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MSc in Geology

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

Geology is dealing with processes in the Earth's interior, formation and evolution of rocks and their interactions with other spheres of the planet Earth. The students are formed in scientific work focused on the detailed knowledge of the rock environments, their geological composition, and interactions with the atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere including processes leading to migration of substances in these environments. [+]

Applied Geology

Applied Geology is focused on the application of hydrogeological, engineering-geological and geophysical methods in solving practical problems and research related to the geological environment. It deals with the search and exploitation of water resources, mineral resources, and geothermal energy, the survey related to the storage of radioactive waste and geological storage of CO2. Methods of Applied Geology are also used in the analysis of geological and environmental factors and risks assessment. Some of those factors are associated with global climate change. Typical tasks include the stabilization of landslides and other slope movements, floods, quality and quantity of drinking water, radon risk, seismicity, etc.... [-]


MSc in Geography

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

A graduate is endowed with a comprehensive knowledge of the development of natural sphere generally, social structures and processes and their impact on the landscape and the ways of its use. A graduate is able to analyze, evaluate and interpret landscape changes; formulate appropriate conclusions and strategies based on theories and methods used in geoecology, human geography, historiography, and regional development. A graduate is ready to work for private, profitable public, state and international institutions dealing with the landscape both in the project and decisive spheres (physical and strategic planning, nature conservation), and to get involved as in basic as in applied research (doctoral studies, academic and commercial spheres). [+]

Master's degree program is based on modern knowledge of a number of scientific disciplines dealing with the landscape, its forces, dynamics, and interactions. That represents the intersection of disciplines enabling to deepen the foundations of scientific (physical geography and geo-ecology, geology, biology), technical (cartography, geo-informatics, remote sensing) and social disciplines (social geography, sociology, history, and law). The aim is to obtain theoretical and practical skills to capture the landscape and its folders, work with them using GIS, remote sensing, aerial imagery, modeling. Lectures are carried out in the Czech language with the use of Czech and foreign (mostly English language) literature, one lecture (Heritage of Cultural Landscapes) will be carried out in English. To enrich learning activities, foreign guests working at our workplaces on regular basis will be involved. Teaching in some subjects will be designed in a way that final evaluation of the student consists of a scientific performance on the international stage, including the presentation in English. The best graduates of the follow-up master's program will be able to continue in doctoral programs.“General Questions of Geography” previously accredited is a follow-up to a large extent. Graduates should find their place as in basic as in applied research, in decisive and project spheres.... [-]


MSc in Demography

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

A graduate of the Master's program in demography may subsequently pursue subject-related study towards a doctoral degree. Further opportunities for graduates exist in both research and professional work. Among potential workplaces of interest to graduates are scientific research institutes which deal with a wide array of human or human population studies, ranging from socio-economic studies to medical and anthropological research. Graduates work as demographic experts at all levels of government, from local authorities (municipal or regional) to national (state authorities, government ministries, or state statistical services), as well as in the private sector, ranging from opinion polling firms, to departments of marketing, human resources, and advertising of large corporations. [+]

A graduate of the Master's program in demography may subsequently pursue subject-related study towards a doctoral degree. Further opportunities for graduates exist in both research and professional work. Among potential workplaces of interest to graduates are scientific research institutes which deal with a wide array of human or human population studies, ranging from socio-economic studies to medical and anthropological research.

