Students who have an interest and passion for a certain area of study can build upon their existing degrees to more fully explore what it is that gives them so much enthusiasm for the subject. With a master degree, students can gain an edge in many highly competitive fields that interest them, whether it is a Master in Biological and Life Sciences, or other degree.
What is an MSc in Biological and Life Sciences? These programs usually require an undergraduate degree in a natural science. Some biological and life sciences programs have research concentrations including coursework in integrative physiology, ecology and evolutionary biology, and microbiology. Cell and molecular biology is also common. Programs usually last for two years and may or may not require a thesis for completion. Students spend a lot of time in lectures and laboratories when they pursue these degrees.
Degree-earning students have the benefit of an increased subject base and more specific knowledge in their chosen topics. They also learn to critically evaluate and comprehend existing scientific literature, engage in scientific research, and communicate their scientific results.
Tuition prices for these programs vary depending on the requirements of each individual institution. Each program is a financial investment that students should thoroughly research prior to enrollment, to ensure that the school and degree aligns with their expectations and goals.
Careers for those graduating from a Master in Biological and Life Sciences are diverse and dependent on a student’s specializations. Programs usually prepare students for jobs in education, government, research and development, and industry. Successful candidates can also receive ample preparation for the pursuit of a doctoral degree in their chosen field.
Excellent programs can be found around the world. Online programs are especially beneficial for those with busy schedules or who are unable to attend regularly scheduled classes. Interested students can learn more by using our program listing and lead form. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
The MSIS program emphasizes an effective use of information technology to enable a competitive advantage for both individuals and organizations. Integrated courses that highlight the integral role information technology plays in every sector will prepare you to be a successful leader. [+]
Developed by research scientists and staff with experience of UK and international horticulture and agriculture, our MSc Applied Plant Science degree will progress your career by developing your knowledge and research skills in a practical context [+]
Water management systems are fundamental to society, through the supply of safe drinking water, the treatment of waste water, the flood and costal protection and through the social and ecological roles of water management. Significant resources are invested to ensure that complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements as defined by increasing social and environmental requirements, whilst minimizing financial, environmental and social costs. The continued development, operation and management of these systems requires highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills that covers science, engineering and management disciplines. This M.Sc. programme provides the educational base and professional foundation for this, educates graduates that stand out for their ability to integrate scientific principles, engineering knowledge and management techniques for innovative problem solving. [+]
The Master in Business Informatics combines theory, methods, and techniques from business and organisational science with the tools and practices of information and computing science. Our interdisciplinary approach addresses key issues faced by organisations and business managers across the globe. [+]
Analyst - Prepares for a career as a consultant who provides advice or services on business matters related to ICT, or on ICT matters related to business. ... [-]
The Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on the design of future diagnostic and treatment methods at hospitals and in the field. [+]
Addressing the urgent need for trained food security scientists, this programme provides multi-disciplinary training in sustainable agriculture and global food security. [+]
This one-year programme is aimed at students who wish to start a career in wine management but have little or no prior experience in the wine industry. [+]
The course provides skills and fundamental knowledge in advanced and innovative chemistry areas, in order to offer an educational qualification competitive on the global labour market. [+]
Chemical & Biological Engineering is a discipline that integrates chemistry and biology at the molecular level and uses this broad foundation along with engineering fundamentals to study the [+]
M.Sc. in Chemical and Biological Engineering Chemical & Biological Engineering is a discipline that integrates chemistry and biology at the molecular level and uses this broad foundation along with engineering fundamentals to study the synthesis of new processes and products. Our graduate program in Chemical and Biological Engineering is an interdisciplinary program that combines chemical engineering fundamentals and systems biology to meet the research challenges of the future. Research Areas of InterestDrug Discovery Tissue Engineering Plant Biotechnology Protein-Protein Interactions Protein Folding Process Dynamics, Control and Optimization Process Systems Engineering Catalysis Supercritical Fluids Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials Fuel Cells and Sustainable Development Computational Fluid Dynamics Polymer Science and Engineering Microfluidics Biological Clock Interaction Networks and Pathways Modeling of metal organic frameworks for energy applications Molecular simulations of crystalline nanoporous membranes for gas separations Computational studies of adsorption and diffusion in porous materials Supercritical fluids and ionic liquids ... [-]
Our Biomedical Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling. Our Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment. [+]
The Computational Life Science MSc program at Jacobs University provides students with the computational tools for modeling biological systems and analyzing biological data. Graduates of the program are prepared for a career in biotechnology, biomedicine and research. [+]
This one-year Masters degree provides a highly-regarded course of studies to equip you for such a career. Not only does it provide an opportunity to gain an MSc in Rural Estate Management, but also a fast-track route to qualification as a chartered surveyor, as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) fully accredits this course. Qualification as a chartered surveyor can be gained by completion of this MSc, followed by undertaking two years of professional experience, known as the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). [+]
The Master’s Degree Programme in Drug Discovery and Development trains experts for the entire drug development chain. The programme gives students a deep understanding of up-to-date methods applied to identify and validate new drug targets and to generate lead drug molecules. It also provides knowledge of technological innovations as well as methods of clinical drug research and development phases, clinical trial design, study planning and biostatistics. In addition the students will learn about drug regulatory science and pharmacovigilance. [+]
This one-year M.Sc. course aims to provide a multidisciplinary training in the neurosciences, in topics ranging from molecular to behavioural neuroscience. The course is ideal for students wishing to extend their specialised knowledge, and for those wishing to convert from their original degree discipline. The programme will equip participants with the skills necessary to progress into a career in biomedical, pharmaceutical or... [+]
Designed in conjunction with employers, this practical course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help manage and conserve biodiversity. [+]