent communities, regions, and distant cultures.

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Master of Science: Clinical Research and Product Development

University of North Carolina Wilmington Online
Online Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 USA USA Online + 1 more

The UNCW Clinical Research Program offers a totally online Master of Science degree in Clinical Research and Product Development. The Program provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates for mid- to upper-level roles in the biopharmaceutical clinical research industry. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. Master of Science: Clinical Research and Product Development The UNCW Clinical Research Program offers a totally online Master of Science degree in Clinical Research and Product Development. The Program provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates for mid- to upper-level roles in the biopharmaceutical clinical research industry. Graduates work in biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, clinical research investigator sites, academic medical centers, government agencies, niche service providers, and other associated organizations in research teams formed to conduct the clinical trials necessary to move new drugs, biologics, and biomedical devices through the regulatory process to reach regulatory approval and post-marketing studies required for drug safety and used for label/market expansion. This is not a laboratory-based degree. An understanding of the four phases of clinical research involving human subjects is fundamental to all coursework. The importance of laws, regulations, guidance, and Good Clinical Practice is emphasized throughout the curriculum. Business aspects of the industry, particularly project management and market competition, are also covered. The Clinical Research Management Concentration is offered entirely online providing students with the flexibility to pursue the degree from any location with internet access. The degree provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares individuals to participate in the science and business of developing health care products and protocols, from discovery to market and human utilization. Emphasis is placed on clinical research in biopharmaceutical and device development. The degree is offered entirely online providing students with the flexibility to pursue the... [-]

MSc Infection Control

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with an interest in this area. 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... [+]

MSc Infection Control The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with an interest in this area. 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. Why study this subject? The demand for Infection Control courses has increased in recent years due to super-bug and contagious illness outbreaks such as SMRA, swine flu and Ebola highlighting the need for more effective infection control. The fundamental underpinning of the MSc is that prevention is better than the cure and it is this mentality that will hopefully make outbreaks a thing of the past. Preventing and controlling the spread of infection is one of the key priorities for hospital staff, environmental health officers and healthcare professionals not only in the UK but throughout the world. This advanced-level health masters course has been designed to provide you with the latest knowledge and understanding of infection 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... [-]

MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online

Elevate Health
Online Full time Part time 3 - 5 years February 2018 Netherlands Netherlands Online + 1 more

This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also enables you to judge research and implement results from research. The program is designed for professionals already working in the field who would like to further develop their research skills. The program also provides a strong foundation for scientists starting a career in clinical or epidemiological research. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online From September 1st, 2017, you will be able to participate in MSc Epidemiology Online. This postgraduate program is offered by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht in cooperation with MSc Epidemiology and via the online platform of Elevate Health. This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also enables you to judge research and implement results from research. The program is designed for professionals already working in the field who would like to further develop their research skills. The program also provides a strong foundation for scientists starting a career in clinical or epidemiological research. The aim of the program is to provide you with extensive knowledge and practical skills in patient-oriented research design, implementation, quantitative analysis and its application to clinical medicine and public health. The gained knowledge and skills form a solid basis for health research and disease control programs, including application in Low and Middle Income countries and upcoming economies. The face-to-face variant MSc Epidemiology was evaluated as the #1 Master program in the Dutch Master Selection Guide 2015! The ranking is based upon student judgments (National Student Survey), expert judgments (accreditation reports of NVAO, the Dutch and Flemish Accreditation Organization) and graduation percentages. Please note that you must already have a Master’s degree in Life Science (MD, DVM, Pharm) to be admitted to this program.... [-]

MSc in Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders: Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Syndromes

University of Nicosia
Online Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

To increase access of quality health care to patients with haemoglobin disorders: thalassaemia and sickle cell syndromes globally consequent to strengthening the education, training and skills of medical specialists in the control and treatment of inherited haemoglobin disorders. [+]

Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders: Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Syndromes Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: General 1. To increase access of quality health care to patients with haemoglobin disorders: thalassaemia and sickle cell syndromes globally consequent to strengthening the education, training and skills of medical specialists in the control and treatment of inherited haemoglobin disorders; 2. To support the development of effective control strategies, that is prevention and treatment globally. Specific 1. To develop an educational programme at the postgraduate level of Master of Science to cover the holistic care of haemoglobin disorders addressed to medical specialists globally; 2. To utilize the knowledge, experience, expertise of a diverse range of medical and scientific disciplines from the different parts of the world, particularly Europe, where successful control programmes have been established and where wide research programmes have been conducted for developing the programme curriculum; 3. To bring the control of haemoglobin disorders, including the components of prevention and treatment, to the forefront of the agendas of health authorities at the national level and the regional and international level including official bodies such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Union (EU), and support their integration into established official programmes including non-communicable diseases or prevention of birth defects programmes or rare diseases programmes in Europe; 4. To bring to the... [-]

