PhDs 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 PhDs in Medicine & Health

Ph.D. Diagnostics of illnesses and therapy of animals, pathology, oncology and morphology of animals

The postgraduate programme is focused on training highly-skilled, competitive professionals in veterinary medicine and agronomy. Graduates treat animals; scrutinize pathological states and morphology of animals applying various methods. The Diagnostics of illnesses and therapy of animals, pathology, oncology and morphology of animals programme is delivered by RUDN University.    

Ph.D. Genetics - molecular basis of human hereditary diseases

The aim of the Genetics - molecular basis of human hereditary disease educational program at RUDN University is to form universal, general professional and professional student competencies in accordance with the requirements of the educational standard of higher education in this field of study.

Ph. D. Health Psychology

According to the British Psychological Society, the goal of health psychology is to study scientifically the psychological processes of health, illness and health care. The Health Psychology programme is offered by the Glasgow Caledonian University.  

United Kingdom