Master of Science Degrees in Life Sciences

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Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

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Master of Science in Bioinformatics

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

Graduates develop a strong foundation in biotechnology, computer programming, computational mathematics, statistics and database management, and will be prepared for careers in the biotechnology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical and vaccine industries. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. MSc in Bioinformatics - Program Overview The master of science degree in bioinformatics is offered on a full- or part-time basis to fulfill the needs of traditional students and those currently employed in the field. Graduates develop a strong foundation in biotechnology, computer programming, computational mathematics, statistics, and database management, and will be prepared for careers in the biotechnology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and vaccine industries. Based on consultation with individuals within the industry nationwide, the job market is rich with opportunities for those who obtain a master of science degree in bioinformatics, particularly when coupled with industry-sponsored research as thesis work. This research will provide exposure to real-world problems—and their solutions—not otherwise attainable in an academic setting. The program provides students with the capability to enter the bioinformatics workforce and become leaders in the field. The curriculum is designed to fulfill the needs of students with diverse educational and professional backgrounds. Individuals entering an MS program in bioinformatics typically have degrees in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, statistics, computer science, information technology, or a related field. The MS program accommodates this diversity in two ways. First, a comprehensive bridge program exists for students who need to supplement their education before entering the MS program. Second, the program itself consists of two tracks, one for students with backgrounds in the life sciences and one for those with backgrounds in the computational sciences. Regardless of the track pursued, students will be prepared to become professional bioinformaticists upon graduation. Admission requirements... [-]

MSc in Bioprocessing Science

Institute of Technology Sligo
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Sligo

The Master of Science (MSc) and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Bioprocessing have been developed by the Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) to meet the growing needs of the Biopharmaceutical Industry. Biopharmaceuticals, also known as biologic(al) medical products, or biologics, are any pharmaceutical drug product manufactured in, extracted from, or synthesised from biological sources. [+]

The Master of Science (MSc) and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Bioprocessing have been developed by the Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) to meet the growing needs of the Biopharmaceutical Industry. Biopharmaceuticals, also known as biologic(al) medical products, or biologics, are any pharmaceutical drug product manufactured in, extracted from, or synthesised from biological sources. The Medical Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical sectors are among the fastest growing in the Life Sciences area both nationally and internationally. IT Sligo together with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training (NIBRT)* have been delivering a part-time online MSc and PGD in Biopharmaceutical Science since 2008 (www.nibrt.ie/masters). These courses (designed in extensive collaboration with industry) are aimed at Science and Engineering graduates with industrial experience who wish to up-skill or cross-skill for a career in biopharmaceuticals and normally take 2.5 years to complete. The courses have been shown to be extremely successful at up-skilling and cross-skilling individuals either working or hoping to transition into the Biopharmaceutical sector. There still however remains a skills gap in the Bioprocessing area which means that additional graduates from Industry focussed programmes are needed. In a recent 2016 “Trends in Biopharma” Survey, recruitment and development of talent has emerged as a key threat to the future growth of the sector (1). Following on from the success of our industry-led part-time online MSc in Biopharmaceutical Science we have developed a one-year full time MSc and PGD. These new programmes are intended to increase the skills and knowledge base of those... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Food Development

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Turku

The programme is designed to provide you with an understanding of the connections between different aspects and functions of food. Special attention is paid to the influence of various factors on the composition, sensory properties and health effects of food at molecular level. Application of food metabolomics and modern biotechnological methods in food research and food development is an important part of the curriculum. The curriculum also covers various aspects of food safety and European food laws and legislation. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. masters.utu.fi Master's Degree Programme in Food Development Nordic expertise in natural foods The Master's Degree Programme in Food Development provides you with competence for meeting the challenges in the research and development in food industry and academia. The programme is designed to provide you with an understanding of the connections between different aspects and functions of food. Special attention is paid to the influence of various factors on the composition, sensory properties and health effects of food at molecular level. Application of food metabolomics and modern biotechnological methods in food research and food development is an important part of the curriculum. The curriculum also covers various aspects of food safety and European food laws and legislation. Through the programme, you will gain education and qualification for working as experts, for example in food authorities. MASTER DETAILS PROGRAMME IN BRIEF Programme structure The Master’s Degree in Food Development is a two-year programme amounting 120 ECTS. The degree is comprised of: Major subject studies in Food Development (88 ECTS) including Master’s thesis in technology and related research project and seminar (33 ECTS) Minor subject (20 ECTS) from one of the following: Bioinformatics, Molecular Systems Biology, Biotechnology or Entrepreneurship Selectable studies in different thematic areas and special themes (0-12 ECTS) Academic excellence & experience The Food Chemistry and Food Development Unit is an essential element of core strength of Food Science and Technology in Finland. FCFD has an internationally edge-cutting profile in research on: chemistry and biochemistry of... [-]

