Masters Programs in Biological & Life Sciences

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Biological & Life Sciences

Biological and Life Sciences are natural sciences. Their main purpose is to study living organisms (such as plants, animals, human beings) on different levels, including their function, origin, structure, growth, and the life itself! A Master in Biological and Life Sciences delves deep into each of these levels.

This field is very well developed and vast; it contains a number of topics and disciplines, the most important of them being cell theory, evolution, genetics, and energy, each of which is explored in Master in Biological and Life Sciences programs. Among the most interesting subjects that push the borders of knowledge to the most exciting points, as they apply the latest inventions and achievements of the scientific world, are Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Food and Health Sciences and Molecular Sciences. These branches of Biology are standing on the verge of making breakthrough discoveries almost every day, and you can be part of it with a Master in Biological and Life Sciences degree. Biology deals with perhaps the greatest wonders present on Earth today, from microscopic germs to elephants, as well as studies the history of life, tracing it billions of years back in time. There are plenty of career opportunities in the private sector, academic institutions, and research facilities, for graduates holding a Master in Biological and Life Sciences degree.

If you feel that breaking the code of life and adventurous trips into the tiniest cells cause a wave of curiosity to rush through your brain, follow the links below to discover more about the opportunities that come with this knowledge and consider a Master in Biological and Life Sciences for your future career. Start your search now and contact the school in one click!

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MicroMasters Program in Biobased Sciences for Sustainability (Wageningen University & Research)

edX MicroMasters Programs
Online Full time Part time 42 weeks January 2017 USA Cambridge + 1 more

Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. Average Length: 7 weeks per course Effort: 15-20 hours per week, per course Number Of Courses: 6 Courses in Program Subject: Business & Management, Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Science, Chemistry Institution: Wageningen University & Research Institution Offering Credit: Wageningen University & Research Language: English Video Transcripts: English Price (USD): $199 per course Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased resources. In this new world, it’s critical to determine if alternative biobased resources have the potential to become truly sustainable and economically viable. For companies in this industry, it’s important to know the challenges that lie ahead. This MicroMasters Program is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical and biotech industries. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams. Completion of this MicroMasters Program in Biobased Sciences will enable you to discover new resources and help your company make the switch from fossil to renewable, biobased resources. Job Outlook Careers in industries such as: (bio)chemical industry, agrifood water companies, energy producers, logistics, and related governmental and non-governmental organizations Exciting career opportunities for traditionally and newly trained: (Bio)chemical engineers, process engineers, Supply chain manager, Product managers, entrepreneurs, consultants and business developers in a biobased business Research scientist, Microbiologist, Bioprocess specialist The US biobased products Industry Contributes $369 Billion and 4 Million Jobs to American economy EU employment in the Biobased sector accounts for 13.8 million jobs What You'll Learn: Understand the challenges of switching from a fossil fuel based economy to a biobased economy. Understand how to identify suitable raw materials and create valuable new products. Learn how to refine biomass without damaging its valuable components. Perform a functional analysis of potential methods that can be used for refining a resource. Learn how to efficiently convert biobased feedstocks into desired products. Evaluate technological, ethical, societal and economic consequences in the production of biobased products. Judge new innovations on their sustainability and business merits. Apply the circular economy principles to a process or product chain. MicroMasters Program Details How To Earn The MicroMasters Credential Successfully complete and earn a Verified Certificate in six courses. Take Your Credential To The Next Level Accelerate through the Master Biobased Sciences at Wageningen University. You can use your MicroMasters Credential to easily apply for the full on-campus research master programme at Wageningen University and Research (#1 Agricultural University in the World, NTU ranking 2016). The on-campus Master of Biobased Sciences is a 120 ECTS programme that usually takes 2 years to complete. If you have successfully completed the MicroMasters Program you may be able to finish it in just 1,5 years. If you apply, please keep in mind that the following admission criteria are still applicable: BSc degree in a relevant field GPA of > 70% Proven English fluency Courses Biobased Principles and Opportunities Learn why the biobased economy is so important for achieving sustainability and how it can increase company profit and consumer demand. Biobased Processes and Implementation Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and then learn how to market and sell those products. Advanced Biorefinery Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks. Advanced Biobased Conversion Design new (bio)catalytic conversion routes to use biobased feedstocks to their highest potential as building blocks. Circular Economy Learn how to design various structures of a biobased supply-chain and how to choose the best alternative based on quantitative analysis. Biobased Sciences for Sustainability Capstone Use the skills and knowledge gained in the Biobased Sciences for Sustainability MicroMasters to design a sustainable biobased process. What is a MicroMasters Program? Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree. [-]

