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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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.... [-]


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... [-]

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 in Plant Science

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus 3 semesters September 2018 Saudi Arabia Thuwal

​The goal of the Plant Science Program is to develop a thorough understanding of plant growth and function under challenging environmental conditions, such as those found in Saudi Arabia. The fundamental biology of plants is studied at a range of levels (e.g. genomic, proteomic, metabolomics), and the interactions of plants with their environment, both abiotic (heat, salt, and drought) and biotic (pathogens and symbionts) are investigated. Application of this knowledge will allow development of plants with enhanced tolerance to environmental stresses and help to establish sustainable agriculture systems in arid regions of the world. [+]

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

​The goal of the Plant Science Program is to develop a thorough understanding of plant growth and function under challenging environmental conditions, such as those found in Saudi Arabia. The fundamental biology of plants is studied at a range of levels (e.g. genomic, proteomic, metabolomics), and the interactions of plants with their environment, both abiotic (heat, salt, and drought) and biotic (pathogens and symbionts) are investigated. Application of this knowledge will allow development of plants with enhanced tolerance to environmental stresses and help to establish sustainable agriculture systems in arid regions of the world.

MASTERS DEGREE

​​The Master’s Degree (M.S.) is awarded upon successful completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours. A minimum GPA of 3.0 must be achieved to graduate. Individual courses require a minimum of a B- for course credit. Students are expected to complete the M.S. degree in three semesters and one summer session.... [-]


Master in Bioscience

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus 3 semesters September 2018 Saudi Arabia Thuwal

The Bioscience program plays a key role in tackling many of the global challenges being addressed by KAUST, with a general emphasis on what we term Adaptive Biology or the study of the mechanisms that allow organisms to adapt to their environment. The unique location of KAUST on the shores of the Red Sea makes comprehensive exploration of the biodiversity of this unique ecosystem and its potential biotechnology applications possible. [+]

About the Program

The Bioscience program plays a key role in tackling many of the global challenges being addressed by KAUST, with a general emphasis on what we term Adaptive Biology or the study of the mechanisms that allow organisms to adapt to their environment. The unique location of KAUST on the shores of the Red Sea makes comprehensive exploration of the biodiversity of this unique ecosystem and its potential biotechnology applications possible.

The Bioscience Program provides an introduction to living systems with courses in cell and molecular biology and biophysics. The program is comprised of two tracks of self-contained courses consisting of lectures, seminars and laboratory classes. Each course provides an in-depth review of the subject and examples of current research in the field.... [-]


Master in Agricultural Engineering

Brawijaya University
Campus Full time Part time July 2019 Indonesia Malang

Agricultural Engineering became an educational center of international standards and plays an active role in the development of science through research and community service. [+]

Master in Agricultural Engineering

Vision:

Agricultural Engineering became an educational center of international standards and plays an active role in the development of science through research and community service.

Mission:

Implement educational process in a professional way to form graduates with competencies in the field of Agricultural Engineering. Play an active role resolving problems in the field of Agricultural Engineering through synergies with other groups of scientific disciplines. Play an active role in global scientific activity field of Agricultural Engineering. Build and develop science and technology related to agricultural engineering.

Aims

Agricultural Engineering forms qualified graduates, devoted to God Almighty, independent, entrepreneurial, with extensive knowledge, disciplined, with high work ethics, professionals and able to compete at an international level. Develop science and technology fields of Agricultural Engineering in order to encourage the development of the nation. Develop and implement research in the field of Agricultural Engineering to support community development and empowerment. [-]

MPhil in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

Energy Technology research covers many areas, including sustainable technology, conventional technology, and energy efficiency and conservation. The MPhil program aims to strengthen students’ fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering, with specialization in the areas of chemical processing, materials, environment, energy, and bioengineering. [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programs seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programs are set in the context of local industrial needs and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]


MPhil in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Nanotechnology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

A joint postgraduate program in Nanoscience and Technology, initiated by the Schools of Science and Engineering, can offer long-term support to our ongoing research and training as well as to the development of technology and to commercialization efforts. The MPhil program aims to strengthen students’ fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering, with specialization in the areas of chemical processing, materials, environment, energy, and bioengineering. [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programs seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programs are set in the context of local industrial needs and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]


MPhil in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The MPhil program aims to strengthen students’ fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering, with specialization in the areas of chemical processing, materials, environment, energy, and bioengineering. Students will be exposed to relevant issues involved in the scientific research, technology development and commercial applications in the field. [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programs seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programs are set in the context of local industrial needs, and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]


MPhil in Life Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The MPhil program provides research training in major areas of life science. It enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required for research. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]

The Division of Life Science offers rigorous postgraduate programs and research opportunities in a range of cutting-edge areas in the field, particularly in neuroscience, structural biology, cell and developmental biology, marine and environmental biology and biotechnology.

We strive to provide an inspirational environment for student learning and for tackling the challenges of modern life science.

Our mission is to sustain and promulgate a reputable academic program in life science by achieving excellence in research and education, and by making significant contributions to biotechnological innovations in regional and international arenas.

The MPhil program provides research training in major areas of life science. It enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required for research. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required.... [-]


Master in Food Science and Technology

Jordan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 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 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.... [-]


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 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 Bioinformatics

St. Petersburg Academic University of the Russian Academy Of Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 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.... [-]