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Top 39 Master Degrees in Medical Studies 2019

A student may choose to pursue a master’s degree after receiving their bachelor’s degree. This postgraduate program typically takes about two to three years to complete. Students pursuing a master’s degree will choose a specific area to study in which they will gain an even higher knowledge than they did in their undergraduate programs.

What is a Master in Medicine? Those who are accepted into this program will study a variety of topics related to healthcare and medical science. Students will also gain valuable experience that will be helpful to them in the work field. Many master’s degree programs in medicine allow for specializations in a more specific area, such as immunology, speech pathology or health administration. Those who complete a Master in Medicine will be ready to either obtain a career in the health industry or pursue an even higher degree.

Obtaining a master’s degree in medicine can be extremely beneficial, as it opens up a variety of job opportunities, with many of them being high paying. In addition, working in the medical field can be very rewarding. Not only do graduates gain the satisfaction of knowing that they are contributing to the health and well-being of others, but they also gain valuable knowledge and skills that will be beneficial in their everyday lives.

To find out how much it will cost to complete a master’s degree in medicine, contact directly the admissions office of each school you are interested in. These fees can vary widely depending on the institution, country and field of study.

Those with a master’s degree in medicine will likely have a variety of career opportunities opened up to them. Some may choose to pursue a medical profession, such as becoming a nurse or therapist, while others may be more interested in non-clinical jobs such as hospital management, charity work or scientific research. Positions are available in both private and public facilities, as well.

Taking online courses can be extremely beneficial when pursuing higher education. For more information, 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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39 Results in Medical Studies

University of Otago - Wellington Department of Medicine

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners ... [+]

Overview

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners to develop competencies for professional occupational medicine practice at a registered or board certified specialist level in any country in the world.

The master's degree (normally taken part-time by students continuing their usual work) extends the existing Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed), and students will normally have completed the diploma prior to being accepted into the master's papers. The programme builds on the fundamental principles and clinical practice leading to management and research evaluation of occupational medicine and ensuring that staff are fit to engage in safe work.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
March 2020
Part-time
3 years
Online
Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna p ... [+]

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. It consists of two components:

The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a foundation for careers in new and emerging areas of the health sciences and a requirement for further study on our Human Medicine master program. The Human Medicine master programme offers the scientific training required to enter the medical profession and provides the skills needed by independent practitioners. Health Sciences bachelor programme

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programms in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programm gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. The combination of courses in human medicine, biomedical engineering, and health economics is designed to produce medical experts with state-of-the-art skills profiles. Thanks to a clearly structured curriculum aimed at nurturing professional qualities, program graduates will have developed interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and are also in a position to identify and respond to health-related problems. They are able to work effectively in the highly complex public health sector, skilfully discuss problems and take appropriate responsive action. A fully integrated curriculum geared towards enhancing expertise in a diverse range of subjects gives students the interdisciplinary communication, professional and problem-solving skills they require to address medical, biomedical engineering and health... [-]

Austria Krems an der Donau
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
Bellarmine University

The Respiratory Therapy Department offers a two-year graduate program for the individual who holds a bachelor’s degree in another field. In two years, qualified individua ... [+]

Respiratory Therapy at Bellarmine

The Respiratory Therapy Department offers a two-year graduate program for the individual who holds a bachelor’s degree in another field. In two years, qualified individuals can earn a master’s degree and begin an exciting career as a respiratory therapist. Respiratory therapists are healthcare professionals who evaluate and treat persons of all ages having lung and heart disorders. The responsibilities of the therapist include pulmonary function assessment, diagnostic testing, administering oxygen and aerosolized drugs, breathing retraining and pulmonary rehabilitation, acute care management of patients requiring ventilatory support, and emergency care. Respiratory therapists find careers in multiple settings including the hospital, home care, and rehabilitation.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Tulane University - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (School of Medicine)

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for ca ... [+]

Strengthen your application to graduate or professional school!

Program overview

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical sciences and to provide an in-depth educational experience to improve the probability of gaining admission to a postgraduate professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary schools or Ph.D. programs. Class size is limited to 20 students. All courses are taught within the Tulane School of Medicine by full-time faculty.

