18 Master Degrees in Medicine 2020

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 bett… Read more

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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University of Otago - Wellington Department of Medicine
Wellington, New Zealand

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 Postgr ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 March 2020
Part-time
4 years
English
Online
 
UCBM Università Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma
Rome, Italy + 1 More

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 ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
27 September 2019
English
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Birmingham, United Kingdom

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 f ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

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 a ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
4 years
31 January 2019
English
Campus
 
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Padova
Padua, Italy

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 s ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
English
Campus
 
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

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 (t ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
English
Campus
 
Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social
Madrid, Spain

The International Master in Occupational Health and Occupational Disease Prevention trains the student in order to make him a qualified professional for the prevention of risk ... Read more

The International Master in Occupational Health and Occupational Disease Prevention trains the student in order to make him a qualified professional for the prevention of risks in the workplace. It is composed of an itinerary of continuous training modules and designed to achieve learning in a current subject, with a systematic and regular dedication of study. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
8 months
Spanish
Online
 
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

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

Your career in laboratory medicine. Graduates are employed as medical scientists in the field of diagnostic pathology, as medical researchers, or as clinical investigators. Read less
Master
01 February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Pavia
Pavia, Italy + 1 More

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

Candidates who possess a High School Diploma or equivalent foreign qualification may be admitted to the Degree in Medicine and Surgery. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
English
Campus
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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 ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
September 2020
Part-time
2 years
30 August 2020
English
Online
 
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy + 9 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 student ... Read 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. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
English
Campus
 
Charles University First Faculty of Medicine
Prague, Czech Republic

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 Subsectio ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
30 April 2019
English
Campus
 
Universidad de La Laguna
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

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 ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Krems an der Donau, Austria

For the first time in Austria, the Karl Landsteiner Private University for Health Sciences offers a full-fledged, bologna-compliant medical degree.

For the first time in Austria, the Karl Landsteiner Private University for Health Sciences offers a full-fledged, bologna-compliant medical degree. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
6 years
English
Campus