16 MScs in General Studies

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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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. -
MSc
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
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
English
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Get a degree that's recognized worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skil ... +

Get a degree that's recognized worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skills to prepare you for a career in science. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
06 Jul 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Morgan State University
Baltimore, USA

The degree of Master of Science in Science Education aims to fill the need to provide advanced preparation for certified science teachers. Changes in societal demands brought ... +

The degree of Master of Science in Science Education aims to fill the need to provide advanced preparation for certified science teachers. Changes in societal demands brought about by advances in science and technology, as well as socio-cultural changes in the high school clientele, make the continual re-tooling of science teachers an absolute necessity. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Understand how humans perceive and interact with color in this unique program that has limitless applications.

Understand how humans perceive and interact with color in this unique program that has limitless applications. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
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
Full-time
12 - 18 months
English
Campus
 
University of Sussex Business School
Brighton, United Kingdom

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public pol ... +

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This dedicated masters programme in science and religion is intended for students who wish to engage in the advanced interdisciplinary study of science and religion, including ... +

This dedicated masters programme in science and religion is intended for students who wish to engage in the advanced interdisciplinary study of science and religion, including those who wish to prepare for PhD work. This is one of the world’s very few science and religion programmes. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Montana Tech
Butte, USA

The Interdisciplinary Master of Science program (IMS) requires students to work with faculty to design a graduate curriculum tailored to their unique academic, creative and pr ... +

The Interdisciplinary Master of Science program (IMS) requires students to work with faculty to design a graduate curriculum tailored to their unique academic, creative and professional objectives. The program is available to both engineering and science graduate students. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

You will experience a variety of science communication and public engagement issues and methodologies. In the process, you will develop critical thinking skills and self-evalu ... +

You will experience a variety of science communication and public engagement issues and methodologies. In the process, you will develop critical thinking skills and self-evaluation skills through reflective practice. -
MSc
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Missouri State University
Springfield, USA

The Master of Science in Administrative Studies is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with areas of emphasis in Applied Commun ... +

The Master of Science in Administrative Studies is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with areas of emphasis in Applied Communication, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Environmental Management, Project Management, and Sports Management. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

A master’s degree that provides you with flexibility and independence to craft an individual graduate program unique to your interests and career aspirations.

A master’s degree that provides you with flexibility and independence to craft an individual graduate program unique to your interests and career aspirations. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 

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