Master Degree in United Kingdom

Top Master Degrees in Health in United Kingdom 2018

Master

A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Master in Health Sciences

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities offering programs in the professional and non-professional Health Sciences. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching and gain access to innovative, cutting-edge research facilities. They often have opportunities to explore practical components in a global environment alongside experts in their fields.

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STUDY HEALTH SCIENCES IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities offering programs in the professional and non-professional Health Sciences. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching and gain access to innovative, cutting-edge research facilities. They often have opportunities to explore practical components in a global environment alongside experts in their fields. Professional programs are accredited in the UK and will allow students to return home to Canada and seek appropriate accreditation in their area.

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Chiropractic Clinical Psychology Occupational Therapy Optometry Pharmacy Physical Therapy Speech and Language Therapy ... [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. [+]

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time.

This course will provide students with a systematic and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying public health. Through its alignment with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework this course will develop your ability to undertake independent research culminating in a dissertation project as a capstone to your studies.

Why study this subject?

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


Master of Public Health (MPH)

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge [+]

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online APHEA-accredited* MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge in all the main disciplines of public health. The programme equips you with practical knowledge, problem solving and research skills enabling you to respond to health inequalities and manage and evaluate public health programmes in complex multicultural environments. The online MPH helps prepare you to take on responsible positions within public, NGO and international settings.**

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Master in Pediatric Obesity

The College of Contemporary Health
Online Part time 12 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom London

This module focuses on the challenges of the obesogenic environment and how to mitigate it for children aged 2-18 years.

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Online Distance Learning

This module focuses on the challenges of the obesogenic environment and how to mitigate it for children aged 2-18 years.

This module is validated by London South Bank University.

Module Aims

The module aims to:

Provide an understanding of the challenges we face in tackling pediatric obesity. Review the immediate and long-term health and well-being consequences of pediatric obesity. Facilitate the design of best practice protocols for prevention and treatment of obesity, suitable for children between 2 years and 18 years. Add to the body of knowledge in Obesity DebateGraph Module Content

Obesity in the 2-18-year-old age range generates immediate and long-term health and well-being consequences. In this module, nutritional, genetic and environmental risk factors are reviewed. Trends and patterns – locally and globally will be considered along with preventative and treatment approaches and initiatives in different settings. Analysis of the ongoing repercussions of obesity in this period, both physiologically and, particularly, psychologically, are key issues, along with the roles of parents, teachers, and government in addressing this problem. Each module intake starts with a specifically designed Introduction to Academic Online Learning. Students are required to complete some simple assignments to ensure they are able not only to work in the online environment but also are aware of the requirements for academic study at this level.... [-]


Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Europubhealth+

europubhealth+
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Sheffield

Europubhealth+ is aimed at students with a strong interest in applied public health. Their academic background may be in health/medical sciences (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary, biology...), social sciences (sociology, economics, psychology, anthropology, geography, political sciences...), law, management or engineering. [+]

Program Overview

Europubhealth+ is aimed at students with a strong interest in applied public health. Their academic background may be inhealth/medical sciences (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary, biology...), social sciences (sociology, economics, psychology, anthropology, geography, political sciences...), law, management or engineering.

With the Europubhealth+ programme you are choosing:

to live abroad: during 2 years, you will live and study in at least 2 European countries and benefit from the support of experienced teams in each Higher Education Institution global health and intercultural work through multicultural team work, problem-based learning and a mandatory internship or practicum a large network in public health composed of academics and professionals with high expertise in the field as well as international students and alumni. ... [-]

MRes in Cardiovascular Science

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham

Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease. [+]

Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease.

The programme consists of compulsory taught and research elements. The taught aspects include training in key research skills including scientific writing, critical analysis of literature, presentation skills and a research toolkit module covering key experimental techniques. You will also study a specific module on cardiovascular science to ensure that you have a basic grounding of all aspects of the field and to introduce the topics and research questions on which your project will be based. ... [-]


Master in Clinical Physiology - Cardiology (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Cardiac physiologists record and analyse physiological data to diagnose and treat cardiac disease. They play an essential role in healthcare, saving many lives and improving many more. Cardiac physiologists in hospitals deal with patients first hand, meaning they need not only highly specialised knowledge and excellent analytical abilities but good people skills. [+]

Why study MSc Cardiac Physiology at Middlesex?

Our Biomedical and Biological Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling. The university is home to the Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology, which has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer. Our teaching and research facilities surpass those at some UK medical schools, and our course will provide you with both in-depth practical experience and comprehensive, up-to-date theoretical knowledge. Our specialist clinical physiology laboratory houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment and is run by experienced practitioners.... [-]


Specialised Master in Biopharmaceutical Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 United Kingdom London

The goal of the MS Biopharmaceutical Management is to shape doctors, pharmacists, biotech engineers or PhDs with health specialisations, as well as managers and lawyers fascinated with the sector, from pharmaceutical, biotechnologies, medical device to health data management. The full-time format of the programme allows after a short but dense education period to immediately access high-ranked positions in the biopharmaceutical world. [+]

Studies at Paris and London campuses.

Scientific Director: Prof. Frédéric Jallat

Objectives of the programme

The goal of the MS Biopharmaceutical Management is to shape doctors, pharmacists, biotech engineers or PhDs with health specialisations, as well as managers and lawyers fascinated with the sector, from pharmaceutical, biotechnologies, medical device to health data management. The full-time format of the programme allows after a short but dense education period to immediately access high-ranked positions in the biopharmaceutical world.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in positions such as: Digital Marketing Product Manager, Lobbyist, Research Analyst, Account Manager, Consultant, Business Analyst, Asset Manager, Market Research Manager, Medical Science Liaison, Client Advisor, etc.... [-]


Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London

The MPharm programme is a four year programme which integrates three interlinked themes:The Patient, Disease and Drug Action; Practitioner and Patient; Medicines Design and Manufacture. [+]

Overview

The MPharm programme is a four year programme which integrates three interlinked themes:

The Patient, Disease and Drug Action Practitioner and Patient Medicines Design and Manufacture.

The MPharm is an undergraduate Masters degree with a research methods course at Stage 3 leading to a sustained research project which constitutes one third of the final year of the programme.

Teaching

Each course includes lectures, seminars, laboratory work, small group work, practice based activities and assignments. There are also a number of placements throughout the programme, so you will benefit from both academic and practice-related environments.

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MPH Public Health

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Belfast

A MPH is an internationally recognised qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world. The course equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-related leadership roles. [+]

MPH Public Health

A MPH is an internationally recognised qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world.

The course equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-related leadership roles.

The curriculum for the MPH at Queen’s is aligned very closely to the syllabus for the professional exams for the UK Faculty of Public Health.

The MPH is designed to introduce students to:

The 'science' of public health practice: a robust, systematic and evidence-based approach to define and understand population health issues and problems. The 'art' of public health practice - interpersonal and organisational skills to work in partnership with others; influence decisions; support implementation of policy, programmes or interventions; and effect real change. It aims to identify optimal solutions for health gain within available resources. A global perspective on public health, including the health of underserved areas in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) WHY QUEEN'S? ... [-]

MEng Biomedical Systems Engineering

The University of Warwick, School of Engineering
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Biomedical Systems Engineering is a unique degree which teaches students to apply a Systems Engineering methodology incorporating concepts from multiple disciplines to the modelling, analysis and intervention of biomedical problems. [+]

What will I learn?

Biomedical Systems Engineering is a unique degree which teaches students to apply a Systems Engineering methodology incorporating concepts from multiple disciplines to the modelling, analysis and intervention of biomedical problems. Biomedical Systems Engineers may apply the principles of electronics to the analysis of the body’s own electrical activity and to the measurement and analysis of signals from the body such as medical images. They may also apply the principles of mechanical engineering to the analysis of motion and creation of devices which monitor and support walking. Warwick graduates are particularly adept at the modelling, analysis and control of biomedical systems and their interactions.... [-]


Dental Technology - MSc/PgD/PgC (Distance Learning)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The programme offers specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology. [+]

The programme offers specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology.

