Master in Biomedical Research

Top 22 Master Degrees in Biomedical Research 2018

A master’s degree is an educational award many students pursue after earning a bachelor’s degree. A master’s program is often considered more intensive than an undergraduate program. Most doctoral programs require students to have earned a master’s degree prior to pursuing higher education.

What is a Master in Medical Research? This program is often ideal for students who already earned an undergraduate degree and who wish to pursue a specialized education in medical research and anthropology. Students may learn the foundational theories and structures of medical research to qualify themselves as experts in the field. By studying the social and environmental trends of health, students should generally be able to communicate their research and offer new and advanced health innovations.

Students with a Master in Medical Research have the potential to acquire worthwhile knowledge in general diet and health as well as cultural and environmental awareness. Additionally, students in this field typically learn to effectively analyze and communicate data, which can be useful skills throughout many careers.

The tuition for any degree program can vary from one institution to another and can depend on the duration of study. Many master’s degrees take around two years, but for prospective students interested in different options, always research specific programs and schools to learn about cost and duration.

Students who complete the program typically open numerous career opportunities in the medical research field beyond that of a bachelor’s degree. These careers can include working in general international health and medical research, teaching medical anthropology at a university, communicating international health promotion and more. Graduates of a medical research program are often able to apply a well-rounded, diverse foundation in environmental and social approaches to medical research.

There are numerous institutions all over the world that may offer different master programs in medical research. 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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Master in Pharmacy (by Research)

MAHSA University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master in Pharmacy is a postgraduate degree program for advanced students who seek to expand their knowledge and command of pharmacy to go on to more demanding positions in the areas of community pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, veterinary pharmacy, military pharmacy or specialty pharmacy, as well as pharmacy informatics.

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Program Overview

The Master in Pharmacy is a postgraduate degree program for advanced students who seek to expand their knowledge and command of pharmacy to go on to more demanding positions in the areas of community pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, veterinary pharmacy, military pharmacy or specialty pharmacy, as well as pharmacy informatics.

Master in Pharmacy candidates typically go on to have successful careers in the fields of pharmacology, science writing, toxicology, and health and regulation in medical institutions.

During program, candidates will be doing intensive research of areas such as advanced pharmacy practice and pharmacotherapy, foundations of clinical science, concepts in pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, drug disposition, applied pharmacotherapy, medical chemistry for pharmacy, medicinal product formulation, professional service, pharmacy placement, clinical and evidence-based practice, integrated therapeutics, leadership and management of health services, and nutrition, health and biotechnology.... [-]


Research Master in Clinical Research

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

There is a great need for clinicians who can combine patient care and research. This Research Master programme is a unique opportunity for medical students to become clinical investigators and pursue an academic career simultaneously. [+]

Patient care and clinical research: what a combination. Learn both how to produce the best diagnoses and provide the best treatment, and get ready for a dual career as a clinician and a researcher.

The Research Master programme in Clinical Research aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in clinical research and sufficient knowledge of clinical specialist areas, for example medical technology, immunology or molecular biology. On the basis of this knowledge, the student will be prepared to write a research protocol and to perform research.

This Research Master is the result of a partnership between the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) and a large variety of university departments with a known track-record in clinical and translational research at Erasmus MC. Pursue research opportunities in a range of fields such as endocrinology, cardiovascular research, various subfields in oncology, pediatrics, obstetrics, urology, transplantation medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, surgical research, and musculoskeletal science.... [-]


Master of Research in Clinical Health Research

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health-related research component to their career. Guided by a supervision team you will undertake a research project and gain confidence in using research methods, project management, and research governance. [+]

Master of Research in Health Research

Details

This programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health-related research component to their career. Guided by a supervision team you will undertake a research project and gain confidence in using research methods, project management, and research governance.

There is an opportunity to work alongside existing research staff on established research projects. In Nursing and Midwifery, we are particularly interested in supporting applicants who wish to research palliative and end of life care across the lifespan, and in various healthcare settings.... [-]


Online Masters International In Monitoring Clinical Trials

CESIF
Online Part time 1 year April 2019 Spain Spain Online

This program of professional specialization is geared towards Higher Degree, preferably in the area of ​​Health Sciences (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Chemistry, etc.) who want a quick labor incorporation into positions of responsibility related to the clinical development and medical departments -scientists, [+]

A WHO SHOULD

This program of professional specialization is geared towards Higher Degree, preferably in the area of ​​Health Sciences (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Chemistry, etc.) who want a quick labor incorporation into positions of responsibility related to the clinical development and medical departments -scientists, both pharmaceutical companies and the international and local professional structures of any Contract research Organization (CRO) or presence in a global market and contributing to the proper implementation of international clinical research protocols.

