Master's Program in Life Sciences in Europe

Compare Masters Programs in Life Sciences in Europe 2018/2019

Life Sciences

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

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.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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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.... [-]


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.... [-]


Master in Molecular Biology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 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 of Biology, with the specialisation in Plant Biosecurity

University of Tyumen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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 ... [-]

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 in General Veterinary Nursing, Equestrian and Exotic Online

Escuela Veterinaria MasterD Online
Online Part time 1500 hours Open Enrollment Spain Alicante

With this master's degree in online veterinary nursing, you will develop your profession by attending different animal species. It is the perfect complement to your profession as a veterinarian to practice in your day to day in a veterinary, equestrian or zoo center. Through this master's degree in online veterinary medicine, you will learn about the care and pathologies of small animals, equines or exotic animals to provide the care they need according to their species. [+]

With this master's degree in online veterinary nursing , you will develop your profession by attending different animal species. It is the perfect complement to your profession as a veterinarian to practice in your day to day in a veterinary , equestrian or zoo center.

Through this master's degree in online veterinary medicine , you will learn about the care and pathologies of small animals, equines or exotic animals to provide the care they need according to their species.

This online veterinary nursing master's degree will allow you to acquire general theoretical-practical knowledge about nursing in animal care and health at the level of diagnostic imaging, laboratory or operating room to apply them with animals in domestic animal care centers, stud farms, equestrian centers or nuclei zoos... [-]


Sensor System Engineering

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes. [+]

Study a Master's in Sensor System Engineering in the Netherlands

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes.

Admission Requirements

Students that qualify for the Sensor System Engineering master's programme can either be admitted directly or will be required to do a special pre-master or bridging programme before they can start the master. The Admissions Committee determines the contents of this bridging programme, depending on the potential of the student.... [-]


Professional Master in Food Hygiene

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Campus Full time 14 months September 2018 Latvia Jelgava

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health. [+]

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health.

Academic profile

The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of the food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as the ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of the Master thesis.... [-]


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. ... [-]

Agricultural Production Chain Management (MSc)

Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Netherlands Velp

Are you a mid-career horticulture, livestock or forestry professional tasked to increase efficiency, control product quality or to facilitate the linkage between chain stakeholders as a chain supporter? [+]

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for specialists working in companies and organizations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. In the agricultural sector, stakeholders are typically confronted by complex problems that require innovative thinking and new approaches, i.e. creating shared values and linking farmers to markets, agricultural support or business services.

With agri-food or forest chains stretching from desolate farms or plantations in Asia, Africa or Latin America to the bustling marketplaces of the European Union – the world is your workplace! The programme has three distinct phases: analysis and sustainable development of value chains, integrated management of value chains and applied research. Collectively, these phases develop students’ competencies in managing organizations or companies involved in and/or facilitating developments in the agricultural production chain, while keeping up with fluctuations in demands and policies. With three unique specializations in horticulture, forest and livestock chains, Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences is ready to equip students for work in the world of livestock, food, flowers and forest products. From farm to fork, grass to glass or forest to floor, this Master programme provides all the competencies needed for those wishing to start an agri-food business or facilitate sustainable agricultural value chain developments.... [-]


MSc in Food Engineering

Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hungary Budapest

The aim of the master’s degree program, professional competencies to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the latest scientific knowledge of the special field, and are also familiar with the various fields of natural and technical sciences. [+]

Majors in the degree:

Food Biotechnology Process Engineering in the Food Industry Postharvest and Logistics in the Food Trade Technology and Product Development in the Food Industry Vintage Master

Length of program:

number of terms: 4 terms number of credits required for obtaining a degree: 120

Degree programs accepted as prerequisites for admission to the master’s degree program:

Degree programs that can be accepted with full credit:

agricultural field: BSc in Food Engineering; technical field: BSc in Bioengineering, BSc in Chemical Engineering. Aim of the program

The aim of the master’s degree program, professional competencies to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the latest scientific knowledge of the special field, and are also familiar with the various fields of natural and technical sciences. The graduates will be able to apply the acquired professional knowledge in a creative way in the different branches of the food industry. Having the knowledge acquired in the master’s degree program, they will be able to participate in further major training programs or continue their studies in a doctoral (Ph.D.) program.... [-]


Masters in Mediterranean agro-forestry-pastoral

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Santarém

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity. [+]

Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours)

Education provided in Portuguese:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 €

Education provided in English:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals:

Students of the master's degree in Agro-Silvo-Pastoralism Mediterranean, among others, acquire:

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity; Ability to integrate and harmonize agricultural production systems, forestry and livestock with the values ​​of biodiversity protection, animal welfare, conservation of natural resources, environmental services, aimed at sustainable development; Ability to use appropriately the principles of integration, holistic concepts, analytical instruments, techniques, including ICT, management of multifunctional systems and products with added value and environment-friendly; programmability and development studies and applied research, application of knowledge in solving problems based on scientific rigor, critical thinking, teamwork, work ethic and learning throughout life; Professional training provided with scientific and technical skills in the job market, fall under the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in globalization, increased population growth in scientific and technological development, consumer demand, preservation the environment and rational use of natural resources. [-]

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.... [-]


Master in Ethology

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Our Master’s programme in Ethology provides a solid grounding in the entire subject as well as a deeper insight into the latest research. The evolution, genetics and function of behaviour form the foundation from which you will study specific topics, including animal cognition and human behaviour. You will gain skills and experience in research methods and analytical techniques, which open up a wide variety of career possibilities. [+]

Our Master’s programme in Ethology provides a solid grounding in the entire subject as well as a deeper insight into the latest research. The evolution, genetics and function of behaviour form the foundation from which you will study specific topics, including animal cognition and human behaviour. You will gain skills and experience in research methods and analytical techniques, which open up a wide variety of career possibilities.

Reasons to choose Broad education in Ethology suitable for diverse careers involving animal behaviour Excellent opportunities for practical studies in the laboratory and at Tovetorp research station Flexible programme allows you to create your own direction based on your interests Programme structure ... [-]

Master in Nature Conservation

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Nature Conservation (NCO) master´s degree program is open for bachelor's degree-holders with a background in ecology, biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology, landscape ecology or environmental sciences. [+]

Nature Conservation (NCO) master's degree program is open for bachelor's degree-holders with a background in ecology, biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology, landscape ecology or environmental sciences. The NCO program is best suited for those wishing to acquire advanced knowledge and research-based skills in nature conservation. The NCO program provides a solid understanding of both applied and theory-based resource conservation and management, based on principles of applied landscape ecology. NCO is an accredited degree program required for the practice of management of protected landscape areas with the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic, the EU and applicable international locations as well.... [-]