Masters in Medicine & Health

Human Medicine

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Human medicine is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the study of the human body and its health conditions, so that diseases can be treated and prevented properly. Human medicine is a health science follows the track set by biomedical research and is also connected to therapeutics, nosology, medical humanities, urgent care, pharmacogenomics, medical ethics and other fields.

The study of human health has been a sensitive subject even from ancient times, when traditional medicine developed. Techniques are constantly developing and discoveries that improve the treatment of diseases strongly influence medical practice. Students who enrol in a Bachelor’s degree in human medicine can focus on medical specialisations such as genetics, immunology, neuroscience, toxicology, nutrition sciences, anatomy and many others. These specializations are also available as Master’s degree courses and offer an in-depth study of different aspects of human health.

Graduates of human medicine have the prospects to become health professionals such as bioengineers, pharmacists, therapists, nurses or even laboratory scientists.

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Suggested Masters in Human Medicine

M.Sc. Biomedicine

Are you interested in biomedical research? Do you want to use your knowledge in biomedicine to develop new medicines? At the Master Programme in Biomedicine at Uppsala University you will obtain in-depth knowledge about some of our major diseases and the brain, both healthy and diseased. 

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M.Sc. Infection Biology

Infections are a serious threat to the survival of humans, animals and plants on Earth. Our knowledge of the processes that govern microbial life and evolution must increase if we are to solve acute problems of antimicrobial resistance. The Infection Biology programme is offered at Uppsala University.

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M.Sc. Drug Discovery and Safety

From the characterization of molecular causes of pathology to a generation of new therapeutics to treat diseases, from small molecules and proteins to diseases and medicines. If you are fascinated by the idea of developing new pharmacological therapies, then the Drug Discovery and Safety programme from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is the Master’s programme for you.

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