Master in Biomedical Research

Top 20 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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Online Masters International In Monitoring Clinical Trials

CESIF
Online Part time 1 year April 2018 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, [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Research . 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. Knowledge of Scientific Bases: Structure and Clinical Research environment. Participating agencies and actors involved in the development of clinical trials. Design and Testing Phases of Clinical Trials Types clinical- and research studies. Analysis of the international regulatory environment. Stages of clinical trials. Monitoring of Clinical Trials and methodology. Pharmacovigilance in ECCE. Data- biometry and Management Analysis of results. labor positions and career development within clinical research. DURATION 1,500 hours. 90 hours of virtual classes, 20 hours of virtual tutorials, 950 hours of personal work and 440 hours devoted to the preparation of the Final Project. DOCUMENTATION For the... [-]

Master in Clinical Pharmacy

Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Malaysia Cyberjaya + 1 more

The Master in Clinical Pharmacy is an intensive coursework programme that aims to produce skilled clinical pharmacists who can appraise current practices, research new ideas, and develop viable alternative approaches to serve as the basis for successful and responsible careers in clinical pharmacy. [+]

The Master in Clinical Pharmacy is an intensive coursework programme that aims to produce skilled clinical pharmacists who can appraise current practices, research new ideas, and develop viable alternative approaches to serve as the basis for successful and responsible careers in clinical pharmacy.

The programme consists of didactic lectures, compulsory and elective clinical clerkship and research dissertation that can be completed in 1 year (full time) or 2 years (part-time). At all stages, candidates are encouraged to adopt a self- directed learning approach to facilitate the culture of lifelong learning.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Taught Courses:

Pharmacotherapeutics I Pharmacotherapeutics II Pharmacotherapeutics III Pharmacotherapeutics IV Pharmacotherapeutics V Pharmacotherapeutics VI Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Methodology ... [-]

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. [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Research . 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. As terms of access to the Master in Research and Nursing Care in Vulnerable Populations, you must be in possession of a college degree or Diploma in Nursing Degree in Nursing. Students who want to start with the application for admission to the Master must attach a letter to the Commission for Admission to Master together with the application for admission to be held over the Internet. In that letter they will present the reasons that are interested in pursuing the Master in Research and Nursing Care in Vulnerable Populations. The valuation criteria for admission to the Master of Research and Nursing Care in Vulnerable... [-]

Research Master in Clinical Research

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

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. [+]

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 preform 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 Medical Center. 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. This programme will help accelerate your scientific career! Itai Magodoro from Zimbabwe “The professors - who are at the cutting-edge in their respective fields - bring science to life!” For more information visit our website. [-]

Master of Research in Biomedical Research (Integrative and Translational)

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 will equip you with the necessary ethos, critical evaluative skills and technical competence to pursue a research career in the in vivo sciences. Such an approach is essential to understand the complex interactions among body systems, and how these may be modified with adaptations, by drugs, and during pathologies. [+]

Master of Research in Biomedical Research (Integrative and Translational)

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You will graduate equipped with essential skills for training to PhD level with an excellent grounding for future careers in biological research, the pharmaceutical industry or higher education.

A Home Office Personal Licence, for which training is provided, is a prerequisite for this course (see here for further information). The research project will require students to carry out licensed procedures. This module will be taught at the beginning of the MRes.

A practical in vivo research skills module involves progressive training with equipment using in vitro and ex vivo approaches. In vivo research modules provides seminars from research-active scientists about their approaches, and a series of taster projects where you observe current research projects in action. A research methods module  gives theoretical and practical instruction in common techniques, experiemenal design and data analysis. The in vivo research project takes 20 weeks and gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in publishable-quality research.... [-]


Master's Degree in Biomedical Research (MIBM)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Palma de Mallorca

The Master’s degree programme in biomedical research offers a multidisciplinary education in the field of research in biomedicine with a solid multidisciplinary training in advanced science, integrated with biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, and health and disease. [+]

What is it? The Master’s degree programme in biomedical research offers a multidisciplinary education in the field of research in biomedicine with a solid multidisciplinary training in advanced science, integrated with biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, and health and disease. The education provided focuses on competitive translational research that contributes to furthering the understanding of the molecular basis of human pathology, as well as discovering and developing new preventative, diagnostic, and treatment measures based on molecular bioscience knowledge. This Master’s programme has three areas in which students can specialize. To specialize in any one of them, students must pass all corresponding subjects and complete a Master’s thesis (with the support of a tutor) related to the field of study of the chosen specialization. Students must choose one of the three specializations in order to be awarded a degree. The specializations that are offered are as follows: Specialization in cancer research, Specialization in metabolic syndrome and ageing research, and Specialization in translational biomedical research. What will you learn? During this Master’s programme you will learn how to design experiments and activities that allow for the creation of relevant knowledge in the field of biomedical research while maintaining scientific integrity and respecting the ethical principles of biomedicine. You will be able to come up with precise and replicable results that will allow you to draw valid conclusions in the field of biomedicine. At the same time, you will learn how to manage, analyse, and disseminate information from biomedical research, and you will... [-]

