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After completing the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, some students elect to pursue a Master of Science, or MSc. These programs provide students with in-depth topic exploration, and usually can be completed in fewer than two years. What is an MSc in General Studies? This type of postgraduate degree program is usually highly customizable and allows students to focus on a specific concent… Read more

After completing the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, some students elect to pursue a Master of Science, or MSc. These programs provide students with in-depth topic exploration, and usually can be completed in fewer than two years.

What is an MSc in General Studies? This type of postgraduate degree program is usually highly customizable and allows students to focus on a specific concentration tailored to meet both their academic and career needs. Although course offerings vary from institution to institution, science-related topics such as botany, engineering, chemistry, statistics, mathematics, computer science and manufacturing are common concentrations. Courses are often structured in a manner that requires students to employ both expert research skills and practical application of learned material. Most programs require that students generate a thesis, formulate a dissertation or develop a research project at the end of a course of study.

The process of earning an MSc in General Studies can cultivate skills that prove to be valuable professionally and personally. Aside from an improved ability to multitask and refined communication skills, these programs also develop students’ aptitude for research.

Factors such as institution location and program duration influence the cost of pursuing an MSc degree. Prospective students need to contact an institution directly to determine specific enrollment costs.

Attaining an MSc in General Studies can expand a graduate’s career opportunities. This type of degree program prepares students to fill positions in industries in both the public and private sectors. Depending on a student’s concentration, he or she may be qualified to occupy mid to high-level positions such as general operations manager, public relations consultant, research and development director and IT manager, all of which utilize the research and science knowledge of an MSc to solve a broad range of problems.

Institutions worldwide offer MSc in General Studies programs. To get started, 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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University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to provide graduates in science and related subjects with systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It ai ... +

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to provide graduates in science and related subjects with systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It aims to develop the necessary practical, interpretative analytical skills to apply a wide range of analytical techniques to key areas of application. -
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University of Sussex Business School
Brighton, United Kingdom

Gain an outstanding foundation in the language, logic and tools of policy formulation and analysis.

Gain an outstanding foundation in the language, logic and tools of policy formulation and analysis. -
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Part-time
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Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
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Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Public policy theories are paired with engineering, science, and technology to prepare graduates to make significant contributions to the formation of effective policy in area ... +

Public policy theories are paired with engineering, science, and technology to prepare graduates to make significant contributions to the formation of effective policy in areas that include the environment, transportation, science, and emerging technological and scientific developments. -
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University Of L'Aquila
L'Aquila, Italy +4 More

“InterMaths – Interdisciplinary Mathematics” is a 2-Year full-time Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation with interdisciplinary applicati ... +

“InterMaths – Interdisciplinary Mathematics” is a 2-Year full-time Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation with interdisciplinary applications, with a special focus on biomedical Sciences and industrial engineering. It is run by five European Universities. “InterMaths” prepares for a career in research as well as in private enterprises, in particular in industrial engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceutics, biomedical industry. Our study plans develop mathematical skills that are relevant to a broad range of interdisciplinary fields. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
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Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Maastricht, Netherlands

The research master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology is a programme that focuses on the roles of science, technology and the arts in modern culture. In two years, y ... +

The research master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology is a programme that focuses on the roles of science, technology and the arts in modern culture. In two years, you will develop the analytical and methodological skills to pursue a career in research at a university or a knowledge institute such as a museum or advisory board. -
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Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

The full-time Analytical Sciences MSc and Postgraduate Diploma is a research-focused degree.