Program Calendar

The M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology curriculum is designed for completion within one year. Classes will start late August and end by May of the following year.... [-]

USA New Orleans
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Swansea University

Our Graduate Entry Medicine programme is unique in Wales and one of just a handful of similar programmes of medical study in the UK open to graduates of any discipline. T ... [+]

Our Graduate Entry Medicine programme is unique in Wales and one of just a handful of similar programmes of medical study in the UK open to graduates of any discipline.

This accelerated, four-year medical degree follows an innovative, integrated spiral curriculum designed to reflect the way in which clinicians approach patients and how patients present to doctors.

You will study the basic biomedical sciences in the context of clinical medicine, public health, pathology, therapeutics, ethics, and psycho-social issues in patient management.

Together with a strong focus on clinical and communication skills, you will develop the academic, practical, and personal qualities to practise medicine competently and with confidence.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University Of Tuebingen Faculty Of Medicine

The international master´s program of Molecular Medicine with an English spoken curriculum started in 2012. ... [+]

The international master´s program of Molecular Medicine with an English spoken curriculum started in 2012.

Admission requirements

To study successfully in our one year consecutive Master's programme, applicants need basic knowledge in immunology, infectious diseases, oncology, and neurosciences including acquired

knowledge/practical skills about common laboratory methods.

In addition to the completed application form, the minimum graduate admission requirements are:

Bachelor's degree/first degree in molecular medicine or a recognised equivalent from an accredited institution with 240 ECTS points and with a final grade of at least 3.0 in the German grading system; equivalence is tested by the selection committee at least six credits in each of the following subjects: Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Oncology and Neurosciences official proof of English language proficiency an "Allgemeine Hochschulzugangsberechtigung (HZB)", i.e., a general qualification for university entrance. Foreign certificates must be verified by the relevant public authority as comparable a curriculum vitae (CV) a letter of motivation (optional, a maximum of 2 A4 pages) Language Requirements ... [-]
Germany Tübingen
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

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

Overview

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. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding, and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of specialization, the candidate will focus on for example clinical trials, population studies, public health interventions, or modeling studies.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Kaunas University of Technology

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 ... [+]

Overview

The programme mainly consists of the studies of radiation impact on individuals, environment and materials, focusing on the use of ionizing radiation for treatment and diagnosis of oncological diseases, and protection of individuals and environment from unreasonable radiation. Knowledge, skills and competencies of graduates are regulated by EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM; therefore, they have unique prospects for international development and career.

Why @KTU? Combination of physics and medical sciences

The study program is implemented together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and is harmonized with Medical Physics study programs of other European and world’s universities by www.iomp.org.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Eastern Finland

Toxicology is an applied science which has inputs from many scientific disciplines e.g. molecular biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and epidemiology. The programme ... [+]

About

Toxicology is an applied science which has inputs from many scientific disciplines e.g. molecular biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and epidemiology. The programme in general toxicology provides its students with the basic scientific knowledge and professional skills to carry out a human chemical risk assessment. There is a great demand for toxicologists because so many chemicals and products of the biotechnology industry are awaiting risk assessments. The programme also provides a solid background for any student wishing to pursue Ph.D. studies in toxicology and related sciences.

Studies

There is a clear shortage of toxicologists capable of making chemical risk assessments in humans, and our program aims to partly answer this need. The program has been planned to allow its graduates to become competent human chemical risk assessors. The program clarifies the EU directives which are the basis for toxicological risk assessment as well as acknowledging the recent attempts at global harmonization of the categorization of all chemicals (new chemicals, medicines, cosmetics).... [-]

Finland Kuopio
August 2019
2 years
Campus
University of Copenhagen

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two y ... [+]

Learn how to facilitate sound and transparent regulatory decision-making

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

Experts within regulatory affairs are essential for companies facing an increasingly complex approval process for bringing new products to market. As a Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs, you can help secure your company a safe, coherent and successful regulatory process.

