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Laughter may be the best medicine, but during a Medicine and Health degree you learn lots of interesting things like the fact that your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart. Medicine and Health is a broad field of study that deals with acquiring knowledge in terms of treatment and prevention of illnesses and diseases of human beings and animals.

The first years of Bachelor and Master degrees in Medicine and Health focus on introductory knowledge about how the human or animal body works; degrees continue with advanced knowledge about internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry and surgery; followed by a specialisation you’ve decided to pursue as a career. Medicine and Health students will attend supervised practice or internship, followed by a residency in a health care facility, where they experience medical events and practices at first-hand.

Medicine and Health covers sub-disciplines like:

• Biomedicine
• Public health
• Human medicine
• Veterinary medicine
• Dentistry
• Nursing
• Health management
• Nutrition

Students who complete degrees in Medicine and Health enter the following careers:

• Surgeon
• Medical technician
• Psychiatrist
• Nurse
• Nutritionist
• Veterinary doctor

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Suggested Short Courses in Medicine & Health

Short Course Applications of Fluorescence in the Life Sciences

Fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy have become common techniques in cell biology and biophysics. This is due to the incredibly high sensitivity and selectivity of fluorescence, combined with its non-invasive nature. The Applications of Fluorescence in the Life Sciences course is offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Netherlands
Short Course Nature and Nurture - Twin Research and Human Genetics

Thanks to recent technological advances, we are closer than ever to explaining where our individual differences come from. Our ability to map human DNA at high resolution in large populations is now enabling us to link genetic variation to traits and disease at the molecular level. The Nature and Nurture - Twin Research and Human Genetics course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Netherlands