Masters in Life Sciences, Medicine & Health

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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.

Suggested Study Programmes

  • Master in Medical Physics

    The Medical Physics Graduate Program is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by five departments: radiology, radiation oncology, physics, biomedical engineering, and occupational and environmental safety (health physics). Four academic tracks are offered: diagnostic imaging physics, radiation oncology physics, nuclear medicine physics, and health physics.

  • Master in Neuroscience

    The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Neuroscience. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Neuroscience and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge of other relevantfields.

  • Master in Alcohol and Drug Studies

    The Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies is available to graduates of medical, nursing, psychology and other allied health disciplines. The program has been designed to provide graduates from medical, allied health (including psychology) and nursing degrees with core skills to respond to substance misuse in a range of health settings, including those which focus on psychological health, mental health nursing, medical practice, social work, occupational therapy, and Indigenous health settings.

  • Master in Emergency Preparedness

    The online Emergency Preparedness certificate can be earned in conjunction with your Master of Public Health or as a standalone Graduate Certificate. The courses will equip you with the essential public health skills needed to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk and communicate with both organizations and general populations alike. It will also help prepare you to make informed decisions and take action to aid in the recovery process.

  • Master in Public Health (MPH) By Online Distance Learning

    Public Health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today’s problems in public health.

  • Master in Health (Mental Health)

    Extend your knowledge in Mental Health with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health. As part of your studies, you will further develop expertise skills in mental health care, enabling you to work as a clinically skilled member of mental health teams in developing and established services.

  • Master in Health (Quality of Life)

    Expand your perspective to address quality of life care for people with disabilities as well as the elderly with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health (Quality of Life). Within your studies, you will enhance your knowledge and expertise as a health professional working with older persons in a variety of health settings.

  • Master in Occupational Therapy (pre-registration Mode) PgDip /MSc

    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".



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