Master of Biotechnology

Macquarie University
Campus Full time 1,5 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

The Master of Biotechnology gives you a core competency in advanced molecular biotechnology approaches including molecular biology, protein... [+]

Master of Biotechnology

The Master of Biotechnology gives you a core competency in advanced molecular biotechnology approaches including molecular biology, protein biochemistry, proteomics and applied microbiology. In addition it offers you advanced skills in critical thinking, experimental design and writing for peer-reviewed scientific literature.

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Gives you a strong interdisciplinary and practical focus reflective of the needs of the marketplace Draws on expertise from the Departments of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Biological Sciences, Computing and Statistics Incorporates Macquarie University’s expertise in proteomics This degree can be combined with the Master of Commerce ... [-]

Master Study Program Sustainable Service- And Food Industries (Ndue)

FH Münster University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Münster

Sustainability is one of the great challenges of our time. Economic, environmental and social aspects, not least must be reconciled in order to secure a good or better quality of life for present and future generations in the long term ... [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. Sustainability is one of the great challenges of our time. Economic, environmental and social aspects, not least must be reconciled in order to secure a good or better quality of life for present and future generations in the long term. The food industry - in addition to energy and mobility one of the key economic sectors - it has an important role. Environmentally friendly production methods, conservation of resources and the provision of healthy food are crucial factors. The 4-semester Master's program "Sustainable services and food industry" at the Department of Nutritional Sciences addresses these challenges. Innovative, interdisciplinary and with an international look professionals are trained in four semesters, which introduce as leading players new ideas, methods and concepts for sustainability in the future-oriented economy. The involvement of companies in the food science shows the proximity to practice. Case studies, company visits and sustainability checks are standard elements of the master program, the covers everything from food production to the end consumer. The graduates opens up a wide selection of current professional fields with the orientation "sustainability". The course contents include the difficult balance between market demands and ecology or the responsible use of resources in production, processing and transport. An analysis of the market situation in the food industry, the development of related services, consumer information and finally the positioning sustainable products and services on the market are among the skills that are taught the sustainability managers of tomorrow. The combined expertise of two universities a flow: The Master program is offered as a cooperation project of colleges Münster and Osnabrück since winter semester 2008/09. The study is broad aspects of economic development, environmental protection and social justice, offers students still ways to develop a profile. With three days of attendance per week (plus some Saturdays) allows job and study combined well. The increased interest of the economy in the subject illustrates the funding an endowed chair for "Sustainable Nutrition / Diet Ecology" at the Department of Oeotrophologie MUAS by a donor consortium. More than ten companies and foundations with ecological background of the region are involved. This is also a proof of the high practical and necessary orientation of the Master's program. Modules in the Master's program Sustainable services and food industry compulsory modules Lifestyles and sustainability communications Human Resource Management sustainability management Service systems Project Sustainable consumption Research fields of sustainable services and food industry Research Methods Challenges to sustainable food from a global perspective case studies Current aspects of sustainable business in practice Elective Modules Health communication Sustainable production and processing in the food chain Sustainability Marketing Product and concept optimization in the innovation process Sustainable catering services Ecology and Sustainability Ressourceneffizeienz of products and services Consumer and Food Culture Sustainable Product Development Sustainability in political spaces Environment and Justice Current issues of sustainable food industry [-]

Master in Medical Biotechnology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master’s programme in Medical Biotechnology aims to provide a detailed understanding of the cutting-edge techniques used in molecular biology, with an emphasis on medical applications. [+]