OBJECTIVES

The CESIF International Master in Clinical Trials Monitoring has as main objective to acquire a solid foundation of knowledge needed in various matters relating to the International Clinical Research in humans and its different phases and processes and deepen the comprehensive understanding of drug development and current processes for commissioning up, monitoring and control of low clinical research existing quality procedures and all for phase clinical research cycle.... [-]


Master's Degree In Research And Nursing Care In Vulnerable Populations

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters September 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master has researcher character in field of care nursing, its main objective the advanced training oriented to the initiation of research activities in vulnerable situations, such as the health of women, children, people with chronic problems and dependence , migration and social exclusion, as well as providing adequate training to access doctoral studies. [+]

The Master has researcher character in field of care nursing, its main objective the advanced training oriented to the initiation of research activities in vulnerable situations, such as the health of women, children, people with chronic problems and dependence , migration and social exclusion, as well as providing adequate training to access doctoral studies.

Being in possession of a Spanish university degree in the area of ​​Health Sciences or other that has been issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area and allows access to master's degree in the country of issue title. Possessing a degree as foreign education systems to the European Higher Education Area, after verification by the University that those equivalent to that obtained in Spanish and enable in the issuing country, official university training level access is credited to postgraduate studies.... [-]


Masters in Medical Bioinformatics

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The goal of the Master Degree in Medical Bioinformatics is to train graduates able to perform executive and coordination functions in the areas of design, development, management, and maintenance of information systems in medicine, biology and health systems. [+]

Masters in Medical Bioinformatics

The goal of the Master Degree in Medical Bioinformatics is to train graduates able to perform executive and coordination functions in the areas of design, development, management and maintenance of information systems in medicine, biology and health systems, with particular regard on biomedical oriented complex software innovation in science and technology for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, to complex information systems for the management of clinical and bioinformatic data bases, software for processing medical and biological data in clinical decision support systems, health information systems with heterogeneous and complex architectures, visual interfaces for bioinformatics. To that objective, the Master Degree in Medical Bioinformatics will provide the theoretical basis, methodological and technological multi- and interdisciplinary needs to address the problems related to the design, analysis, and development of intelligent systems in complex bioinformatics and medical informatics.... [-]


Master in Analytical Chemistry for Drugs and Natural Products

University of Bordeaux
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Bordeaux Pessac Talence + 2 more

This international Master program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of analytical control of plant-based drugs and health products. [+]

This international Master program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of analytical control of plant-based drugs and health products.

Program outline

This second year Master degree allows students to deepen their theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of analytical control of drugs and health products that are based on plants. It focuses on the quality control of such health products compared to international standards.

The Master degree also aims to increase the safety of therapeutic products that are based on plants and which are therefore not concerned by the pharmaceutical circuit controls. The program thus develops a strong interdisciplinary dimension through the involvement of pharmaceutical sciences, technical sciences, and the legal domain.... [-]


Master In Monitoring Of Clinical Trials

INESEM Business School
Online Part time 600 hours Open Enrollment Spain Spain Online

The clinical trials monitor figure is key to ensure that safety and quality standards are met at all points of drug development. With the completion of this Master you will be able to apply your knowledge, not only in the area of ​​clinical ID, but in pharmacoeconomics, pharmacovigilance, legislation and other aspects of drug development. [+]

The clinical trials monitor figure is key to ensure that safety and quality standards are met at all points of drug development. With the completion of this Master you will be able to apply your knowledge, not only in the area of clinical ID , but in pharmacoeconomics , pharmacovigilance, legislation and other aspects of drug development.Why does it prepare you?

With this master's degree you will obtain the necessary tools to supervise the proper development of clinical trials, which will allow you to access positions in the pharmaceutical industry related to the monitoring and management of different types of clinical studies. Develop yourself as a professional within a multidisciplinary and growing team within the pharmaceutical industry and contribute to the scientific advances of the future.... [-]


Neuroimaging for Research (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 2 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The programme disseminates imaging knowledge, skills, and understanding, in order to enable the effective and efficient use of imaging, clinically, in research and in industry. [+]

Programme description

The programme disseminates imaging knowledge, skills, and understanding, in order to enable the effective and efficient use of imaging, clinically, in research and in industry.

