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Top 16 Master Degrees in Medicine 2019

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.

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Institute of Tropical Medicine

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.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Brussels
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1
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Tomsk Polytechnic University

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is one of the major causes of deaths and permanent disability of the world population. According to expert estimations, ... [+]

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is one of the major causes of deaths and permanent disability of the world population. According to expert estimations, modern methods of nuclear medicine are able to improve the efficiency of the early diagnostics by 35 % and reduce cancer mortality by 25÷30%. Therefore, specialists in nuclear medicine, especially in radiation therapy, radiopharmaceuticals and imaging are in high demand all over the world.

Academic Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent degree and qualification.

English Language Requirements: English as a native language / Proof of the English language proficiency: certificate TOEFL (paper-based 500 and higher; internet-based 55 and higher) or IELTS (5.5 and higher), First Certificate in English (FCE) / TPU Entrance Test... [-]

Russia Tomsk
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1
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Shandong University

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.... [-]

China Jinan China Online
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1
September 2019
Full-time
7 years
Campus
University of Göttingen

The eighteen-month Master's program in Molecular Medicine expands upon the scientific and medical knowledge basis acquired in Bachelor programs and explores in depth the ... [+]

Molecular Medicine (M.Sc.)

The English-language Master's degree program in Molecular Medicine is directed at highly motivated students from home and abroad who are interested in the subject. The prerequisite is a Bachelor's degree with a focus on either natural sciences or molecular medicine. The degree program will provide deeper knowledge of topics relating to molecular medicine and clinical theory such as immunology, oncology, genetics, pharmacology and cell biology. In addition, there are also three laboratory internships, each lasting eight weeks. A Master's thesis will be written within six months.

Name of program: Molecular Medicine

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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Germany Göttingen Austria Innsbruck Italy Rome Padua Serbia Belgrade Hanover Brunswick Clausthal-Zellerfeld  + 8 More
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1
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Universidad de La Laguna

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.

Justification title

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.... [-]

Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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1
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Charles University First Faculty of Medicine

The 6-year curriculum leads to the Master degree MUDr. - "Medicinae Universae Doctor" = Doctor of General Medicine. To the effect of the second sentence of Article 3 Subs ... [+]

The 6-year curriculum leads to the Master degree MUDr. - "Medicinae Universae Doctor" = Doctor of General Medicine.

To the effect of the second sentence of Article 3 Subsection 1 of the Code of Admissions Procedure for applicants for studies at Charles University, this is a study program without specialization.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Students are accepted on the basis of written entrance examination taken in English from the following subjects: standard college biology, chemistry and physics and from an interview both taken in English. Successful candidates must achieve at least 244 points out of 330. Both parts are taken the same day, so you should know immediately if you have reached the required number of points for admission. The examination is supervised by Faculty's examiners. The maximum number of enrolled students in the academic year 2019/20 will be 150 for General Medicine. Calculators and periodic tables are not allowed.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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1
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"

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 ... [+]

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. ... [-]
Italy Naples Santa Maria Capua Vetere
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1
October 2019
Full-time
6 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.... [-]

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1
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
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 ... [+]

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 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.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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1
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Online
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
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1
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
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.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
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1
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
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
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1
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Department of European Studies “Jean Monnet”

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

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 ... [-]
Switzerland Locarno
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1
February 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
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
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1
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
University of Otago - Wellington Department of Medicine

The Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) qualification is a 4-year part-time, distance-learning course offered globally. The core of the Master’s degree begins with the P ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) qualification is a 4-year part-time, distance-learning course offered globally. The core of the Master’s degree begins with the Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) or the Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT). These four papers lead into four additional advanced papers required to complete the Master’s qualification. Once completed, students will have earned a Diploma in addition to a Master’s qualification.

The degree is available only to registered medical practitioners.

Students who wish to undertake a research-based Master’s degree should enrol for the Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc), endorsed in Aviation Medicine degree programme.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
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1
March 2019
Part-time
4 years
Online