Masters Programs in Life Sciences

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Life Sciences

Life Sciences are the study of living organisms (such as plants, animals, human beings) on different levels, including their function, origin, structure, growth, and the life itself! A Master in Life Sciences delves deep into each of these levels.

This field is very well developed and vast; it contains a number of topics and disciplines, the most important of them being cell theory, evolution, genetics, and energy, each of which is explored in Master in Life Sciences programs. Among the most interesting subjects that push the borders of knowledge to the most exciting points, as they apply the latest inventions and achievements of the scientific world, are Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Food and Health Sciences and Molecular Sciences. These branches of Biology are standing on the verge of making breakthrough discoveries almost every day, and you can be part of it with a Master in Life Sciences degree. Life Sciences deal with perhaps the greatest wonders present on Earth today, from microscopic germs to elephants, as well as studies the history of life, tracing it billions of years back in time. There are plenty of career opportunities in the private sector, academic institutions, and research facilities, for graduates holding a Master in Life Sciences degree.

If you feel that breaking the code of life and adventurous trips into the tiniest cells cause a wave of curiosity to rush through your brain, follow the links below to discover more about the opportunities that come with this knowledge and consider a Master in Life Sciences for your future career. Start your search now and contact the school in one click!

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Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA San Luis Obispo

The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program trains students with scientific, engineering, food, and agricultural backgrounds for leadership and management roles in the dairy foods manufacturing industry. This innovative, one-year master's degree includes coursework in dairy chemistry, dairy microbiology, plant management, project management, leadership, sustainability, and other areas critical to effective dairy plant management. Through the use of experiential and project-based learning, students will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the international dairy foods industry. [+]

About the Program

The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program trains students with scientific, engineering, food, and agricultural backgrounds for leadership and management roles in the dairy foods manufacturing industry. This innovative, one-year master's degree includes coursework in dairy chemistry, dairy microbiology, plant management, project management, leadership, sustainability, and other areas critical to effective dairy plant management. Through the use of experiential and project-based learning, students will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the international dairy foods industry.

Program of Study

Graduate students in the MPS in Dairy Products Technology program are required to complete a prescribed course of study designed to give them an understanding of dairy science and manufacturing, industry structure, unit operations, sanitation, quality control, and regulatory requirements. In addition, students will develop the leadership skills and experience needed to manage and guide teams in a dairy processing environment. Three-quarters of on-campus coursework are followed by a one-quarter internship related to dairy foods manufacturing. To graduate with the MPS in Dairy Products Technology, students must then pass a comprehensive examination.... [-]


Master in Molecular Biology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to enter a master program that is at the forefront of presenting exciting scientific discoveries, the master program in Molecular Biology at Umeå University is for you. [+]

Master's Program in Molecular Biology

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to enter a master program that is at the forefront of presenting exciting scientific discoveries, the master program in Molecular Biology at Umeå University is for you.The master program in Molecular biology, Umeå, is an advanced 2-year 120 ECTS credit education. It is guaranteed to train in a wide variety of tools necessary for state-of-the-art molecular biology research. Our courses typically include lectures and group discussions as well as seminars, report writing, data production and analysis exercises. To maximize your educational experience, training is purposely held in small class sizes and are lead by internationally distinguished scientists. The majority of the courses place an important emphasis on relevant hands-on experimental training in modern molecular techniques. The curriculum includes advanced courses in Molecular biology and Molecular genetics and several optional courses within related disciplines such as Biochemistry, Plant molecular biology, Infection biology and Tumour biology.Another notable feature of this program is the opportunity to perform an extended phase of intense and strategic theoretical and practical training in an active research laboratory of your own choosing. This training in the form of master thesis projects in molecular biology provides the necessary knowledge to graduate from the program. Projects are generally conducted in a local research group at Umeå University, such as those found at the departments of Molecular biology, Chemistry or Plant... [-]


Master in Molecular Life Sciences

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

Are you looking to broaden your career options in the field of bioscience? Would you like to gain professional experience while studying? Do you want a course that meets industry needs and has been rated ‘top program’ for 5 years running? Then take your science career to the next level by studying Molecular Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences. [+]

Master in Molecular Life Sciences

Are you looking to broaden your career options in the field of bioscience? Would you like to gain professional experience while studying? Do you want a course that meets industry needs and has been rated ‘top program’ for 5 years running? Then take your science career to the next level by studying Molecular Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences.

