Masters of Science in Professional Studies

Compare 32 MScs in Professional Studies

Professional Studies

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. 

A professional studies program is an excellent educational choice for anyone who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career after leaving higher education. This type of program is meant to teach students whatever they need to know about entering and succeeding in the workplace.

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MSc Life Science and Technology

Leiden University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

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.... [-]


LLM/Master in Law and Economics

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

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:... [-]


MSc in Professional Science

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 7 years August 2018 United Kingdom Buckingham Milton Keynes + 2 more

The MSc in Professional Science is an innovative masters degree course designed to allow you to pursue advanced training in science, while simultaneously developing business and workplace skills highly valued by employers. This qualification enables you to explore scientific topics at postgraduate level and also have an interest in how science relates to the world of business. Most modules are taught, but there is also a compulsory project module where you will undertake a... [+]

MSc in Professional Science

The MSc in Professional Science is an innovative masters degree course designed to allow you to pursue advanced training in science, while simultaneously developing business and workplace skills highly valued by employers. This qualification enables you to explore scientific topics at postgraduate level and also have an interest in how science relates to the world of business. Most modules are taught, but there is also a compulsory project module where you will undertake a substantial piece of independent research which links science and professional skills. This degree is recognised by the international Professional Science Masters Programme.

There are a range of different study routes through this masters degree.... [-]


MSc Program in Maritime Affairs

World Maritime University
Campus Full time 10 - 14 months September 2018 Sweden Malmö

The programme educates future maritime and ocean leaders and strengthens the capacity of national administrations in developing countries. [+]

Master of Science in Maritime Affairs

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.... [-]


MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience (Research)

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

The Cognitive Neuroscience Master’s programme at Radboud University is unique in the world because of its multidisciplinary approach. Psychologists, physicists, biologists, mathematicians, linguists and medical professionals work side by side. [+]

How do we learn language? How do we recognise faces? And how do we remember things? The human brain is fascinating and much still has to be discovered about it. This is why Cognitive Neuroscience has been called the discipline of the future. A discipline which - thanks to new brain imaging techniques - has made enormous progress. If you want to be in the front line of scientific research then Radboud University is the place to be. A concentration of top scientists from all over the world, combined with state-of-the-art technology, has resulted in an environment in which the brain is revealing it secrets.

Unique approach

The Cognitive Neuroscience Master’s programme at Radboud University is unique in the world because of its multidisciplinary approach. Psychologists, physicists, biologists, mathematicians, linguists and medical professionals work side by side. It is precisely here – at the interface between disciplines – that discoveries are made that lead to new insights. This is the secret of our success and the reason for our excellent international reputation.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Kennesaw Marietta + 1 more

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science (AEHS) is a 36 semester-hour graduate program in Kinesiology that offers concentrations in Exercise Physiology or Sport Management. [+]

Master of Science in Applied Exercise & Health Science

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science (AEHS) is a 36 semester-hour graduate program in kinesiology that offers concentrations in Exercise Physiology or Sport Management.

The program can be completed as a full-time student over four consecutive semesters or over a longer period of time as a part-time student. Most program classes will be scheduled in late afternoons and early evenings to allow working professionals to pursue advanced preparation with minimum disruption to ongoing career commitments. The curriculum is comprised of a Program Core (9 hours), a Concentration Core (15 hours) in either Exercise Physiology or Sport Management, a Capstone Experience (3-9 hours), and approved electives (3-9 hours).... [-]


MSc in Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

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. [+]

Programme Overview

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. Leading scientists supervise students' practical training and writing of Master's thesis during the second year. The program is carried out in close cooperation with the École Normale Supérieure and Aarhus University.

Cognitive psychology

Modern cognitive psychology is an experimental discipline that studies the origin and functioning of the mind, brain, and intelligence. Our Program focuses on perception, control of attention and motor responses, formation of mental representations, dynamics of memory retrieval, learning, cognitive development and cognitive breakdown, the mechanisms of reasoning, language, and problem solving.... [-]


MSc in Human-Technology Interaction

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Eindhoven

Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. [+]

Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. New technologies provide us, for instance, with energy-friendly and sustainable solutions to improve the environment in which we live as well as tools for elderly people to live longer on their own. Furthermore, new technologies provide us with new means of communication and new ways of entertainment. Examples are smart phones, ambient intelligence and smart homes, online shopping and communities, 3D television and renewable energy technologies like hydrogen technology and biomass.

