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97 Health Sciences Degree Programs Abroad


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The Nurses Adaptation Program with PGDHCM at Czech College is primarily designed to adapt a foreign educated nurse to practice in the Czech healthcare system. The integrated Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care Management equips the students with thorough knowledge of healthcare management in organizations like hospitals, care centers, and clinics. A major portion of the program is dedicated...


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The UCAM Master in High-Performance Sport degree program is the first in Spain to be recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The curriculum is specially designed to impart not only the theoretical and practical applications, but also the methodological foundations necessary for independent research, allowing students to address the most controversial lines in Sports Sc...


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At Griffith, one of our goals is to develop graduates who will make a difference to the world in which we live. Griffith is a large public institution which offers more than 300 degrees across a diverse range of study areas. Griffith’s 5 campuses are located in sub-tropical South-East Queensland. Enjoy either the relaxed, beach lifestyle of the Gold Coast, or the bustling, inner-city life o...


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The experience of a lifetime awaits you. If you’re looking for a safe and friendly destination that offers a dynamic, multicultural experience while you study, then Macquarie University is the place for you. Just over 50 years old Macquarie is one of Australia’s leading universities, with nine subjects ranked in the top 100 globally and 100 per cent of our research rated at world standard...


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Designed as both a thorough introduction and update in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, the MSc in Gastroenterology program at Queen Mary University of London is aimed at clinicians wishing to gain strong knowledge of the sciences underpinning clinical diseases and their management. The program offers a focus on the relevant basic sciences and research techniques. S...


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We invite you to join the 27,000 students from nearly 150 countries who have chosen to study at one of the UK’s most historic and prestigious universities! Students from around the world choose King’s to further their academic and professional studies. With over 90% of our research internationally recognized, you benefit from an intellectually rigorous environment supported by welcoming and car...


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Whether you want to study undergraduate and graduate degree programs or shorter-term semester and year-long programs, Across The Pond can help. For over 10 years we have been helping students from the USA, Canada, Latin America and Norway to find and apply to over 40 of the top colleges and graduate schools in England and the rest of the UK. Our team of UK Study Experts, who have had first-h...


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The University of Roehampton offers students the opportunity to live and learn on a close-knit collegiate campus just a stone's throw away from the sights and sounds of the capital city. Students can really experience the 'best of both worlds' at London’s only parkland campus. You will study for one semester or a full year alongside Roehampton students from over 130 countries worldwide. Guar...


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The University of Otago welcomes study abroad students from universities throughout the world, and enrolls international students in degrees from bachelors through to PhD. Live among local students of the university, all within 15 minutes walk of campus and the Dunedin city center in New Zealand. The two to six-bedroom houses or apartments typically have at least one local student living in the...


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The American University of Beirut has long been admired for the strength and breadth of its academic programs and its commitment to a broad-based liberal arts education. All entering undergraduate students are required to complete a number of general education courses that provide them with the opportunity to explore many different disciplines. The University's Faculties of Agricultural and Foo...


Lima, the capital of Peru, is located on the west coast of the southern Pacific Ocean, along the outlet of the Rímac River. Lima is full of fascinating contrasts between traditional and modern influences. The traditional influences evolved from Peru's history as the home of the Inca and numerous other civilized cultures, dating back as far as 2000 BC. Indigenous cultural traditions and language...


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Thinking about where you would like to study, what you want to study and how you apply? Dublin City University (DCU) is a warm and welcoming environment for students from over 114 countries who wish to take a semester in Dublin, a full time undergraduate degree or a postgraduate masters programme. The International Office will help you with advice on all aspects of study in DCU including cou...


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This study abroad program is perfect for a student, with at minimum intermediate level Spanish skills, who wants an authentic study abroad experience. Away from the crowds of American students who study abroad in more popular destinations like Barcelona or Madrid, you will find yourself fully immersed in the language and culture. You will take classes at an accredited Spanish university and tak...


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Madagascar is a rich and colourful country, it was one of the last major landmasses on Earth to be colonized by humans. The island has undergone different evolutionary processes due to a cataclysmic earthquake which separated Madagascar from Africa and allowed for many life forms to change little if at all over the course of millions of years. The first settlers found plentiful resources of foo...


Wellness and Spa Service Design and Management is a unique 2-year Master’s programme that aims to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge, professional skills and practical tools required for working in wellness, spa or other related organizations at the management level. The programme combines management and design of spa products, medical and leisure treatments, well-being, ...

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Health Science Degrees Abroad

Are you an adventurous empath unsure of how to affect change in the global community? Do you naturally care for other people like the cast in Grey’s Anatomy? Are you a big fan of “choose your own adventure” books? If you’re nodding your head “yes” to these questions, then consider a health science degree abroad! There are a million ways to provide care that will complement your personal interests and talents, so flip open your health sciences text and get ready. If you are a curious opportunist ready to tackle a vast expanse of ever-evolving possibilities in the health sciences field, then scroll down.