Master of Science in Biotechnology (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing fields within applied sciences, having applications from the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, through to the enhancement of food production. Due to the potential impact on human life, the importance of biotechnology is currently very high in both the public and scientific agenda... [+]

Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing fields within applied sciences, having applications from the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, through to the enhancement of food production. Due to the potential impact on human life, the importance of biotechnology is currently very high in both the public and scientific agenda. The main focus of the course will be on Molecular biotechnology. Molecular biology, (molecular) Genetics and Bioinformatics form the ‘backbone’ of biotechnology, and different aspects of these feature in a number of modules. A thorough understanding of the link between DNA, RNA and protein is pivotal. You will study gene expression and protein production and purification, and applications thereof in different biotechnological fields. In addition to developing subject-based expertise and skills, you will consider the many global issues associated with recent biotechnological advances. This course will give you access to a field of study which will have a major impact in the future of science. It is specifically designed to expand your knowledge and insight in the science underpinning biotechnological principles. In addition, it will help you to apply knowledge and skills in addressing specific biotechnological problems in the fields of medical, industrial, microbial and plant biotechnology. The course will enhance your career opportunities in the biotechnological industries, enabling you to take full advantage of opportunities that will ensue from the expansion of this area and/or prepare you for further academic research. Methods of Assessement Modules will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations depending on... [-]

Master Of Science In Intelligent Systems (mit)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2018 Mexico Monterrey Puebla + 1 more

Master in Intelligent Systems specialists are trained in AI technologies, able to generate, adapt and apply innovative technology in any of the following application areas: [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. Description Various technological trends in the modern world point to the need for computer systems more flexible, able to adapt to unforeseen and uncertain conditions, and interaction skills. One of the main areas that are generating technology to provide computer systems with the listed capacity is Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is one of the major technological trends that will transform society, economy and environment in this century, with advances like robots, systems able to converse with humans, intelligent buildings, and many others. In the Master of Intelligent Systems specialists are trained in AI technologies, able to generate, adapt and apply innovative technology in any of the following application areas: In the productive sector, a leading company in national or global level. Forming his own company specializing in intelligent systems to solve problems in logistics, robotics, video games, etc. In the academic environment, research and technological development. The Master of Intelligent Systems prepares professionals mastery of these technologies and their application to provide companies and universities with high-level human resources. Specialty area Knowledge Technology, and Environmental Intelligence Autonomous Agents Evolutionary Computation and Systems inspired by nature Robotics, vision and autonomous vehicles bioinformatics Target The Master of Science in Intelligent Systems aims: Contribute to the formation of people who create value in organizations involved, through the implementation and development of techniques of Artificial Intelligence, interacting in multidisciplinary teams with specialists from other areas, and providing technological leadership as well as its values ​​and attitudes. Contribute to the... [-]

Master in Technical Chemistry

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Graz

In the master's degree programme Technical Chemistry at TU Graz, you put your chemical and technical knowledge into practice. Through the programme’s modular structure, you can choose individual specialisations to match your interests. [+]

