Masters in Life Sciences in Asia

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Biological & life sciences studies often prepare students for a career in healthcare. Sometimes programs will combine human biology classes with classes in physics, chemistry, and even geology to help students learn how living organisms work together.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

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Master in Bioinformatics

St. Petersburg Academic University of the Russian Academy Of Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg

In algorithmic biology laboratory headed by Professor Pavel Pevzner, University of California opened a specialized master's program in algorithmic bioinformatics [+]

Graduate - Algorithmic Bioinformatics

In algorithmic biology laboratory headed by Professor Pavel Pevzner, University of California opened a specialized master's program at the algorithmic bionformatike. Training includes in-depth courses on algorithms and data structures used for the analysis of large data sets, which are obtained by means of modern biotechnological methods.Also included in the training programming, discrete mathematics, the foundations of molecular biology, statistics, machine learning and other more specialized subjects. A detailed program of training is available on the following page. As a research student under the direction of the laboratory staff involved in solving real problems of bioinformatics.This is the development of algorithms and software systems for the assembly of genomic sequences (de novo genome sequence assembly), as well as theoretical and practical problems in computational proteomics and mass spectrometry. The program is designed to produce high-quality specialists in bioinformatics algorithmic questions, popular both in science and in industry.... [-]


Master of Biology, with the specialisation in Plant Biosecurity

University of Tyumen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Tyumen

The Master’s Program in Plant Biosecurity offers students the expertise to understand and find solutions to these and other pertinent global biosecurity problems in a dynamic applied research setting. [+]

Program Overview

Sustainable agricultural productivity growth in the face of climate and environmental change; soil quality deterioration; the antimicrobial resistance of plant pests - these are some of the major challenges facing global life scientists.

The Master’s Program in Plant Biosecurity offers students the expertise to understand and find solutions to these and other pertinent global biosecurity problems in a dynamic applied research setting.

Key Features Opportunity to conduct thesis research with leading scientists as project supervisors Access to the Institute’s world-class laboratories Learning through participation in real-life, problem-oriented research projects English language of instruction Accommodation the city center of Tyumen Classes in Tyumen and St. Petersburg Learning Outcomes and Core Competencies ... [-]

English Master's of Agronomy (EMPA)

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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 in Agriculture and Life Sciences

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

The master’s program consists of five courses: “Biology”, “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”, “Applied Biosciences”, “Agriculture & Horticulture”, and “Agricultural & Environmental Engineering”. [+]

Advanced education and research in the field of Agriculture and Life Sciences

The master’s program consists of five courses:

Biology Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Applied Biosciences Agriculture & Horticulture Agricultural & Environmental Engineering

Students may choose one of two academic programs depending on their future plans: the academic research program (training of researchers) or practical research program (training of technical experts).

The Master’s degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences is awarded to those who have earned enough credits and have submitted an approved dissertation. We are aiming for understanding a widespread technique and the training of the altitude specialist who can contribute to the development of the expert community, a superior engineer with an international field of vision, and the researcher who receives the request in the times in advance and can challenge an advanced study.... [-]


Master in Neurobiology

National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Russia Nizhny Novgorod

This program is an interdisciplinary program of study and designed to provide students broad training opportunities in the field of Neurobiology. [+]

Lobachevsky University offers a master's degree program (taught in English) in the high priority scientific discipline of Neurobiology. The Neurobiology program is geared towards those who are interested in studying the principles of brain functionality.

This field is highly relevant and offers tremendous perspectives in modern science. This is connected with the growth of medical applications: development in the area of prostheses, the creation of systems for pharmacological testing, expansion of possibilities of research-instrument equipment.

Technical applications include the development of smart navigation systems and control of electro-mechanical devices. The Neurobiology program includes a wide range of the fundamental issues and applied tasks in the area of biology, medicine, physics, and robotics.... [-]


MPhil Biotechnology

Forman Christian College
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Pakistan Lahore

FC College started the MPhil Biotechnology program in 2009 to keep up with the rapid advances in the life sciences and to prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of Biotechnology, whether in industry, academia or government. [+]

FC College started the MPhil Biotechnology program in 2009 to keep up with the rapid advances in the life sciences and to prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of Biotechnology, whether in industry, academia or government.