The full-time Analytical Sciences MSc and Postgraduate Diploma is a research-focused degree. -
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English
Sep 2022
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University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Edgbaston, United Kingdom

Our interdisciplinary Mental Health MSc focuses on Youth Mental Health, integrating the latest research and policy into teaching and practice. Our MSc in Mental Health, with a ... +

Our interdisciplinary Mental Health MSc focuses on Youth Mental Health, integrating the latest research and policy into teaching and practice. Our MSc in Mental Health, with a strong focus on Youth Mental Health, is a unique qualification, bringing together a number of disciplines ranging from psychology, sociology and social policy to medicine, philosophy and education. Accreditation is offered and we are welcoming applications for MSc, PGCert and PGDip in Mental Health. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
31 Aug 2022
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The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The programme covers the communication of all science, engineering, maths and technology. The fields of science communication and public engagement are currently enjoying unpr ... +

The programme covers the communication of all science, engineering, maths and technology. The fields of science communication and public engagement are currently enjoying unprecedented growth. This is driven by many situations present in modern society including public health and climate change crises, greater need to demonstrate and share the impact of publicly funded research, the need for research to be valued and a desire for a stronger evidence base for policy. -
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Full-time
English
12 Sep 2022
29 Jul 2022
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ZHAW School of Life Sciences And Facility Management
Wädenswil, Switzerland

There is a growing need for experts who have specific knowledge in a scientific discipline combined with skills in data science, modeling, and computation. Programming, Algori ... +

There is a growing need for experts who have specific knowledge in a scientific discipline combined with skills in data science, modeling, and computation. Programming, Algorithms, Data-Structures, Mathematical Modelling, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Data Bases, Data Architecture Systems, Handling and Visualising Data, Neural Networks, and Deep Learning are the relevant Keywords. Those who master these contents have key qualifications for the future. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 semesters
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ETH Zurich Institute of Science, Technology and Policy
Zürich, Switzerland

Do you have a BSc from natural sciences or engineering (including also mathematics and architecture) and seek a career where policy analysis and management are important? The ... +

Do you have a BSc from natural sciences or engineering (including also mathematics and architecture) and seek a career where policy analysis and management are important? The ETH's Institute of Science, Technology and Policy offers the MSc in Science, Technology and Policy a programme suitable for students who have completed a bachelor's degree with minimum 180 ECTS points in natural or engineering sciences including architecture and mathematics. -
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Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Montana Tech
Butte, USA

The Materials Science and Engineering program at Montana Tech prepares students for careers in materials-related fields including aerospace, biomaterials, chemicals, electroni ... +

The Materials Science and Engineering program at Montana Tech prepares students for careers in materials-related fields including aerospace, biomaterials, chemicals, electronic materials, energy, and metals. The interdisciplinary program provides students access to faculty in resources of the participating STEM departments, which enables the students to attain depth in the specialized discipline of their choice. -
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Full-time
English
Campus
 
The University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand +1 More

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of r ... +

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of research and taught papers are customised to suit your interests and goals. -
MSc
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12 - 18 months
English
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governance, ... +

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governance, and conflicts between conservation and societies. -
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Full-time
English
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Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Maastricht, Netherlands

Are you passionate about sustainable development? Would you like to ensure that the resources that we now have will still be available for future generations? And can you see ... +

Are you passionate about sustainable development? Would you like to ensure that the resources that we now have will still be available for future generations? And can you see yourself developing strategies to steer governments and companies towards sustainable behavior? Then the master’s program in Sustainability Science, Policy, and Society is the perfect program for you! This interdisciplinary program focuses on different factors that affect sustainability, such as global dynamics, policy, governance, and law. You'll also learn how to design, conduct and evaluate sustainability assessments. Upon graduation, you'll have all the training you need to pursue a career as a policymaker, sustainability coordinator, strategic policy analyst, or sustainability consultant, but careers in academia will also be open to you. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Universiti Utara Malaysia
Alor Setar, Malaysia +1 More

The Master of Science (Decision Science) program is designed to promote professional development of researchers, academicians, and others involved in decision-making processes ... +

The Master of Science (Decision Science) program is designed to promote professional development of researchers, academicians, and others involved in decision-making processes. Decision Science professionals are relevant in many fields such as manufacturing, marketing, banking, finance, logistics, healthcare, transportation, telecommunication, forestry, military, energy among others. -
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English
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