MSc Degrees in Belgium

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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

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SINReM – Master in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management

EIT RawMaterials Academy - SINReM
Campus 2 years Belgium Ghent

In order to deal with this challenge, three leading European universities cooperated to develop a new Erasmus+ Master programme - the International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management (SINReM). SINReM was created to educate a new generation of professionals who can engineer technology to reinvent materials science, gain competence, expertise, and confidence in developing solutions in the sustainable use of materials. [+]

The Challenge

Sustainability is more than just a buzzword. Raw materials are one of the fastest depleting resources on Earth. A steady and sustainable supply of many of these materials is vital for a decarbonizing society, renewable energy infrastructure, electric mobility but also consumer products and electronics. The outdated make-take-use-dispose model is no longer valid in a world of finite resources.

In order to deal with this challenge, three leading European universities cooperated to develop a new Erasmus+ Master programme - the International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management (SINReM). SINReM was created to educate a new generation of professionals who can engineer technology to reinvent materials science, gain competence, expertise, and confidence in developing solutions in the sustainable use of materials.... [-]


SUMA – Master in Sustainable Materials

EIT RawMaterials Academy SUMA
Campus 2 years Belgium Leuven

The SUMA Master programme aims to train tomorrow’s resource engineers in collaborative work in a global world, gathering together some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. The goal is to ensure young scientists obtain a solid background in chemistry and physics, with competencies for designing and tailoring new material systems for specific functions, and with a specific view to the sustainability of processes and technologies in the field of material development. SUMA puts a particularly strong focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership and takes a holistic approach to the materials paradigm by exploring circular (eco)design, materials substitution, life cycle engineering and circular economy design, materials processing and recycling, manufacturing and innovation. [+]

The Challenge

Materials provide the foundation for the modern global economy. Moreover, materials, many of them critical, are becoming increasingly relevant for the shift to a decarbonizing society as materials enable the transition to renewable energy, electric mobility, resource efficiency, among others. In order to ensure a future society is supplied with a sustainable stream of raw materials, robust solutions and game-changing technologies will be pivotal to ensuring material supply keeps pace with demand.

Sustainable material solutions with SUMA

The SUMA Master programme aims to train tomorrow’s resource engineers in collaborative work in a global world, gathering together some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. The goal is to ensure young scientists obtain a solid background in chemistry and physics, with competencies for designing and tailoring new material systems for specific functions, and with a specific view to the sustainability of processes and technologies in the field of material development. SUMA puts a particularly strong focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership and takes a holistic approach to the materials paradigm by exploring circular (eco)design, materials substitution, life cycle engineering and circular economy design, materials processing and recycling, manufacturing and innovation.... [-]


AMIS - Master in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability

EIT RawMaterials Academy - AMIS
Campus 2 years Belgium Liège

As global and EU population increases along with well-being and welfare, consumption per capita is also increasing. In the EU especially, consumption has outpaced production, particularly with respect to the more complicated, resource-intensive technologies and products that have become part of daily life. As a result, the importance of recycling and the circular economy will continue to increase in order to diversify our sources of supply and meet our needs. [+]

The Challenge

As global and EU population increases along with well-being and welfare, consumption per capita is also increasing. In the EU especially, consumption has outpaced production, particularly with respect to the more complicated, resource-intensive technologies and products that have become part of daily life. As a result, the importance of recycling and the circular economy will continue to increase in order to diversify our sources of supply and meet our needs.

AMIS is a Master programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability. The primary objective of the programme is to provide students with an understanding

of the full raw materials value chain and a mindset for innovation and entrepreneurship focusing on sustainability. AMIS tackles this challenge by focusing on three themes – all of which are central themes of EIT RawMaterials:... [-]


Master of Business Engineering (Brussels, Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Economics and Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven Brussels + 2 more

A business engineer is an interdisciplinary manager who guides companies from a quantitative and managerial point of view. To this end, managerial and analytical skills are combined with a profound understanding of how business and (technological) innovation processes work. This integration of disciplines makes business engineers able to shape the future of companies and organizations. [+]

A business engineer is an interdisciplinary manager who guides companies from a quantitative and managerial point of view. To this end, managerial and analytical skills are combined with a profound understanding of how business and (technological) innovation processes work. This integration of disciplines makes business engineers able to shape the future of companies and organizations.

What is the 'Master of Business Engineering' all about?

A business engineer is trained for analyzing and solving business problems from a quantitative and managerial point of view. The program belongs to the domain of business economics and is management oriented: students learn how companies function, how business processes should be designed and how business activities can be optimally organized. The managerial focus is combined with strong analytical skills and a profound understanding of how business and (technological) innovation processes work. This integration of disciplines is of high relevance to production environments as well as to service companies (e.g., consultancy or ICT).... [-]


Master in Business Engineering - Specialization in Financial Engineering

HEC Management School - University of Liège
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Liège

This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets. [+]

The specialization in Financial Engineering can be followed entirely in English. It is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets.

Objectives

This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets.

It trains specialists in modeling financial tools and markets. It provides students with the methodological and quantitative tools they need in order to participate actively in the creation, management, and control of financial products and services with high scientific and technical added value. It gives them mastery of concepts and techniques in an innovative framework. Target groups

The program is intended for:

students who want to work in advanced areas of finance. students who want to work in the quantitative departments of financial institutions, in risk management, in the technical departments of insurance companies, in pension funds or in structuring functions in trading rooms or investment fund management. people who want to strengthen their knowledge by complementary training in the fields of mathematical finance or in actuarial services. Skills gained on completion of the specialization detailed knowledge of financial institutions, markets, and assets, of their principles of operation and/or of use; mastery of concepts and problems specific to asset management and risk management; ability to identify mechanisms of price formation and of risk emergence in order to control the conceptual and technical aspects of market and banking finance; mastery of the technical aspect of financial operations by developing innovative procedures of calculation and optimization; applying the quantitative and methodological aspects of the tools... [-]

Master of Educational Studies (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Psychology and Educational Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The Master of Science in Educational Studies offers a research-oriented program providing broad expertise related to the field of education. The faculty offers a challenging and dynamic study environment with a strong link between research and teaching. Its degree programs provide a varied, appealing and research-based education of high academic quality. [+]

The Master of Science in Educational Studies offers a research-oriented program providing broad expertise related to the field of education. The faculty offers a challenging and dynamic study environment with a strong link between research and teaching. Its degree programs provide a varied, appealing and research-based education of high academic quality.

What's the Master of Educational Studies all about? a thorough understanding of several theoretical approaches and methodologies to study, evaluate and discuss educational issues; the necessary competencies and skills to conduct educational research, design instruments, develop training modules and curricula, guide and evaluate innovation processes and to engage with the historical and global aspects of education; insight into instructional psychology, intercultural education, school development, professional and continuing education and educational policies. ... [-]

MSc in European Integration

Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Brussels + 1 more

An evening programme about the EU on the doorstep of its main institutions. That’s in a nutshell how we could describe the MSc in European Integration, a 60 ECTS Advanced Master at the VUB's Institute for European Studies, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Brussels. We’ve updated the curriculum in 2017 to offer you the choice to study 2 policy field specialisations, which will be mentioned on your degree. You have the flexibility to obtain this Advanced Master degree in 1 or 2 years. It’s a very international programme and has a balanced classroom mix of young professionals and full-time students. [+]

The EuroMaster is an interdisciplinary programme taught in English geared towards an international range of young and mid-level professionals as well as advanced students from across the political sciences. It provides students with advanced academic training across a wide range of EU policies and concepts in order to gain a thorough understanding of the process of European integration in both its economic and political dimensions.

The Programme operates as a “Master after Master”, requiring students to have strong and consistent marks across a minimum of 4 years of study.

What can I study?

