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. Infection Control

This MSc Infection Control online course from University of Essex Online focuses on preventing and controlling the spread of infection, which is one of the key priorities for hospital staff, environmental health officers and healthcare professionals throughout the world. Develop your expertise in several key areas of best practice.

United Kingdom
B.A. Health and Social Care (Honours)

In today's fast-changing care sector, professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. This Health and Social Care (Honours) degree at The Open University UK provides a sound and critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, and the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment.

United Kingdom