Master of Science in Medical Science
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The MSc in Medical Science is focused on Medical Scientists aiming to enhance their careers in research and advanced clinical (or professional) practice, supporting careers. Learners will develop an in-depth knowledge of clinical and laboratory medicine and advanced skills to conduct independent research.
The MSc in Medical Science aims to address the future skills and competences requirement of the health workforce in response to an aging population, increases in the number of people living with chronic diseases and the greater demand for higher quality and more personalised care.
The MSc will develop skills pertinent to the Medical Science profession through a suite of modules. The medical science practice is highly regulated with stringent guidelines on the legal, ethical, and quality standards pertaining to the clinical laboratory profession. To address this, students will be trained in Applied Quality Management for the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory and Clinical Operations Management.
Co-delivered by both practitioners and academic experts, the Masters programme will be delivered using a blended learning approach. The programme design team has placed a strong emphasis on work-based learning and the 3 semester long research project will be carried out in a hospital laboratory.
Self-Directed and Flexible Learning
Industry speakers and Networking events
What to expect:
The programme has been designed for people in full-time employment. Lectures and tutorials will be delivered live on-line and will be recorded, available through ATUs learning platform Moodle.
The department will be running on-site medical technologies networking events in semester 2 and students enrolled on the MSc in Medical Science are welcome to attend.
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