In the master's degree programme Technical Chemistry at TU Graz, you put your chemical and technical knowledge into practice. Through the programme’s modular structure, you can choose individual specialisations to match your interests. Whether you improve construction materials, optimise chemical processes in industry or work on the further development of batteries and other possibilities for chemical energy conversion – after your master's degree programme, countless career opportunities in Austria and abroad will be open to you. Content You deepen your knowledge of applied and technical chemistry and apply it in an interdisciplinary manner. You specialise in a field of technical chemistry. You learn the practical application of technical chemistry in industry and research. You perform experiments in laboratories with modern equipment. You assess the risks involved in handling substances and products and regarding processes. You work on and interpret scientific problems independently – with individual supervision by teachers and researchers. You conduct research and work independently and in a team, e.g. in laboratory courses, on projects and theses. On funded study periods abroad, you improve your specialist English vocabulary and gain international research experience. You carry out research projects with business partners and partner universities in Austria and abroad. You present research results effectively. You gain professional experience during traineeships or by working on your master’s thesis at renowned industrial partner institutions. Specialisation Courses Renewable Resources Macromolecular Chemistry and Plastics Technology Inorganic Substances and Electrochemistry Career Options Technical chemists work in the chemical industry and in industrial sectors where chemical... [-]

Master of Science in Molecular bioscience

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Odense

In the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience you will learn about cell reactions, proteins and their functions and the genes of organisms. These are central... [+]

To be accepted into the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience, you need to complete a relevant bachelor programme.In the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience you will learn about cell reactions, proteins and their functions and the genes of organisms. These are central areas in the research of both cancer, diabetes and infectious diseases. The department researchers collaborate with some of the largest biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and the programme gives you the opportunity to combine academical challenges with fighting disease.

 

 

Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Master of Science (MSc) in Biofabrication

University of Bayreuth
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Bayreuth

Biofabrication is an emerging technology in the field of medical engineering. In particular, additive production processes (such as 3D printing) are expected to make important contributions to technological progress in the near term – and so is biofabrication. The internationally oriented master’s programme Biofabrication is interdisciplinary in nature, representing an engineering curriculum at the intersection of technology, chemistry, materials science, biology, and medicine. We offer you the opportunity to work in a research area at the cutting edge of medical innovation. Students profit from our conveniently located key labs, including those at Bayreuth’s Centre for Materials Science & Engineering (ZMW, TAO) and at the new Bavarian Polymer Institute. [+]

Biofabrication is an emerging technology in the field of medical engineering. In particular, additive production processes (such as 3D printing) are expected to make important contributions to technological progress in the near term – and so is biofabrication. The internationally oriented master’s programme Biofabrication is interdisciplinary in nature, representing an engineering curriculum at the intersection of technology, chemistry, materials science, biology, and medicine. We offer you the opportunity to work in a research area at the cutting edge of medical innovation. Students profit from our conveniently located key labs, including those at Bayreuth’s Centre for Materials Science & Engineering (ZMW, TAO) and at the new Bavarian Polymer Institute. The master’s programme Biofabrication is highly practice-oriented, offering you the opportunity to hone both your theoretical and practical skills. This combines with an excellent, far-reaching network of international partners in Australia, Thailand, France, the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain to give students plenty of ways to gain experience abroad. The curriculum, the instructors, and the involvement of selected international partner universities and research institutions in the areas of biomaterial research and biofabrication all help enable a smooth transition to further postgraduate studies or a demanding scientific career. Fields of Employment Biofabrication is considered a modern growth sector. There is an increasing demand for the skills addressed in the study programme in many different occupational fields: institutional and industrial research: fundamental research in medicine and biomedicine, especially in the area of medical engineering industrial development: developing medical implants and technical aids for... [-]

Animal, Dairy, Poultry sciences

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. Animal Sciences The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. We offer a variety of degree programs including animal science, dairy science, dairy foods technology and poultry science. We also offer training in equine science, meat science, companion animals and pre-veterinary medicine. Our programs prepare students for challenging careers. We also offer a variety of scholarship and career-oriented internship opportunities for qualified students. Mission The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. We offer a variety of degree programs including animal science, dairy science, dairy foods technology and poultry science. We also offer training in equine science, meat science, companion animals and pre-veterinary medicine. Our programs prepare students for challenging careers. We also offer a variety of scholarship and career-oriented internship opportunities for qualified students. Degree Programs Animal Science Dairy Science Poultry Science [-]

Master of Health Sciences in Biomedical Engineering

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Oulu

The International Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a two-year interdisciplinary programme focusing on biomechanics and medical imaging as well as biomedical signal and image processing. [+]