Location: Nijmegen Duration: 2 years Degree: Master of Science Course start: September

The profession in a nutshell

Biotechnology uses living systems and organisms to develop or make products for agriculture, medicine, and industry. As an expert in this field, you usually work in a lab setting in fundamental research and/or quality control. By raising your qualifications to a Master's level, you expand your job opportunities to include positions with higher-level responsibility. This means you have the skills to independently plan, organize and execute projects, devise experimental strategies and write scientific documents. Moreover, you are able to oversee the organizational and interpersonal aspects of your projects. These are valuable skills that employers look for.... [-]


MA in Biotechnology

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Campus Full time 2 - 2  October 2018 Poland Lublin

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations: Biotechnology of bioactive compounds and Experimental biotechnology. [+]

Career opportunities

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations:

Biotechnology of bioactive compounds Experimental biotechnology

Studying biotechnology prepares to:

work as an employee or team leader in following specialities: biotechnologist, microbiologist, biochemist, geneticist, biologist, laboratory analyst, laboratory technician, quality assurance specialist, specialist for drug registration in industrial research centers that use biotechnology processes, in research, control and diagnostic laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, plant breeding stations, institutes for public economics, environmental protection agencies and departments of natural resources management, etc.... [-]


MRes Molecular Bioscience

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 China Suzhou

This programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University’s advanced English-language capabilities, distinctive international features, and state-of-the-art research facilities. [+]

Overview

The MRes Molecular Bioscience programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of XJTLU’s advanced English-language capabilities, distinctive international features and state-of-the-art research facilities.

The programme covers biotechnology-related topics such as molecular biology, protein biochemistry and drug discovery, as well as post-genomic biology (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and bioimaging), and bioinformatics, such as acquisition and statistical analysis of large-scale biodata. It also places a major emphasis on providing project management skills. After these taught modules, the programme focuses on an in-depth research project and specialised dissertation.... [-]


Master in Biotechnology

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA San Francisco

Our program is a two-year, four-semester interdisciplinary program that provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and ethical aspects of biotechnology. The program is intended for students who do not wish to pursue a Ph.D. but still seek a career in the industry. The curriculum focuses on a combination of biotechnology-related and MBA-level business courses. Students can start the graduate program each year in the fall or spring. [+]

Program Details

Our program is a two-year, four-semester interdisciplinary program that provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and ethical aspects of biotechnology. The program is intended for students who do not wish to pursue a Ph.D. but still seek a career in the industry. The curriculum focuses on a combination of biotechnology-related and MBA-level business courses. Students can start the graduate program each year in the fall or spring.

Program of Study

The program of study is planned by the student in collaboration with his or her faculty adviser during the first semester of studies.

THE CURRICULUM

Our curriculum integrates the fundamentals of molecular biology, technology, and business to build a comprehensive program that fully prepares graduates for jobs in the industry.... [-]


Master's Program in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasizing cutting-edge methods in the bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.

Program presentation

This two-year Master’s program is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognized researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The program consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science-related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry.... [-]


International Master in Food Sciences for Innovation and Authenticity

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Bolzano

This two-year master provides you with sound knowledge of current and future challenges in food sciences, combining innovation and authenticity, and offering you the opportunity to interact closely with the food industry. [+]

International Master in Food Sciences for Innovation and Authenticity

This two-year master provides you with sound knowledge of current and future challenges in food sciences, combining innovation and authenticity, and offering you the opportunity to interact closely with the food industry. The program is a joint initiative with the Universities of Parma and Udine, known worldwide for their excellence in higher education in the field of food sciences.

Course Description

The course aims at training professionals who are able to work confidently in areas of food sciences, such as technology, engineering, microbiology, chemistry, and sustainability.

After the first year, you can choose among five different profiles:... [-]


Master of Biomedical Informatics

University Politehnica of Bucharest
Campus September 2018 Romania Bucharest

Biomedical Informatics is a multidisciplinary field that is concerned with the study and application of computer science, and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the practice of biomedical science, biological research, and healthcare. It is focused on the acquisition, representation, organization, storage, retrieval, and application of biomedical knowledge and information to improve patient care, medical education, and health sciences research. [+]

Accreditation

The research master Biomedical Informatics is accredited by ARACIS.

Objectives

Biomedical Informatics is a multidisciplinary field that is concerned with the study and application of computer science, and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the practice of biomedical science, biological research, and healthcare. It is focused on the acquisition, representation, organization, storage, retrieval, and application of biomedical knowledge and information to improve patient care, medical education, and health sciences research.Areas of application of Biomedical Informatics include:

clinical care: designing clinical information systems and electronic health records; biology: systems biology, structural biology, and virology; public health: designing systems to promote and protect the health of communities, improving public health systems, and deploying information technology ; translational research: biological and clinical knowledge integration and multidisciplinary science promotion. ... [-]

Get Special Training for Employment in Japan while Working on your Graduate Degree

Ehime University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Matsuyama

For the past 11 years, Ehime University has provided ‘Training for Employment in Japan’ for its international students. This autumn the program has been expanded with the support of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT). Study here for your graduate degree in English and, at the same time, get training for working in Japan. [+]

Graduate Training for Employment For the past 11 years, Ehime University has provided “Training for Employment in Japan” for the development of human resources who will become cultural bridges between their home countries and Japan. This autumn, 2017, officially supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, we will launch a more intensive and full-scale career support program. As a national university, we provide excellent master and doctoral courses in science, technology, and agriculture with instruction in English. Ehime University is located in Matsuyama, which is well-known as being one of the most comfortable and safest cities in Japan to live. It is the home of world-leading research institutes such as the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (CMES), the Geodynamics Research Center (GRC), the Proteo-Science Center (PROS). Ehime University is taking the initiative in the sustainable development of local communities and provides education and research activities which can contribute to society from the global point of view. Its close relations with local industry make various kinds of internships possible. In this program, you will Set a language achievement goal for the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT(N1)) or the Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT) Develop abilities required for highly skilled overseas professionals through our career education class and internships Make your own career plan through advice from seniors who started a career in Japan and company visits and get employment in Japan! Scholarships may be provided for motivated and excellent students who take this training course and study... [-]

