A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.
Those who pursue professional studies often find that such a program is an excellent way to prepare for a career after graduation. Topics covered in these courses of study may include industry-specific information, general professional principles, or important skills, such as leadership.
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The basis of natural sciences is the modelling of phenomena and solving these models. The Master’s programme in theoretical and computational methods will give you a strong basis in the theoretical methods, modelling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. [+]
This Master's programme aims to give students of molecular biology a solid foundation for a career in medically related areas. These areas have played, and will continue to play, a central role in pharmaceutical and biotechnological development. [+]
This programme aims to give students of molecular biology a solid foundation for a career in medically related areas. These areas have played, and will continue to play, a central role in pharmaceutical and biotechnological development. The programme also deals with subjects related to commercial applications such as the development of diagnostic tools, quality control and functional foods.
Special features of the programme:
• Broad range of courses related to medical biology, including pharmacology, immunology, nutrition physiology, toxicology, and neurobiology
• Integration of theory and laboratory skills training
• Insights into the drug development process, from research to clinical use... [-]
This MSc/LLM in International Relations, Security & Law introduces and familiarises students with contemporary issues relating to the course topics, examining them through legal and political viewpoints. [+]
Life Science & Technology educates MSc students in fundamental academic and applied technology elements within Life Sciences. [+]
The cell is the building block of life, the smallest unit with the molecular characteristics of living systems. Increased knowledge of the mechanisms of the biomolecular and biochemical processes in the cell can lead to better medicines, new methods for combating diseases.
What does this master’s programme entail?
The basis of the two-year master’s programme in Life Science and Technology is formed by research carried out in the life sciences and chemistry groups of the Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC). Researchers take a science-based approach in finding tailored solutions for complex societal problems as encountered in personalized medicine, systems biology and sustainable use of biological sources. Starting from day one, and during the whole master programme you are a member of a research team in the LIC. Guided by a personal mentor, the student assembles a tailor-made educational programme for optimal training to become a life sciences professional.... [-]
In the Master’s programme Law and Economics, you will focus on the economic and legal aspects of market regulation (in banking, energy, telecom, transport, health care, etc.), private equity, hedge funds, competition and competition policy, corporate governance, and mergers. [+]
In the Master’s programme Law and Economics, you will focus on the economic and legal aspects of market regulation (in banking, energy, telecom, transport, health care, etc.), private equity, hedge funds, competition and competition policy, corporate governance, and mergers. You will learn from an interdisciplinary team of legal experts and economists who enhance the challenging course content with both theory and real-world knowledge. The interdependence of economics and law is the prime focus of the programme. As a graduate of this programme, you will be uniquely prepared to bridge what is a common gap between these disciplines.Growing Demand For Multidisciplinary Experts
Utrecht University’s Master of Law and Economics was established in response to growing demands from international employers for multidisciplinary experts in competition, regulatory issues, and governance. In the programme, you will examine legal and managerial issues as well as the underlying economic theories behind such cases as:... [-]
The programme educates future maritime and ocean leaders and strengthens the capacity of national administrations in developing countries. [+]
Taught in Malmö with seven specializations: Maritime Education & Training; Maritime Energy Management; Maritime Law & Policy; Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration; Ocean Sustainability, Governance & Management; Port Management; and Shipping Management & Logistics. The programme educates future maritime and ocean leaders and strengthens the capacity of national administrations in developing countries. It serves the maritime and oceans industries and their value chains, building on IMO’s global reach. It is responsive to the real needs of the maritime and oceans sectors, offering an expert balance of academic study and practical experience, and providing a unique insight into the whole range of maritime endeavor.... [-]
Our Master's program offers courses in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuro-modelling. Taken together these disciplines study how memories, emotions, cognition or consciousness actually work. Students attend lectures in English and practice in leading laboratories of Moscow and of our international partners. [+]
Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. [+]
American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines course work in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. [+]
The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with advance knowledge, professional and analyticalskills, and prepare them for the challenges of managing the organization in the current global environment. [+]
Founded by Dr. Lisa Sparks, one of America’s leading health communication researchers, the Master of Science in health and strategic communication (HCOM) is an accelerated one-year program that brings together social scientists, statisticians, and communication experts to train students how to facilitate better understanding and health habits between medical professionals and patients. [+]
This course prepares students for undertaking social research and evaluation, leading to careers in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Our MSc is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting the research training guidelines for undertaking a PhD in Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work or Socio-legal Studies, as well as preparing you for an ESRC-recognised interdisciplinary PhD in Families, Relationships and Demographic Change and Social Care. A course on Applied Social Research (Criminology) is also available. [+]
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 as academic researchers and consult in their areas of expertise. [+]
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 in subjects that underpin and support your work.... [-]
Examine the history of health, medicine and healthcare in societies and their relevance to contemporary issues with a broad comparative perspective. Topics include nursing, nutrition, welfare, drugs, politics, occupational health and education. [+]
The course examines the history of health, medicine and healthcare in societies and their relevance to contemporary issues with a broad comparative perspective. Topics include nursing, nutrition, welfare, drugs, politics, occupational health and education.
This is a joint programme from GCU, the University of Strathclyde and The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare.
View the full course information on the University of Strathclyde websiteEntry requirements
This course is offered in partnership with Strathclyde University, please view course details and entry requirements, via their website http://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/healthhistory/... [-]
This new degree is based on a simple premise: understanding global issues such as climate change, sustainable development, energy or biodiversity requires knowledge about the political, moral and societal dimensions of environmental problems and solutions. [+]