Masters In Biomedical Research

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Campus Full time 20 months January 2018 Dominican Republic Santiago Santo Domingo + 1 more

Biomedical Research is one of the most dynamic sectors with the greatest impact in today's society. Its fundamental objective is to deepen the knowledge of the molecular, biochemical, cellular, genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological mechanisms of human diseases, as well as to develop or improve its diagnosis and establish strategies for its prevention and treatment. [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Research . Presentación Biomedical Research is one of the most dynamic sectors with the greatest impact in today's society. Its fundamental objective is to deepen the knowledge of the molecular, biochemical, cellular, genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological mechanisms of human diseases, as well as to develop or improve its diagnosis and establish strategies for its prevention and treatment. In the last decades there have been great scientific advances in the different disciplines involved in this sector, which has allowed us to know the human organism, the biological foundations that explain its functioning in health, and the cellular and molecular bases of diseases. Scientific research therefore makes it possible to obtain new knowledge and is one of the distinctive features of a quality higher education institution. In this light, the PUCMM is committed to "the search for new knowledge that responds to social problems and the demands of the common good," and to "increasing the critical mass of researchers who can undertake reach projects." As a result of this, the master's degree aims to prepare and train professionals who will develop their activity in biomedical scientific research, in the context of a highly competitive scenario, which requires comprehensive thematic approaches capable of implementing coordinated programs of research groups including basic research and applied research, among others. For this, the PUCMM has the necessary laboratories and resources and has different research lines in execution. This master's degree aims to be, therefore, an offer of Postgraduate of quality, potentially useful... [-]

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

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2018 Spain Tarragona Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

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). [+]

Inter-university Master in Medical Anthropology and Global Health 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 done. 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. Career opportunities Graduates in Inter-university Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health are trained to join the labour market in the following areas: Public and private agencies that provide assessment in the health sector International health, health promotion and education, and public health Teaching the sociology of health at universities and other institutions Health management and planning Cultural psychiatry and psychology Gerontology and age International health intervention Health in the environmental field High-level international research into global health Language of instruction Spanish (80%), Catalan (10%), English (10%) FIRST YEAR: compulsory subjects Anthropology and Health Sciences Ethnografhic Representations of Health Processes, Illness and Care Medicalization and Culture Medical Systems Health and Society in the History of the West Information and Documentation Systems Applied to Medical Anthropology General Health Ethnografhic Methodology in Medical Anthropology Advanced... [-]

Res. Master in Cogn.& Clin. Neuroscience: Drug Development and Neurohealth

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

This specialisation provides a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. It includes interactions with industry and regulatory agencies. [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Research . Res. Master in Cogn.& Clin. Neuroscience: Drug Development and Neurohealth This specialisation provides a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. It includes 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. Programme Outline The programme covers the process of bringing a new pharmaceutical drug to the market once a lead compound has been identified (drug discovery).It includes pre-clinical research (in-vitro/in-vivo) and clinical trials (in volunteers and patients) and obtaining marketing authorization.Molecular, biological, neuroanatomical, electrophysiological,and behavioural techniques as well as biomarker development into diagnostics,clinical trial methodology and pharmacovigilance are taught. Research The main research topics focus on clinical and pharmacological brain targets and biomarkers associated with affective-, neurodevelopmental-,neurodegenerative- and neurovascular disorders.Core courses are organized along these mechanisms/ disorders including practical training to acquire necessary laboratory skills.Specific workshops like 'Genes and Proteins', 'DrugMetabolism', 'Psychopharmacology' and'Pharmaco-epidemiology', provide additional technical knowledge. Internships During the programme, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team of neuroscientists including biological psychologists, molecular biologists, pharmacists, neurobiologists, neuroanatomists, psychopharmacologists, psychiatrists and neuroimmunologists. These professionals participate in world-wide international networks of research in relevant fields at academia and industry. This offers excellent opportunities for internships at small, medium and large companies in biotechnology- and clinical research organisations, pharmaceutical- and nutrition industries as well as governmental organisations in food and drug regulation. Career Focus The Drug... [-]

MRes Translational Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Belfast + 1 more

This research-intensive Master’s by Research (MRes) will equip you with the rigorous research skills, and the innovation and the leadership skills to be at the forefront of meeting this global need. [+]

