Advanced Medical Skills, M.Sc. | University of Barcelona | Barcelona, Spain
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Advanced Medical Skills

12 months
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82 EUR/credit 4920 EUR/year
28 EUR/credit 1680 EUR/year
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The objective of the master's degree in Advanced Medical Skills from University of Barcelona is to provide specialized health training for medical graduates, to increase their competences in different areas.

Overview

Programme Overview

Applicants for the master's degree in Advanced Medical Skills from University of Barcelona should hold bachelor's degrees or equivalent undergraduate degrees in medicine and surgery and have obtained an official qualification in a medical specialization. This will ensure that students have the necessary basic knowledge at the start of the course. International students must submit certification of their specialization issued in the country of origin. If the qualification has not been officially recognized in Spain, they will not be able to practise in the medical profession.

Skills and competences

  • Capacity to work in interdisciplinary teams, collaborate with other researchers, act independently, and interact with and advise other medical specialists.
  • Capacity to design, analyse and assess methods and indicators of clinical quality and safety.
  • Ability to apply new diagnostic and therapeutic technologies.
  • Ability to critically read scientific papers, and to write and present scientific studies.
  • Capacity to design and draw up a clinical-biological research project.
  • Capacity to identify potential technological advances, and knowledge of the procedures and mechanisms required to transfer these advances to clinical medicine.

Specific:

  • Identification of epidemiological, pathological, clinical and advanced therapeutic aspects of diseases that are relevant to the selected specialization.
    • Capacity to develop broad, advanced practical training on diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the selected specialization.
    • Capacity to identify, correctly interpret and diagnose in the laboratory complex disorders in the selected specialization.
    • Capacity to undertake the main complementary examinations for diseases in the selected specialization.
    • Ability to develop, implement and assess new clinical practice guidelines for patients with diseases in the selected specialization.
    • Ability to recognize the bioethical and medical-legal principles of research and professional practice related to diseases in the selected specialization.

    Programme Structure

    The objective of the master's degree in Advanced Medical Skills at University of Barcelona  is to provide specialized health training for medical graduates, to increase their competences in the following areas: 

    • rare anemias and related conditions; 
    • regional anatomy-based anesthesia; primary care and community health;
    • kidney transplant surgery; cosmetic surgery and medicine;
    • acute and perioperative intensive cardiac monitoring;
    • diagnostic imaging in rheumatology; 
    • diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer;
    • diagnosis and interventional treatment in coronary heart disease;
    • use of advanced abdominal ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment; 
    • use of ultrasound in perioperative care; 
    • electrodiagnosis in peripheral neuropathies, motor control and sensory perception disorders;
    • clinical electrophysiology and the administration of cardiac stimulants.

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish, Partially taught in Catalan
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

    Credits

    60 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

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    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent undergraduate degree in medicine or medicine and surgery. International students must meet the recognition requirements established in Article 16.2* of Royal Decree 861/2010.
    • Candidates must hold an official health specialist qualification (international students' specialist qualifications do not need to be officially recognized), corresponding to the specific advanced medical skill that the candidate has selected. In exceptional circumstances, resident doctors in the final years of their training may be admitted, provided that they will complete the training by the end of the master's degree course.
    • Previous experience in the specific advanced medical skill for which the applicant wishes to enroll.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      4920 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 82 EUR per credit during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1680 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 28 EUR per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Barcelona

    770 - 1360 EUR /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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    Scholarships Information

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    Various benefits
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    Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000000 INR
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Education Future International Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Education Future
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
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    ACES Education Fund
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1500 EUR
    Deadline
    15 Oct 2024
    Study Abroad Scholarship Program - Diversity Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Spanish Studies Abroad
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    ServiceScape Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    The Smooth Movers Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Smooth Movers
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    14 Oct 2024
    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    U.S. government
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    15 Sep 2024
    Scholarships for university studies and other higher studies
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Basque Government
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1500 USD
    Deadline
    15 May 2025
    Study Abroad Merit-Based Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Spanish Studies Abroad Alumni Scholar Fund
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1350 EUR
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
    ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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    Grant
    1500 USD
    Deadline
    Not specified
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    Various benefits
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    33600 EUR
    Deadline
    01 Jul 2024
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    3000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
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    Various benefits
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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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    Grant
    7000 USD
    Deadline
    24 Apr 2025
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    Grant
    5000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Aug 2024
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    5000 CAD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
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    Grant
    90000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
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    The Ramsay Centre
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2025
    Scholarship for students with disabilities
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    12000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
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    The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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    Grant
    10000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
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    8000 EUR
    Deadline
    Not specified
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    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
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    Grant
    2000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
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    2000 USD
    Deadline
    20 Aug 2024
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Aug 2024
    $1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    10 Dec 2024
    PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
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    1000 USD
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    31 Aug 2024
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    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
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    965 USD
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    500 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
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