Why Earn a Health Science Degree Abroad

Since health sciences is a field where domestic and global experiences go hand in hand, a health science degree will enable the itinerant soul to seamlessly merge travel and career aspirations. Moreover, health-related knowledge is mainly acquired through research studies, which translates to interesting internship opportunities at home and abroad, depending on your area of focus.

All areas of the world have different systems of health care and different methods to impart these skills, so pursuing your health science degree abroad will truly add dimension to your learning experience, give your CV or resume a competitive edge, and make you a more well-rounded individual in the global community. The overall goal of health sciences degrees is to teach students how to maintain the physical and mental well being of a patient; lucky for you, different forms of this need exists everywhere. You’ll be equipped with valuable skills coveted in all parts of the world.


You are the protagonist of your personal adventure into the health science sector. What sounds fascinating to you? Where have you always wanted to go? Since health science degree (and career) options are offered on a global scale, you certainly won’t be geographically limited when choosing a health science degree program. Below, some fantastic destination choices broken down into high-level categories to better help you parse through the boundless amount of choices, and also determine a starting point.

English-speaking countries. If your only language fluency is in English, don’t worry! This condition certainly won’t hinder your ability to experience a great cultural exchange abroad. The UK and Australia are two potential locations to explore, and each one offers a wide range of high ranking global institutions to choose from. Despite the ease of transition that the English language provides international transplants, these countries still maintain their individuality and offer vastly unique styles of classroom learning that will ensure you will grow both inside and outside the classroom during your health science degree.

Besides the valuable networking opportunities, the charming accents and the expanded worldview you’ll receive, you’ll also be able to explore a landscape strikingly different from your own in your down time. Despite sharing the common language of English, these are two culturally unique areas governed by a unique set of values, ideas, and lexicons that will help remind you of the immersive experience you’ve signed up for. Well-connected universities in this area of the world have dual appeal and will also afford you the opportunity to pursue health project internships in a developing country—an experience that can and will set you apart from your peers and allow you to make real impact in a local community. When it comes to work experience, the projects that you decide to participate in are important to consider.

Money-saving countries. Those interested in pursuing a world-class education at a lower cost might cast their nets toward Germany, Czech Republic, and the Nordic countries. These countries offer various schemes tailored to each student’s specific ambitions, and offer individuals the ability to pursue a health science degree at little or no cost sans living expenses, which can add up if not budgeted carefully.

Furthermore, despite the language requirement at lower levels of study, master’s degrees in English are often available for students pursuing a higher tier of education in the Nordic countries; therefore, depending on your specific field within health sciences, you could circumvent the language barrier and still receive free education!

Other popular and low-cost options include Greece, Argentina, and India just to name a few. At the end of the day, the most challenging part will be deciding to commit to just one environment!

Health Science Degree Programs

What is one of the largest benefits of health sciences degrees? The stackable credentials. For example, you can use an associate’s degree in health science as a springboard to countless opportunities as you begin to wade through health-related degree or job options. Whether you choose to obtain an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. level degree, all health science degree will allow you to develop both clinical and non-clinical experience, so choose your level of education based on your interests and how you’d like to map out your future health science career.

Since you’re not pigeon holed into a specific occupation, an associate’s degree in one field of health care can be used to earn a bachelor’s degree in a different field, and still provide you with the credentials necessary to apply to a host of different graduate health programs. Two and four year health science degree programs are typically more general, which is why this flexibility is possible. From nursing to high performance sport to health care management, never did a field in education offer students so much opportunity to explore, to change their minds, and to take the time to figure out who they are as a health professional and what they find meaningful.

Benefits & Challenges

The perfect choice for the eager beaver: once you’ve obtained health care knowledge, it’s hard to control your enthusiasm to apply it to the real world! A future health sciences career can start whenever you want it to, which means no supplementing your income with unrelated odd-jobs.

Luckily, this area has a vast spectrum of educational requirements. You can opt to acquire formal education in a much shorter time span, get your feet wet in hands-on professional experience, and then decide if and how you’d like to move forward. Health science degrees allows you to work in a related role, while continuing your education with the goal of achieving your dream health science career all at the same time.

When earning a health sciences degree abroad, you’ll also need to consider some of the challenges. You may experience some culture shock—you’re in a new country with its own realm of beliefs and values, and you might have to learn some of the local language for navigational purposes. Studying in a different area of the world is exciting though, and eventually you’ll embrace the challenges and gain perspectives in health sciences you never thought were possible. 

Education is meant to explore your various interests, see how they fit into the global landscape, challenge yourself, and figure out what you find meaningful. Don’t miss the opportunity to do so by earning a health sciences degree abroad!

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