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The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Typically offered at the associate and bachelor level, programs in general studies can be ideal for students who are intimidated, or just unaware, of a focus for their major. General studies programs often touch on various areas, from arts and humanities to business and science.

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University of St Andrews

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

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.

The MSc Conservation Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to conservation theory and practice. It brings together students and academic staff from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, but with a shared passion for conservation.

Highlights Explore conflicts between different human agencies, engage with conservation policy and governance at different scales (local, national, and international), and consider the relationship between the public, science, and policy. Research ecological case studies and examples from a range of habitats in aquatic and terrestrial systems and gain a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis. An interdisciplinary approach means you can explore a range of methodological approaches to conservation – ecological, economic, historical, etc. Your summer research project can (subject to availability) be undertaken in collaboration with an external organisation involved in conservation practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

Our dedicated Master's programme in Science and Religion is highly distinctive in European universities. It aims to inform and engage with the debate in depth, looking at ... [+]

About the programme

The relationship between Science and Religion is one of the foremost intellectual debates of our day. It is impossible not to hold an opinion on it.

Our dedicated Master's programme in Science and Religion is highly distinctive in European universities. It aims to inform and engage with the debate in depth, looking at it from scientific, philosophical, historical, ethical and theological perspectives.

As such, it can be approached from a variety of disciplines, and we welcome prospective students with a good first degree in a core science subject (e.g. physics, chemistry, biology) or a core humanities subject (e.g. philosophy, history, religious studies, or theology).... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to give graduates in science and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It aim ... [+]

The Course

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to give graduates in science and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It aims to provide the necessary practical, interpretative analytical skills to apply a wide range of analytical techniques to key areas of application.

The course looks to develop a solid set of practical skills leading to specialist applications and employment opportunities as an analytical scientist in; Pharmaceutical, Forensic, Archaeological and Environmental analytical sciences. Students can benefit from specialist research laboratories and instrumentation in a research-focused environment. Students can graduate with an array of interdisciplinary practical skills, developed through specialist lectures, workshops, hands-on laboratory and analytical experience.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

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- ... [+]

Programme description

The field of science communication and public engagement with science is currently enjoying unprecedented growth.

This is driven by a greater need to demonstrate the impact of publicly funded research, the need for research to be valued, increased government scrutiny and a desire for a stronger evidence base for policy.

Many career opportunities are emerging at the interface between scientific research and various public groups.

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.

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United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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 yea ... [+]

Are you inquisitive, curious and open-minded? Are you interested in how science, arts, and technology contribute to modern culture? And would you like to pursue an academic career in this challenging field? Then you should consider getting a research master’s in Cultures of Art, Science, and Technology (CAST). This one-of-a-kind programme examines the different ways in which the seemingly separate and contrasting fields converge: the sciences are the object of cultural critique in the arts, the arts continuously incorporate new technologies and both the sciences and the arts ‘imagine’ our culture’s future. The programme combines the study of relevant theories from history, sociology, philosophy and qualitative social sciences with training in the application of different scientific methods such as archival research, discourse analysis, and ethnographic observation. This ensures that you will gain all the experience you need to find work as an interdisciplinary researcher at a university or knowledge institute.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Whether you plan to pursue a career in industry or academia, our MRes Life Sciences programme sets you up for success. Our graduates go on to study PhDs, take positions a ... [+]

Through cutting-edge research, experimentation and testing, GCU is searching for answers to some of the most pressing questions in the fields of biological, food and vision sciences. And in our Master of Research Life Sciences programme – you can help us find them.

As part of our thriving and diverse research community, you’ll undertake a focused, hands-on project with the full support of our internationally recognised staff. We’ll start with training in methodology, including studies in statistics and project planning. Then, with the help of our highly experienced research supervisors, you’ll choose a project relevant to a current area of study at GCU – and get real-world experience with newly-developed technologies to help you test your hypotheses. Plus, you’ll have access to lectures on subjects that underpin and support your work.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

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 publi ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

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. The relationship between evidence and policy is multifaceted. This MSc offers frameworks to understand its complex dynamics and to contribute effectively to policy development.

These skills, together with the high-level connections and global networks enjoyed by SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, will equip you for careers in a range of public-, private- and charitable-sector organizations working to tackle society’s most important economic, social and environmental challenges.... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
ETH Zurich Institute of Science, Technology and Policy

This MAS is designed for students who hold an MSc degree in the natural or engineering sciences (including also medicine, mathematics, and architecture) and aim at a care ... [+]

MAS in Science, Technology, and Policy ETH Zurich now offers a new MAS program in Science, Technology, and Policy. This MAS is designed for students who hold an MSc degree in the natural or engineering sciences (including also medicine, mathematics, and architecture) and aim at a career where strong skills in policy analysis and policy management are important. Such skills are in high demand particularly in government agencies, large technology and life sciences firms, consulting firms, international organizations, and NGOs. The first half of the program (4 months) is designed for full-time study. The second half can be completed through full- or part-time study in combination with an internship or professional employment. Applications for the autumn 2017 program are accepted on a rolling basis, and the recruitment process closes at the end of July 2017.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus