A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Natural Sciences Master's degrees provide you with an education of the greatest calibre across many sciences. As a natural sciences graduate, you possess the potential to enter into a variety of professions: including technical consultancy; mathematics and science teaching; IT support; industrial research; scientific journalism; accountancy and finance; management consultancy and industrial law.
Iceland officially the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country situated at the confluence of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Best Schools Masters in Natural Sciences in Iceland 2015/2016
Geo-information science and earth observation for environmental modelling and management is essential for development issues all round the world. This successful programme is taught by world class faculties in five countries: Iceland, the UK, Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands. [+]
Geo-information science and earth observation for environmental modelling and management is essential for development issues all round the world. Spatial data, such as maps and global databases, as well as satellite imagery play a central role in the search for reliable environmental information for scenario studies and viable policies. Knowledge and skills in this field will therefore continue to be crucial for industry, government and NGOs. The programme has a duration of 22 months and is taught by world class faculties in five countries: Iceland, the UK, Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands. While spending time in at least two of the five countries and studying in a multicultural environment, students will gain valuable insights into the academic, social and cultural diversity of Northern and Central Europe. On graduation they will receive a multiple MSc degree from the consortium universities. There is a great demand for GEM graduates in the international arena. A large number of the GEM graduates are accepted in PhD degree programmes. The programme has been running successfully for 8 years and more than 120 students have graduated.... [-]
Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draw... [+]
Coastal and Marine Management is an international, interdisciplinary Master's degree in the field of resource management. The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Students completing the programme have knowledge of the diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand their current condition, and have gathered tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.
The course language, including all teaching, is English. The University Centre of the Westfjords offers this programme in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.
Entry requirementsThe main condition for acceptance is that applicants have completed a Bachelor's degree; whether a BA, BSc or BEd. Emphasis is placed on the applicant justifying their reasons and explaining how they hope to link the programme to their previous education and experience. An application form is available, in both electronic and pdf format, on the University Centre website.... [-]