The EuroMaster offers a common core of 4 courses (21 ECTS) on the essential features of European Integration:... [-]


Master of Space Studies (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The Master of Space Studies program is designed to prepare scientists to respond to a myriad of challenges and opportunities. In addition to coursework in space sciences, the curriculum is enriched by a Master's thesis and a series of guest lecturers from international, national and regional institutions. [+]

The space sector plays an important role in economic, social, technological and scientific developments. The future of the sector and its manifold applications require highly skilled experts with a broad interdisciplinary perspective. The development of innovative space technologies is fostered by an intense symbiosis between technological sectors and the challenges set by fundamental research in exact and biomedical sciences. Additionally, the economic and social valorization of space technologies requires an efficient relationship between project developers and the economic sector.

The large scale of space projects imposes important constraints on management. The international character of the space sector and of its broad applications, including the relevance of space for security and defense, implies a need for European and international legal and political measures.... [-]


EMerald: Master in Resources Engineering (Innovative Education in Geometallurgy and Circular Economy)

EIT RawMaterials Academy EMerald
Campus 2 years Belgium Liège

EMerald integrates knowledge of mineral/metal resources and modern engineering technologies to meet this challenge. This two-year Master programme draws from four top-level engineering schools with a long tradition in the fields of geology, geo-modeling and mineral processing. [+]

The Challenge

The future and sustainability of our societies are critically linked to the exploitation of primary raw materials. The need for innovation in this sector is considered as new deposits will be more and more difficult to process, due to their lower quality and the increasing regulations to minimize their impacts on the environment. Such innovations are only possible if a deep understanding of the geology is integrated throughout the whole mine lifecycle, from mining to site rehabilitation. Innovation requires a geometallurgical approach.

Geometallurgy aims at integrating geological characteristics into new resource-efficiency based models. It requires a deep understanding of geology and advanced mineral processing techniques, expertise in geo-modeling, knowledge of state-of-the-art monitoring tools, and an acute awareness of the environmental, economic and societal issues in mining.... [-]


Master of Safety Engineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The Master of Safety Engineering meets the existing needs and growing demands for safety experts coming from society and industry. The program will prepare you to improve and realize safety in many different areas. The program trains you in prevention policy and safety management systems, the safety of products, processes, and installations, qualitative risk analysis techniques, and fire and explosion safety. [+]

The Master of Safety Engineering meets the existing needs and growing demands for safety experts coming from society and industry. The program will prepare you to improve and realize safety in many different areas. The program trains you in prevention policy and safety management systems, the safety of products, processes, and installations, qualitative risk analysis techniques, and fire and explosion safety.

What is the Master of Safety Engineering about?

The Master of Safety Engineering will prepare you to improve and realize safety in many different areas. The program trains you in prevention policy and safety management systems, the safety of products, processes, and installations, qualitative risk analysis techniques, and fire and explosion safety. You’ll obtain detailed knowledge of technical and managerial process safety concepts with regard to the whole life cycle of a production plant, and risk evaluations based on qualitative and quantitative methods.... [-]


Master in Electrical Engineering

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Belgium Ghent

New technologies such as electric cars or renewable and ecological power supply systems require fundamental research in electrical (energy) engineering. DC grids (used in batteries, hydrogen systems, or to distribute and transport electrical energy in an environmentally friendly way with cable grids), electric cars, and power electronics are the latest technologies aiming to provide a green and environmentally friendly energy supply. Introducing intelligence (SMART technology) into our power supply reduces costs as well as increases reliability and accessibility for the end consumer. In a nutshell, this program will educate the pioneers needed to make the electrical energy supply future-proof. They will be pioneering the future! [+]

New technologies such as electric cars or renewable and ecological power supply systems require fundamental research in electrical (energy) engineering. DC grids (used in batteries, hydrogen systems, or to distribute and transport electrical energy in an environmentally friendly way with cable grids), electric cars, and power electronics are the latest technologies aiming to provide a green and environmentally friendly energy supply. Introducing intelligence (SMART technology) into our power supply reduces costs as well as increases reliability and accessibility for the end consumer. In a nutshell, this program will educate the pioneers needed to make the electrical energy supply future-proof. They will be pioneering the future!... [-]


Master of Bioinformatics (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

Bioinformaticians are distinguished by their ability to formulate biologically relevant questions, design and implement the appropriate solution by managing and analyzing high-throughput molecular biological and sequence data, and interpret the obtained results. [+]

What is the Master of Bioinformatics all about?