Graduates work as demographic experts at all levels of government, from local authorities (municipal or regional) to national (state authorities, government ministries, or state statistical services), as well as in the private sector, ranging from opinion polling firms, to departments of marketing, human resources, and advertising of large corporations.... [-]


MSc in Chemistry

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The graduate from the MSc. study of Analytical Chemistry has passed the demanding theoretical and practical training and is capable of independent solving of problems connected with the qualitative and quantitative analysis of samples of any material. He/she has mastered the strategy of the process of analysis and is able to propose and realize effectively the solution of given analytical task. [+]

Analytical Chemistry

Analytical chemistry is a scientific discipline which develops and applies methods, measuring techniques and strategies for obtaining information on the chemical composition of a defined part of the real world, on the changes of this composition in time and on the spatial distribution of chemical species. It intensely cooperates with the other chemical disciplines and with other important scientific fields, e.g., medicine, pharmacy, forensic studies, or ecology. The study of analytical chemistry obeys the recommendations by the Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC) of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS). It covers mastering of the theoretical background, practical training in the traditional methods of chemical analysis, in modern methods of instrumental analysis and in chemometry, complemented by general information on measuring methodology, on the systems of securing the quality of products, on multidimensional techniques and on continuous monitoring of industrial processes and of processes occurring in living organisms and in the environment.... [-]


MSc in Biology

Charles University Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The graduate has a general knowledge of structures and biological processes in the plant cell and body - architecture, metabolism, ontogenesis, and its regulation, and interaction of the plant with the environment. The graduate can pursue his studies at the postgraduate level and continue in research work on the experimental biology of plants. Knowledge of plant physiology is applicable in practically-focused fields like agronomy, horticulture and breeding, forestry, Phytopathology, plant biotechnology, ecology, and environmental protection, or in biology education at secondary schools (pedagogical training also needed). General practical experience in microscopic, biochemical and molecular biological methods and a general biological knowledge enable work in other fields of biology, in a specialized commodity trade or in state administration. [+]

Animal Physiology

Animal physiology graduate students have advanced knowledge of animal and human biology, including a thorough knowledge of body structure and functions. They are especially familiar with integrative physiological functions of the whole organism and their regulations, as well as with the basic molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying complex physiological processes. A broad theoretical knowledge complemented by useful methodological experience and practical skills gained by laboratory training and experimental work on master thesis project provides an excellent background for professional success of the graduates in both basic and applied research. Graduates of the master level of animal physiology have a good command of the general principles of scientific work and they can continue in doctoral study programs.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Catholic University Of Cameroon
Campus 2 years February 2019 Cameroon Bamenda

The scientific and technological explosion which is shaping the world today is underpinned by subtle mathematical applications, some of which are founded on deep mathematical theories. The Department of Mathematics, in its Master of Science degree programme, aims to introduce and develop in its students, abilities that prepare them as future participants in the scientific and technological progress of society. [+]

MISSION

The scientific and technological explosion which is shaping the world today is underpinned by subtle mathematical applications, some of which are founded on deep mathematical theories. The Department of Mathematics, in its Master of Science degree program, aims to introduce and develop in its students, abilities that prepare them as future participants in the scientific and technological progress of society.

OBJECTIVES

The Master degree program is designed to give the students the opportunity to deepen and broaden their knowledge in core areas of Mathematics –pure and applied. It is aimed at offering to students both the breadth and depth of knowledge required in their area of interest and to bring to them possible extensions of their areas of interests. The ultimate goal is, of course, to give its graduates excellent qualifications leading to the Ph.D. degree programs, as well as, to professions in Teaching, Business (including Financial Institutions), Industry and Technology.... [-]


Master of Science in Marine Sciences

Savannah State University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Savannah

The Master of Science in Marine Sciences degree program provides a curriculum designed to meet the needs of individuals who desire a graduate degree to prepare them for a career to address marine resource and coastal environmental issues through research, education, and outreach. [+]

The Master of Science in Marine Sciences degree program provides a curriculum designed to meet the needs of individuals who desire a graduate degree to prepare them for a career to address marine resource and coastal environmental issues through research, education, and outreach. The program takes advantage of its campus located adjacent to a salt marsh and is the only instructional unit in the University System of Georgia with direct ocean access and on-campus marine laboratory facilities. A collaborative agreement with the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and on-going collaborative programs and contracts with universities, state agencies, and federal agencies also contribute to a framework of quality and excellence.... [-]


Master of Science in Physical Geography

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The Institute of Physical Geography at Universität Frankfurt with its several working groups (active both nationally and internationally) covers a wide range of content and methods in the field of physical geography. [+]

The Institute of Physical Geography at Universität Frankfurt with its several working groups (active both nationally and internationally) covers a wide range of content and methods in the field of physical geography.