Master in Medical BiotechnologyThe Master’s programme in Medical Biotechnology aims to provide a detailed understanding of the cutting-edge techniques used in molecular biology, with an emphasis on medical applications. The student will be provided with a comprehensive education where technology, biology and chemistry are combined, preparing them for careers in Sweden or internationally.Programme outlineThis two-year Master’s programme consists of courses based around a core of mandatory studies in biotechnology. Courses are then supplemented with those that are elective in, for instance, chemistry or other technological subjects. This cross-platform approach to education provides the student with a unique, individualised profile to their degree. Degree projectThe degree project is performed during the last semester of the programme, where the student works on a research topic related to the theoretical courses in the curriculum. The project may be carried out either in a research setting at KTH, in industry in Sweden or abroad, or in another university or research institute anywhere in the world.Career prospectsThe combination of technology, biology and chemistry taught in the Medical Biotechnology programme provides an attractive profile for a professional career in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry, or for further academic studies. These areas are expanding worldwide, which gives a graduate in Medical Biotechnology opportunities for a career in companies involved in the manufacturing of drugs, medical analyses and diagnostics, or further work in academic research, patent agencies, or as consultant.... [-]


ME Biosystems & Food Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Delivered by a School which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding.This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering or mathematical based science background the opportunity to specialise in the application of engineering science... [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. ME Biosystems & Food Engineering Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120) Delivered by a School which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding.This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering or mathematical based science background the opportunity to specialise in the application of engineering science and design to biological materials and systems especially in: Food process engineering Sustainable energy Environmental protection Biosystems Engineers are at the forefront of the search for practical solutions to global problems and this specialisation will lead graduates to a wide variety of employment opportunities with companies focussing on processing of food and other biological materials, environmental protection, waste recycling, sustainable energy and green technologies. The ME Biosystems & Food Engineering involves lectures, tutorials, assignments, laboratory work, a research project and includes a 6-8 month professional work experience internship. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes Career Opportunities This is one of Ireland's most important industries and our graduates have excellent prospects finding employment in: Bioprocess and food companies Environmental protection and waste recycling companies Sustainable energy and green technology companies There are also opportunities to pursue PhD research in UCD and worldwide. Fees, Funding and Scholarships ME Biosystems & Food Engineering (T299) Full Time EU Year 1 - € 7490 nonEU Year 1 - € 23800 ***Fees are subject to change Student Internships This two years masters offers 6-8 months paid professional work experience, the practical skills acquired during this placement will give graduates a competitive advantage when applying for positions upon graduation. Entry Requirements A 3 or 4-year Bachelor's degree with minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in an engineering degree programme or mathematically-based science subject. Strong results (not less than Grade B or equivalent) in cognate subjects of agricultural and food engineering, biological engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, unit operations. Facilities and Resources The School of Biosystems and Food Engineering has recently invested in excess of €600,000 in state-of-the-art facilities in spectroscopy, hyperspectral chemical imaging and chemometrics. *Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised [-]

Master of Sport and Exercise (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years

The Master of Sport and Exercise (Research) program is for graduates who wish to enhance their knowledge of an area, address policy or management issues, or pursue a research/academic career. [+]

This program is suitable for students who have completed a coursework degree and wish to develop in a more focused way by means of research. Students develop critical and analytical skills and advanced research skills to enable in-depth exploration of their chosen area.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, and academic positions.