There are no required attendances to Cardiff Metropolitan University for this programme as it is delivered via distance. This will necessitate students accessing video conferencing over a PC with a broadband connection. There will be weekly meetings within each module. Students are expected to carry out at least 6 hours of practical work per week in their laboratory/workplace throughout the academic year.

​Course Content​

Completion of 60 credits at each stage is required. At Certificate and Diploma levels, students study modules from a selected specialist area which may include fixed prosthodontics (conservation), removable prosthodontics (dentures) and orthodontics. For example, module titles include, complex complete and partial dentures, precision attachments, implants, fixed and myofunctional orthodontic appliances. ... [-]


MRes in Health Research (Online)

University of Stirling
Online Full time Part time 12 - 48 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The course has been designed to suit students from a range of backgrounds. Most students (and graduates) have a health professional qualification e.g. nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, occupational therapy. Other students are from the social care or research sectors. Our students are from across the UK and overseas as online study offers flexibility around their work and family commitments. [+]

There is an increasing need for health professionals to be directly or indirectly involved with a range of research, evaluation, clinical audit and quality improvement activities as part of their practice. Current policy and practice developments are also placing greater emphasis on the Clinical Academic Career pathway and there are now many health professionals with a clinical/practice and research focus on their roles. These developments point to the need for rigorous, high-quality interdisciplinary and flexible research programmes to prepare health professionals for these challenging and rewarding roles.

The MRes Health Research provides this. There is a strong emphasis placed on the application of knowledge and skills. The course can be taken as an advanced qualification in its own right or as excellent preparation for doctoral level study. Students can choose to study for a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Master's degree. Stand-alone modules are also available for those interested in Continuing Professional Development.... [-]


MPH in Public Health

University of Glasgow - Online Study
Online Part time 36 months August 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Public health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are. Our Master of Public Health degree has been offered by the University for 35 years and we are now offering for the first time an online Masters in Public Health beginning in September 2016. [+]

Public health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are. Our Master of Public Health degree has been offered by the University for 35 years and we are now offering for the first time an online Masters in Public Health beginning in September 2016.

Why this programme The University of Glasgow has provided education in public health since 1839 and has offered a diploma in public health since the early 20th century. The Master of Public Health programme has been offered here continuously since 1981. The Master of Public Health programme will be taught by academics from a wide variety of organisations and disciplines including: Environmental protection, public health medicine, sociology, and health economics. Public health has a central role in guiding health care practice, influencing health policy, protecting the public, and improving population health. If you work or intend to work in an organisation which has public health responsibilities or aims to improve population health then this programme will be suited to you. The programme will be multidisciplinary in focus and it is envisaged will attract students with undergraduate degrees in nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health related specialisms. During each course, you will interact with your teachers and fellow students each week using online discussion boards. Your teachers will direct and observe the discussion, and respond to student questions about the course content.... [-]

MSc in Medical Devices

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This MSc course provides engineers and physical scientists with knowledge and understanding of the medical devices used in diagnosis and treatment of patients. The course is delivered by staff of the EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CDT), with colleagues from Engineering, the Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. There’s also input from clinical advisers from the NHS and elsewhere... [+]

MSc in Medical Devices

This MSc course provides engineers and physical scientists with knowledge and understanding of the medical devices used in diagnosis and treatment of patients.

The course is delivered by staff of the EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CDT), with colleagues from Engineering, the Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. There’s also input from clinical advisers from the NHS and elsewhere.

The training programme equips you with the basic knowledge and terminology in current life science subjects to allow you to explore topics in your own research project with direction from your supervisor.

You'll gain practical experience in the life science techniques and an appreciation of interdisciplinary project work.... [-]