The research-based Master’s program in Physical Geography, which focuses on the relationship between man and the environment in the past, present, and future, benefits from this broad approach, and the complex networks and regional, national and global challenges that emerge shape the contents during the four semesters of the program.The flexible structure of the program and individual tutoring allows students to develop their own profiles. The program focuses on learning and researching and therefore qualifies students for specific activities in both research and industry.... [-]


Master of Science in Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

Since the 2011/12 winter semester, the Faculty of Biology has offered the Master of Science in "Cell Biology and Physiology". In the winter semester 2015/16, this was reissued as new Master of Science in "Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions". [+]

Since the winter semester 2011/12 the Faculty of Biology has offered the Master of Science in "Cell Biology and Physiology". In the winter semester 2015/16, this was reissued as new Master of Science in "Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions".

The two-year Master's program Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions is research-oriented and educates students in modern concepts and methods of cell biology and physical biology. Scientific questions in the fields of cell biology and physical biology will be combined with developmental biology, cellular structure biology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, immunology, neuro-and plant physiology.

The Master's program provides students with an understanding of fundamental life processes from cell growth, cell-cell communication and differentiation to hormonal, inflammatory, angiogenic signaling and aging. These processes are studied in context of cells, individual tissues and model organisms. The experimental and conceptual approaches of the program include modern cell biological, molecular, biochemical, bioinformatical, immunological and genetic methods, combined with various microscopical techniques and applications, molecular imaging, data analysis as well as morphological and physiological technologies.... [-]


Master of Science in Meteorology

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

discipline deeply rooted in physics, investigating atmospheric processes by experimental-empirical and theoretical methods. Besides to physics and mathematics it also has connections to chemistry, oceanography, hydrology, and geography. [+]

Meteorology is the science of weather and climate and much more! It is a geosciences discipline deeply rooted in physics, investigating atmospheric processes by experimental-empirical and theoretical methods. Besides to physics and mathematics, it also has connections to chemistry, oceanography, hydrology, and geography.

Other than in the bachelor program in meteorology, where the scientific foundations are laid, here students have extensive freedoms to structure their curriculum according to their personal preferences. From the first semester on, staff from the various research groups systematically prepares them to research which they will do for their master’s thesis. Possible directions are... [-]


Master of Science in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The program aimed at giving researchers a grounding in mathematics and deep knowledge of mathematical physics, as well as gives the chance to pursue in-depth study of the fundamental models of modern theoretical physics. We put emphasis on students' independent scientific study that encourages their rapid fundamental scientific (and thus career) growth. [+]

The program aimed at giving researchers a grounding in mathematics and deep knowledge of mathematical physics, as well as gives the chance to pursue in-depth study of the fundamental models of modern theoretical physics. We put emphasis on students' independent scientific study that encourages their rapid fundamental scientific (and thus career) growth.

Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time) Application deadline: July 16, 2018 Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process Language: English Location: Moscow, Russia

This program gives you the ability to:

Choose your own educational path and study tailored, individual courses depending on the specific area of your scientific study Participate in research projects independently and alongside eminent specialists, teachers, and foreign colleagues Gain the skills of a modern researcher and meet the highest professional requirements of leading Russian and international research and educational centers Apply the culture of scientific discussion and ability to carry scientific research to function in scientific research community or multidisciplinary team Continue education and research within the Ph.D. program at Skoltech and leading scientific centers in Russia and abroad Program Structure: ... [-]

Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science - Data Science

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

Data scientists are going to be among the most demanded specialists on the hi-tech market. Our program is created to meet this demand and to equip the most talented young scientists with deep knowledge in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, industrial data analytics, natural language processing, and other important areas of modern data science. [+]

Data scientists are going to be among the most demanded specialists on the hi-tech market. Our program is created to meet this demand and to equip the most talented young scientists with deep knowledge in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, industrial data analytics, natural language processing, and other important areas of modern data science.

Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time) Application deadline: July 16, 2018 Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process Language: English Location: Moscow, Russia

A successful graduate of the program will know:

Mathematical and algorithmic foundations of Data Science Main methodological aspects of both, scientific research and application development in Data Science State of the art techniques of machine learning and related areas ... [-]

Master of Science in Photonics and Quantum Materials

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

Photonics and quantum materials are among the most important areas of modern science and technology. Our MSc program provides world-class education and research in photonics, biophotonics, and nanoelectronics – our students will be prepared to apply fundamental science and engineering approaches to higher-level research and industrial tasks. [+]

Photonics and quantum materials are among the most important areas of modern science and technology. Our MSc program provides world-class education and research in photonics, biophotonics, and nanoelectronics – our students will be prepared to apply fundamental science and engineering approaches to higher-level research and industrial tasks.

Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time) Application deadline: July 16, 2018 Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process Language: English Location: Moscow, Russia

The Key features of the Photonics and Quantum Materials program are:

Organized in joint network-form with Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Institute for Spectroscopy RAS and Institute of Solid State Physics RAS Develops broad knowledge of fundamental areas of Applied Physics and advanced theoretical knowledge and experimental training in a sub‐discipline Covers main topics in contemporary optics and condensed matter physics Gives the experience of application of acquired knowledge and skills to state of the art science and industry problems as individuals or as a part of the team Provides strong interdisciplinary collaboration in different fields, spanning physics, material sciences, mathematics biophysics, and chemistry Provides general insight into scientific work and ability to use top-end equipment, organize and successfully complete a research project Program Structure: ... [-]

Master in Nuclear and Particle Physics

Jyväskylä University Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Jyväskylä

The objective of the Master's degree is to provide you with advanced academic training in the fields of nuclear and particle physics. Depending on your interests and skills you can choose to complete your master's studies with different profiles, specializing in experimental or theoretical nuclear physics or in experimental or theoretical particle physics. [+]

Master’s Degree Program in Nuclear and Particle Physics, Master of Science (2 yrs)

Applying

The application period begins 15th November 2017 and the deadline for applications is 10th January 2018.

Read more about this program on university's website.

Study objectives

The aim of the Master's Degree Program is to provide you with advanced academic training in the fields of nuclear and particle physics. Depending on your interests and skills you can choose to complete your master's studies with different profiles, specializing in experimental or theoretical nuclear physics or in experimental or theoretical particle physics. The master studies give you a holistic view of nuclear and particle physics to critically, independently and creatively identify, formulate and deal with complex issues resulting in a capability to contributing to research and development work. Such training and skills are suitable for a wide range of professional careers, including that of an academic researcher.... [-]


Master in Nanoscience

Jyväskylä University Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Jyväskylä

As a student of the Masters Program in Nanoscience, you will gather multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of physics, chemistry, and cell & molecular biology. This combination of physics with chemistry and biology offered by the programme is unique in Finland and also abroad, where especially biology is often missing. [+]

Master’s Degree Program in Nanoscience, Master of Science (2 yrs)

Applying

The applicationround opens 15 November 2017 and the deadline for applications is 10 January 2018.

Read more about this program on university's website.

Study objectives

As a student of the Masters Program in Nanoscience, you will gather multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of physics, chemistry, and cell & molecular biology. This combination of physics with chemistry and biology offered by the program is unique in Finland and also abroad, where especially biology is often missing. The program is ideal for those interested in natural sciences in a broad sense and those willing to understand nature and phenomena in nature from many perspectives, from atomic level to the organisms. It provides excellent abilities to follow current developments in science and technology and to graduate as an expert in the rapidly developing field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.... [-]