Related fields in the discipline are life science, health science and medicine. Studies in life sciences encompass all fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms such as plants, animals, and human beings. Medicine and biology are the major fields of study the area. As such, life sciences are closely linked with health science, which is a multidisciplinary field based on the natural science such as biology, chemistry and physics.
The 90 EC postgraduate Master’s programme MSc Epidemiology Online is aimed at professionals holding a medical or biomedical degree, such as physicians, veterinarians, pharmacists and candidates holding a MSc in Life Sciences. All theoretical courses are offered online through Elevate Health, which makes studying independent of place and flexible in time.
This MSc course is designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge, skills and insights to act as a confident, successful, independent and collegiate change agent. It facilitates an exploration of your personal aptitudes and skills.
The MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences at Edinburgh gives you hands-on research experience in multiple areas, providing a strong grounding for PhD study. Studying Biomedical Science at Edinburgh means you go straight into hands-on research, with the taught component running alongside extensive lab work. You will undertake two separate research projects which may be in two very different disciplines, giving you a strong grounding for PhD study at any university throughout the world.
This uniquely international and interdisciplinary programme introduces eHealth in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics, tele-healthcare and mHealth. It offers you the opportunity to develop a comprehensive critical understanding of the many technical and sociotechnical factors underpinning eHealth and the research skills needed to study and evaluate these.
Our Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, delivered 100% online, seeks to equip you with the critical thinking and decision making skills you need to advance your career in public health and become an agent of positive change. Through this interdisciplinary programme, you gain an understanding of global public health issues and explore theories and practices that will help you prepare to address the public health needs of your community and around the world.
Headache disorders are the most prevalent of the neurological conditions and among the most frequent of medical complaints seen in general practice. The objective of Clinical Management of Headache Disorders - MSc/Dip/Cert is to reduce the burden of headache disorders and improve the management of headache in primary care.
This postgraduate degree course enables you to study aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs.
The objective of the MSc course in Molecular Biology is to provide knowledge of the findings in the field of molecular biology, how to apply molecular biology techniques, to provide a broad and deep knowledge on the methodology and to train students to be able to approach scientific problems in a multidisciplinary way, as part of multidisciplinary teams.
The occupational therapy programmes at London South Bank University (LSBU) aims to provide an education centred on the meaning and performance of occupations in life. According to the College of Occupational Therapists (2011); occupational therapists "work with people facing physical, mental and social disabilities to help them do the things they want to do".
One of the most qualifying features of the Program is the complete integration of basic and clinical sciences. This will be achieved through a multidisciplinary approach and an early involvement in patient management which includes moral and ethical issues, as well as legal responsibilities which are at the basis of the profession. In addition medical anthropology, bioethics and medical humanities will be emphasized as well as the ability to communicate with the patient and the family.