The Translational Medicine programme from University of Helsinki 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.
The curriculum utilizes interactive, student-centred educational approaches. Students have direct interactions with both researchers and clinicians, which promotes their interdisciplinary communication skills. Choice of study track can be done during the first study year: options are cancer, regenerative medicine, metabolic disorders, neuroscience and psychobiology, and cross-disciplinary translational medicine.
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.
Around 40% of our graduates have been directly employed within the private sector in Finland or abroad. More than half of the graduates continue to doctoral studies.
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- Common studies
- Study track specific studies
- Optional studies
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiomedicine Human Medicine Health Sciences View 14 other Masters in Health Sciences in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Helsinki
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.