Master Online Food Safety

CESIF
Online Part time 1 year April 2019 Spain Spain Online

This master's degree is aimed at graduates in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, veterinary science, food technology, agronomists or any university degree related to the field of food. [+]

A WHO SHOULD

This master's degree is aimed at graduates in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, veterinary science, food technology, agronomists or any university degree related to the field of food.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of Master Food Safety It is to provide students with a deep, current and complete view of all aspects of safety and quality in the food industry.

DURATION

1,500 hours. 90 hours of virtual classes, 20 hours of virtual tutorials, 950 hours of personal work and 440 hours devoted to the preparation of the Final Project.

DOCUMENTATION

For the duration of the course, each student will have access through the Virtual Campus, to all relevant documentation to the areas scheduled. It all contents of study and supporting materials necessary for the proper development of the course is included.... [-]


Master In Management Of Mediterranean Agricultural And Forestry Systems

Universidad Católica del Maule
Campus Part time 4 semesters April 2019 Chile Curico

Aimed at: Professionals or graduates interested in specializing in the management of environmental and natural resources of Mediterranean agricultural and forestry systems, in public or private institutions; integrating research teams and / or continuing higher education in this same area of ​​knowledge. Among the possible areas and professional careers of these new students, it is possible to mention: Agronomy, Forestry, Veterinary Medicine and Natural Resources Engineering. [+]

General Background: Modality : Semipresencial. Headquarters : Campus San Miguel de Talca. Day : Daytime. Dedication : Partial. Duration : Four academic semesters. Places : 20 Type of program : Professional. Provided since : 2017 Dirigido a:

Professionals or graduates interested in specializing in the management of environmental and natural resources of Mediterranean agricultural and forestry systems, in public or private institutions; integrating research teams and / or continuing higher education in this same area of ​​knowledge. Among the possible areas and professional careers of these new students, it is possible to mention: Agronomy, Forestry, Veterinary Medicine and Natural Resources Engineering.... [-]


Master Degree in Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry (Erasmus Mundus Joint)

University of Lille
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Lille Germany Kitzscher Finland Helsinki Poland Krąków Italy Bologna + 8 more

Join a network of 5 universities, 12 research and industrial partners, with a strong international alumni community ! The ASC network aims at preparing students to become experts and develop international skills towards professional industrial careers in the spectroscopic characterization of matter and/or doctoral studies. [+]

The ASC Master’s Course is jointly operated by the following universities (the ASC consortium):

University Alma Mater of Bologna, Italy; University of Helsinki, Finland; Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland; University of Leipzig, Germany; University Lille1, France (Coordinating institution) OBJECTIVE

The ASC network aims at preparing students to become experts and develop international skills towards professional industrial careers in the spectroscopic characterization of matter and/or doctoral studies.

The ASC program has reached a high level of harmonization, with a single Master program scheme applicable at each partner institution and thus yielding to a better integration into the European scheme.... [-]


English Master's of Agronomy (EMPA)

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

The English Master’s Program of Agronomy ("EMPA"), established in Fall 2017, provides a unique opportunity to prospective candidates aspiring to become future global leaders in the field of agronomy. All EMPA courses and lectures are offered in English to prepare students to face real-life challenges of the global economy. Our expert team of English-speaking professors and lecturers are trained to equip each student with the English skills necessary to compete in both the academic and professional fields. We are confident that EMPA is the leading international program in the field of agronomy. [+]

The English Master’s Program of Agronomy ("EMPA"), established in Fall 2017, provides a unique opportunity to prospective candidates aspiring to become future global leaders in the field of agronomy. All EMPA courses and lectures are offered in English to prepare students to face real-life challenges of the global economy. Our expert team of English-speaking professors and lecturers are trained to equip each student with the English skills necessary to compete in both the academic and professional fields. We are confident that EMPA is the leading international program in the field of agronomy.

In addition to the core agronomy courses, EMPA offers various electives such as entomology, ecology, genetics, and breeding, to help course participants choose their specific careers and fields. We are currently in discussions with foreign universities regarding a potential double degree program in agronomy and are working towards finalizing the details soon.... [-]


Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Online Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Washington

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise. [+]

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise.

This exciting new program brings together a strong science foundation with biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, providing a unique educational venue for scientists to better understand the entire biotechnology enterprise and issues unique to the industry.

The curriculum will provide you with the interdisciplinary foundation to address the enterprise and regulatory challenges organizations face in the biotechnology industry. This program equips scientists with the tools and knowledge necessary to commercialize their product ideas and/or manage a biotechnology organization. Graduates will be well-suited for a variety of job opportunities, especially management and leadership roles in the biotechnology field.... [-]