Short Courses in Medicine & Health



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Biomedicine studies theoretical aspects of medicine and puts biological and natural science concepts into practice. Biomedicine Bachelors and Masters gather knowledge from a number of related disciplines such as biochemistry, zoology, anatomy, genetics, physiology, pathology, botany, chemistry and biology.

Biomedical science graduates will acquire practical and analytical skills. They also have to be IT literate, to know how to use different software for special analyses. Another important ability would be the numerical skills; a biomedicine expert often uses mathematical and statistical means for research. Students will also develop important qualities like time management, project management and organisational skills. Biomedical degrees offer courses on topics such as tumour biology, genetics, epidemiology and biomedical research, immunology and pathology, biomathematics.

Career opportunities include areas that interact with medicine and health, such as engineering-based fields that solve biological and medical problems. Biomedical scientists work out a range of analytical and practical laboratory tests in order to contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Graduates are qualified to also work in academic research, pharmaceutical industry.

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Short Course Developing research skills in science

This module builds on your undergraduate level science to develop a strong appreciation of postgraduate research skills. It will develop knowledge and understanding of techniques and skills applicable to postgraduate scientific study and research methodologies and critical awareness of literature. The Developing research skills in science programme is delivered by The Open University UK.

United Kingdom
Short Course 2017 Stata Autumn School, London

The 2017 Stata Autumn School, London, presented by Timberlake Consultants, is a great opportunity for students, academics and professionals to expand their statistical skills and learn how they can apply statistics from biostatisticians at the forefront of their specialist fields. 

United Kingdom
Certificate Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

Nanomedicine is a combination of nanotechnology and medicine. It provides new direction in medical diagnosis, monitoring and treatment at the level of single molecules or molecular assemblies at the “nano” scale. The Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine programme is offered by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.