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MSc Programs in Life Sciences in United Kingdom 2021

When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.

Top MScs in Life Sciences in United Kingdom 2021

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University of Birmingham Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually a ... +

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually as biological and clinical institutions and businesses seek to deliver more effective and efficient data-based services1. The University of Birmingham’s Online MSc Bioinformatics will help you to take advantage of these new opportunities by developing your understanding of complex data sets and how to interact with them. -
MSc
Part-time
30 months
English
Oct 2021
Online
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

This Masters in Human-Animal Interaction will introduce you to interdisciplinary approaches and a diverse range of methods used to research our relationships with other specie ... +

This Masters in Human-Animal Interaction will introduce you to interdisciplinary approaches and a diverse range of methods used to research our relationships with other species. It covers a broad range of topics and looks at human-animal interactions across a wide range of contexts – from pet-owning to animal-assisted interventions, zoos, farms and conservation. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom

Gain a strong grounding in the knowledge and skills - including business acumen - needed for a future in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Gain a strong grounding in the knowledge and skills - including business acumen - needed for a future in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification i ... +

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification in the fields of food safety and security. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Manchester Metropolitan University has been paving the way in nutrition and food science research since 1880. This unique Food Science and Innovation master’s degree combines ... +

Manchester Metropolitan University has been paving the way in nutrition and food science research since 1880. This unique Food Science and Innovation master’s degree combines Manchester Met’s rich expertise with new technology to give you the specialist food and nutrition knowledge you need to succeed. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
University Centre Myerscough
Lancashire, United Kingdom

This MSc Animal Science, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, recognises the multidiscipline approach of the subjects. The course aims to extend the student’s exis ... +

This MSc Animal Science, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, recognises the multidiscipline approach of the subjects. The course aims to extend the student’s existing expertise to the full range of skills and knowledge required to inform and lead industry developments. The MSc will encourage debate and critical evaluation of industry practices and scientific research within this field. The course will also enable students to reflect on current issues and develop problem-solving skills which encourage originality of thought. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
23 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Cranfield University
Cranfield, United Kingdom

Food security is one of the major concerns of our time. The production of adequate and nutritious food for everyone, using the available recourses in a sensible and sustainabl ... +

Food security is one of the major concerns of our time. The production of adequate and nutritious food for everyone, using the available recourses in a sensible and sustainable manner is a key priority worldwide, especially considering the expected effects of climate change on food production. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2021
30 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Through this course, you’ll explore 21st-century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods tas ... +

Through this course, you’ll explore 21st-century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods taste and feel, and how they impact nutrition and health. You’ll explore sensory evaluation, food law and how global trends in trade, regulation and policy influence the sustainability and wider impact of the food chain. You’ll also consider topics such as modern production and analytical technologies, functional foods and labelling legislation, and how to ensure that foods are nutritious and safe to eat. Technical skills are vital to the food industry and they’re an important part of this course. In our dedicated food technology and biochemistry laboratories, you’ll have practical sessions in areas of food production, evaluating the sensory properties of foods, microbiological quality, and the chemical and physical analysis of foods. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Students at Lincoln have the opportunity to study a variety of forward-thinking topics such as advanced crop science, advanced food manufacturing, new product and process deve ... +

Students at Lincoln have the opportunity to study a variety of forward-thinking topics such as advanced crop science, advanced food manufacturing, new product and process development, food safety and technical management, as well as commercial, operational, supply chain, and agile management. Following the taught element of the programme students can undertake a period of professional practice. This six-month placement can be with one of the University’s industry partners or with an independently sourced organisation. Students successfully completing this route will receive the title of MSc Agri-food Technology with Professional Practice. -
MSc
Full-time
14 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has been ... +

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has been using biotechnology for millennia, for example in baking, brewing and sewage treatment. This Masters degree aims to teach the fundamental molecular bioscience underpinning biotechnology along with examples of its current applications. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

Our programme will provide you with essential skills in both molecular and computational techniques. You will learn how to design and perform experiments, and efficiently anal ... +

Our programme will provide you with essential skills in both molecular and computational techniques. You will learn how to design and perform experiments, and efficiently analyse next-generation sequencing data. You will acquire research data mining skills for Biological Sciences, Transcriptomics, Genomics, Proteomics and Metagenomics. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MSc in Marine Mammal Science prepares students for professional careers in the research and conservation of marine mammals. It is the only research-focused MSc degree in t ... +

The MSc in Marine Mammal Science prepares students for professional careers in the research and conservation of marine mammals. It is the only research-focused MSc degree in this popular subject worldwide and is taught by leading experts at the Sea Mammal Research Unit and the Scottish Oceans Institute. -
MSc
Full-time
English
06 Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our Food Safety, Hygiene and Management Masters provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. You will consider the relationship between food and public ... +

Our Food Safety, Hygiene and Management Masters provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. You will consider the relationship between food and public health, and examine the scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative factors that influence food safety. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you.

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used ... +

Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands-on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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