Biomedical Engineering, Master of Health Sciences Interdisciplinary knowledge in medical and health technologies from theoretical and practical perspective Capability to design and implement biomedical measurement systems and health applications, and process multimodal biomedical signals and images Opportunity to modify personal study profile according to your professional interests The applicant can select from the two alternatives. Degrees to be obtained: Master of Health Sciences,with focus on biomechanics, medical imaging and health technology applications Master of Science (Technology),with focus on biomedical signal and image processing, machine learning, and measurement and analysis of biomedical data The International Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a two-year interdisciplinary programme focusing on biomechanics and medical imaging as well as biomedical signal and image processing. The programme will give you relevant skills and core knowledge of the latest methods, tools and technologies combined with issues such as: anatomy and physiology biomechanics biomedical measurements medical physics and imaging techniques biomedical signal and image processing machine learning e-Health health technology applications Finland has impressive health technology industry and its health care system is worldwide known. University of Oulu and the OuluHealth innovation ecosystem offer an excellent platform for research and development (R&D). The BME program is organized by internationally recognized high-quality research groupsin close collaboration with the Oulu University Hospital. The program and the international research groups have also cooperation with other health care organizations and health technology industry. Master graduate from the BME program typically works in different expert duties in industry, research, education, and health... [-]

MS Chemical Sciences

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA Kennesaw Marietta + 2 more

The Master of Science in Chemical Sciences (MSCB) is a thesis-based program with tracks in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The MSCB offers a flexible curriculum, individually tailored to the student’s background and research interests. The program is 33-credit-hours of coursework with research opportunities in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry, from synthetic organic chemistry to enzymology. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. The Master of Science in Chemical Sciences (MSCB) is a thesis-based program with tracks in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The MSCB offers a flexible curriculum, individually tailored to the student’s background and research interests. The program is 33-credit-hours of coursework with research opportunities in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry, from synthetic organic chemistry to enzymology. The MSCB will prepare students to think in an interdisciplinary fashion about problems in chemistry, biochemistry and many other related areas of study. This program is designed to allow students to complete course work and thesis research within two academic years. Adequately prepared applicants must demonstrate core competency as reflected by the record of undergraduate coursework in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, with a degree focus in one of these areas. An applicant who is deemed deficient in one or two courses by the Admissions Committee may be admitted into the program under the condition that the missing undergraduate courses be taken in addition to the graduate program requirements; these will not count toward the degree and are not eligible for the tuition waver. Curriculum Common Core (8 Credit Hours) CHEM 6620 - Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry CHEM 7000 - Research Skills and Ethics CHEM 7100 - Graduate Seminar Track and Individualized Course of Study Electives (12 Credit Hours) CHEM 6430 - Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry CHEM 6510 - Advanced Topics in Biochemistry CHEM 7300 - Synthetic Methods CHEM 7500 - Chemical Biology CHEM 7600 - Physical and... [-]

Master of Science in Biotechnology

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Wayne

The MS in Biotechnology is a 36-credit degree program that prepares students for a variety of opportunities in the area of biotechnology and related fields such as molecular biology, immunology, genetic engineering, and protein biochemistry. Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field that deals with the implementation of the latest technological developments for a variety of applications in industry, medicine, and agriculture. Students receive training and experience in the broad area of molecular biology, including plant and animal tissue culture, gene expression, protein chemistry, and recombinant DNA technology using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Students may also choose from a variety of electives in other areas of biotechnology, such as immunology, electron microscopy, microbial ecology, and virology. Independent study or a thesis may be elected, giving students the opportunity to develop and complete a research project in biotechnology. [+]