For these technologies to be really successful, people will need to be able to use them properly as well as trust, accept and adopt them. As a Human-Technology Interaction engineer you are typically concerned with topics that require a profound understanding of both the human and technological aspects. You will learn about usability, ergonomics, perception, cognition, decision making, social psychology, consumer behavior and environmental psychology. Simultaneously, as a Human-Technology Interaction engineer, you will need a thorough understanding of technology. Therefore, a substantial part of the Master’s Program will consist of engineering courses in the area of your interest.... [-]


Master of Commercial Law

Universiti Utara Malaysia
Campus Full time January 2018 Malaysia Kedah Kuala Lumpur

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. [+]

Master of Commercial Law

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.

Master of Commercial Law curriculum

The program is a 40-credit-hour programme, consisting of 32-credit-hours of coursework and 8-credit-hours of project paper. Students are required to take 7 core courses before they are allowed to write their project paper. In which they are expected to demonstrate their ability in applying the knowledge gained as well as to enhance their writing and other soft skills.

Faculty

The programme will be taught by faculty members and visiting professors in School of Law who are experts in their own field and who are vast teaching and practical experience.... [-]


MS in Health and Strategic Communication

Chapman University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orange

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. [+]

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.

Our faculty’s strong relationships with various agencies, organizations, universities and hospitals throughout Southern California and the world provide unparalleled opportunities for research, internships and work experiences.

Health and Strategic Communication is one of the fastest growing areas in the communication field.... [-]


MSc in Applied Social Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 30 months January 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

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. [+]

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.

Accreditation

The course is recognised as research training by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for those who are studying or going on to study for a PhD (+3), and is also recognised by the ESRC for Master’s Course plus Research Studentship (1+3) purposes.... [-]


Master of European Politics and Policies (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

This program combines academic excellence in the comparative study of public sector structures, policy-making and administration within Europe, with a concern for the practical challenges professionals in policy, administrative and consultative functions face at the sub-state, state and EU level. MEPP has an explicit European and comparative orientation, which includes the study of institutions, decision-making and policies of the European Union on the one hand, and the analysis of convergence and divergence of public sector problems and solutions in European Countries on the other hand. [+]

This program combines academic excellence in the comparative study of public sector structures, policy-making and administration within Europe, with a concern for the practical challenges professionals in policy, administrative and consultative functions face at the sub-state, state, and EU level. MEPP has an explicit European and comparative orientation, which includes the study of institutions, decision-making and policies of the European Union on the one hand, and the analysis of convergence and divergence of public sector problems and solutions in European Countries on the other hand.

What is the Master of European Politics and Policies all about?

Looking for a career in the ever-growing field of European public administration and European organizations? The advanced MSc in European Politics and Policies (MEPP) program is your foot in the door.... [-]


Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

Our interdisciplinary Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering program (HHE) is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. As a student, you will develop a unique profile that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and combines knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills. Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge and skills to develop novel creative technologies aimed at improving our quality of life. HHE offers a unique program and educational vision focusing on technology for healthy humans. While many programs in biomedical technology are offered in Belgium and abroad, HHE is the first and only program offered in English that applies the unique combination of human physiology and engineering in a broad range of areas for healthy humans. [+]

Our interdisciplinary Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering program (HHE) is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. As a student, you will develop a unique profile that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and combines knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills. Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge and skills to develop novel creative technologies aimed at improving our quality of life.

What is the Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering all about?

HHE offers a unique program and educational vision focusing on technology for healthy humans. While many programs in biomedical technology are offered in Belgium and abroad, HHE is the first and only program offered in English that applies the unique combination of human physiology and engineering in a broad range of areas for healthy humans.... [-]


MS in Professional Science: Biotechnology

American University - Washington, DC - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 USA District of Columbia

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. [+]

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 curriculum provides students with the tools necessary for careers in:

Biotechnology Industry Genome Research Institutions Government Regulatory Agencies

Students gain core competencies in statistics and research methods while mastering content in genomics, proteomics, neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, management, and entrepreneurship. Students will tailor their course of study depending on their interests and career goals.

The program allows for hands on experience with an internship and research capstone. Students will also have the opportunity to translate their scientific ideas into a business venture. Graduates of the program will have gained the knowledge and skills to be innovators within the professional science workforce. ... [-]


Master in Theoretical and Computational Methods

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

The basis of natural sciences is the modeling 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, modeling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of basic research and for many fields of application. [+]

About the Mas­ter's Pro­gramme

The basis of natural sciences is the modeling 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, modeling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of basic research and for many fields of application.

Goal of the pro­gramme

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. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of fundamental and applied research. This programme requires a strong commitment from you to develop your own skills and plan your degree. You can tailor your programme according to your existing knowledge and interests, in cooperation with the programme professors.... [-]