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University of Essex Online Master of Public Health

Stafford
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online

The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. [+]

Top in Saudi Arabia Masters 2017. No travel required. Personal university tutor. No Exams. Assignment based assessments. Live online lectures and lecturecasts The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. Building on the Postgraduate Diploma module base, you will also study research design and critical appraisal and complete a dissertation project of your choosing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete two further optional modules to tailor your study further. The course culminates in the completion of a dissertation research project where you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your ability to undertake independent research. The Master of Public Health will provide you with a thorough understanding of Public Health in the 21st century and provide an ideal foundation upon which to develop as an effective public health professional. Entry Requirements There are two entry routes onto the University of Essex Online MPH: Academic Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Open Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Open Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum: At least 5 years’ relevant senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience, CPD and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme. [-]

Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS)

Alfaisal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

The Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS) at Alfaisal University is with Collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre. [+]

Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS) The Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS) at Alfaisal University is with Collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre. Program Overview The Graduate Program in Radiological and Imaging Sciences at Alfaisal University in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers advanced professional training and research opportunities with international caliber faculty. It leads to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree. The program is designed in three specialization tracks: ultrasound, radiologic education and management. The program welcomes is open to training men and women, Saudi and non-Saudi, local and international students. Program Content The M.Sc. degree program in radiological and imaging sciences requires 48 credits takes two years to compete. The 48 credit units include didactic course work, clinical internships and training, and research projects. Successful completion requires 15 credits of core courses, 18 credits of specialty track courses, 9 credits of clinical rotations/lab practicum, and a 6 credit project, for a total of 48 hours credits. Curriculum The specialty curricula offer three distinct tracks (areas of specialization). One targets radiological and imaging science future educators. It trains lecturers and/or clinical instructors for undergraduate programs. The second track is targeted for radiology, nuclear medicine or radiation oncology services technical administrators. It prepares technical clinical managers of these modalities. The third track targets physicians who meet the minimum admission requirements to train as obstetrical and gynecological oncologists. Training specialties will focus on complementing didactic classroom instruction with clinical rotations and required internships at KFSH&RC and other affiliated hospitals. The graduate program offers a unique environment of higher education that integrates the research and clinical training capability at KFSHRC and Alfaisal University in a distinctive modern educational setting. Tuition Fees Application Fee S.R 500 Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year) S.R 100,000 Estimated books and materials for each year SR 6,000 [-]

Master's in Genetic Counselling (MGC)

Alfaisal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively affected human health. [+]

