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Top 56 Master Degrees in Biomedical Studies 2019/2020

For many students, a master’s degree is a marker of success. The degree proclaims them as an expert in the field of study they have chosen and can greatly enhance their career prospects. In addition, students who want doctoral degrees frequently must first get master’s degrees.

What is a Master in Biomedical Science? Biomedical science analyzes biology as it relates to medicine in order to cure or treat diseases. This degree is intended to prepare students who seek a career in a health profession or a related field that calls for graduate-level biomedical sciences education. The program includes master’s-level coursework and working with patients to learn how to best serve them. In addition, students usually take electives such as human anatomy, animal anatomy or neurobiology.

Students aspire toward high-level biomedical science degrees for many reasons. They may want to get involved in the exciting and rewarding career of curing diseases, or they might enjoy the tremendous versatility and potential high salaries of the field.

Classes in biomedical science are in demand all over the world. As a result, the price tag of such programs varies, depending on the college/university and the program structure. In general, such programs run for one year. It’s critical for all students thinking about enrolling in a program to research the school and program to ensure the best fit.

Individuals who earn biomedical science degrees work in a wide variety of fields. For example, they are employed in labs, in the biotech industry and even in journalism writing about biomedical science. They may choose to specialize in a field, such as gerontology or microbiology, or pursue doctoral degrees. Some aspiring doctors also get education in biomedical science.

Prospective biomedical science students have many international options from universities. They can also enroll in online classes for added flexibility. To begin, 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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56 Results in Biomedical Studies

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
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2 years
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University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

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 a ... [+]

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 (seehere 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.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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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
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
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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
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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2 years
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Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

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 Er ... [+]

Overview

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 have developed a Research Master program in Clinical Research.

This research master is directed at providing students with the skills essential to patient-oriented clinical research. Compared to other training programs in clinical research, the Erasmus MC Research Master has a strong focus on epidemiologic methods and statistical analysis, to meet the changing needs of the current health care field, particularly the increasing need for trained professionals with well-developed quantitative and analytic skills. We are able to do so by building on a long and excellent tradition at Erasmus MC of clinical epidemiology, making using of our large population cohorts and a strong focus of our clinician-researchers to embrace epidemiological research methods, not only to understand the etiology of disease but also to prove the effectiveness of treatment.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
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2 years
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University of Wollongong

There is currently a high demand for graduates in Medicinal Chemistry. The Master of Medicinal Chemistry degree provides vocational training, together with specialised co ... [+]

Course summary

There is currently a high demand for graduates in Medicinal Chemistry. The Master of Medicinal Chemistry degree provides vocational training, together with specialised coursework and a small research project.

What you will study

Additional preparatory subjects focus on laboratory work and science communication skills. It provides an alternative career path to PhD studies or up-skilling for the industry.

This degree

This degree is designed through the lens of global perspectives in science where you will also be exposed to emerging technologies such as the use of drones, artificial intelligence AI, coding and virtual reality (google VR) in science data collection and analysis during your first-year core subjects.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
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Saint Joseph University of Beirut

The Master of Biomarketing is a program of the Faculty of Sciences of Saint Joseph University of Beirut in Lebanon. ... [+]

Presentation of the Program

The Master of Biomarketing is a program of the Faculty of Sciences of Saint Joseph University of Beirut in Lebanon.

This Master program aims to train professionals and build an executive profile for students-candidates in the field of Natural Sciences and Marketing. Students-scientists will become strategic decision makers able to analyze markets dynamics, to master business intelligence and development and to elaborate marketing, communication, and media plans.

Such profile requires both technical and scientific skills useful for biological products and materials on one side and applied marketing and communication skills to different sectors such as the chemical industry, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, cosmetics and paramedical products, on another side. Thus, the first year of the Master has two main components: first, fundamental, which objective is to provide a solid scientific and technical basis to students, the second, pragmatic application, focusing on the business side, remarkably marketing and communication.... [-]

Lebanon Beirut
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmac ... [+]

MSc Industrial Pharmaceutics

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutics will prepare graduates with the expertise and skills required for employment in an industry estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion.

Industrial pharmaceutics plays a vital role in the development, validation and manufacture of new medicines, ensuring their safety and quality, and MSc graduates will be able to avail of employment opportunities at all stages of the medicine development pipeline.

WHY QUEEN'S?

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s has an excellent global reputation and is highly ranked for both teaching and research.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
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1 - 3 years
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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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2 years
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University of Groningen

The MSc in Biomedical Sciences offers a unique multidisciplinary setting of leading scientists and biomedical specialists, and the option to compose a program that fits y ... [+]

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 program in Biomedical Sciences, you will be trained to find answers to these questions. The programme is strongly oriented towards the scientific background of health, 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 biomedical researcher or biomedical specialist. We offer tracks related to the biology of cancer and the immune system, biology of food and nutrition, biology of aging, and neuroscience. In addition, we offer a unique option to create a custom made biomedical program that meets your ambitions. Examples are programs dedicated to virology, (epi)genetics, regenerative medicine, big data management, computational biology and many other areas on which the University of Groningen has a worldwide leading position.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
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University of Verona

The primary goal of the Master’s degree in Medical Bioinformatics is to equip graduates with the skills they need to enter management and supervisory positions in design, ... [+]

Master Degree in Biomedical Studies. OVERVIEW The Master’s degree in Medical Bioinformatics prepares graduates for a career at management and supervisory level in the design, development, maintenance and management of information systems in medicine, biology and health systems. In particular, this programme will equip graduates with specific skills in the following areas: complex biomedical softwares in the field of scientific and technological innovation for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes; complex information systems for the management of clinical and bioinformatics databases; softwares for processing medical and biological data in clinical decision support systems; health information systems with heterogeneous and complex architectures; visual interfaces for bioinformatics. The programme, which is entirely taught in English, provides a theoretical foundation and the methodological and technological multi- and inter-disciplinary knowledge to address issues related to the design, analysis and development of intelligent systems in medical informatics and complex bioinformatics. PROGRAMME DETAILS Type: Postgraduate and Master's degree programmes Duration: 2 years Category: LM-18 - Classe delle lauree magistrali in Informatica Controlling body: Collegio Didattico di Informatica Information: Amministrazione Collegi del Dipartimento di Informatica Site: VERONA Reference Department: Computer Science Macro area: Science and Engineering ... [-]
Italy Verona
October 2019
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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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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2 years
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