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Top 23 Master Degrees in Biomedical Science 2019/2020

Students obtain master’s degrees for many reasons. Perhaps they wish for more specialized knowledge in a certain field as well as more job responsibilities and a higher salary. In addition, they may want a doctorate degree and must first earn a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a way for a person to show he has additional education and training in a field.

What is a Master in Biomedicine? Biomedicine is the study of biological processes such as molecular and cellular foundations and evolution. The master’s degree is primarily aimed toward students who plan to get doctoral degrees. Coursework is both in the class and in the lab. Students can tailor elective courses toward their own interests. For example, elective class topics often include tumor biology, metabolic disease and neurobiology. Students also complete a significant research project.

The benefits of a biomedicine degree are plenty. Students enhance their high-level technology skills, can study internationally and often complete projects in line with their passions.

Universities all over the globe offer biomedicine programs. To this end, students should research specific schools and programs to get an idea of approximate costs, or contact the schools. Students should always research exact program requirements to ensure the best match possible.

Students who get biomedicine master’s degrees often move immediately into doctoral programs. Even if they do not, they often have many opportunities. Biomedicine graduates work in medical research and medical writing, with patents, and in clinical trials. Many work as principal investigators in research. They are also employed by academic institutions as well as businesses and hospitals.

Biomedicine students can take classes part time or full time. Although much hands-on work is required, some programs may offer online learning for the classroom components. To find the school for you, 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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23 Results in Biomedical Science

University Vita-Salute San Raffaele

This 2-Year Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Medical Biology bridges theoretical knowledge to hands-on training in biological research, with an emphasis on biological ... [+]

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This 2-Year Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Medical Biology bridges theoretical knowledge to hands-on training in biological research, with an emphasis on biological processes underpinning human physiology and pathology.

Our Master Graduates will be exposed to intensive training in the research laboratories of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute (or in linked institutions in Italy and abroad) culminating in the discussion of a written dissertation. Thus, our Master Graduates will be leading through a short yet complete research project; they will personally know what and why to look for, how to design a research project, how to generate and interpret data, and how to communicate their results to other researchers, through both oral and written presentations in English. ... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University Of Tuebingen Faculty Of Medicine

The interprofessional and innovative master’s degree program in Biomedical Technologies is characterized by practice orientation and internationality. Lectures are embedd ... [+]

The interprofessional and innovative master’s degree program in Biomedical Technologies is characterized by practice orientation and internationality. Lectures are embedded in a modern technological and medical environment and are supported by an interdisciplinary team of internationally well-known and distinguished scientists. Graduates are well prepared for various professional challenges and have excellent career perspectives in Biomedical Technologies.

The Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Innovative. Interdisciplinary. International. Since 1477. The University of Tübingen has combined these leading principles in its teaching and research since its foundation. It is one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Germany and offers a first-class framework for professional studies, as well as the possibility to set personal accents and priorities. Many further amenities enhance the attractive study conditions, such as the campus sports program, the center for foreign languages, the interdisciplinary ‘Studium Generale’ and the modern university library. Let the university’s slogan speak for itself: attempto – I dare!... [-]

Germany Tübingen
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Karolinska Institutet

The Master's Programme in Biomedicine gives students an in-depth knowledge within the broad and expanding biomedical field and specializes in creating new and advanced sk ... [+]

The Master's Program in Biomedicine gives students an in-depth knowledge within the broad and expanding biomedical field and specializes in creating new and advanced skills for the improvement of human health. The program provides a solid platform for independent research and the application of new knowledge within the field of molecular medicine. The program focuses on understanding disease mechanisms, particularly for the most common and widespread diseases, which may lead to the future development of methods for diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Karolinska Institutet (KI) is one of the world's leading universities in the biomedical field. The Master's Program in Biomedicine is research-oriented and runs in close association with KI’s renowned research environment. The program focuses on basic biological knowledge and how it is used to drive medical developments forward. The first part of the program provides a general, advanced biomedical base. Students may then develop a more personalized study through a deeper exploration of one of KI’s research areas, by taking elective courses and/or performing independent research projects.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Eastern Finland

The Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedicine offers a unique training opportunity in molecular biosciences combined with medicine at the UEF School of Medicine. The train ... [+]

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The Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedicine offers a unique training opportunity in molecular biosciences combined with medicine at the UEF School of Medicine. The training advances your knowledge in the most recent developments of molecular biomedicine and its translational opportunities, focusing on genome-based prognostics and diagnostics as well as personalized treatments.

The thesis-based graduate programme is research-intensive and has been developed by experienced teachers and scientists at the Institute of Biomedicine, A. I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, and School of Pharmacy. It provides you with a solid background for e.g. in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and also for postgraduate studies. The master thesis project is conducted in research groups in the UEF or for an industrial partner.... [-]

Finland Kuopio
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Åbo Akademi University

Biomedical imaging has emerged as one of the most important technology areas in basic bioscience and biomedical research as well as in clinical medicine and translational ... [+]

Degree awarded: Master of Science Annual intake: 20 Contact: bima-office@bioimaging.fiWebsite: www.abo.fi/bioimaging, www.bioimaging.fi/program

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Biomedical Imaging – more than you can imagine!

With an ever-increasing dependency on technological processes in science, biomedical imaging has become a popular in subjects ranging from biosciences to engineering. New imaging technologies are developed constantly, and imaging has become an essential tool for cutting-edge discoveries in the biotech industry, as well as in areas such as biomedical research. In the Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging students will gain an understanding of theoretical and practical processes of a wide range of biomedical imaging technologies, with a heavy focus on the interdisciplinary nature of the field. The studies thus also provide students with strong knowledge either in cell biology, anatomy, and physiology, nanomedicine or biophysics, depending on the area of imaging specialization.... [-]

Finland Turku
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Utrecht University

Through the program’s cutting-edge research in methodology and statistics, you will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to carry out fundamental and applied research ... [+]

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Modern society is highly data-driven. Everything is monitored and measured, yet there are major challenges to finding optimal ways to design research, analyze data, and extract the most valuable information.

This selective Master’s program combines the research expertise of the following departments at Utrecht University (UU) and the University of Twente (UT):

Department of Methodology and Statistics (UU) Department of Biostatistics, University Medical Centre Utrecht (UU) Department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis (UT)

This program therefore also has two main study locations you can choose from, that is, either Utrecht University or the University of Twente. The collaboration between these departments provides you with an exceptionally broad range of internship opportunities and thesis topics focused on the following fields: Behavioural Sciences | Biomedical Sciences | Social Sciences... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht Middelburg
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Groningen

What causes disease? What is the (epi)genetic background of disorders? How do microorganisms in the intestine contribute to health and disease? What are the underlying me ... [+]

What causes disease? What is the (epi)genetic background of disorders? How do microorganisms in the intestine contribute to health and disease? What are the underlying mechanisms of diseases and what novel strategies can be designed to cure disease?

During the Master's degree programme in Biomedical Sciences, you will be trained to find answers to these questions. The programme is strongly oriented towards the scientific background of health and disease and preclinical research. You will encounter an interdisciplinary environment of basic scientific research at the faculty of science and engineering and the more medical oriented environment of the university medical center.

If you have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant biomedical area you can apply for our two-year programme and excel your career as a biomedical researcher or biomedical specialist. We offer specialized tracks in the biology of aging but also offer learning lines related to immunology and cancer and to food and sustainable society. In addition, we offer the unique option to create a custom-made biomedical programme that meets your ambitions.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
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Full-time
2 years
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Leiden University

This programme will give you a thorough understanding of human health and disease. Through compulsory and elective courses and traineeships, you will develop a strong bas ... [+]

The Master Biomedical Sciences deals with all normal and abnormal processes in the human body. The primal goal of the program is to better understand diseases in order to improve existing therapeutic interventions and/or suggest new ones.

What does this master’s program entail?

The Master Biomedical Sciences deals with all normal and abnormal processes in the human body. The primal goal of the program is to better understand diseases in order to improve existing therapeutic interventions and/or suggest new ones.

Besides the common program, which teaches you the basic knowledge you need about research in Biomedical Sciences, your program is further defined by one of the specializations:... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
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Full-time
2 years
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Malmö University

The program creates a platform for understanding the involvement of surface science in biomedicine and biotechnology. You will get theoretical knowledge and practical ski ... [+]

The program creates a platform for understanding the involvement of surface science in biomedicine and biotechnology. You will get theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of biomedical activities which require expertise beyond traditional disciplines of biomedicine, chemistry or biology.