Top in Saudi Arabia Masters 2017. Master's in Genetic Counselling (MGC) Program Overview After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively affected human health. The clinical and genomic breakthrough of the medical genetics field has aided the translation and integration of genomics into health care and the introduction of personalized medicine improving level of service offered to patients. The high incidence of various genetic disorders in KSA and in the Arab world, the implementation of national programs of new born and premarital screening have significantly increased the demand for properly trained Genetic Counselors to work with patients and their families. Genetic counseling training programs have been around in North America since the late sixties. These training programs have proven to be highly successful in graduating well trained genetic counselors, where currently there are thousands of them practicing worldwide. The Department of Medical Genetics at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in affiliation with Alfaisal University in Riyadh have recognized the importance of such an essential specialty and are committed to establish the first Master's training program in genetic counseling located at Alfaisal University. The goal of this program is to meet the current and future demand of healthcare system for highly qualified, competent and culturally sensitive genetic counselors in Saudi Arabia and in the region. Students graduating from the program will be recognized by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) as Specialist in Genetic Counseling then after 2 years of clinical service in genetic counseling under a consultant medical geneticist, according to the SCHS regulations, will be granted the title of Senior Specialist in Genetic Counseling, or as stated by the SCHS registration or classification at the time of graduation. What is Genetic Counseling? According to the National Society of Genetic Counseling (NSGC) in USA genetic counseling is defined as "the process of helping people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease. This integrates interpretation of family and medical histories to assess disease occurrence and recurrence, education about inheritance, testing, management, prevention, resources and research. It also integrates counseling to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or condition". Where do Genetic Counselors work? Genetic counselors work in almost all fields of healthcare. Below are some of the areas where genetic counselors work: Assisted Reproductive Technologies/Infertility Cardiovascular Genetics Familial Cancer Risk Counseling Fetal Intervention & Therapy Newborn and premarital screening Hematology Metabolic Genetics Neurogenetics Pediatric Counseling Prenatal Counseling/Ultrasound Anomalies Research Diagnostic laboratories Educational and medical websites Pharmaceutical industry Program schedule & content It is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in medical & scientific knowledge on the one hand and with counseling skills on the other hand. The program will provide in-depth theoretical courses in scientific and psychosocial aspects of genetic diseases. The theory will be supported by practical and clinical rotations in various genetics and relevant clinics and genetic laboratories at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and selected neighboring hospitals. The theoretical course work will include areas of Human & Medical Genetics, Anatomy & Physiology, Research Methodology, Topics in Genetic Counseling, Cancer Genetics, Islam & Genetic Counseling, and Psychosocial Aspects of Genetic Counseling. The practical part will include clinical rotations in Medical Genetics, Prenatal Clinic, OB/GYN and ultrasound clinic, and other specialty clinics. Lab practicum rotations will include Cytogenetics laboratory, Molecular Laboratory, Biochemistry & Newborn Laboratory. Students: Male and Female, Saudi and non-Saudi Subject courses: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Research Methodology Genetic Counseling & Islam Introduction to Medical & Population Genetics Topics in Genetic Counseling I Topics in Genetic Counseling II Psychosocial Aspects of Genetic Counseling The Genetic Basis of Inherited Disease Cancer Genetic Counseling Practicums & clinical rotation Biochemical & Newborn Screening Laboratory Practicum Cytogenetics Laboratory Practicum Molecular Genetics Practicum Observational Clinic Rotation Medical Genetics Clinic Practicum Prenatal Clinic Practicum Ultrasound Clinic Practicum Advanced Medical Genetics Clinic Practicum Duration: Two years (47 credits) Subject courses 21 cr Practicums & clinical rotation 20 cr Project 6 cr Clinical internship 0 cr Admission criteria 1. A bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution accepted by MOE in biomedical sciences, nursing, health education, biochemistry, microbiology or related fields. 2. A satisfactory scholastic average; usually for a masters a minimum grade average of «very good» in the Bachelor degree. 3. The graduate study application must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee payable to Alfaisal University. 4. Official transcripts of all college-level work must be submitted as issued by the school. 5. If applicant is non-Saudi, then they should have an official residency (Iqama). 6.Applicant should be of good behavior, fair reputation and medically fit. 7. Applicant should submit two letters of recommendations from professors who taught him/her. 8. If the applicant comes from a country or political entity where English is not the official language, adequate proficiency in English to do graduate work, as evidenced by a TOEFL score of at least 500 on the paper-and-pencil test or an IELTS Band score of at least 5.5 - 6.5. 9. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or an equivalent exam held by Qias center with above average score. 10. Provide a statement of purpose describing your academic interests and reasons for applying. 11. Successfully completion of an in-person interview with the director of the program. 12. No Student shall be allowed enrolment in two graduate programs at the same time. Tuition Fees Application Fee S.R 500 Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year) S.R 100,000 Estimated books and materials for each year SR 6,000 [-]

Master in Biomedical Sciences

Alfaisal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two-year program in which students can choose to join one of four tracks; Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB), Infection Control (IC), Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB) and Biotechnology (BIOT). [+]

Master in Biomedical Sciences Program Overview The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers research and training opportunities with international-caliber scientists leading to a M.Sc. degree awarded by Alfaisal University in a distinctive modern educational setting. The Program is open to both male and female students, Saudi and non-Saudi. The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two-year program in which students can choose to join one of four tracks; Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB), Infection Control (IC), Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB) and Biotechnology (BIOT). Each track has common core courses as well as two options; Thesis and Courses-only. The Thesis option consists of at least 24 credits of courses in addition to a Thesis. The Courses-only option comprises of at least 42 credits of courses including a Project. The first three tracks have been submitted to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for accreditation/ certification. Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB) Potential careers for graduates include the expanding market in molecular medicine, biotechnology, and biomedical research. Infection Control (IC) Graduates from will be prepared to work as infection prevention specialists in healthcare settings at an advanced level. Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB) The curriculum is designed to train core competencies in clinical embryology theory and practice, enabling successful students to be strategically placed for a career in clinical embryology and/or the reproductive sciences/medicine. Biotechnology (BIT) This is a joint multidisciplinary track with the Colleges of Science & General Studies and Medicine. Courses deal with advanced techniques of molecular biology, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and their applications in disease diagnosis, drug formulation, and drug delivery. Tuition Fees Application Fee S.R 500 Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year) S.R 100,000 Estimated books and materials for each year SR 6,000 [-]