Master in Medical Studies

Top 38 Master Degrees in Medical Studies 2018

Medical Studies

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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Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology

Tulane University - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (School of Medicine)
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA New Orleans

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. [+]

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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.... [-]


Full Medicine Study Programme

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Austria Krems an der Donau

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. [+]

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... [-]


Integrated Undergraduate and Graduate Study In Medicine

Department of European Studies “Jean Monnet”
Campus Full time 6 years February 2019 Switzerland Locarno

The goal of the integrated undergraduate and graduate course of Medicine is to train students, future physicians, to independently practice health care. Study course also provides the basis for acquiring additional science-oriented expertise in post-lauream specialization courses. [+]

The goal of the integrated undergraduate and graduate course of Medicine is to train students, future physicians, to independently practice health care. Study course also provides the basis for acquiring additional science-oriented expertise in post-lauream specialization courses.

Duration: 6 years

ECTS Credits: 360

Posts: 120

Fees: € 20.000 / year

1° Year – 59 Credits

I° Semester

Human Anatomy 1 (9) Medical Histology and Embryology (9 +1) Physics Applied to Medicine Biophysics (4) Chemistry (7) Scientific English (2)

II° Semester

Human Anatomy 2 (9) Biology, Molecular Biology, General Genetics (12) Medical Biochemistry 1 (5) Free didactic activities (1) 2° Year – 47 Credits ... [-]

MSc in Biomedical Sciences - Infection and Immunity

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The master track “Infection and Immunity” has been designed to integrate the advanced knowledge in two interlinked disciplines. Immunology is the science that investigates how complex multicellular organisms [+]

MSc in Biomedical Sciences - Infection and Immunity

The master track “Infection and Immunity” has been designed to integrate the advanced knowledge in two interlinked disciplines. Immunology is the science that investigates how complex multicellular organisms (mostly mammals) defend themselves against infectious diseases. Immunologists investigate biological systems at all levels of integration: molecular, (sub)cellular, tissue, organism, and society. The experimental tools address the molecular, structural and cell biological level, incorporating state of the art techniques such as microarrays, deep sequencing, live imaging and multicolor fluorescent flow cytometry.Medical Microbiology studies the pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of pathogens and infections from the molecular to the global health level. Though the immune system protects against infection, microbes employ a variety of strategies to escape immune responses. Another important topic that will be addressed is the emergence of antimicrobial resistance.... [-]


Master of Medical Science (Anatomy)

MAHSA University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

MAHSA University’s Master of Medical Science (Anatomy) is designed primarily for students who can then expect to continue onto doctoral studies (Ph.D., M.D., or the equivalent). [+]

Program Overview

MAHSA University’s Master of Medical Science (Anatomy) is designed primarily for students who can then expect to continue onto doctoral studies (Ph.D., M.D., or the equivalent).

This specialization assures training in research techniques and in the preparation of scholarly papers, and it culminates in the preparation and defense of a thesis based on original research. The student's program of study is an initiation into methods of intense study and research in some selected area of anatomy

The program of study includes a comprehensive oral examination of the material presented in the core anatomy courses and a written scholarly project focusing on a contemporary issue falling under one of the various sub-disciplines of anatomy.... [-]


MBChB in Medicine and Surgery

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham

This four-year degree programme is designed specifically for graduates and is an excellent opportunity to develop the skills you need to become a medical practitioner. Right from the start, you’ll experience the practice of healthcare in the community with an attachment to a general practice, allowing you to see how your studies translate into clinical practice. [+]

Undergraduate degree course/programme Medicine and Surgery MBChB Graduate Entry Course A101

In addition to our five-year Medicine and Surgery MBChB programme, we have the four-year MBChB for graduates with a first degree in a life science.

We will consider only those applicants for this programme who are classified as Home/EU.

We also offer a three-year training programme for qualified dentists wishing to pursue a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Further information is given within the course details tab (then, select ‘entry requirements’).

This four-year degree programme is designed specifically for graduates and is an excellent opportunity to develop the skills you need to become a medical practitioner. Right from the start, you’ll experience the practice of healthcare in the community with an attachment to a general practice, allowing you to see how your studies translate into clinical practice.... [-]


Master in Medical Physics

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

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. [+]

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.

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.... [-]


Master of Science (MSc) Quantitative Biology & Medicine (MODELIFE)

Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Campus 2 years September 2018 France Nice

The understanding of living systems requires a variety of approaches from many disciplines, often in complementary ways. The aim of this master’s program is to establish a high-level teaching program, at the interface between Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, and Medicine. The ambition of this master’s program is to train students who can implement different approaches (model experiments, theories, simulations, etc.) and techniques to solve transdisciplinary problems in academic research, R&D, and biomedical fields. [+]

Develop experimental and theoretical modeling skills to perform research at the frontier of physics, maths, health and life sciences. Introduction

The understanding of living systems requires a variety of approaches from many disciplines, often in complementary ways. The aim of this master’s program is to establish a high-level teaching program, at the interface between Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, and Medicine. The ambition of this master’s program is to train students who can implement different approaches (model experiments, theories, simulations, etc.) and techniques to solve transdisciplinary problems in academic research, R&D, and biomedical fields.

Objectives Learn fundamental concepts, methods, techniques of modern biology. Learn physical techniques to acquire data in biology (images, signals, measurements). Learn fundamental methods required to process data, signals, images in the life sciences framework. Be able to model several classes of biological processes (physical approach, theory, simulation, etc.) in biochemistry, cell biology, and biophysics, systems biology, neurons, development, tissues, organs. Acquire an advanced knowledge of problems at the interface between hard sciences and biology and medicine (biological networks, mechanics and physical chemistry for biology, mathematical models, computational medicine, etc.). Mastering scientific oral and written communication for various audiences. Course Structure Future careers ... [-]

Master in Medicine and Surgery

University of Turin
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy 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 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. [+]

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.

The proximity of educational and hospital facilities simplifies contacts between students and teaching staff, the implementation of integrated courses and an early development of a patient-physician relationship through interprofessional clerkships during the first year. In this clerkships, third-year nursing students will tutor medical students promoting the development of interprofessional collaboration and team-work. Some of the clinical ECTS are anticipated to the first years, while some of the pre-clinical ECTS are postponed to the III-IV-V years. The "Dorsale Clinica" is a set of lessons designed to discuss clinical cases with course coordinators; each year from the II to the V includes a "Dorsale Clinica", which will be focused on the topics of the courses held during the specific year. The presence and accessibility of various qualified research groups allow a high integration between didactics and research. Services for students, which include the Erasmus + Program, the Erasmus Placement Program, and the Job Placement, expand the opportunities for discussion, acquisition of new skills and methods, and for... [-]


Master in Cardiovascular Medicine

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Örebro

This international Master program emphasis on frontline knowledge in the field of experimental cardiovascular medicine. The program is organized as a PBL (Problem Based Learning)-based two-year study programme and coordinated by the Cardiovascular Research Centre at Örebro University in close cooperation with other research groups in Europe.

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Interested in finding treatments for the most common disease? If so this program may be of interest to you.

This international Master program emphasis on frontline knowledge in the field of experimental cardiovascular medicine. The program is organized as a PBL (Problem Based Learning)-based two-year study program and coordinated by the Cardiovascular Research Centre at Örebro University in close cooperation with other research groups in Europe.

The program is concerned with the understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms related to the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases. In focus are new pharmacological and interventional therapies for future treatments of cardiovascular diseases. The goals are that the students shall acquire in-depth theoretical knowledge and excellent methodological skills including in vivo and in vitro models used to study cardiovascular disease. Part of the program is intertwined with two other Master´s programs, each supported by the three strong research environments in medicine at Örebro University. The joint courses will provide a broader insight into general aspects influencing public health in society today as well as research methodology and design. All courses are taught in English.... [-]


Master of Medicine and Surgery

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy 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.... [-]


Family Medicine (Master - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh provides high quality postgraduate medical education in through an online distance learning format. Students are from a variety of countries across the world, each bringing their unique experiences to create a vibrant global learning community. The programme will give doctors the essential medical knowledge and management skills for the common presenting health issues and explore management within the context of the principles, processes, and practices of family medicine. The programme will equip students with the skills to become expert family physicians whose approach will provide continuous, coordinated, comprehensive and cost-effective care build around an understanding of the patient in the context of the family and the community. [+]

Programme description

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) calls family doctors "our rising stars of the future". This reflects WHO’s renewed commitment to building family medicine as a speciality across all regions. Strengthening family medicine has been recognized as a key component of achieving Universal Health Coverage as part of the Sustainable Development Goals to which every country committed at the last United Nations General Assembly. This degree aims to build on this momentum for strengthening primary care by developing competent family physicians who are empowered to become leaders and advocates for the future of the profession.

The University of Edinburgh provides high quality postgraduate medical education in through an online distance learning format. Students are from a variety of countries across the world, each bringing their unique experiences to create a vibrant global learning community. The programme will give doctors the essential medical knowledge and management skills for the common presenting health issues and explore management within the context of the principles, processes, and practices of family medicine. The programme will equip students with the skills to become expert family physicians whose approach will provide continuous, coordinated, comprehensive and cost-effective care build around an understanding of the patient in the context of the family and the community.... [-]


Master in Clinical Physiology - Cardiology (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Cardiac physiologists record and analyse physiological data to diagnose and treat cardiac disease. They play an essential role in healthcare, saving many lives and improving many more. Cardiac physiologists in hospitals deal with patients first hand, meaning they need not only highly specialised knowledge and excellent analytical abilities but good people skills. [+]

Why study MSc Cardiac Physiology at Middlesex?

Our Biomedical and Biological Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling. The university is home to the Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology, which has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer. Our teaching and research facilities surpass those at some UK medical schools, and our course will provide you with both in-depth practical experience and comprehensive, up-to-date theoretical knowledge. Our specialist clinical physiology laboratory houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment and is run by experienced practitioners.... [-]


Master Degree in Medicine and Surgery

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy Naples Santa Maria Capua Vetere + 1 more

This degree course is devoted to giving the students all the scientific background and the skills needed in order to become a physician; actually, the course gives the students methods and background for either become physician and researcher in medical sciences. [+]

Course Overview

This course opens for more international students during the next academic year. We have increased the intake for this year from 30 to 60 candidates. Mission: This degree course is devoted to giving the students all the scientific background and the skills needed in order to become a physician; actually the course gives the students methods and background for either become physician and researcher in medical sciences. Consequently, each student enrolled must acquire several skills including the capability to make decisions for patient’s care.

What we’re preparing:

Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

Purposes

To apply knowledge, acquire capabilities to understand and solve problems, also when regarding unexpected and not familiar cases. Capability to solve problems in terms of large and complex fields. To get skills in order to be capable to give the best solutions for patient’s care even in cases of complexities integrating knowledge. To communicate in a clear way either to patients and their relatives and to colleagues, also specialists in some disciplines, the conclusions and the rationale of the specific care. To develop the capability to acquire skills in order to keep on studying directly and indirectly. ... [-]

Master of Osteopathic Medicine

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years March 2019 Australia Lismore + 1 more

If you would like to become a primary health practitioner and believe in the importance of holistic care and preventative medicine, Osteopathic Medicine may be the career for you. [+]

If you would like to become a primary health practitioner and believe in the importance of holistic care and preventative medicine, Osteopathic Medicine may be the career for you.Osteopaths practice in primary healthcare fields such as family practice and internal medicine and place their focus on the link between body structure and function. Osteopaths consider the whole person – their lifestyle, environment, and history – when treating symptoms. As a student of the Master of Osteopathic Medicine, you will undertake substantial clinical practice under the supervision of an experienced practitioner at Southern Cross University’s state-of-the-art Health Clinic. You will be prepared for practice with theoretical underpinnings designed to develop your professional competencies, clinical reasoning, and research skills.Completion of a relevant undergraduate program (such as Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Clinical Sciences) along with the Master of Osteopathic Medicine will enable you to register to practice as an Osteopath.... [-]