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Master's Program in Translational Medicine

University of Helsinki
Helsinki
English
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30,000 EUR
University of Helsinki

Program description

Master's Program in Translational Medicine

In the Master's Program in Translational Medicine (TRANSMED), you learn to facilitate new therapies and medical procedures by implementing research findings in patient care, and by applying clinical data in research. This requires understanding both science and medicine. You also interact directly with researchers and clinicians to adopt and practice interdisciplinary communication skills.

The TRANSMED curriculum is a joint effort of an internationally renowned medical campus of the Academic Medical Centre Helsinki (AMCH). The interacting parties are the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH) and the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) including the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) and the Neuroscience Center (NC).

Admission requirements

Eligibility to apply for a master's Program requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.


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Program content

The studies in the Master's Programme in Translational Medicine (TRANSMED) are built upon three central themes: medicine, research skills and interprofessional communication.

  • Common studies include working life relevant courses in career orientation, academic writing and critical reading, research skills such as research ethics and bioinformatics, and biomedical subjects such as anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, laboratory medicine, medical genetics and epidemiology.
  • Study track specific studies are advanced studies including courses on human disease, advanced research methods, clinical rounds in the Helsinki University Hospital, writing a research proposal, and a Master’s thesis. The study track is chosen during the first study year based on student's own interest.
    The study tracks are Cancer, Regenerative Medicine, Metabolic Disorders, Neuroscience and Pychobiology and Cross-disciplinary Translational Medicine.
  • Optional studies may include e.g. methods courses, an internship in a company or research group, courses from other programmes, language studies, administrative duties, or courses completed during student exchange.

Tuition fees

The yearly tuition fee (for non-EU/EEA citizens only) is 15000€

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's program at the University of Helsinki.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Career opportunities

Health sciences and translational medicine are fields with growing importance as the population ages and the costs of new therapies steadily increase. Thus, the demand for well-trained specialists in the field of translational medicine is likely to increase, providing excellent career prospects globally. Recruitment to such enterprises occurs both at the graduate (MSc) and postgraduate (PhD) levels.

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Translational medicine aims to facilitate new therapies and medical procedures by implementing research findings in patient care, and by applying clinical data in research. This requires understanding of both science and medicine. In the Master's Programme in Translational medicine (TRANSMED) this is promoted throughout the curriculum, which is based on interactive, student-centered educational approaches. The students also have ample opportunities for direct interactions with both researchers and clinicians to to adopt and practice interdisciplinary communication skills.

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University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

At the University of Helsinki, we believe that we can change the world. This is the foundation for both our research and education. By completing a degree from this top-ranked European university you become part of the university's almost 400...


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University of Helsinki

Fabianinkatu 33
00170 Helsinki
Finland

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