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Masters degrees are postgraduate degrees that allow degree-seekers to pursue a more highly specialized field of study. Masters degrees are ideal for career-oriented individuals who are looking to advance in a field they are already a part of or who have a very clear idea what kind of job they are looking for when they leave school and enter the working world. The answer to the question, what is an… Read more

Masters degrees are postgraduate degrees that allow degree-seekers to pursue a more highly specialized field of study. Masters degrees are ideal for career-oriented individuals who are looking to advance in a field they are already a part of or who have a very clear idea what kind of job they are looking for when they leave school and enter the working world.

The answer to the question, what is an MSc in Biology, lies in understanding how education in the biological sciences is structured. At many institutions, Masters degrees are further specialized into Plant Biology, Animal Biology, Molecular Biology, and other related fields. The degree program is made up of lectures, lab work, and independent research projects.

An MSc in Biology allows a higher degree of specialization than an undergraduate degree in any of the natural science fields. In addition, many institutions have labs and facilities that are only available to students perusing their post graduate degrees, so Masters students have access to more equipment.

The cost of an MSc in Biology varies between institutions. The degree usually takes two years of full-time study to complete, however, so the cost of tuition should be planned accordingly.

Students who pursue an MSc in Biology often choose a career in research or teaching. Many also go on to earn a doctoral degree in the same field, which is often required for positions at top labs and schools in the United States and around the world.

There are a number of reasons to consider pursuing an MSc in Biology online. Online classes allow students to study according to their own schedule so they are ideal for working professionals or other busy individuals. It is also ideal for people in remote areas that are not convenient to classrooms.

Many fine schools around the world offer Masters degrees in Biology. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Carrick Institute
Cape Canaveral, USA

Our Master of Science in Clinical Neuroscience degree program is designed for healthcare professionals that desire an academic Master's degree in clinical neuroscience. There ... +

Our Master of Science in Clinical Neuroscience degree program is designed for healthcare professionals that desire an academic Master's degree in clinical neuroscience. There is a significant demand for clinical academics trained in neuroscience at universities, research labs, and clinical practice. Our program is a unique experience based upon our 40 years of experience educating healthcare professionals in neuroscience. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

This is a specialized and highly flexible program with an emphasis on developing problem-solving, independent thinking and robust communication skills. You will be trained in ... +

This is a specialized and highly flexible program with an emphasis on developing problem-solving, independent thinking and robust communication skills. You will be trained in both theory and techniques of fundamental and applied research, in one of two tracks: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, or Molecular Biology and Physiology. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Nice, France

To grow the next generation of scientists in plant protection BOOST meets requirements in eco-friendly plant production technologies by producing the next generation of scient ... +

To grow the next generation of scientists in plant protection BOOST meets requirements in eco-friendly plant production technologies by producing the next generation of scientists and professionals in plant health. Implementation of eco-friendly plant production technologies, minimizing the hazards and risks to human health and the environment, is a major challenge worldwide. This challenge is faced by all economic sectors producing or using plants: agriculture, agri-food, cosmetics, Pharmaceutics. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

The Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, ... +

The Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology. These topics all rely on a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

The Master of Science in Biology program serves those interested in advanced training in applied or basic biological research and teaching. The program also provides a basis f ... +

The Master of Science in Biology program serves those interested in advanced training in applied or basic biological research and teaching. The program also provides a basis for further graduate or professional studies. The M.S. in Biology is broadly based, allowing students to tailor their courses to suit their interests. Laboratory skills are integral to many Biology careers, thus students are encouraged to include lab courses in their program of study. Faculty in the M.S. in Biology program have expertise in a range of sub-disciplines including Ecology, Organismal, Cell, and Molecular Biology. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
24 Aug 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The primary goal of the M.S. in Biology is to develop the student's ability to think creatively and critically about a range of biological subject matter and to become familia ... +

The primary goal of the M.S. in Biology is to develop the student's ability to think creatively and critically about a range of biological subject matter and to become familiar with current research in biology. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, USA

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of both plant and animal biology and microbiology. The program requires successful com ... +

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of both plant and animal biology and microbiology. The program requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits of graduate-level courses. Students are expected to maintain a grade point average of 3.0 and are required to complete a minimum of one 3-credit course in four of the following five core areas: -
MSc
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany

The program ENB (Elite Network Bavaria) MSc Translational Neuroscience involves the leading neuroscience expertise of the Medical Faculty at the University of Würzburg and inc ... +

The program ENB (Elite Network Bavaria) MSc Translational Neuroscience involves the leading neuroscience expertise of the Medical Faculty at the University of Würzburg and includes other natural sciences such as psychology. The curriculum is a two-year, research-oriented, international study program that is intended to be continued with a Ph.D. project at institutes of the Medical Faculty or the Graduate School of Life Sciences Würzburg or at other universities. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
12 Oct 2020
Campus
 
College of Charleston
Charleston, USA

Our marine biology program will prepare you for an array of subject areas including conservation, ecology, evolution, fisheries, genomics microbial processes and toxicology. M ... +

Our marine biology program will prepare you for an array of subject areas including conservation, ecology, evolution, fisheries, genomics microbial processes and toxicology. More than 100 researchers serve as mentors, providing the education you’ll need to make you more competitive for opportunities such as Knauss and Fulbright fellowships, doctoral programs, and employment after graduation. -
MSc
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of New Haven
300, USA

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basic sci ... +

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basic science, and pharmacological research. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full or part-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You wi ... +

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full or part-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You will cover specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems. -
MSc
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
HSE Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia

Our Master's programme offers courses in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuro-modelling. Taken together these disciplines study how memories, emotions, cogni ... +

Our Master's programme offers courses in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuro-modelling. Taken together these disciplines study how memories, emotions, cognition or consciousness actually work. Students attend lectures in English and practice in leading laboratories of Moscow and of our international partners. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
14 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Luxembourg Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

This Master programme enables students to acquire deeper knowledge in biosciences taking into account new computational and high-throughput experimental technologies. This inv ... +

This Master programme enables students to acquire deeper knowledge in biosciences taking into account new computational and high-throughput experimental technologies. This involves the handling of large amounts of data and thus bioinformatics and network analysis are essential elements in this modern education in biosciences. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Turku
Turku, Finland

Thanks to Darwin, we know the process of evolution has shaped the bewildering variation we see around us. Through this Master's Degree programme students will acquire an expli ... +

Thanks to Darwin, we know the process of evolution has shaped the bewildering variation we see around us. Through this Master's Degree programme students will acquire an explicit evolutionary biological perspective in the study of nature, thereby increasing capacity for understanding patterns and processes, on scales varying from the cellular to the ecosystem level. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
20 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey

Master of Science program in Reproductive Biology aims at providing the theoretical background as well as practical skills in reproductive medicine and assisted reproduction t ... +

Master of Science program in Reproductive Biology aims at providing the theoretical background as well as practical skills in reproductive medicine and assisted reproduction technologies. The program includes courses on the development of male and female reproductive cells, embryo development, handling of reproductive cells and embryo at laboratory conditions. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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