Usually available to anyone who has completed a bachelor’s degree, a master’s program is typically designed to give a student in-depth knowledge of his or her chosen career field. Graduates may be eligible for more careers and higher-paying jobs after completing the program.
What is a Master in Medicine? This type of program usually uses science courses to give individuals a better understanding of the human body and how medicine affects it. Courses generally cover anatomy, biology, and biochemistry in addition to biophysics and genetics. Students also usually study pathology and immunology to develop a clear understanding of how diseases affect humans. Classes on medicine and surgery may also be included in the program.
While enrolled in a Master in Medicine program, students usually have the opportunity to develop skill sets that can aid them in their future careers. Problem-solving and analytical abilities may help students diagnose medical problems quickly and accurately, while communication skills are generally beneficial for corresponding with patients. Communication can also be useful in personal endeavors.
Because no two universities are the same, the price of a master’s degree differs widely. To find out how much a program costs, it is usually best to contact schools of interest directly.
The medical field generally grows at a rapid pace, so students with degrees in medicine typically have access to a nearly endless number of careers. Jobs as speech-language pathologists are often available, and careers as pharmacists or clinical representatives are also popular options. While some graduates choose to work as genetic counselors, others prefer to find positions as physician assistants. Students may also choose to become healthcare administrators.
Many students wish to further their education but require flexible schedules in order to do so. With most universities offering programs both online and in person, even people who live remotely have access to higher education. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
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
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....
This new international master’s degree program in Medicine and Surgery, taught in English, uses a multidisciplinary approach to train students to become doctors practicin
Master’s Degree program in Medicine and Surgery - Overview
This new international master’s degree program in Medicine and Surgery, taught in English, uses a multidisciplinary approach to train students to become doctors practicing in a diverse biomedical-social environment with interdisciplinary and intercultural professional skills. In line with the guiding principles of the Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, teaching is entirely patient-centered and community-centered.
Deep knowledge of ethical issues is applied to the use of advanced medical technology to promote healthcare through a humanistic approach. Providing training with a strong international cultural component, the program takes into account the features characterizing today’s multi-ethnic society with its vast migrant population, paying special attention to diversity and the value of interreligious dialogue, to create the basis for understanding the cultural issues that impact healthcare professionals....
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....
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
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. Ri
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 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....
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....
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....
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 st
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
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.
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
The University of Edinburgh provides high quality postgraduate medical education in through an online distance learning format. Students are from a variety of countries a
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 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....
This course is organized by the Department of Animal Health of ITM. This department's mission is to develop, disseminate and apply scientific knowledge on diseases
Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health
This course is organized by the Department of Animal Health of ITM. This department's mission is to develop, disseminate and apply scientific knowledge on tropical diseases in cattle in order to improve the health and well-being of people in developing countries. The department has four research units: protozoology (including vectors), the helminthology, disease control and epidemiology.
Goals The program 'Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health' (MSSAT) main objective is to contribute to the prevention and control of animal diseases in tropical countries, the development of a sustainable farming and healthy and, therefore, to supply and food safety for humans. This practical and theoretical training allows participants to make a rational analysis of epidemiological situations and manage research and development programs, with a special emphasis on programs against animal diseases. Although the course of MSSAT aims to provide practical and managerial skills to its students, its overall direction remains academic and aims to introduce students to the execution and application of scientific research. It is an international audience of professionals involved in the control of animal diseases and in research related to livestock in countries with low or average incomes. The course is not intended biological or clinical training of veterinary practitioners....
The Master in Research and Diagnosis of Tropical Diseases (MIDETROP) will acquire knowledge and skills that will lead to a better approach of Tropical Diseases, contribut
Tropical diseases affect about 1 billion people worldwide, particularly in countries with low-income economies and areas of tropical and subtropical climate. According to the WHO, Tropical Diseases constitute one of the main causes of death in the world, with Africa being the most punished continent.
The Master in Research and Diagnosis of Tropical Diseases (MIDETROP) will acquire knowledge and skills that will lead to a better approach of Tropical Diseases, contribute to improving public health in the developing country and conduct research in this broad field of health.
This Master is organized, coordinated and taught by professors of the University of La Laguna, members of the University Institute of Tropical Diseases and Public Health of the Canary Islands, doctors from the different hospitals of the Canary Islands Health Service, and professors and researchers from different centers of excellence related to tropical diseases....
The three kinds of courses, including the natural and social science, the basic medical science and clinical sciences designed for the candidates of the Medial Masterwork
Master of Medicine Introduction of Medical Education of Medical School
Shandong University School of Medicine enrolls 400 undergraduates every year, including 200 candidates of Medical Bachelor (5 years) and 200 candidates for Medical Master (7 years).
Medical Master (7-year of Medical Education)
The three kinds of courses, including the natural and social science, the basic medical science and clinical sciences designed for the candidates of the Medial Masterwork equally to the candidates of the Medical Bachelor.
There are two differences between the education of Medical Bachelor and Medical Master. The first difference is that, in the first year, the candidates of the Medical Master will study in the School of Biological Sciences. They will learn more courses in biological science, which give them a better background for the study of the medical sciences. The second difference is that the student will receive some basic training in medical research....
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
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
Fees: € 20.000 / year
1° Year – 59 Credits
Human Anatomy 1 (9)
Medical Histology and Embryology (9 +1)
Physics Applied to Medicine Biophysics (4)
Scientific English (2)
Human Anatomy 2 (9)
Biology, Molecular Biology, General Genetics (12)
Medical Biochemistry 1 (5)
Free didactic activities (1)
2° Year – 47 Credits