Human medicine deals with issues how to maintain human health conditions, prevent from illness and treat it. Human medicine is a health science based on biomedical research. The study field has many multidisciplinary fields, such as biomedical engineering, disaster medicine, hospital medicine, environmental medicine, travel medicine, evolutionary medicine, forensic medicine, medical ethics, sexual medicine, addiction medicine, laser medicine, therapeutics, pain medicine, nosology, medical humanities, pharmacogenomics, urgent care and etc. The field has a wide spectrum of health professionals: bioengineers, pharmacists, therapists, nurses, laboratory scientists and etc. Most of the basic sciences of the field are: genetics, immunology, neurology, psychiatry, neuroscience, microbiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, histology, toxicology, cytology, biostatistics, pharmacology, nutrition science, biophysics, medical physics, biochemistry, pathology, embryology, photobiology, endocrinology, anatomy, radiobiology and biomechanics.
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. You have the opportunity to pursue these topics across a number of different disease therapies using the innovative teaching methods pioneered by The Open University, while developing a wide range of skills associated with masters-level study.
This degree covers : the whole breadth of public and global health allowing students to follow a general stream of study (Public Health stream), which focuses mainly on high- and middle-income countries, or to concentrate on one of five other streams (Environment and Health stream; Health Economics stream; Health Promotion stream; Health Services Management stream; Health Services Research stream).
This course aims to develop the careers of doctors whose interest is the practice of medicine in tropical and developing countries and global health.
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to make valuable contributions to both epidemiological research and public health. Epidemiological methods underpin clinical medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation to investigate the causes of disease, and to evaluate interventions to prevent or control disease.
The online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia course is open to a wide range of professionals who have experience in delivering a dementia care approach within practice in the last two years. Interdisciplinary input to the design, development and delivery of this course stems from a variety of dementia experts.
This Postgraduate Certificate in Advancing Healthcare Practice equips you with the knowledge, skills, personal, professional and inter-professional insights and qualities needed to function as a successful change agent in the advancement of healthcare, whether that be through leadership, policy and practice innovation work, or through research, evidence utilisation and practice skill development. You have a choice of modules which enables you to give your studies either an emphasis on leadership, policy and innovation or on skill analysis, research and evidence evaluation.
This MSc course is for those who want to explore aspects of medical physics, in particular medical imaging and the physics of radiotherapy, at postgraduate level. If you have a background in physics/engineering and currently work, or wish to work, in a clinical setting, there is an additional pathway through the qualification which is accredited by the UK Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
The MSc Dermatology Skills & Treatment is a taught, masters programme for clinicians, wishing to develop or extend practical skills, knowledge and experience in clinical dermatology. It has an emphasis on developing practical competencies; good diagnostic skills, appropriate and timely management of common chronic skin diseases to reflect current trends in clinical dermatology.
This programme is one 2nd year of the Biomedical Sciences Masters. It consists of 30 course credits - a new option within the Research Focus Masters - and a lab-based dissertation. Multidisciplinary in nature, it aims to train excellent future biomedical researchers for the international arena, and more specifically to prepare future graduates for undertaking a PhD in some of the world's biggest laboratories.
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.
Health management is the only programme of the kind in the Baltics. It gives opportunity to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in health management field based on European and international approach to health system management and applicable in real work. This study program is module-based, and part of the teaching staff is invited from foreign high schools. The programme is jointly implemented by Riga Stradinš University (RSU) and Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration.
The MA in Biomedical and Health Care Ethics offers a rigorous grounding in health care ethics and biomedical ethics, provided by tutors from the Centre with expertise in teaching ethics in medical disciplines. Students learn about the ethical issues that arise across all areas of medicine and health care practice, and can specialise in areas of particular interest.