Active connections

The program is carried out in close collaboration with regional industry and provides up to date overview on research and development work in the area of biomedical technology. Education is conducted by researchers and teachers who are participants of an industrially relevant research network called Profile “Biofilms – research center for bio-interfaces”. Our experimental facilities combine chemistry, cell and molecular biology, and bioanalytical laboratories.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Hasselt University

The Master of Biomedical Sciences focuses on state-of-the-art methodology, knowledge, insight and academic skills, enabling graduates to unravel the molecular mechanisms ... [+]

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.... [-]

Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

At the end of this qualification, students will have produced a research dissertation. ... [+]

At the end of this qualification, students will have produced a research dissertation.

Admission requirements

A BTech Biomedical Technology or an equivalent qualification.

Contact details

Name: Ms Ingrid van der Westhuyzen Tel: 011 559 6263 / Email: ingridv@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

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South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Universidad de Leon

We train specialists in the area of Biomedical and Health Sciences, allowing an update of concepts and knowledge related to both basic and clinical aspects and to the res ... [+]

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We train specialists in the area of Biomedical and Health Sciences, allowing an update of concepts and knowledge related to both basic and clinical aspects and to the research methodology in the various fields of these sciences

Aimed at Graduates or Graduates in Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Medicine and Surgery and Veterinary Medicine, and Graduates in Nursing and Physiotherapy. Graduates or Graduates in Food Science and Technology, Environmental Sciences and Biochemistry are also considered related. Other possible degrees contemplated in the admission profile will be considered by the Academic Committee of the Master.

If you are interested in learning toDeepen knowledge of topics of interest in the field of Biomedical and Health Sciences.Manage information and knowledge in the field of Health Sciences.Develop skills of research initiation.Interpret experimental results and identify consistent and inconsistent elements.Use the most up-to-date sources of information for the development of ID activities in the field of Biomedical and Health Sciences.What we offer youMultidisciplinary teaching staff 100% doctor, with great teaching, research and clinical experience (teachers from various departments of the University of León and other Spanish universities and prestigious professionals of the University Assistance Complex of León (CAULE) and other health institutions).Training in knowledge and skills necessary to understand current experimental methods and techniques in biomedical research.Marked translational character.Promotion of research activity and innovation.Analysis and deepening of future trends marked by scientific findings. • High degree of satisfaction among students.Incorporation toPhD programsBasic and clinical research teams in Biomedical and Health Sciences, in public institutions (Universities, hospitals, research institutes) and... [-]
Spain León
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Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Do you want to combine human biology with molecular biology? Or do you want to learn about the other possibilities of biomedical sciences after a year of research? This m ... [+]

It's all about fascination for human lifeDo you want to combine human biology with molecular biology? Or do you want to learn about the other possibilities of biomedical sciences after a year of research? This master's programme will offer you just that!

While pursuing a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences you can opt to study a combination of different specialisations. The research specialisations will enable you to embark on a career in research. In the second year you decide on your profile, either with a focus on research or more into biomedical related specialisations. These specialisations will enable you to work in professions like policy officer, sciencific journalism or advisor, and the education specialisation (only in Dutch) will enable you to teach at pre-university or higher vocational education level.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universitas Padjadjaran

We offer strong focus basic concepts and principles of life sciences (anatomy, physiology, cell biology, microbiology, parasitology, pathobiology, and nutrition) to: (1) ... [+]

GENERAL

You can create your own Master Program of minimum 42 credits. The components of the program can be taken in order, such as Theoretical Course, Mandatory Course, Elective Course, Seminar, Mini-Project, and Thesis.

The educational method includes lecture, seminar, independent study, group discussion occasionally demonstration or hands-on experience (internship). Start of study February and September and we look for students with ambition in research and high GPA scores.

AIM / TARGET GROUPS / DURATION

To produce Master Graduates that:

posses personal integrity, honest and science ethics. master the latest sciences and technology in biomedical sciences. able to solve the problem in biomedical sciences through research. able to lead research and perform independent research to accelerate new invention to improve quality of human life. able to communicate and deliver his/her knowledge to the scientific community. ... [-]
Indonesia Bandung
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
St George's University of London

This course will prepare you for a research degree or career in biomedical science. If you would like to find out more information about scholarships, applying or communi ... [+]

This course will prepare you for a research degree or career in biomedical science.

Our graduates have a strong track record of going on to funded PhD studentships. The MRes can also serve as a standalone Master’s course with a strong emphasis on biomedical research.

Highlights

Excellent Image Resource and Biomedical Research facilities to gain strong research knowledge and skills Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK Expertise in clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research within the University and St George’s Hospital

Tuition Fees*

2016 entry UK and EU: £10,500 2016 entry Non-EU (international): £22,000

*Fees are reviewed annually... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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