William Paterson University in New Jersey invites you to meet with  Amo- Augustus Kubeyinje, Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services during our 2017 Africa Recruitment Tour. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate degree program. Ask about available scholarship  opportunities. Abuja, Nigeria - Date:  September 22nd 2017 Lagos, Nigeria - Date:  September 26th and 27th Accra, Ghana - Date: September 28th Kumasi, Ghana - Date: September 30th Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Date:  October 1st  and 2nd Kigali, Rwanda - Date:  October 3rd Nairobi, Kenya - Date:  October 5th  and 6th Harare, Zimbabwe - Date:  October 7th Johannesburg, South Africa - Date: October 9th and 10th The MS in Biotechnology is a 36-credit degree program that prepares students for a variety of opportunities in the area of biotechnology and related fields such as molecular biology, immunology, genetic engineering, and protein biochemistry. Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field that deals with the implementation of the latest technological developments for a variety of applications in industry, medicine, and agriculture. Students receive training and experience in the broad area of molecular biology, including plant and animal tissue culture, gene expression, protein chemistry, and recombinant DNA technology using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Students may also choose from a variety of electives in other areas of biotechnology, such as immunology, electron microscopy, microbial ecology, and virology. Independent study or a thesis may be elected, giving students the opportunity to develop and complete a research project in biotechnology. The M.S. in biotechnology is a 36-credit degree program that prepares... [-]

Master of Science in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Royal Agricultural University
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 United Kingdom Cirencester

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population. It provides an opportunity for graduates or professionals in other disciplines to direct their careers towards agriculture and food supply. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. The principal aim of the course is to enable you to gain the specialised knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes necessary to contribute effectively and ethically to strategic decision making, opinion forming and operational management for the sustainable development of agricultural and food supply systems. Who is the course for? Anyone who is concerned that our food production systems will not be fit for purpose by the middle of this century! This is the ideal course for those looking for a career in production, policy, and sustainable development focusing on food or resource consumption in agriculture. You should have a degree in a related subject or an interest in a career in one of the key themes. This course attracts students from a wide age group and a wide range of backgrounds and is particularly appropriate for more mature students who are re-directing their careers. The following themes will be developed: Human exploitation of the Earth's resources for food production and the global and local implications of human development. Exploring a wide variety of food production systems from small, local scale to intensive modern large scale, allied to wider environmental and landscape considerations. The role and function of institutional structures and policies in relation to development, resource exploitation and food production. The application of development paradigms, models and tools to build capacity within communities, institutions and individuals. How is the course organised? The course may be studied full-time over one academic year, or part-time over two... [-]

Food Safety Management - MSc/PgD

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

The programme utilises theoretical frameworks and practical case studies to enable students to identify potential hazards, assess risk and to develop and monitor risk management strategies. [+]

The safety and quality of food is a major concern to consumers, retailers, manufactures and regulators. High profile incidents have highlighted the need for the effective management systems and regulatory frameworks for food safety at the local, national and international levels. Increasingly, professionals within this field require specialised knowledge and skills to help them identify and effectively manage risks. In response to these challenges, this PgDip/MSc has been designed to meet the development needs of UK andinternational food safety specialists working in commerce and industry and enforcement agencies. ​Course Content​ The programme utilises theoretical frameworks and practical case studies to enable students to identify potential hazards, assess risk and to develop and monitor risk management strategies. The teaching team has many years experience in policy development, research and consultancy working in industry and the enforcement of legislation. The team operates at the international level and this is reflected in the teaching sessions. The taught component of the programme comprises the equivalent of six modules of 20 credit points each at level M (comprising four half modules and four full modules). Employability & Careers​ The programme is seen to be of particular relevance to those wishing to further their expertise in food safety management. The programme is also of relevance to students with a general enforcement background or food industry background who wish to specialise in food safety.​ [-]

Master's Degree In Animal Production And Natural Resources

Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
Campus Full time 4 months July 2018 Mexico Chihuahua

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. To do this, the program develops in the student different generic and specialty skills in four areas of expertise: Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Natural Resources Management and Technology of Animal Products. Mission and Vision MISSION To train specialized human resources with comprehensive skills to contribute to sustainable development through the generation, application, dissemination and transfer of knowledge to problem solving and innovation in animal production systems and care and responsible use of natural resources, for a better quality of life in the regional and national context. VISION 2018 The program Master of Science in Animal Production and Natural Resources is a national and international reference, with high social relevance, recognized by the academic productivity impact of its results and the quality in the training of human resources committed to the generation and application responsible and innovative knowledge to solve problems of the food industry, natural resources and the environment. It has high-level academic bodies, able to analyze and design solutions from various technological, economic, social and environmental dimensions through projects articulated in collaborative networks that contribute to the strengthening of the Faculty... [-]