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25 Master Degrees in Medical Science 2020

A master’s degree may be required for certain jobs of graduate degree programs. Students can use them to broaden their educational horizons of specific subjects or business sectors, and degrees can improve earning potential as well. What is a Masters in Medical Science? This is a program that exists as a stepping stone between other programs. If a student wishes to attend medical or dental s… Read more

A master’s degree may be required for certain jobs of graduate degree programs. Students can use them to broaden their educational horizons of specific subjects or business sectors, and degrees can improve earning potential as well.

What is a Masters in Medical Science? This is a program that exists as a stepping stone between other programs. If a student wishes to attend medical or dental school, but did not study the proper subjects while in a bachelor’s program, it is crucial that he or she receives the correct education. A master’s degree in medical science may qualify a student to enter a more specialized school by providing coursework in medical science and offering specific areas of study that can range from disease research to proper dental care.

The main reason a student pursues a master’s degree in medical science is to become qualified for medical school. Outside of this, it is not uncommon for students to enter a program for future careers in the field of medical research or continue into a Ph.D. program. 

Depending on the institution being attended, the price of the program will differ. On average, this program can take between one and two years to complete.

Before a student can obtain a master’s degree in medical science, he must have a bachelor’s degree with credits in physics, biology and chemistry. Students must also take the MCATs before entering this program, and the exact score needed will differ between institutions. Though there are some career opportunities available with this degree, the vast majority of those attending this program do so for the training needed to enter medical school, dental school or a specific Ph.D. program. 

A large number of programs exist internationally for students to obtain a master’s degree in medical science. A good deal of these programs allow for students to take courses online, so that they might work their continued education around a busy schedule. To get started with a course, 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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UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Master of Medical Sciences programs are designed to cater to the needs and aspirations of individual students, the expressed needs of the relevant institutions in the UAE ... +

The Master of Medical Sciences programs are designed to cater to the needs and aspirations of individual students, the expressed needs of the relevant institutions in the UAE and the current strengths in different disciplines in the CMHS. Currently, the structure of the M. Med. Sc. curriculum is organized into three tracks: “Microbiology & Immunology”, “Pharmacology and Toxicology” and “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)”. 1- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology track is a multi-disciplinary program which provides students with a foundation in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology as well as intensive state-of-the-art laboratory research training. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
29 Apr 2021
Campus
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, USA

The STEM-designated Medical Product Quality degree is designed for students with a background in biological, pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences and biomedical engineering. ... +

The STEM-designated Medical Product Quality degree is designed for students with a background in biological, pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences and biomedical engineering. The goal of the program is to train students in the theory behind current and future regulations which impact product quality and to provide real-life practical tools they will use in their industry careers. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Birmingham, United Kingdom

This programme develops the skills you need to understand the critical elements in planning, undertaking and analysing research in health care - vital skills for anyone wantin ... +

This programme develops the skills you need to understand the critical elements in planning, undertaking and analysing research in health care - vital skills for anyone wanting to develop or enhance their career in health care and health-related research. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Research Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations ... +

The Research Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, public health epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and health economic analysis. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Mastering the science of blood – exploring its characteristics and disorders, and understanding how it’s transfused – offers an impact far beyond the laboratory. This is a cou ... +

Mastering the science of blood – exploring its characteristics and disorders, and understanding how it’s transfused – offers an impact far beyond the laboratory. This is a course is designed to enable you to develop an advanced theoretical understanding, together with the practical techniques you’ll need to apply those theories in a research or clinical context. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies
Rootstown Township, USA

The Master’s program in Modern Anatomical Sciences is designed to train the next generation of anatomists and anatomy educators. The program provides a high volume of hands-on ... +

The Master’s program in Modern Anatomical Sciences is designed to train the next generation of anatomists and anatomy educators. The program provides a high volume of hands-on experience in a research setting and the opportunity to work and learn as part of an interprofessional team with health care professionals. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Research has a profound impact on the study of life sciences and we continue to raise the bar by integrating this into our curriculum. The School's research strategy provides ... +

Research has a profound impact on the study of life sciences and we continue to raise the bar by integrating this into our curriculum. The School's research strategy provides students with the opportunity to experience the research process to instil the passion for discovery. -
MSc
English
Campus
Kaunas University of Technology
Kaunas, Lithuania

The program mainly consists of the studies of individual, environmental and substance exposure to radiation, focusing on the use of radiation for treatment and diagnosis of on ... +

The program mainly consists of the studies of individual, environmental and substance exposure to radiation, focusing on the use of radiation for treatment and diagnosis of oncological diseases, and protection of individual and environment from unreasonable radiation. Knowledge, skills, and competencies are regulated by EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM; therefore, the graduates have unique prospects for international development and career. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Litauian
01 Sep 2020
31 Aug 2020
Campus
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Health Sciences in Laboratory Medicine program is a 52 credit program designed to prepare individuals for a career as a medical laboratory scientist a ... +

The Master of Science in Health Sciences in Laboratory Medicine program is a 52 credit program designed to prepare individuals for a career as a medical laboratory scientist and to sit for the national Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) certification exam. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

The programme is given in an internationally leading research environment at the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University. All teachers within the programme are active researche ... +

The programme is given in an internationally leading research environment at the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University. All teachers within the programme are active researchers within the field of Biomedicine. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Regenerative Medicine and Technology (RMT) combines fundamental disciplines such as stem cell biology, materials science and biomechanics with more applied disciplines such as ... +

Regenerative Medicine and Technology (RMT) combines fundamental disciplines such as stem cell biology, materials science and biomechanics with more applied disciplines such as cell therapy, implantology, and imaging. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Medical Biotechnology students develop the skills to coordinate research projects in the field of biotechnology and molecular medicine. The program provides a thorough prepara ... +

Medical Biotechnology students develop the skills to coordinate research projects in the field of biotechnology and molecular medicine. The program provides a thorough preparation in molecular technology for the biotechnological use of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells; students learn to design and develop research strategies aimed at applying emerging technology to the medical field; our research laboratories provide advanced training opportunities with state-of-the-art scientific equipment. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers unique interdisciplinary cooperation between preclinical, pharmaceutical, medical and economical research fields, with te ... +

The MSc in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers unique interdisciplinary cooperation between preclinical, pharmaceutical, medical and economical research fields, with teaching professors within walking distance. Our research and education cover all drug/vaccine-related aspects that are relevant to the drug development life cycle, and Groningen drug research and education are among the best in the world. Besides that, our program was awarded the 'Top Rated Program' label (Keuzegids Masters 2017), and our Pharmacy education has been ranked number 1 among students in the Netherlands since 2015. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Sep 2021
01 May 2021
Campus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Tarragona, Spain

The University Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health will provide you with the knowledge and techniques to translate social problems into anthropological r ... +

The University Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health will provide you with the knowledge and techniques to translate social problems into anthropological research questions and transform this research into practical policies. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish, Catalan, English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This part-time, fully online programme attracts an international and multi-professional student cohort and offers a unique opportunity to have direct contact with others worki ... +

This part-time, fully online programme attracts an international and multi-professional student cohort and offers a unique opportunity to have direct contact with others working in pain management across the world. Within this context, students will gain the knowledge, understanding and evaluative skills to provide advanced clinical care so as to improve outcomes for people living in pain. -
MSc
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
14 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
Online

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