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Master in Biology

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Biology broaches a number of topics, such as genetics, evolution, molecular and cellular mechanisms, physiology, the environment and biodiversity. The programme is therefore founded on various disciplines, including animal biology, plant biology, anthropology, cell biology and molecular biology. It allows students to increase their practical knowledge, primarily through laboratory work. It also allows students to do work placements in other fields, such as marine biology, ecology and alpine or tropical botany. In addition to the general Master of Science in Biology, which consists entirely of electives, a number of specialisations are available for a more targeted curriculum. [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. Master in Biology The Master in Biology broaches a number of topics, such as genetics, evolution, molecular and cellular mechanisms, physiology, the environment and biodiversity. The programme is therefore founded on various disciplines, including animal biology, plant biology, anthropology, cell biology and molecular biology. It allows students to increase their practical knowledge, primarily through laboratory work. It also allows students to do work placements in other fields, such as marine biology, ecology and alpine or tropical botany. In addition to the general Master of Science in Biology, which consists entirely of electives, a number of specialisations are available for a more targeted curriculum. AVAILABLE ORIENTATIONS: General (electives) Specialisations Biodiversity and systematics Genetics, development and evolution Bioinformatics and data analysis Molecular plant science Curriculum Electives or required courses, depending on the chosen stream (30Credits) Research project and dissertation (30Credits) Mobility Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities The Master of Science in Biology leads to a number of professions both in Switzerland and abroad, including: Museums and botanical gardens Bioinformatics Ecology-oriented services Scientific journalism Scientific consulting in governmental or private organisations which finance or supervise research Banking sector (for scientific consulting) Fundamental and medical research in public institutions Scientific research and consulting in biotech and pharmaceutical companies Biology teaching in middle school and high school Admission Criteria A Bachelor in Biology or an equivalent degree. Students are required to find a laboratory or group in which to conduct their research project. Applications Deadline: 30 April 2017* (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/immat admissions.unige.ch *Candidates who hold a Swiss Bachelor or equivalent degree and have not been able to meet this deadline may contact the Faculty’s academic advisor and the person in charge of the Master’s programme to find out if it is possible to join the course. [-]

Máster Universitario En Investigación Y Biotecnología Agrarias

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Castellón

Un análisis de la situación actual pone de manifiesto que la biotecnología ofrece nuevas e interesantes oportunidades de innovación en salud humana y animal, agroalimentación y medio [+]

Un análisis de la situación actual pone de manifiesto que la biotecnología ofrece nuevas e interesantes oportunidades de innovación en salud humana y animal, agroalimentación y medio ambiente. El enorme potencial científico e industrial de la biotecnología ha sido reconocido por las administraciones públicas y el sector empresarial. En nuestro entorno, la biotecnología es una de las líneas prioritarias de investigación en los programas marcos de la Unión Europea, los programas nacionales de I+D+i, y los programas regionales. El máster en Investigación y Biotecnología Agrarias de la Universitat Jaume I surge con la intención de generar futuros empleados en dicho sector, con la cualificación y capacidades profesionales requeridas. Los sectores económicos más importantes de la provincia de Castellón son el sector industrial y el sector agrícola, este último cada vez más orientado a las investigaciones biotecnológicas, debido a la actual demanda de productos de calidad y a la creciente preocupación por el medio ambiente que está obligando, por una parte, al uso de sofisticados productos tanto biotecnológicos como fitosanitarios, y por otra parte, a la mejora genética vegetal. Tipo de enseñanza Enseñanza presencial. Duración y calendario Duración: un curso académico (octubre 2014 / septiembre 2015) Presencial (octubre 2014 / junio 2015) Créditos e importe 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). (Según tasas oficiales pendientes de publicar. Precio de 2013/14: 46,20 €/crédito) Requisitos de acceso obligatorios El acceso al Máster vendrá definido por:

 
 - Grado de afinidad de la titulación previa a los estudios del Máster. - El expediente académico de los estudios que se hayan cursado con anterioridad. - La experiencia profesional e investigadora. - El conocimiento de una tercera lengua, el inglés. - La movilidad durante los estudios previos.
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Master In Cellular And Molecular Biology