MSc in Medicinal Chemistry

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Buckingham Milton Keynes + 2 more

This postgraduate degree course enables you to study aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs. You have the opportunity to pursue these topics across a number of different disease therapies using the innovative teaching methods pioneered by The Open University, while developing a wide range of skills associated with masters-level study. You study taught modules and... [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. MSc in Medicinal Chemistry This postgraduate degree course enables you to study aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs. You have the opportunity to pursue these topics across a number of different disease therapies using the innovative teaching methods pioneered by The Open University, while developing a wide range of skills associated with masters-level study. You study taught modules and take a medicinal chemistry project module that allows you to undertake a substantial piece of independent research based on the knowledge and skills you develop. Educational aims The overall aim of the qualification is to develop knowledge and understanding, cognitive skills, key skills and practical and professional skills in the study of medicinal chemistry, with particular emphasis on molecular aspects and development of drugs. The intention is that you will develop: an understanding of the scientific principles underlying the main topic areas of medicinal chemistry skills essential to postgraduate study in science. After completing the degree you should be able to: use electronic means of communication, information searching and retrieval critically assess a broad range of scientific literature in medicinal chemistry prepare an extended piece of writing, a poster and a presentation that critically engage with current theoretical, methodological and/or practical issues in medicinal chemistry. Teaching, learning and assessment methods Teaching is via module texts, electronic material and online forums. The material provided is mostly resource based, with an online... [-]

MSc in Medical Physics

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Buckingham Milton Keynes + 2 more

This MSc course is for those who want to explore aspects of medical physics, in particular medical imaging and the physics of radiotherapy, at postgraduate level. If you have a background in physics/engineering and currently work, or wish to work, in a clinical setting, there is an additional pathway through the qualification which is accredited by the... [+]

MSc in Medical Physics This MSc course is for those who want to explore aspects of medical physics, in particular medical imaging and the physics of radiotherapy, at postgraduate level. If you have a background in physics/engineering and currently work, or wish to work, in a clinical setting, there is an additional pathway through the qualification which is accredited by the UK Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). The MSc includes two compulsory 60-credit taught modules and a project module. The two taught modules use the innovative teaching methods pioneered by The Open University to provide you with a good knowledge of the subject as well as giving you a chance to explore a topic of your choice in further depth. The project module allows you to undertake a substantial piece of independent research based on the knowledge and skills you will have developed in the taught modules. If you are following the IPEM pathway you will need to make sure that your project is of a practical, investigative nature requiring laboratory work or computing. If you are on the IPEM pathway you will also have to study an additional 10-credit module. Learning outcomes The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas: Knowledge and understanding Cognitive skills Practical and professional skills Key skills Career impact Completing this qualification will equip you with a base of postgraduate level knowledge and understanding in medical physics as well as providing you with a set of key transferable skills... [-]

MSc in Infectious Diseases

University of London International Programmes
Online Full time 2 - 5 years October 2017 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. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. 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 specialised 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. Programme aims The programme aims to provide: a comprehensive understanding of the role of biology of infective agents and hosts on the outcome of infection the use of this knowledge, in combination with epidemiological and public health approaches, to develop rational strategies for the control and treatment of infection. Individual modules Studying individual modules on a stand-alone basis is an ideal option if you wish to update your professional knowledge or... [-]

MSc in Global Health Policy

University of London International Programmes
Online Full time 2 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

This programme provides you with an in-depth understanding of health determinants and outcomes that transcend national boundaries, and the policy responses required to protect and promote population health in a globalising world. It is the world’s first Master's level programme on global health policy by distance and online learning. [+]

Study for a prestigious MSc in Global Health Policy by distance learning This programme provides you with an in-depth understanding of health determinants and outcomes that transcend national boundaries, and the policy responses required to protect and promote population health in a globalising world. It is the world’s first Master's level programme on global health policy by distance and online learning. The programme is aimed at students and professionals from both health and non-health backgrounds who seek to understand more about the policy environment associated with issues of global health. It will be of value especially to those who may be seeking to assume positions related to issues of global health policy in national, regional or global health organisations, health-related research institutions, non-governmental organisations and private consultancies. Individual modules Studying individual modules on a stand-alone basis is an ideal option if you wish to update your professional knowledge or sample the programme. The fee is £1,900 per module. Programme aims By the end of this programme, you will be expected to: have established a solid foundation in various theories and practices concerned with global health policy understand the emerging institutional structures and governance mechanisms to address global health issues gain a good appreciation of relevant health policy research methods, such as comparative analysis and cross country learning be able to apply these analytical and methodological skills to address the multifaceted challenges posed by global health issues. Prestige The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a leading postgraduate... [-]