Our flexible, intermittent, part-time, online distance learning (OLDL) programme aims to:

to provide an understanding of research that uses neuroimaging techniques to develop research planning and designing skills, incorporating neuroimaging to enable interpretation and analysis of relevant neuroimaging data to relate neuroimaging research to clinical applications Online learning

Access world-class teaching at the University of Edinburgh, while maintaining your local professional & personal commitments where you live, thereby keeping down costs by not being resident in Edinburgh.... [-]


Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months March 2019 Australia Bilinga + 1 more

This degree increases your focus on the impacts of exercise on the health and well-being of the body and builds your knowledge of cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal health, as well as the impacts of exercise on metabolic and psychological health. [+]

Take your previous study and passion for exercise and sports science to the professional level with the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology.This degree increases your focus on the impacts of exercise on the health and well-being of the body and builds your knowledge of cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal health, as well as the impacts of exercise on metabolic and psychological health. You are given the theoretical underpinnings to prescribe rehabilitation exercise for people with injury, disability or chronic disease, and practical experience at Southern Cross University’s Health Clinic. Graduates of the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology will be able to apply to be an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and will have opportunities in a range of settings, including in private practice, in hospitals, aged care facilities, and rehab centers.... [-]


MRes in Health Research (Online)

University of Stirling
Online Full time Part time 12 - 48 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The health and social care sectors are constantly changing in order to provide better treatment and access to care. Improving health and social care services would not be possible without the work of well-trained researchers. [+]

Overview

The health and social care sectors are constantly changing in order to provide better treatment and access to care. Improving health and social care services would not be possible without the work of well-trained researchers.

Our Health Research Masters degree equips you to conduct high quality, rigorous research. You’ll benefit from our strong emphasis on both theoretical and practical skills and you'll be supported by a multidisciplinary team of experienced researchers.

The course is suitable for a diverse range of people, and our students include qualified nurses, pharmacists and occupational therapists – as well as others with a background in natural science, social science or the third sector. The entire course can also be studied online, giving you the freedom to work towards a Masters around your personal and professional commitments.... [-]


Inter-university Master’s Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 Spain Tarragona

This inter-university master’s degree with Universitat de Barcelona is the continuation of the URV-specific degree in Anthropology of Medicine (1994-2000), and the Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2006-2014). [+]

This inter-university Master’s Degree with Universitat de Barcelona is the continuation of the URV-specific degree in Anthropology of Medicine (1994-2000), and the Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2006-2014). It is considered the best master’s degree, taught in Spanish language, in Europe and Latin America because of the quality of its professors and the research carried out.

Its aim is to provide students with a solid foundation in the theories, techniques and methodologies of medical anthropology. On graduating they should be able to translate social problems into anthropological research questions and transform the research into practical policies, thus contributing to social innovation and new health care models.... [-]


Master's Degree In Research And Diagnosis Of Tropical Diseases

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master in Research and Diagnosis of Tropical Diseases (MIDETROP) will acquire knowledge and skills that will lead to a better approach of Tropical Diseases, contribute to improving public health in the developing country and conduct research in this broad field of health. [+]

Tropical diseases affect about 1 billion people worldwide, particularly in countries with low-income economies and areas of tropical and subtropical climate. According to the WHO, Tropical Diseases constitute one of the main causes of death in the world, with Africa being the most punished continent.

The Master in Research and Diagnosis of Tropical Diseases (MIDETROP) will acquire knowledge and skills that will lead to a better approach of Tropical Diseases, contribute to improving public health in the developing country and conduct research in this broad field of health.

Justification title

This Master is organized, coordinated and taught by professors of the University of La Laguna, members of the University Institute of Tropical Diseases and Public Health of the Canary Islands, doctors from the different hospitals of the Canary Islands Health Service, and professors and researchers from different centers of excellence related to tropical diseases.... [-]


Master's Degree In Health Care And Research

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

This Master is designed for students who want to orient their professional interests to biomedical research and that come from the qualifications of Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Dentistry ..., or related degrees to Biomedical research, such as Biology, Pharmacy ... [+]

Introduction

The Master's Degree in Health Care and Research (MAIS) Is a title of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Duration of 60 ECTS / year. Branch of knowledge of Health Sciences. Oriented towards training in basic and clinical research.

Why study the degree

This Master is designed for students who want to orient their professional interests to biomedical research and that come from the qualifications of Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Dentistry ..., or related degrees to Biomedical research, such as Biology, Pharmacy ... This master's degree is supported by the Biomedical Research Institute of A Coruña (INIBIC) and the University Hospital Complex A Coruña (CHUAC).... [-]


Research Master in Cognitive & Clinic Neuroscience: Drug Development and Neurohealth

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

This specialisation provides you with a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. You will have interactions with industry and regulatory agencies. The overarching theme is the pipeline of drug research & development from design of the molecule to its applications in healthcare settings. [+]

Drug Development and Neurohealth

Which brain drugs does our society need most? Do drugs work the same in everyone? What makes someone vulnerable to brain diseases? What makes them receptive to drug effects? Can we predict drug effects in the brain? Can diet be as effective as drug treatment? How do we translate new R&D knowledge into a start-up company? Drug Development and Neurohealth provides a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. You will interact with industry and regulatory agencies. The overarching theme is the pipeline of drug research & development from design of the molecule to its applications in healthcare settings.... [-]