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The LM course in Molecular and Cellular Biology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology, in some key areas of the biological sciences and to provide advanced preparation and operational framework at the level of biological phenomena cellular, sub-cellular and molecular. In particular, the LM course has the objective to provide a preparation ... [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. final test characteristics. The activities related to the preparation of the final examination for the achievement of the LM will be carried out by the student under the supervision of a tutor during the training period at a research laboratory University or a highly qualified body under an agreement with the University biomolecular . The final exam, which involves the acquisition of 13 credits, consists of the discussion, in open session, of an exclusively experimental thesis and which brings an original contribution, prepared under the guidance of a teacher of the course with LM, as rapporteur. The dissertation may be written in Italian or English and must have the typical form of a complete scientific work in terms of general organization (Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Tables and Figures). The decision of the Commission of Science will be formulated according to procedures defined in the Academic Regulations for the Course. Skills required for access. Students wishing to enroll in the Master of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology must hold a Degree or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as valid under current legislation. For access to the Master of Science as well as proving the possession of curricular requirements corresponding to adequate number of credits in groups of scientific areas that will be defined in the academic regulations, and adequate preparation in both core subjects in the preparation biologist, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer science, which in basic biological disciplines that provide the essential knowledge about the organization of living beings morphological, functional and structural. They must also be in possession of knowledge about the biochemical mechanisms that regulate cellular and molecular heredity, reproduction and development. In particular, will have to document the previous acquisition of sufficient knowledge in the following disciplines of the Master of Science: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cytology and Histology, General Microbiology, General Physiology, Genetics. The verification of the possession of such knowledge will be as defined in the Academic Regulations for the course. Title conferred. Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology specific educational goals. The LM course in Molecular and Cellular Biology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology, in some key areas of the biological sciences and to provide advanced preparation and operational framework at the level of biological phenomena cellular, sub-cellular and molecular. Specifically, the LM course aims to provide advanced training in areas related to biological disciplines, biochemical and molecular biology, with particular regard to the understanding of the cellular and molecular phenomena, and biological applications, biochemical and molecular biology in the fields of 'pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology industries, and service industries. The studies will also provide an in-depth knowledge and expertise in the use of instrumental methods, analytical tools and techniques for acquisition and data analysis. The course of LM reflects the research activity carried out in the departments which heads the teachers of the course and will allow graduates to achieve preparation and skills according to the principles of European harmonization as specified at national level since CBUI for LM-6 class . The Tuning-based Cagliari table contains a breakdown of skills developed and confirmed for each teaching unit. In detail, the curriculum is organized to provide: - a thorough knowledge of chemistry concepts applied to biology from bioinorganic viewpoint and computational chemistry of proteins and biochemical mechanisms that regulate cellular metabolic activity of biocatalysis ; - A deepening and completion of knowledge related to molecular genetics, with reference to the functional genomics study through systems biology, the genetic variation at the molecular level, the molecular markers in the study of human populations; - A discussion of the basics of cytology and microscopic anatomy with detailed analysis of morphogenetic events and cell specialization at the microscopic and molecular level in the various periods of life; - A deepening of microbiology and virology with reference to the molecular mechanisms of replication strategies of pathogens and host-pathogen interactions; - A study of cell physiology concepts; - Adequate knowledge of the instrumental methodology, the most advanced technologies for the study of the molecular biology of the cell, the analytical tools and techniques for acquisition and data analysis; - Mastery of the scientific method to the study of biological phenomena, making the graduates are able to obtain and analyze experimental data independently, placing them in the treated scientific problems; - Communication skills for the exchange of information under the various aspects of the molecular biology of the cell and knowledge of English; - Critical ability to assess the prospects of the research work and using their scientific knowledge in related professional fields with biomolecular disciplines. Teaching is divided into lectures and tutorials, seminars and laboratory activities that can be carried out completely or partially, also in English. In addition, a significant part of the commitment of the student teaching, distributed in the two-year course, is focused to the conduct of the internship and the final test which provides original research on topics of molecular biology of the cell, the basic scope or application. During the work of the graduate thesis he is part of a research group actively participating in the experimental work in a laboratory. The training course includes Biomolecular scope disciplines, Biomedical, biodiversity and the environment, supplementary and complementary activities and the free choice of the student; They are also planned 3 CFU of linguistic skills (English) what further language skills. The LM Course in Cell and Molecular Biology is the ideal continuation for students after the first degree wishing to start scientific research, and prepares to undertake training courses in third level at national and international level, or to move towards vocational activities and project in industry and public administration. Language / and official teaching, and assessment of the preparation. ITALIAN Communication skills. Acquisition of adequate skills and tools for communication with a focus on practical fluent in a European Union language, the disciplinary lexicon, processing / presentation of research projects, the illustration of the search results. These skills will be acquired in training activities related to most of the teachings and during the training period by submitting the data in the literature as an integral part of each teaching and presentation of experimental data in the context of "journal clubs" organized by their respective supervisors. In particular, passing the final test will be required to demonstrate that they have fully acquired the communication skills required. Making judgments. Master's degree of involvement in all aspects (planning, experimental, critical evaluation and dissemination in the scientific community) of conducting a scientific research project through seminars and laboratory courses held during the two years and during the period devoted to training and the final test, at a research laboratory University or a highly qualified body within biomolecular agreement with the University. Acquisition of conscious independent judgment with respect to: the ability to make judgments on the basis of the evaluation and revision of literature data and experimental data obtained with laboratory investigations; identifying new prospects and development strategies; critical and responsible approach to ethical and bioethical issues. Learning ability. capacity building to promote the development and the continuous deepening of skills, with particular reference to the consultation of bibliographic material, consultation of specialized databases to the adoption of innovative technologies, the use of advanced cognitive tools for the continuous updating of knowledge and other network information. These skills will be acquired in training activities related to most of the teachings, and verified with passing the corresponding exams. In particular, passing the final test will be required to demonstrate that they have fully acquired the learning skills required. [-]

