Master's in Biology in Italy

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Study in biology can lead to careers in health care, teaching, environmental conservation, and biotechnology. It can also form the base from which to pursue doctoral study in the areas of clinical or research work.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology will provide students with the theoretical and practical preparation necessary to manage bio-molecular research (basic and applied to biomedicine). [+]

Best Masters in Biology in Italy 2017/2018. The Masters Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biology will provide students with the theoretical and practical preparation necessary to manage bio-molecular research (basic and applied to biomedicine). The programme focuses on individual student progress and their understanding of scientific issues and experimental strategies that are relevant to the programme objectives, as well as the final student thesis, which must be based on original experimental work, in coordination with a department professor. Learning Outcomes Advanced knowledge of unicellular and multicellular organisms that can be used as model systems for the study of the basic mechanisms of gene expression or more complex processes such as cellular development, differentiation and transformation; Acquisition of relevant concepts and methodologies, especially in terms of gene studies related to complex processes and the study of human populations; Advanced knowledge of the molecular basis of the main processes involved in the regulation of the structure and function of nucleic acids and proteins; Understanding of basic methodologies for the study and manipulation of biological macro-molecules; Ability to develop and improve basic methodologies that may be applied to research in biomedical and biotechnological research; Understanding of genetic and molecular concepts applied to the diagnosis and cure of genetic diseases; Ability to identify the biological processes underlying the basic physiopathology of organs and systems and their modulation, especially in mankind. [-]

Master In Marine Bio-Ecology

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The course of Science in Bio-Marine Ecology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology. In particular, the course of LM aims to provide students with an advanced level of education for the exercise of a highly qualified activity in the field of the environment in all its complexity, with particular attention ... [+]

final test characteristics. The final exam consists of the discussion, in open session of a thesis exclusively experimental character, which brings an original contribution, prepared under the guidance of a supervisor, the thesis will be written in Italian or English. The experimental activity contributes to the formation of a biologist with marine setting by completing the knowledge acquired during the course of studies with the aim of developing autonomy in research, critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of experimental data, as well as skills in experimental practices related to research biological applied to the sea, its resources and conservation. During discussion of the dissertation, the student must, also, demonstrate that they have assimilated well the topics covered during the studies in order to be able to play a leading role for the activities for which it is named. The decision of the Commission of Science will be formulated according to procedures defined in the Academic Regulations for the Course. Skills required for access. Students wishing to enroll in the Master of Science in Bio-Marine Ecology must be in possession of a Degree or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as valid under current legislation. For access to the Master of Science as well as proving the possession of curricular requirements corresponding to adequate number of credits in groups of scientific areas that will be defined in the academic regulations, and a good mastery of basic biological disciplines for preparation of the biologist who provide the essential knowledge about the... [-]

Master In Cellular And Molecular Biology

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The LM course in Molecular and Cellular Biology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology, in some key areas of the biological sciences and to provide advanced preparation and operational framework at the level of biological phenomena cellular, sub-cellular and molecular. In particular, the LM course has the objective to provide a preparation ... [+]

Best Masters in Biology in Italy 2017/2018. final test characteristics. The activities related to the preparation of the final examination for the achievement of the LM will be carried out by the student under the supervision of a tutor during the training period at a research laboratory University or a highly qualified body under an agreement with the University biomolecular . The final exam, which involves the acquisition of 13 credits, consists of the discussion, in open session, of an exclusively experimental thesis and which brings an original contribution, prepared under the guidance of a teacher of the course with LM, as rapporteur. The dissertation may be written in Italian or English and must have the typical form of a complete scientific work in terms of general organization (Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Tables and Figures). The decision of the Commission of Science will be formulated according to procedures defined in the Academic Regulations for the Course. Skills required for access. Students wishing to enroll in the Master of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology must hold a Degree or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as valid under current legislation. For access to the Master of Science as well as proving the possession of curricular requirements corresponding to adequate number of credits in groups of scientific areas that will be defined in the academic regulations, and adequate preparation in both core subjects in the preparation biologist, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer science, which in basic biological... [-]

Masters in Neuroscience

University of Trieste
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Trieste

The two-year International Master Degree in Neuroscience aims at providing a multidisciplinary training in Neurobiology, with topics ranging from Molecular to Behavioral Neurosciences. Having in common a multi-level approach to Brain Research, Neuroscientists at the BRAIN Centre for Neuroscience and International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS-SISSA), Trieste offer graduate neuroscience studies at the University of Trieste. [+]

The International Master of Science in Neurosciences degree (NS) is the first Master’s Degree of its kind in Italy, and it is innovative by definition. The teaching staff comes from the former Faculties of Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology and Engineering of the University of Trieste, and it is organized in collaboration with neurobiology professors of the International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS-SISSA), with Italian and foreign experts from the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry and with "Visiting Professors" from prestigious European and USA universities. The International NS course is also included in the Network of European Neuroscience Schools. The two-year International Master Degree in Neuroscience aims at providing a multidisciplinary training in Neurobiology, with topics ranging from Molecular to Behavioral Neurosciences. Having in common a multi-level approach to Brain Research, Neuroscientists at the BRAIN Centre for Neuroscience and International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS-SISSA), Trieste offer graduate neuroscience studies at the University of Trieste. Students with a 3 year university 1st level degree (BSc) or equivalent in biology, biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy (or equivalent) are encouraged to submit their candidacy. Foreign graduate students are also encouraged to apply to the International Master Degree in Neuroscience. Normal courses will be held during two semesters. The whole programme, including lecture courses, workshops, seminars, and research training will consists of 120 credits. The first year is devoted mainly to taught courses, while the second will be spent mostly for preparation of a thesis based on an experimental research project. Theoretical and practical courses: Neurophysiology, Cellular... [-]

Master in Tropical and International Forestry

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Italy Rome Padua + 1 more

The M.Sc. programme Tropical and International Forestry focuses on sustainable management and conservation of forest ecosystems worldwide, especially in the tropical and subtropical forests of developing or emerging countries. [+]

Master in Tropical and International Forestry (M.Sc. study focus)

 

The M.Sc. programme Tropical and International Forestry focuses on sustainable management and conservation of forest ecosystems worldwide, especially in the tropical and subtropical forests of developing or emerging countries. Graduates of the programme work in forest management all around the world, often in cooperation with international research and development organizations.Along with the formal course-work, students gain intercultural work- and life-experience by interacting with international colleagues and professors. Experience has shown that personal and professional contact established during this MSc programme is an excellent way to expand the students’ professional network.... [-]