The Biological Sciences Department is located in the new Armacost Science Building which has six dedicated research and six teaching laboratories as well as state-of-the-art equipment such as: PCR-thermal cycler, real-time PCR, microcentrifuges, electroporator, refrigerated tabletop centrifuge, ultra low freezer, nanodrop spectrophotometer, orbital shaker, infrared gas analyzer (IRGA), gas chromatogram, CO2 incubator, gel electrophoresis system, documentation system, biosafety cabinets etc.... [-]


Master in Food Science and Technology

Jordan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2019 Jordan Irbid

The Master Degree in Food Science and Technology/Department of Nutrition and Food Technology is awarded by the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). [+]

First: Thesis Track

1. Compulsory Requirements:

AP 701 Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis NF 703 Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Food and Nutrition NF 758 Advanced Food Chemistry NF 762 Advanced Food Technology NF 791 Seminar

2. Elective Requirements:*

PP 726 Post-harvest Physiology NF 754 Advanced Food Microbiology NF 756 Food Analysis NF 764 Enzymes in Food NF 766 Fat in Food NF 768 Food Proteins NF 772 Dairy Technology NF 773 Vitamins and Minerals in Nutrition NF 774 Cereal Technology and their Products NF 776 Biotechnology in Food NF 792 Selected Topics in Food Science

*The student may study not more than 3 credit hours from courses of 700 or 800 level offered by other programs related to his field of study upon approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies based on the recommendation of the departmental graduate studies committee.... [-]


Master in Food Science and Technology

Lebanese International University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2019 Lebanon Beirut

Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory, and nutritional changes in foods. [+]

Master in Food Science and Technology

The program includes following courses:

Physiochemical aspect of foods

Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory and nutritional changes in foods. Combination of important information on processing and food quality. This course describes the effects of various processing technologies on quality changes of different major foods in an integrative manner

Advanced Food Engineering

Discuss the modeling, design, and simulation of the most important food processes mainly the heat and mass transfer processes. This is done by explaining the fundamental engineering and economics relationships, and literature data on physical and transport properties of food.... [-]


Master in Agronomy (Integrated plant protection)

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The relevance of this program stems from the fact that the contemporary problems of agronomy are closely related to various factors of ecological, economic and technological nature. [+]

Master in Agronomy (Integrated plant protection)

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The relevance of this program stems from the fact that the contemporary problems of agronomy are closely related to various factors of ecological, economic and technological nature. Biotechnology in plant protection, in turn, will help to provide high-quality production and disease-free planting material for a wide range of crops.

Particular emphasis of the program curriculum is focused on such methods of agricultural biotechnology for plant protection, as tissue culture and plant regeneration from callus, chemical treatment.

Learning outcomes... [-]


Master in Real Estate Economics in Agricultural and Agrarian Complex

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Moscow

Professionalism in the sphere of the real estate economics in agro-industrial complex implicates in-depth study of various economic, legal and practical aspects. [+]

Master in Real Estate Economics in Agricultural and Agrarian Complex

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

Professionalism in the sphere of the real estate economics in agro-industrial complex implicates in-depth study of various economic, legal and practical aspects.

The program provides learning various issues related to the operation of the main types of real estate in agro-industrial complex.

Within study process, students will have practical training at real estate enterprises. On the completion of the course, students make the Master’s thesis to demonstrate their ability to write and to analyze research papers and communicate logically.... [-]


Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and eco-biotechnology in their professional activity. [+]

Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and eco-biotechnology in their professional activity.

The program provides profound knowledge of foreign languages and pays great attention to the development of students’ communication skills.

The program curriculum includes courses that improve skills of understanding, communication, writing and reading scientific literature in a foreign language.