Master of Molecular Life Sciences

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 30 months September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen + 1 more

The Masters courses at HAN University of Applied Sciences are internationally renowned for their seamless integration with professional practice. HAN’s Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is unique in that it focuses on applied research and product [+]

For EU students Translating research into products The Masters courses at HAN University of Applied Sciences are internationally renowned for their seamless integration with professional practice. HAN’s Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is unique in that it focuses on applied research and product development, and because it integrates scientific and project management skills. In this way the course meets the needs of the actual work field. During your studies you gain extensive knowledge in the field and learn how to apply fundamental research to biotechnical product development such as vaccines, drugs, diagnostic tests biofuels and enzymes. Professional opportunities The biotech industry, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and research institutions are constantly in need of competent, goal-oriented and interdisciplinary professionals. Graduates of this Masters course are able to independently plan and execute short to medium-length projects. You will be employable in positions such as junior project leader and lab manager. Another option for you as a Masters graduate is to continue your academic career with a PhD project, preferably in applied research. Two-year course taught in English The Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is taught entirely in English. You can combine your work with study by taking this part-time two-year course. Master in Molecular Life Sciences Upon successful completion of the course, you will attain the title 'Master of Science'. Admission requirements You will be admitted to the course if you meet the following criteria: - You have a Bachelor of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Science or a Masters degree in molecular life sciences, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology or a related field. - You have at least one year of practical experience in a molecular, cell biology or biochemistry laboratory setting. - Your knowledge and skills will be verified by a written test on molecular and cell biology and a telephone interview. Alternatively: - You are an international applicant with a different diploma (e.g. a technician's qualification from Germany). In this case, your qualifications will need to be evaluated as equivalent to a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in the HAN admission assessment. - In such cases, a minimum of three years’ work experience is advised before applying. High level of English To be eligible for enrolment you must be proficient in English, with the following minimum scores: TOEFL score 550 / IELTS score 6.0 / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Proficiency in English (CPE). Applicants enrolling via an admission assessment can demonstrate their language skills during the assessment. [-]

