Once students complete their undergraduate degrees, they have the option to pursue a master in a chosen discipline. A master’s program is designed to enhance knowledge of a certain field and help students to prepare for academic and professional careers after graduation.
With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.
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The advanced master’s programme in Gerontological Sciences provides students with the necessary knowledge, insight, and methodologies to critically answer the various bio-medical, psychological, socio-economic and health policy-related questions concerning ever aging societies.[+]
The Master in Gerontological Sciences offers a broad spectrum of scientific aspects, in a multidisciplinary approach, that is essential to understand the field of Gerontology. The program focuses on the classically recognized three pillars of this field:The bio-medical basis underlying the aging process The psychological aspects of aging and of the elderly person The socio-economic and health policy aspects
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More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a study field related to the programme content.
Additionally, in order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English. ... [-]
This master provides a clear picture of current concepts and developments in the strategic and tactical management of the medical aspects of disasters. [+]
This advanced master provides a clear picture of current concepts and developments in the strategic and tactical management of the medical aspects of disasters. It provides you with a number of skills which are important in the pursuance of disaster management:leadership decision making communication coordination skills stress management working in multidisciplinary teams the use of information technology
You also learn to teach and train disaster medical management at health professions schools and perform research in order to contribute to the further development of disaster medicine as an academic discipline. This master gives you the possibility to be included in a worldwide network of disaster medical professionals. The main aim of the Advanced Master in Disaster Medicine is to improve the competence in disaster medicine and the disaster medical competencies for health professionals in order to form high-level professionals qualified to work as academics, staff members or field workers for international, governmental, and non-governmental organizations. More details about the program's curriculum can be found here... [-]
Do you already have a bachelor’s degree in (bio)engineering and do you want to tackle the complex problems that arise at the boundary of biology, medicine, and the health sciences? Then the master’s in Biomedical Engineering.[+]
The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is a complete English taught two-year programme and leads to a joint degree from UGent and VUB. In this master's course, knowledge and skills in all fields in biomedical engineering will be given, so when you finished the Master's programme, you can be employed as a generalist, and you will also be specialized in one particular field of biomedical engineering. As a student, you will be able to select any field of biomedical engineering. You will be trained to work in interdisciplinary project teams, composed of engineers and medical specialists. To prepare further for interdisciplinary teams, students and scholars are treated as equals. To train for working in a European setting, you will get knowledge in the healthcare situation in several countries in Europe, and you will be trained in cultural differences between European countries.... [-]
The Master of Biomedical Sciences focuses on state-of-the-art methodology, knowledge, insight and academic skills, enabling graduates to unravel the molecular mechanisms of health and disease as independent researchers. [+]
The 21st century started as the century of molecular life sciences. Ever since the 1990s when scientists greatly improved our insights into the molecular basis of life processes, the life sciences have developed at a tremendous rate. Various breakthroughs, including the mapping of the human genome, are leading to the rapid development of inter-relationships between formerly autonomous scientific disciplines such as genetics, medicine, pharmacology, biology, and environmental science.
This creates new prospects for the academic and business worlds. Investments are huge: all over the world, universities, research institutes, and businesses are launching new research initiatives, teaching programs and business-related activities.... [-]
The Masters in Biomedical Sciences provides advanced training in the medical field, based on sound science associated with a large number of practical work. [+]
The Masters in Biomedical Sciences provides advanced training in the medical field, based on sound science associated with a large number of practical work.
The training is based on the acquisition of advanced knowledge in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, toxicology and pharmacology.
We offer a specialization developed from four directions and supported by the scientific work of our research laboratories. These four orientations are part biomedical science research sectors most promising hope for patients.Structure
During the first year of Master, students take courses in the highly specialized field of biomedical sciences, such as structural and functional proteomics, gene therapy and clinical immunology.... [-]
This course is organized by the Department of Animal Health of ITM. This department's mission is to develop, disseminate and apply scientific knowledge on diseases [+]
Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health
This course is organized by the Department of Animal Health of ITM. This department's mission is to develop, disseminate and apply scientific knowledge on tropical diseases in cattle in order to improve the health and well-being of people in developing countries. The department has four research units: protozoology (including vectors), the helminthology, disease control and epidemiology.
Goals The program 'Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health' (MSSAT) main objective is to contribute to the prevention and control of animal diseases in tropical countries, the development of a sustainable farming and healthy and, therefore, to supply and food safety for humans. This practical and theoretical training allows participants to make a rational analysis of epidemiological situations and manage research and development programs, with a special emphasis on programs against animal diseases. Although the course of MSSAT aims to provide practical and managerial skills to its students, its overall direction remains academic and aims to introduce students to the execution and application of scientific research. It is an international audience of professionals involved in the control of animal diseases and in research related to livestock in countries with low or average incomes. The course is not intended biological or clinical training of veterinary practitioners.... [-]
The Master in Public Health - Disease Control (MCM) is an international course of a ten-month period aimed at health professionals involved ... [+]
Master in Public Health - Disease Control
The Master in Public Health - Disease Control (MCM) is an international course with a duration of ten months for health professionals involved in prevention and control of diseases or in reproductive health programs in countries low and moderate income. The teaching staff of MCA wants to help improve disease control by supporting program managers in their primary functions ie formulating a control policy and the implementation and evaluation of a monitoring program.
For this, the course does not only relies on the expertise of LMI teachers in the areas of tropical diseases, reproductive health and strengthening health systems, but also the rich exchange of experiences between students from different parts of the world. In addition, part of the course is followed with all participants of the Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health Systems orientation. The course is organized alternately in English and French.... [-]
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers [+]
Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers, policy makers and health service operators in countries with low and moderate incomes. In the area of Public Health and International Master aims to strengthen the capacity of health professionals to analyze local and national health systems, such as to enable them to develop specific improvement strategies to the context in question. A broader objective is to improve individual health and / or the population as a whole through better management of health systems, better formulation of health policies and better implementation. Health systems are analyzed from different perspectives: clinical, epidemiological, managerial, organizational, socio-economic and political. The course focuses on strategies for improving access of individuals or populations to curative, preventive and promotional quality. Part of the course is organized jointly with the Master in Disease Control (for details refer to the summary of the course on our website). The training is based on the following principles:... [-]