Learning outcomes

Students will acquire knowledge of the main biotechnological methods, modern technologies for nature protection; will be able to evaluate biological and industrial safety, to do research work, to evaluate the results and to write scientific articles; to teach students (courses: Nature protection, Fundamentals of ecological biotechnology, Modern problems of Ecology and etc.... [-]


Master in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2019 Thailand Rangsit

The RRDP focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life and social and economic development of rural areas. Practice-oriented rural-regional planning is carried out regularly at district. [+]

Master in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)

The RRDP focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life and social and economic development of rural areas. Practice-oriented rural-regional planning is carried out regularly at district and sub-district levels following a participatory and integrated approach. Attention is paid to the management of development institutions, infrastructure, and physical resources. Sectoral and spatial planning is equally emphasized along with the management of rural development programs and local development projects to strengthen rural communities for sustainable development. Selected areas of concern are: poverty analysis; concepts and processes of rural and regional development; community development planning; agricultural development and planning; planning and management of rural development programs and projects; regional planning techniques; rural-urban relations; NGO management policy and development administration; sustainable development theories and practices; and decentralization and governance.
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Master in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2019 Thailand Rangsit

In response to regional demand for professional training, two areas of specialization are offered: Agricultural Systems (AS) and Agricultural Engineering (AE). Students are trained to develop. [+]

Master in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE)

In response to regional demand for professional training, two areas of specialization are offered: Agricultural Systems (AS) and Agricultural Engineering (AE). Students are trained to develop, adopt and disseminate knowledge and technologies that focus on the utilization and management of biological and agricultural systems and natural resources. Both AS and AE are in a productive alliance to complement each other within the wide spectrum of activities being undertaken at Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE). The ASE places its emphasis on sustainable agricultural development based on a holistic understanding of agronomic and biophysical production factors, from the perspective of producer and the effects of economic and social forces on agricultural enterprises.... [-]


Master in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2019 Thailand Rangsit

FEBT focuses on two areas of specialization: Food Process Engineering and Bioprocess Technology. [+]

Master of Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT)

FEBT focuses on two areas of specialization: Food Process Engineering and Bioprocess Technology. Food Process Engineering focuses on the application of engineering principles to the design of postharvest and food processing equipment; changes that may occur within products during handling, processing, and storage; measuring and controlling the quality of raw food materials; food supply chain safety; the handling and utilization of wastes generated during on-farm processing. Bioprocess Technology dedicated to the developments in biotechnology and its applications in agro/food, functional food, biopolymers, dairy and meat science, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Industrial bioprocess technology for the conversion of raw agricultural products to useful food products, biomaterials with specific growth promoting properties are developed for application in organic farming. To strengthen applicability of microorganisms for specific purposes, courses are given in genetic engineering of microorganisms. DNA with interesting properties is transferred to produce strains for industrial applications.... [-]


Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2019 Thailand Rangsit

AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches that integrate education, research, and outreach. [+]

Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches that integrate education, research, and outreach.Asia contributes over 90% of global aquaculture production and plays a key role in the development of appropriate culture systems and technologies. Aquaculture production accounts for almost half of world fish supply and increases by 10%. It is expected to surpass capture fisheries production in the next 10 years. Further development of aquaculture is also expected to help us move away from dependence on overexploited capture fisheries resources and to enhance and conserve aquatic habitats and biodiversity, but this expansion should not exceed the carrying capacity of water resources.Wild aquatic resources are essential sources of nutrition for rural populations. Any degradation of these resources from over-fishing, use of illegal fishing gears, the introduction of exotic fish, misuse of chemicals, agro-industrial waste discharge, deforestation, breeding ground degradation and dam construction that can lead to blocking of migratory pathways will have dramatic impacts on the nutritional and health status of rural people.Population growth, poverty, resource use conflicts, illegal activities, pollution, biodiversity conservation, policy and institutional gaps and conflicts are the major issues and problems in coastal management. A management approach that integrates sectors (government agencies, non-government organizations, community, etc.), disciplines (science, engineering, and management), land- and sea-based activities (agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.) is important to address the various issues and problems in the coastal area.... [-]