Bioinformaticians are distinguished by their ability to formulate biologically relevant questions, design and implement the appropriate solution by managing and analyzing high-throughput molecular biological and sequence data, and interpret the obtained results.

Programme

This interdisciplinary two-year programme focuses on acquiring:

basic background knowledge in diverse disciplines belonging to the field of bioinformatics, including statistics, molecular biology, and computer science; expert knowledge in the field of bioinformatics; programming skills; engineering skills.

The 120-credit programme consists of a reorientation package (one semester), a common package (two semesters) and a thesis.... [-]


Master of European Politics and Policies (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

This program combines academic excellence in the comparative study of public sector structures, policy-making and administration within Europe, with a concern for the practical challenges professionals in policy, administrative and consultative functions face at the sub-state, state, and EU level. MEPP has an explicit European and comparative orientation, which includes the study of institutions, decision-making and policies of the European Union on the one hand, and the analysis of convergence and divergence of public sector problems and solutions in European Countries on the other hand. [+]

This program combines academic excellence in the comparative study of public sector structures, policy-making and administration within Europe, with a concern for the practical challenges professionals in policy, administrative and consultative functions face at the sub-state, state, and EU level. MEPP has an explicit European and comparative orientation, which includes the study of institutions, decision-making and policies of the European Union on the one hand, and the analysis of convergence and divergence of public sector problems and solutions in European Countries on the other hand.

What is the Master of European Politics and Policies all about?

Looking for a career in the ever-growing field of European public administration and European organizations? The advanced MSc in European Politics and Policies (MEPP) program is your foot in the door.... [-]


M.Sc. in Political Science

University of Antwerp
Campus 1 year September 2018 Belgium Antwerp

Political decisions give direction to society. But how are political decisions made? This one-year graduate programme provides you with specialist, in-depth knowledge of decision-making in politics. [+]

Political decisions give direction to society. But how are political decisions made? This one-year graduate program provides you with specialist, in-depth knowledge of decision-making in politics. We study political decision-making from the perspective of the citizen, the politician, the policy professional, and institutions, using cases from local, national, European and international politics. During this master program, you will learn the science, craft, and art of political decision-making an prepare for a career in politics, policymaking, public affairs, research, consultancy or the media. The program is structured around a set of four core obligatory courses and one skills lab.

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Master in Urban Studies (4CITIES)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Brussels

The Master in Urban Studies (4CITIES) is a unique two-year interdisciplinary and international programme. 4CITIES takes students to Brussels, Copenhagen, Vienna, Madrid and a number of surrounding cities. The programme adds a European perspective to the field of Urban Studies: it wants to break up and to open the national perspective on urban problems. The growing importance of globalisation and the shift towards a world of flows calls for a new approach in important fields of urban policy like culture, economy, planning, etc. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Master in Urban Studies (4CITIES) is a unique two-year interdisciplinary and international programme. 4CITIES takes students to Brussels, Copenhagen, Vienna, Madrid and a number of surrounding cities. The programme adds a European perspective to the field of Urban Studies: it wants to break up and to open the national perspective on urban problems. The growing importance of globalisation and the shift towards a world of flows calls for a new approach in important fields of urban policy like culture, economy, planning…

The strength of the programme results from the integration of analytical skills typical for the (social-) sciences and the more design-oriented skills of planning and architecture. The need for interdisciplinary knowledge and skills, as opposed to the more narrowly defined academic disciplines, is strong.... [-]