The scientific approach of this master’s programme enables you to argue for clinical relevance and scientific legitimacy to ensure a strong, reliable and quality-based storyline.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
University of Padova

The Medicine and Surgery degree course will have an experimental profile, focused on one hand to use tools and teaching contents of the basic disciplines, characterized b ... [+]

The Medicine and Surgery degree course will have an experimental profile, focused on one hand to use tools and teaching contents of the basic disciplines, characterized by a strong scientific value; on the other hand to an early interaction with the clinic, also through lessons and joint activities, in order to quickly achieve the basic concepts in the context of the health-disease binomial. The particular attention to the training of the student also in the communicative-behavioral and bioethical fields, as well as in the principles of health management and global health, will allow to achieve an enriched educational training essential for the new healthcare professional profile that could be useful in Europe and all abroad, as well as in Italy, for example in contexts of intervention on multicultural populations or in contexts with frequent interactions with other countries.... [-]

Italy Padua
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

The Cancer Sciences MRes programme is designed to offer life and biomedical science graduates the opportunity to gain research training through practical experience in a ... [+]

Master of Research in Cancer Sciences

The Cancer Sciences MRes programme is designed to offer life and biomedical science graduates the opportunity to gain research training through practical experience in a leading cancer research centre.

The programme consists of three introductory taught modules and an extensive project within a research group in the School of Cancer Sciences. The lecture modules will be taught by leading cancer experts and will cover such topics as the cellular and molecular basis of cancer, the pathology of selected cancers and how translational research is applied to diagnosis and treatment of cancers. The projects will generally be laboratory-based and will provide skills in designing and implementing research strategies to answer fundamental questions relating to cancer causes, diagnosis and/or treatment.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Turin

University life in Medicine and Surgery takes place in a campus-like environment with a strong integration of support, education, and research. A wide network of structur ... [+]

APPLICATION at UniTo for a.y. 2019-2020 is OPEN until April 14th 2019. Apply at https://apply.unito.it

University life in Medicine and Surgery takes place in a campus-like environment with a strong integration of support, education, and research. A wide network of structures (that includes university structures, hospitals, emergency departments, ASL (Local Health Public Utilities) districts, general medical practitioners and, to a lesser extent, pediatricians) makes clerkships a highly important and instructive part of the curriculum. Almost one-sixth of the ECTS dedicated to clerkships are to be obtained through professional activities on the territory; an interprofessional clerkship is scheduled for first-year students.... [-]

Italy Turin
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Your career in laboratory medicine Graduates are employed as medical scientists in the field of diagnostic pathology, as medical researchers, or as clinical investigators ... [+]

Your career in laboratory medicine

Graduates are employed as medical scientists in the field of diagnostic pathology, as medical researchers, or as clinical investigators.

What you will study

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams. On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

Details

Qualify for a career in diagnostic pathology and medical research. This program suits graduates from biological science or biomedical science degrees.

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams from the following options:

anatomical pathology clinical biochemistry haematology medical microbiology transfusion and transplantation science ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
University of Pavia

Candidates who possess a High School Diploma or equivalent foreign qualification may be admitted to the Degree in Medicine and Surgery. ... [+]

"Not just to teach the medical profession, but also to build a solid scientific basis for continued training that will be vital for the reception and understanding of future medicine" For further information about the Harvey Medicine and Surgery Course please consult: http://www-7.unipv.it/harveymedicine/

Admission to the Harvey course

Candidates who possess a High School Diploma or equivalent foreign qualification may be admitted to the Degree in Medicine and Surgery. The number of students admitted is provided for under Italian legislation governing admission to university courses (Statute 264, August 2, 1999) and is decided bearing in mind national planning, availability of teaching staff, teaching and hospital facilities, the recommendations of the European Union’s Advisory Committee on Medical Training as well as criteria and guidelines laid down by the University and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in question. Admission is also dependent on the results of the entrance exam, as established by the ranking emerging from the entrance exam. The entrance exam is a national test drawn up by MIUR, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research and implemented on the same day in the individual Italian State Universities. It consists of 80 multiple choice questions on the following subjects: logic and general knowledge, biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.... [-]

Italy Pavia
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus