Master in Medicine

Top 100 Master Degrees in Medicine 2017

Medicine

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 Palliative Care

Universidad Santa Paula
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica San José

The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. [+]

Master in Medicine. Student profile The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. Applies the model of comprehensive care to the patient and his family, and is capable of performing interventions together to promote the improvement of the quality of life of sick people in palliative conditions, promoting, protecting their dignity and independence. GOALS Purpose The purpose of the Master of Palliative Care It is to train professionals of Health Sciences in Palliative Care for comprehensive care of the carrier population of advanced disease who do not respond to curative treatment, in order to maintain or improve their quality of life and that of his family. This graduate looking for professionals in Health Sciences to acquire the necessary training to integrate work teams that work in an interdisciplinary and can transcend into transdisciplinary. General and specific objectives. General objectives Train professionals at postgraduate level in Palliative Care in order to meet the requirements of society in this field, thus improving the quality of life of those people who carry terminal disease or condition of limited life stage through a comprehensive intervention. Specific objectives The main objectives of this postgraduate course is aimed at training professionals able to: 1. Responding to the demands of scientific-therapeutic and epidemiological profile of the Costa Rican population in the field of Palliative Care 2 to progress. Intervene in time in order... [-]

Master in Public Health (MPH)

Ponce Health Sciences University
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Puerto Rico Ponce

The MPH is a multidisciplinary program which by incorporating education, research and community service, works to develop the skills a public health professional requires for the protection of health as well as disease prevention in the individual and the community. [+]

The MPH is a multidisciplinary program which by incorporating education, research and community service, works to develop the skills a public health professional requires for the protection of health as well as disease prevention in the individual and the community. The MPH is a multi-disciplinary program that provides education, research and community service to develop skills of ethical and competent public health practitioners and researchers, who will excel in disease prevention, health promotion and health protection in the local and global communities. The two-year 55-credit program is offered during the evenings (Mondays to Thursdays) in trimester format under the following specialties: Curriculum PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH EPIDEMIOLOGY PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH GENERAL Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree from a college level institution accredited by the PR Council of Education or by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting organization including the following courses: Course Credits General Sciences 6 Social Sciences 6 Behavioral Sciences 3 College Mathematics 3 Minimum GPA of 2.50, however our classes average is 3.2 (on a four-point scale) EXADEP, GRE or MCAT examinations (no more than five years old) Submit the following documents: Official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Official GRE, EXADEP or MCAT scores (if the candidate does not hold a health professional degree). Three letters of recommendation written by professors or individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional work and skills using the format provided with the application form. Certificate of No Penal Record Application... [-]

English Program of Medical Education

The University Of Georgia
Campus Full time 6 years January 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

The aim of the course is to prepare competent, compassionate, just, experienced medical doctors, who will possess necessary theoretical knowledge, practical skills and values, defined by descriptor of competences of medical education in Georgia and by learning objectives of basic medical education by TUNING/MEDINE project, which will enable them to successfully continue medical education, enroll in Masters and Doctoral programs, apply for clinical positions of junior doctor, participate in scientific and academic activities in Georgia, as well as in other countries; graduates of the course will be ready to continuously improve their knowledge and skills, and with their professional work facilitate improvement of health and wellbeing of local communities as well as global society. [+]

Master in Medicine. The aim of the course is to prepare competent, compassionate, just, experienced medical doctors, who will possess necessary theoretical knowledge, practical skills and values, defined by descriptor of competences of medical education in Georgia and by learning objectives of basic medical education by TUNING/MEDINE project, which will enable them to successfully continue medical education, enroll in Masters and Doctoral programs, apply for clinical positions of junior doctor, participate in scientific and academic activities in Georgia, as well as in other countries; graduates of the course will be ready to continuously improve their knowledge and skills, and with their professional work facilitate improvement of health and wellbeing of local communities as well as global society. Program details: The program has 360 ECTS and includes 6 years of teaching. It consists of compulsory (326 ECTS) and optional (34 ECTS) components, 12 –of which are for language components. Learning outcomes: Knowledge and understanding Graduate will be able to: Have deep and systemic knowledge of basic natural, behavioral, social and clinical sciences. Knowledge of main groups of drugs, principles of their administration according to pathological conditions and diseases. Knowledge about structure and organization of different public health and healthcare systems, and realization of physicians’ role in those systems. Knowledge regarding ethical and legal principals associated with clinical practice and research. Realization of different ways of addressing complex clinical problems Applying knowledge Graduate will be able to: Carry out a consultation with a patient. Assess clinical presentations, order investigations, make differential diagnoses,... [-]

Masters In The Study And Treatment Of Pain

Universidad de Salamanca
Online Part time 20 months September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Study and Treatment of Pain began teaching in the University of Salamanca in 2006-07, after passing an assessment process. Currently we have adapted to the regulations governing the activities of Continuing Education at the University of Salamanca (30/11/2011 Governing Council). Data demonstrating the potential demand for the specialty in acute and chronic pain are based on health need this ... [+]

Master in Study and Treatment of Pain The Master in Study and Treatment of Pain began teaching in the University of Salamanca in 2006-07, after passing an assessment process. Currently we have adapted to the regulations governing the activities of Continuing Education at the University of Salamanca (30/11/2011 Governing Council). Data demonstrating the potential demand for the specialty in acute and chronic pain are based on the health needs of this area of ​​specific competence and there is no in-depth training on it in any specialty. At European level, there are "fellowships" to provide focused skills in pain to various specialists, who are those who should read this title. This Own Degree's main objective is to provide professionals in the health sciences multidisciplinary training on the various manifestations of pain and its treatment that can be applied in their daily practice. To do this, experts in the Treatment of Pain Medicine prepare the appropriate teaching materials to each of the modules, themes and case reports that are part of the course. Each of the topics contain all the information the teacher considers necessary for treatment in depth (notes, videos, slides, basic bibliography, interesting articles, useful links, ...). Objectives and Skills Train professionals to work in the field of pain, independently or in a multidisciplinary team, as circumstances require, and their relationship with team members and patients are present at all times, respect for fundamental rights and equal opportunities. That the student knows the pain and pathophysiological concepts based on these... [-]

Master In Adult Neurofuncionnal Physical Therapy And Pediatric

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 418 hours March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

One of the most complete courses in Physiotherapy Neurofunctional Area region. [+]

Master in Medicine. Differentials Course One of the most complete courses in Physiotherapy Neurofunctional area of ​​the region; Focus on the care of pediatric and adult public; practical experience; Teachers with clinical experience and the labor market; nationally renowned teachers in the area of ​​Neurofunctional Physiotherapy. Goals To train professional experts in Neurofunctional Physiotherapy to act with adult and pediatric patients, so you can act with insight, quality and autonomously efficiency and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team, promotion, prevention, recovery and rehabilitation of health, contributing to the maintenance and improving the quality of life of the individual and the community, with principles and ethical and bioethical values. TARGET AUDIENCE physiotherapists METHODOLOGY The methodology used will be expository class and class practices among students and also experiences practices. [-]

MRes Translational Medicine

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Belfast + 1 more

This research-intensive Master’s by Research (MRes) will equip you with the rigorous research skills, and the innovation and the leadership skills to be at the forefront of meeting this global need. [+]

MRes Translational Medicine Translational Medicine takes bioscience research knowledge and applies it to the delivery of 21st-century health care. There is an increasing need for graduates who can undertake basic and clinical research, and translate it into improved medical treatments for patients. This research-intensive Master’s by Research (MRes) will equip you with the rigorous research skills, and the innovation and the leadership skills to be at the forefront of meeting this global need. Why Queen's? We have an international reputation in this area, achieved through: high-impact peer review publications significant international research funding, the establishment of successful spin-out companies. WHAT WILL EXCITE YOU? Our new partnership that gives you the chance to study in the USA. The new Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology – National Cancer Institute Doctoral Training Programme in Precision Cancer Medicine gives you the opportunity, to undertake your research at an international powerhouse for cancer research, the National Cancer Institute in Washington. WHAT MAKES THIS COURSE UNIQUE? We benefit from our partnership with the Queen's Management School and the William J Clinton Leadership Institute, giving you as postgraduate students, grounding in principles of business development, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship. Course Details Semester 1 Genomics and Human Disease Research Translational: from Concept to Commercialisation (Full Year) You will: learn key principles of disease biology; understand new technological developments that increase our understanding of disease processes; and develop an appreciation of the importance of innovation, business awareness and leadership skills in the translation of discovery science to... [-]

Master in Innate Immunity in Health and Disease

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Örebro

The international Master programme Innate Immunity in Health and Disease leads to a Master Degree in Medical Sciences and will give you in-depth knowledge in microbiology, cell biology and molecular biology essential for understanding the function of the innate [+]

Master in Medicine. Do you want to know more about infectious diseases and to understand why some individuals get severe life-threatening disease, whereas others are only mildly affected? The international Master programme Innate Immunity in Health and Disease leads to a Master Degree in Medical Sciences and will give you in-depth knowledge in microbiology, cell biology and molecular biology essential for understanding the function of the innate immune system. The Master programme will prepare you for PhD doctoral studies or for work with biomedical issues in the industry or in the health care system. The programme is offered in cooperation with national and international research groups. The programme is concerned with questions in relation to the function of the innate immune system. You will learn more about how the innate immune system detects and eliminates pathogenic microorganism, infection strategies for different species of virus and bacteria and the cellular and molecular mechanisms behind inflammatory responses. The Master programme will give you knowledge and skills to use advanced scientific methodology and you will be trained to design, perform and interpret laboratory research in the area of inflammation and infection medicine. Part of the program is intertwined with two other Master programmes, each supported by the three strong research environments in medicine at Örebro University. The joint courses will provide a broader insight in to some of the general aspects influencing public health in society today. All courses are taught in English. Specific entry requirements Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine, Bachelor of... [-]

Master in General Medicine (MUDr)

Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
Campus Full time 6 years October 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Graduates of the General Medicine study programme completed complex education in all theoretical and clinical medical disciplines for obtaining knowledge and manual skills enabling their future successful practising of general medicine or any further specialisation. [+]

The entrance examination for study programs General Medicine and Dentistry is held on the same day. Obligatory entrance procedure (held in English) based on a written testing (multiple choice test) of the applicant’s knowledge of basic science (Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics – according to individual preference) and an oral interview oriented towards personality and motivation of the applicant. The total duration of the written tests is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Total number: 100 points (60 written test, 40 oral interview) The correct answer in the written test: + 1 point The incorrect answer in the written test: 0 Conditions for admission Completion of the secondary school and successful passing of the entrance examination. The passing line is specified by the Dean. Conditions for admission without entrance examination Holders of A-level certificates (or equivalents) in the above specified subjects with grades A or max. one B may be admitted without written tests (deadline for delivery of the certificates is May 5, 2017). A-level certificates (or equivalents) from years 2017, 2016 and 2015 are considered obligatory If these conditions are not met, applicants have to take the entrance examination. Max. number of applicants admitted this way (without entrance exams) is up to 60% of the total numbers. Information on the exercise of graduates Graduates of the General Medicine study programme completed complex education in all theoretical and clinical medical disciplines for obtaining knowledge and manual skills enabling their future successful practising of general medicine or any further specialisation.... [-]

Master in Dentistry (MDDr)

Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Plzeň
Campus Full time 6 years October 2017 Czech Republic Plzeň

The Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen offers courses in General Medicine (six years) and Dentistry (five years) in both Czech and in English languages. For medical students, the first two years of study are devoted to theoretical disciplines, such as Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Biophysics, Biochemistry and Physiology. [+]

Master in Medicine. The Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen offers courses in General Medicine (six years) and Dentistry (five years) in both Czech and in English languages. For medical students, the first two years of study are devoted to theoretical disciplines, such as Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Biophysics, Biochemistry and Physiology. During the third and fourth years, pre-clinical subjects, such as Pathological Anatomy, Pathological Physiology, Microbiology, Immunology and Pharmacology are studied. Bed-side teaching is also introduced in the third year. The last two years of study are fully devoted to clinical subjects. For students of Dentistry, the first two years of study are devoted to theoretical disciplines and pre-clinical Dentistry, the third, fourth and fifth years are devoted to clinical stomatology. The academic years for theoretical disciplines and pre-clinical subjects are organized into winter and summer semesters. Each semester consists of a teaching period followed by an examination period. The clinical courses are organized in a block system. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria The entrance examination for the study programme in English is organized as follows: 1.At the Centre of Studies in English, Lidicka 1, 301 66, Pilsen for students who are able to take part at the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen. 2.During summer vacation in the applicant’s country (if the examination is organized by the appropriate agency). The entrance examination fee is 640,- CZK. The examination consists of a multiple choice test in Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The requirements are similar to the British “A” level... [-]

Master in Dentistry (MDDr)

Charles University First Faculty of Medicine
Campus Full time 5 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Students are accepted on the basis of written and oral entrance examinations taken in English from the following subjects: standard college biology, chemistry and physics or math and an interview (just those who successfully pass the written part) both taken in English. [+]

Students are accepted on the basis of written and oral entrance examinations taken in English from the following subjects: standard college biology, chemistry and physics or math and an interview (just those who successfully pass the written part) both taken in English. Successful candidates must achieve at least 244 points out of 300. Both parts are taken the same day, so you should know if you've been admitted immediately. Sample questions are available. The examination is supervised by Faculty's examiners. The maximum number of enrolled students in the academic year 2017/18 will be 20 for Dentistry. Calculators and periodic tables are not allowed. Conditions for admission Students are selected on the basis of an entrance examination. It is necessary to: - provide an evidence of completed secondary education legalized and translated to the Czech language (according Article 48 subsection (4) inset (d) of the Act # 111/1998 coll., The higher education act) - send a complete Electronic application form on time - successfully pass the entrance exam - confirm your attendance on enrolment in Faculty database Preparatory course First Faculty of Medicine doesn't offer preparation course itself, but it's possible to attend preparation course of - Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University - our representatives in Germany, Israel and UK - preparation course in US - http://www.medicaldoctor-studies.com/ Information on the exercise of graduates The degrees are fully recognized in the EU and most countries for at least limited registration. The student should ask the authorities or professional... [-]

MBChB in Medicine and Surgery

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

Master in Medicine. 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. Academically able with a natural aptitude for science, you’ll have a strong interest in human affairs, a concern for the welfare of others, a flair for communication and the desire to make a real difference. You’ll also need a lot of drive to complete this demanding degree course. Throughout your time with us, you’ll be treated as an individual and we’ll encourage you to develop and explore your own professional interests. In 2016, the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) showed that 96% of our students were satisfied with the overall quality of this course. Outcome of the course Information for applicants At the end of the... [-]

Master's Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin China Guangzhou + 2 more

The course is designed to enable TCM professionals to gain a fully-recognised Masters Degree from a leading Chinese Medicine University in China while mainly working and living in Ireland/Europe during the majority of the post-graduate degree programmes. This is a rare opportunity to undertake high level post-graduate study in Chinese Medicine from a European base with only a minimum number of... [+]

Master's Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine Master of Chinese Medicine specialising in: Acupuncture Medical Qigong or Chinese Herbal Medicine Objectives As stated in the Agreement between Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine: To promote the development of Higher Education in the field of Chinese Medicine To provide quality TCM medical services, to people in many different localities, by educating senior TCM professionals to Masters or Doctoral degree level The course is designed to enable TCM professionals to gain a fully-recognised Masters or Doctoral Degree from a leading Chinese Medicine University in China while mainly working and living in Ireland/Europe during the majority of the post-graduate degree programmes. This is a rare opportunity to undertake high level post-graduate study in Chinese Medicine from a European base with only a minimum number of requisite visits to Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in China. On successful completion of all aspects of the programme, GUCM will issue graduation certificates and academic Masters Degree certificates recognised by the Ministry of Education in the People's Republic of China and thus recognised by all countries having a Mutual recognition of Degree qualifications agreement with the People's Republic of China. Summary 2 years Part-time - for trained professional practitioners of TCM working and living in Europe Leading to a Master of Chinese Medicine degree awarded by Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and the Chinese Department of Education Students will be registered with both Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GUCM) and the... [-]

Master in Anesthesia (M.S.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time August 2017 Puerto Rico Arecibo Aguadilla

The program for the Master of Science Degree in Anesthesia has as its goal the preparation of a professional in nursing in anesthesia who will be able to perform activities related to the administration of anesthesia under the supervision of a physician for all types of surgical procedures. [+]

Master in Medicine. The program for the Master of Science Degree in Anesthesia has as its goal the preparation of a professional in nursing in anesthesia who will be able to perform activities related to the administration of anesthesia under the supervision of a physician for all types of surgical procedures. The program aims to develop a professional in anesthesia that will be able to: 1. Acquire knowledge and skills inherent in the specialty that allow the performance of quality anesthesia care. 2. Acquire attitudes, communication and interpersonal relationship skills that facilitate the intervention with the patient, the family and the health team. 3. Utilize the nursing process in problem solving and decision making in the practice of nurse anesthesia. 4. Utilize the results of scientific research to strengthen the quality of anesthesia service. [-]

Master in Medical Natural Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The Master’s programme in Medical Natural Sciences is a multidisciplinary programme that combines natural sciences with medicine. This combination will... [+]

Master in Medical Natural Sciences

 

The Master’s programme in Medical Natural Sciences is a multidisciplinary programme that combines natural sciences with medicine. This combination will introduce you to innovative ways of conducting medical research. A multidisciplinary background like this will equip you perfectly for tomorrow’s approaches to medical research, in all their complexity.As a Master’s student, you will choose one specialization: Medical Physics, Medical Physiology, Molecular Clinical Diagnostics or Physics of Life. Each specialization has its own specific focus within the medical world. Medical Physics focuses on the technological issues behind modern medical instrumentation. Medical Physiology examines clinical approaches to the treatment of life-threatening diseases. Molecular Clinical Diagnostics studies the role of biomarkers in clinical chemistry, while Physics of Life explores fundamental physical and chemical phenomena that are relevant to a better understanding of living organisms.The Master’s programme in Medical Natural Sciences is a unique opportunity for students who want to combine scientific subjects with practical application. Market research suggests that, as a graduate of this programme, you can look forward to a bright future. For example, you will be able to:... [-]


Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies. [+]

Master in Medicine. Medicinal Chemistry Master’s degree in Physical Sciences Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies. Top reasons to study @KTU Why KTU? Why Lithuania? Course outline More information about programme ktu.edu/m/medicinal-chemistry Academic mobility & internship opportunities KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. Just few universities-partners of the programme are University of Southern Brno University of Technology Czech Republic), University of Vienna, University of Malta (Malta), Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland). Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships... [-]