Masters in Life Sciences, Medicine & Health

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.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Integrated Systems Biology Integrated Systems Biology
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 400 per year
  • 24 months

The complete sequence of the human and other genomes resulted in a drastic change in the way of thinking in Biosciences. Investigations on the molecular basis of major human diseases, such as cancer, atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s are now addressed on whole genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome level.

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Public Health (MPH) Public Health (MPH)
  • Any time
  • National $ 1,222 per module
  • International $ 1,222 per module
  • 29 months

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.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Biomedical Sciences Biomedical Sciences
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 13,000 per year
  • 12 months

This course allows you to plan your own taught programme to match your interests and experience by selecting modules from any other bioscience Masters course in the School of Life Sciences, with the advice of the course leader.

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Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation) Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,950 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,937 per year
  • 36 months

The field of nutritional epidemiology and public health aims at elucidating the relationships between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes. We train future epidemiologists in observational and intervention studies, with the aim to generate evidence for preventing disease and promoting health.

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Animal Sciences Animal Sciences
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 14,875 per year
  • 24 months

The two-year MSc Animal Sciences study programme is a continuation of a BSc or equivalent degree in the field of livestock, companion animals, wild animals and zoo animals. The aim is to deliver skilled professional animal scientists who are well equipped to tackle problems related to sustainable livestock development and management of companion animals, wild animals and zoo animals.

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Clinical Investigation Clinical Investigation
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • Not specified

Clinical investigation is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success.

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Nanomedicine Nanomedicine
  • Oct 2015
    Not specified
  • 12 months

Recent years have witnessed an unprecedented growth in research in the area of nanoscience. There is increasing optimism that nanotechnology applied to medicine will bring significant advances in the diagnosis treatment and prevention of disease. Increasing demand and awareness of applications of nanotechnology in medicine has resulted in the emergence of a new discipline, namely nanomedicine.

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Chinese Herbology (M.S.) Chinese Herbology (M.S.)
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 16,415 per year
  • International $ 16,415 per year
  • 22 months

The Masters degree in Science – Chinese Herbology (MS-CH) program joins the MS-Ac degree program and the MS-TCM degree program within the Acupuncture Institute and will be a part of the Health Sciences Division which also includes physician assistant, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, and dental hygiene.

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Health Science Health Science
  • Jul 2016
  • National AUD 15,617 per module
  • International AUD 28,190 per module
  • 12 months

This program will provide you with an in-depth learning experience in your chosen field, presenting you with employment opportunities across a range of public health disciplines including primary health care, assessment and counselling of alcohol and other drug problems and working with people diagnosed with stroke.

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Bioethics & Society Bioethics & Society
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 8,520 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,040 per year
  • 12 months

Advances in biomedicine, neuroscience, and public health raise some of the most difficult ethical and societal questions today. The Bioethics & Society programme allows you to study these questions drawing on concepts, theories, and methods from philosophy and the social sciences. This will enable you to understand how bioethics influences the world, and how you could make an impact.

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Bioética y Derecho Bioética y Derecho
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 2,720 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,720 per year
  • 24 months

The University of Barcelona offers prospective students a wide range of course offerings tailored to their needs and to the needs of society in general, thus placing the University at the head of academic fields in very different degree areas, from technology on the one hand to art on the other.

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