MSc in Epidemiology

University of London International Programmes
Online Full time 2 - 5 years August 2017 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. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. 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 aetiology 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. Programme aims These programmes aims to provide: develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental skills needed to become competent in epidemiology; enable students to understand developments in the field of epidemiology; encourage independent critical and evaluative skills that can be used to apply independent scientific judgment; teach students how to apply the conceptual and practical tools needed to initiate research; facilitate self-development into professionally organised and interactive individuals by practicing skills of selection, assimilation and communication. Prestige The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is the leading postgraduate medical institution in Europe in the subjects of public health... [-]

MSc in Demography and Health

University of London International Programmes
Online Full time 2 - 5 years October 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

The programme aims to provide a broad training in the theories and methods of demography and population sciences and their application to health, social welfare and economic development. [+]

Gain a prestigious MSc in Demography and Health by distance learning This unique online Masters degree offers professional training in population studies that emphasizes health and social epidemiology. It is designed for those interested in acquiring technical expertise in demography and understanding the interlinkages between population studies and health, including fertility, sexual behaviour, ageing, health inequalities and life expectancy. Graduates from the course would be equipped to pursue careers in public health, academic research of a very wide nature, NGOs, reproductive health programmes, health services, government statistical offices, as well as policy and planning organisations. The study year starts 1 October. Registered students will not receive study materials until September and access to the School's online learning site opens 1 October. Students are only permitted to study the core modules in their first year of study. Programme aims The programme aims to provide a broad training in the theories and methods of demography and population sciences and their application to health, social welfare and economic development. Completion of the MSc may allow students to progress to a higher research degree in public health or medicine. Prestige The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is the leading postgraduate medical institution in Europe in the subjects of public health and tropical medicine. It was crowned 'University of the Year' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016 for its 'extraordinary' response to the Ebola crisis. Excellent support The Demography and Health modules are delivered through provision of interactive learning materials supplied... [-]

MSc in Clinical Trials

University of London International Programmes
Online Full time 2 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

This degree is for experienced professionals who wish to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. It will also benefit anyone wishing to understand more about trials before moving into this field. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. A prestigious Master's in Clinical Trials by distance learning This degree is for experienced professionals who wish to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. It will also benefit anyone wishing to understand more about trials before moving into this field. The programme aims to: develop your knowledge and understanding of the key decisions surrounding the design, delivery and assessment of clinical trials; encourage critical and evaluative skills that will help you reach independent scientific judgement; teach you how to apply the conceptual and practical tools needed to initiate clinical trials; promote self-development by providing an environment for you to practise skills of selection, assimilation and communication. Programme details The course is developed by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Europe's leading postgraduate medical institution in the subjects of public health and tropical medicine. Individual modules Studying individual modules on a stand-alone basis is an ideal option if you wish to update your professional knowledge or sample the programme. The fee is £1,900 per module. How you study The course allows you to study independently, at a time and pace that suits you (subject to some course-specific deadlines). As a distance-learning student, you'll receive: Comprehensive learning materials Your materials are provided via a dedicated Virtual Learning Environment. These include: Study guides, textbooks, and student handbooks. Additional computer software, where required (e.g. Stata). Vibrant graphics, plus interactive diagrams and tables. Access to past examination papers and... [-]

MSc in Molecular Pathology

University of Glasgow - Online Study
Online Part time 36 months August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Laboratory medicine is facing an exciting era in the transforming Molecular Pathology landscape that aims to foster the delivery of high-impact innovation on the bases of complex informatics, for benefits to patient care, academic research and UK industry. [+]

Laboratory medicine is facing an exciting era in the transforming Molecular Pathology landscape that aims to foster the delivery of high-impact innovation on the bases of complex informatics, for benefits to patient care, academic research and UK industry. With a vision of creating the next generation of leaders in Molecular Pathology, this programme will provide the state of the art training programme for Molecular Pathology, in order to facilitate the pathologists, clinical scientists, trainees, and to those in the related health professions, to acquire essential knowledge, skills and attributes in the current and future diagnosis that incorporates molecular knowledge. Why this programme In August 2014, MRC published a review of the UK Molecular Pathology Landscape, in which the critical needs and challenges are pin downed in the delivery of improved diagnostics incorporating the molecular approaches. With a vision of creating the next generation of leaders, this programme provides state of the art training for Molecular Pathology We are one of the few centres where molecular pathology and diagnostic histopathology are amalgamated on one site, permitting the delivery of a clinically relevant molecular pathology course. The areas of main focus include diagnostic molecular pathology, clinical trials and translational research in molecular pathology, pathology bioinformatics and digital pathology. The core courses (PgCert) are designed to cover the intended learning outcomes within Royal College of Pathologists curriculum for Specialty Training in Histopathology 2015. The programme is led by the national leaders directly engaged in the various molecular pathology initiatives. Students are kept up-to-date... [-]