Masters In Management Of Wildlife And Its Habitats

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in wildlife management and habitat is training in biology training scientists and professionals with a global and interdisciplinary vision that will contribute to improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. The MA in wildlife management and habitat is training in biology training scientists and professionals with a global and interdisciplinary vision that will contribute to improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. Research projects are carried out in key areas such as genetics in animal populations, adaptive biology, forest ecology, dynamics of wildlife populations and evolutionary biology. Program Structure The MA in management of wildlife and its habitats allows for a research project (27 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in an area of ​​specialization in the field of biology. The program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas Fish and Wildlife Population dynamics, use of the environment and trophic relationships trophic dynamics of the Canadian Arctic tundra Ecology of animal communities and studies of reproductive strategies of animals Impacts of climate change on wildlife and trophic dynamics of Arctic tundra and boreal forest Conservation of vulnerable or endangered species Ecology, physiology and behavior of birds Effect of human change and conservation of bird marine habitats Ecology of marine bivalve populations Ocean protection Analysis methods in ecology data Ecology microscopic organisms sediment Transfer of the organic material from the water column and sediment evolutionary biology Evolution of living and fossil lower vertebrates environmental stress on larval development of the fish Paléoichtyologie, paleoecology and paleoenvironmental reconstruction forest ecology Sustainable Forest Management Disturbance ecology and forest regeneration Impacts of disturbances and climate change on boreal forest History of vegetation and sedimentation in floodplains Impact of the severity and frequency of fires on forests Long-term impact of logging on biodiversity Ecophysiology and molecular ecology Coadaptations and evolution of mitochondrial genomes and nuclear Adaptations and evolution of animal energy metabolism Aquaculture (genetics, nutrition, conditioning) Genetics Arctic shellfish populations Conservation genetics Nordicity an axis of excellence in research at UQAR UQAR is dedicated to the study of the Far North and low cold latitudes, known as the nordicity. This research brings together researchers interested in northern environments from an interdisciplinary perspective around closely complementary disciplines, including biology, ecology, chemistry and geography, human or physical, cold environments. Their research aims to better understand the functioning of continental environments in cold climates, so as to meet the major challenges in the field of conservation and sustainable management. The evolution of continental northern environments in the context of global change and relations between Northern environments and human societies are among the prominent issues. OBJECTIVES The fauna of the MA in Management program and its habitats aims to train scientists with a global and interdisciplinary vision of the field of wildlife management and habitat and able to conduct research in this area, so enlarge the scope for improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. It also aims to train professional and professionals with a multidisciplinary approach that can effectively contribute to the decision making in the wildlife management area and its habitats, both operationally and strategically. The specific objectives cover the acquisition of knowledge and development of skills and competencies. Some others are socio-economic. Regarding the acquisition of knowledge, it aims to: deepen the knowledge acquired in the first cycle; acquire relevant knowledge in the main disciplines on wildlife management and habitat and that, compared to the reality of Quebec; acquire appropriate methodologies for research in areas of knowledge (1). Regarding the development of skills and competencies, it aims to: will empower the scientific analysis of various aspects of integrated management and management of wildlife resources and their habitats; develop a comprehensive and multidisciplinary critical thinking with regard to the issue of management of wildlife and its habitats; develop analysis and synthesis skills associated with a wildlife management issue and their habitats; gradually become master of his learning and his self in order to more easily adapt to changes that can alter the course of his career; develop capacity to work effectively as a team in a multidisciplinary context; complete his undergraduate education through the development of research skills; prepare for postgraduate studies. socio-economic objectives: apply the general principles of the management of wildlife resources and their habitats for the socio-economic reality and to sustainable development; The normal duration of the program for a student or a full-time student is two years or six quarters; its maximum duration is three years. 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Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Graduates will be able: to analyze molecular diversity, structure, composition, to characterize biological systems, their functioning and interaction: genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; to understand principles of immune and other systems, their structures, integration with other vital systems of biological objects; ... [+]