MRes Translational Medicine Translational Medicine takes bioscience research knowledge and applies it to the delivery of 21st-century health care. There is an increasing need for graduates who can undertake basic and clinical research, and translate it into improved medical treatments for patients. This research-intensive Master’s by Research (MRes) will equip you with the rigorous research skills, and the innovation and the leadership skills to be at the forefront of meeting this global need. Why Queen's? We have an international reputation in this area, achieved through: high-impact peer review publications significant international research funding, the establishment of successful spin-out companies. WHAT WILL EXCITE YOU? Our new partnership that gives you the chance to study in the USA. The new Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology – National Cancer Institute Doctoral Training Programme in Precision Cancer Medicine gives you the opportunity, to undertake your research at an international powerhouse for cancer research, the National Cancer Institute in Washington. WHAT MAKES THIS COURSE UNIQUE? We benefit from our partnership with the Queen's Management School and the William J Clinton Leadership Institute, giving you as postgraduate students, grounding in principles of business development, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship. Course Details Semester 1 Genomics and Human Disease Research Translational: from Concept to Commercialisation (Full Year) You will: learn key principles of disease biology; understand new technological developments that increase our understanding of disease processes; and develop an appreciation of the importance of innovation, business awareness and leadership skills in the translation of discovery science to... [-]

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). What is learned General Structure of the Curriculum: Initial part: Research in Health Sciences, 15 ECTS. It takes place during the first four months. Three specialties, of 45 ECTS: Functional Re-education, Personal Autonomy and Quality of Life : Face-to-face specialization for training and research in interdisciplinary care strategies for the promotion of personal autonomy and improvement of the quality of life of people with disabilities. 25 Places Fundamentals of Biomedical Research : Specialized in face to face advanced training in research techniques in Cell Biology, Cell Cultivation, Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, etc. 10 Places Clinical Research : Distance specialty for training and research in the clinical field. Structure of the Study Health Sciences Research Preparation of a Research Project I: Search for Information Preparation of a... [-]

MRes in Health Research (Online)

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

The course has been designed to suit students from a range of backgrounds. Most students (and graduates) have a health professional qualification e.g. nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, occupational therapy. Other students are from the social care or research sectors. Our students are from across the UK and overseas as online study offers flexibility around their work and family commitments. [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Research . There is an increasing need for health professionals to be directly or indirectly involved with a range of research, evaluation, clinical audit and quality improvement activities as part of their practice. Current policy and practice developments are also placing greater emphasis on the Clinical Academic Career pathway and there are now many health professionals with a clinical/practice and research focus on their roles. These developments point to the need for rigorous, high-quality interdisciplinary and flexible research programmes to prepare health professionals for these challenging and rewarding roles. The MRes Health Research provides this. There is a strong emphasis placed on the application of knowledge and skills. The course can be taken as an advanced qualification in its own right or as excellent preparation for doctoral level study. Students can choose to study for a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Master's degree. Stand-alone modules are also available for those interested in Continuing Professional Development. The course has been designed to suit students from a range of backgrounds. Most students (and graduates) have a health professional qualification e.g. nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, occupational therapy. Other students are from the social care or research sectors. Our students are from across the UK and overseas as online study offers flexibility around their work and family commitments. 1st for Research In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport came top for health research in Scotland and was ranked 12th in the UK overall, showcasing our commitment... [-]

Master of Medical Statistics

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Full time Part time July 2018 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Medical Statistics programs aim to provide graduates with the skills to use statistical methods to investigate problems in health and medicine. [+]

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Medical Statistics will enhance your understanding of statistical theory and methods and how to apply it to problem solving in professional practice. In partnership with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia national biostatistics training program, this postgraduate qualification offers an advanced and well regarded program providing in-depth knowledge in applying statistical methods to the analysis of health related data. With qualified biostatistic experts in high demand, as a graduate of this program you will be qualified to pursue positions as a biostatistician in areas such as medical and epidemiological research, the pharmaceutical industry and government departments and agencies. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Medical Statistics at a time that suits you.... [-]


Master in Biomedical Research

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The master's programme in Biomedical Research is focused on the study of the molecular, cellular, physiological and evolutionary foundations of biological processes and their pathological or adaptive alterations. It is primarily, although not exclusively, aimed at students seeking to pursue doctoral studies in different areas of biomedicine... [+]

Master in Biomedical Research

The master's programme in Biomedical Research is focused on the study of the molecular, cellular, physiological and evolutionary foundations of biological processes and their pathological or adaptive alterations. It is primarily, although not exclusively, aimed at students seeking to pursue doctoral studies in different areas of biomedicine.

Objectives

The programme's main objective is to help students acquire advanced conceptual and experimental knowledge of the molecular and cellular foundations for cellular processes and dysfunctions involved in physiological function and disease and to teach them to apply this knowledge to basic and biomedical research.... [-]