MSc in Health-Professions Education / MSc (with Research) in Health Professions Education (with Research)

University of Glasgow - Online Study
Online Part time 36 months August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

The programmes share a common first year curriculum, with 1 x 20-credit course per semester. Thereafter, students may focus to a greater or lesser extent on various topics in health professions education, selecting from a menu of optional 10-credit courses. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. Together, these online distance learning programmes offer maximum flexibility to busy health professionals who want to learn about theoretical and practical aspects of learning, teaching and assessment, and apply them in the context of their professional practice. The programmes share a common first year curriculum, with 1 x 20-credit course per semester. Thereafter, students may focus to a greater or lesser extent on various topics in health professions education, selecting from a menu of optional 10-credit courses. The MSc HPE programme is designed for those who primarily identify themselves as practitioners and who want to apply educational theory and an evidence base to their specific health professions education context. The MSc HPE (with Research) programme is appropriate for those with a particular interest in learning about the design, conduct and governance of education research. Why this programme The programme is delivered primarily by staff in the School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, including staff with key roles in the undergraduate Medical School, the Dental School and the School of Nursing & Healthcare. We are well-placed to offer the benefit of our collective experience in undergraduate health professions education. Our close links with the National Health Service (NHS) Education Scotland, the postgraduate deanery, the Royal Colleges, and our respective regulatory bodies, make us well-placed to help you learn about education in the postgraduate environment. Programme structure Available as a part-time, online distance learning (ODL) programme. Media may include Moodle, Big-Blue-Button, Google Hangouts, and... [-]

MSc in Physician Associate Studies

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Online Full time 4 months September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham

This Masters level Physician Associate programme is designed for students who have already graduated with a PGDip in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish university. [+]

This Masters level Physician Associate programme is designed for students who have already graduated with a PGDip in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish university. This programme is studied on a full-time basis for 4 months. There is also a flexible option which needs to be completed within 6 years of graduation from PGDip Physician Assistant/Associate Studies. You will find information on the University of Birmingham PGDip Physician Associate programme on our web pages. You will complete a research methods module (unless you have relevant previous research experience, in which you may be exempted) and then identify a research project in liaison with a Birmingham academic, probably from the core Physician Associate faculty. You will then be supervised through gathering data, analysis and write-up and hopefully publication. Why study this course Birmingham is a well-respected research-orientated institution with a large faculty dedicated to the Physician Associate course and excellent library facilities. The research methods module is distance learning and the Masters can be completed in your own time. Several alumni from our PGDip Physician Associate programme that have successfully completed their Masters. Modules Students may be required to attend the Research Methods distance module and will be required to complete a 10,000 word dissertation. Entry requirements You will need to have gained a PGDip in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish University. Employability A Masters qualification for a PA is an important step into the higher echelons of the profession, especially for those aiming for leadership... [-]

Master in Epidemiology Postgraduate

Utrecht University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 5 years September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht + 1 more

In MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate and MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online, you will examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations. [+]

Top Distance learning MScs in Medicine. In MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate and MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online, you will examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations. With evidence-based medicine setting new standards, there is a growing need/demand for specialists working on the design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological and health research. This scientific discipline is increasingly in demand in clinical research (human, pharmaceutical, and veterinary), industry, and policymaking. Epidemiology Postgraduate is offered in two variants: - MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate: MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate is a face-to-face programme taught in Utrecht (1.5 years). The programme starts September 2015, deadline for admission and application is April 1st, 2015. - MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online: this variant offers the same content as the face-to-face programme and will be studied online (3-5 years). The programme starts February 2016, deadline for admission and application is October 1st, 2015. Both variants are highly suitable for applicants who have already completed a postgraduate medical or biomedical degree, such as physicians, veterinarians, pharmacists, and PhD candidates holding an MSc in Life Sciences. For students holding a BSc degree, there is a two-year regular programme. In both variants of the Epidemiology Postgraduate programme you will learn to operate as an epidemiologist and clinical researcher. The program consists of core courses (20 EC), specialization courses (14 EC), and a research project (56 EC). MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate: In the Utrecht variant, you can choose your specialisation such as Clinical Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Medical Statistics, Environmental &... [-]