Distance Learning Programmes in Medicine & Health

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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 Online Programmes Medicine & Health

M.Sc. Health Education and Promotion - Self-Designed

In our MS in Health Education and Promotion program, you can explore the latest health behavior theories, trends, and practices and gain the skills to design health communications; plan, implement, and evaluate prevention programs; or serve as an educator on public health issues.

United States
M.B.A. Strategic Health and Social Care

30% Inaugural Intake Scholarship* September 2017 only. The Global Online MBA Strategic Health and Social Care provides you with a broad and challenging syllabus to enhance your leadership skills in a fast changing and complex environment. You will be given the tools to lead in a challenging landscape, ensuring a safe, quality service to patients with increasing budget cuts and political pressures.

United Kingdom
Master Healthcare Administration

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) program.

United States