Access Requirements Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy is required. Proof of English Language: TOEFL 72 iBT / 408 PBT, IELTS 4.5, level B1; or an official document from an official institution showing applicant had courses in English or studied English language. Applicants with lower English language level can be admitted to the studies. After arrival applicants will be asked to take English language test and take English language classes. Competencies Acquired Graduates will be able: To analyze molecular diversity, structure, composition, to characterize biological systems, their functioning and interaction: genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; To understand principles of immune and other systems, their structures, integration with other vital systems of biological objects; To work with living cells, organisms, populations. To evaluate processes taking place inside of the cell, work with cell cultures under laboratory conditions, to apply obtained results for modeling of biological systems, to evaluate intercellular interconnections, relations between single individuals and populations; To comprehend evolution of biological objects, lows in heredity and variability, features and molecular principles of congenital diseases, and to know how to apply them for investigation of biological diversity, structure of living organisms, functioning and evolution; According to collected data and molecular analysis to evaluate population’s structures, environmental impact on populations, interrelations between populations and individual species; To apply modern investigation methods, to work according principles of good laboratory practice, rules of bioethics, to collect, process, preserve and prepare research material under laboratory and field conditions; To apply acquired knowledge to solve emerging problems, to recognize, analyze biological problems, to plan strategies to solve these problems, to plan and carry out various measurements, process and interpret biological data, to classify and present these data; To solve qualitative and quantitative problems by using acquired mathematical and computational skills and special computer software, DNA gene base; To use creatively bioinformation technologies for analysis, digital description and simulation of biological objects, to use biological databases, to systematize the collected information. Career Opportunities Graduates will be prepared to work in: Companies related to molecular biology, biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and food industry; Research and study organizations dealing with various activities related to molecular biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biopharmaceutics, and environment preservation. Graduates are also offered the possibility to continue their studies at PhD Degree level in Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and other PhD programmes related to biotechnological and biomedical sciences. [-]

Agricultural Production Chain Management (MSc)

Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Netherlands Velp

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for development specialists working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. Typically, such work will confront them with complex problems that require new thinking and new approaches - providing services on the basis of demand, for example, rather than on the basis of production. [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for specialists working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. Typically, such work will confront them with complex problems that require innovative thinking and new approaches - providing services on the basis of demand, for example, rather than on the basis of production. The agricultural industry is currently more vibrant and resourceful than ever before, with both company expansions and bankruptcy occurring on a regular basis. With production chains stretching from desolate farms in South East Asia to the bustling market places of Northern America – the world will be your work place! The programme has three distinct phases: analysis of value chains, development of value chains and management of value chains. The aim is to enable graduates to manage organisations or companies involved in agricultural production chain development in line with fluctuations in demands and policies. With two unique specialisations in horticulture and livestock chains, VHL is ready to equip you for working the world of animals, flowers and food. From farm to fork or field to market, this programme has all the basics you need to start your own business or manage someone else’s. If you are a graduate with an interest in managing an agri-related business, this programme will prepare you for the wear and tear of one of the world’s most important, and powerful, industries. The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management has two specialisations: •Horticulture Chains (1 year Master Programme) •Livestock Chains (1 year Master Programme) [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in International Wine Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine [+]

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. Developed in consultation with noted wine industry figure Professor Jeannie Cho Lee, Professor of Practice (Wine) of the SHTM and the first Asian Master of Wine (MW), and endorsed by renowned industry leaders, the programme features residential study trips which give students the opportunity to visit well-known wine regions, such as Burgundy or Bordeaux, to understand the best practice in wine production, trade and management with a view to increasing their international exposure and developing global networks. [-]

Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology will provide students with the theoretical and practical preparation necessary to manage bio-molecular research (basic and applied to biomedicine). [+]

Masters in Biological & Life Sciences. The Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology will provide students with the theoretical and practical preparation necessary to manage bio-molecular research (basic and applied to biomedicine). The programme focuses on individual student progress and their understanding of scientific issues and experimental strategies that are relevant to the programme objectives, as well as the final student thesis, which must be based on original experimental work, in coordination with a department professor. Learning Outcomes Advanced knowledge of unicellular and multicellular organisms that can be used as model systems for the study of the basic mechanisms of gene expression or more complex processes such as cellular development, differentiation and transformation; Acquisition of relevant concepts and methodologies, especially in terms of gene studies related to complex processes and the study of human populations; Advanced knowledge of the molecular basis of the main processes involved in the regulation of the structure and function of nucleic acids and proteins; Understanding of basic methodologies for the study and manipulation of biological macro-molecules; Ability to develop and improve basic methodologies that may be applied to research in biomedical and biotechnological research; Understanding of genetic and molecular concepts applied to the diagnosis and cure of genetic diseases; Ability to identify the biological processes underlying the basic physiopathology of organs and systems and their modulation, especially in mankind. [-]