Short Courses in Human Medicine

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 Short Courses Programmes

Options in History of Science Short Course Options in History of Science
  • Jun 2017
  • National $ 2,950
  • International $ 2,950
  • Not specified

Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in History of Science, such as Self and Society: ''A Cultural History of Psychology'', ''Making Modern Medicine in America: A History, from 1800 to the Present'' and ''Art and Science from the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Centuries''.

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Short Course What Science Knows about Cancer
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. Over the course of their lifetime, one in three people in North America, Europe, and Australia will develop a malignancy, and in the United States alone, the direct and indirect costs of cancer amount to billions of dollars a year. The sad truth is that almost every family in the Western world will be affected by cancer at some point in their lives.

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Short Course Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

True or false: Eight glasses of water a day are mandatory for staying hydrated. Vitamin C protects you from catching a cold. Frequent snacking is the quickest way to bust your diet. Natural foods are always better for you. You hear advice like this all the time. But what do these four nuggets of so-called medical wisdom have in common? They're all myths, half-truths, and misconceptions—pieces of information so familiar we take them for granted without truly considering the scientific truth behind them.

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Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine Certificate Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 300
  • International € 300
  • 70 days

This e-­learning programme in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is open to suitably qualified Greek and International graduates, holding at least a Degree in Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry or related fields.

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Erasmus Summer Programme in Genetic Epidemiology Short Course Erasmus Summer Programme in Genetic Epidemiology
  • Any time
  • EEA € 3,380
  • International € 3,380
  • 19 days

Each year the Erasmus Summer Programme in Genetic Epidemiology offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides hundreds of students, researchers and health professionals with the opportunity to boost their scientific careers. It is a specialized event that offers three weeks of á la carte research training in quantitative medical and health research.

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Human Reproduction Certificate Human Reproduction
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,200
  • International € 1,200
  • 252 days

The programme “Human Reproduction” from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is addressed to healthcare professionals (doctors, gynecologists, biologists, midwives, graduates of Universities, Technologic Foundations, Colleges) as well as graduates of medical and nursing schools, who wish to learn the principles and methods of investigation and treatment of infertile couples.

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Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health Short Course Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health
  • Any time
  • EEA € 3,060
  • International € 3,060
  • 19 days

Each year the Erasmus Summer Programme in Public Health offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam provides hundreds of students, researchers and health professionals with the opportunity to boost their scientific careers. It is a specialized event that offers three weeks of á la carte research training in quantitative medical and health research.

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Disease and Therapy Certificate Disease and Therapy
  • Jun 2017
  • EEA € 100
  • International € 100
  • 28 days

The "Disease and Therapy" programme from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is addressed not only to students of Archaeology but also to the broader public, especially those with a particular interest in prehistoric/protohistoric times in broader eastern Mediterranean area.

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International Summer School Short Course International Summer School
  • Aug 2016
  • International £ 2,000
  • 12 days

Join us at INTO St George’s, University of London’s International Summer School in July 2016 for a unique insight into studying a medical-related discipline in the UK.

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