Masters Programs in Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences refer to those sciences that use scientific methods to study nature and have a naturalistic approach to the study of the universe. This field of study is extremely developed and includes many branches, such as Physics, Astronomy, Earth Science, Agricultural Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Oceanography, Geographic Sciences, Mathematics and Ecology, all of which are possible areas for study within a Master in Natural Sciences program. The disciplines provide a basis for applied sciences that bring theory to life and practical use. With a degree from a Master in Natural Sciences program, students can have a variety of career opportunities in educational institutions, research facilities, private companies, and public or non-profit organizations.

As the modern times require new inventions and cutting edge technologies, natural sciences develop further and start to explore the cross-discipline fields, where the distinctions between the various disciplines are not sharp. Chemical physics, Biochemistry, Geoinformatics and Nanoscience are good examples to demonstrate what interdisciplinary studies can result in. These are all areas that can be studied in Master in Natural Sciences programs.

If you are looking for a Master in Natural Sciences, this is the place to be. Have a look at the various programs below, offered by universities from around the world. Choose the Master in Natural Sciences program that you like best and send a request for free information to the school to learn even more about the programs.

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MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences

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

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides thorough education and training to understand different aspects of the current material chemistry. The programme aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool and is delivered entirely in English. [+]

Overview

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides students with the education and training needed to understand different aspects of the field of material sciences. It aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool.

The programme contains taught modules covering areas from synthetic chemistry to nanotechnology to analytical methods and instrumentation. It places a strong emphasis on the development of project management and professional skills. After completing the taught modules, you will engage in a 12-month extensive research project of your choice that leads to submission of a dissertation.

A customized learning plan is designed for you, taking into account your background and career aspirations. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an MRes degree from the University of Liverpool.... [-]


Master in Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering

National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Moscow

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created or discovered during the last 20-30 years of research for components for quantum electronics. [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time, the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials.

The program is designed for students trained in the number of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics, because it includes basic courses in:... [-]


Master's Programme in Toxicology

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. [+]

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. The programme prepares students for either a research or professional career and provides a solid platform for doctoral studies in toxicology or work in risk/safety assessment-related areas in the public sector or industry.

Programme presentation

The Master's Programme in Toxicology was one of the first toxicology programmes in the world. The programme is unique in its two-year cohesive focus on toxicology and human health. The programme utilises its close connection to high-quality research and risk assessment work at the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) - the main centre for education and training in toxicology and health risk assessment in Sweden, and collaborates with pharmaceutical and chemical industries, national authorities (for example the Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Swedish National Food Administration), Swetox and the Swedish Poison Information Centre, as well as with scientists at other departments both within and outside KI.... [-]


Master of Environment and Society

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

The Master of Environment and Society is a postgraduate degree suitable for graduates of various disciplines – environmental sciences, social sciences, management, law or economics. It’s a programme that allows you to benefit from the Faculty's growing connections with both local community and educational groups, and local government. [+]

Master of Environment and Society

The Master of Environment and Society is a postgraduate degree suitable for graduates of various disciplines – environmental sciences, social sciences, management, law or economics. It’s a programme that allows you to benefit from the Faculty's growing connections with both local community and educational groups, and local government.

Studying for your Master of Environment and Society (MEnvSoc) at the University of Waikato gives you the chance to build on the skills and knowledge you've already gained during your undergraduate degree. You'll learn how to critically analyse the various points of view relating to environmental challenges. You'll develop your understanding of these different perspectives, and learn how to use your insights to deal with those challenges.... [-]


Master in Coastal and Marine Management

University Centre of the Westfjords
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Iceland Westfjords + 1 more

Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draw... [+]

Coastal and Marine Management is an international, interdisciplinary Master's degree in the field of resource management. The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Students completing the programme have knowledge of the diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand their current condition, and have gathered tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.

The course language, including all teaching, is English. The University Centre of the Westfjords offers this programme in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.

Entry requirementsThe main condition for acceptance is that applicants have completed a Bachelor's degree; whether a BA, BSc or BEd. Emphasis is placed on the applicant justifying their reasons and explaining how they hope to link the programme to their previous education and experience. An application form is available, in both electronic and pdf format, on the University Centre website.... [-]


Master in Biological Sciences

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

The biological sciences can be defined as the study of living things. In general, it covers how all living things from the smallest microorganisms to larger plants and animals live and interact with each other. It tends to focus on the structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy of living things. [+]

The biological sciences can be defined as the study of living things. In general, it covers how all living things from the smallest microorganisms to larger plants and animals live and interact with each other. It tends to focus on the structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy of living things. A study in the area of biological sciences is available in the UK at both the bachelor and master’s level. One of the beauties of pursuing this course in the UK is to develop a more specific and personalized subject focus than you would normally be able to do in Latin America. Studying your degree in the UK will also give you a valuable and unique perspective from your peers. Several of our partner universities also offer work experience with certain companies within their degrees to set you apart and help you gain more experience in your chosen field.... [-]


Master of Biological Sciences (MBS)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

The Master of Biological Sciences allows you to specialise in areas such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. This degree provides you with the skills to pursue a career in plant laboratory science, agriculture, environmental policy or further study. [+]

A single two-year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science.

Understanding biological science is integral to solving some of the greatest challenges facing humanity; from the threat of climate change, pests and disease to increasing pressures on global food supplies. Whether your interests are broad or unique, ANU offers a range of postgraduate programs to extend your skills in biosciences and help you find creative and innovative solutions to these challenges.

The ANU Master of Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals.

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Our program allows you to specialise in a particular area of biology such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. Alternatively, you can utilise the program to provide a broad overview of biological sciences today. Our practical classes refresh your traditional techniques while developing your skills and knowledge in new cutting-edge techniques.... [-]


Master of Technology in Geomatics

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 India Ahmedabad

The Masters of Technology in Geomatics is a field with ancient roots, modern relevance, and an eye to the future. [+]

Master of Technology in Geomatics

Program Overview

The Masters of Technology in Geomatics is a field with ancient roots, modern relevance, and an eye to the future. Geomatics is both an applied science and a professional discipline. Geomatics, also known as Geo-Informatics, refers to the mathematics, science, and technology used to study spatial information. M.Tech in Geomatics is a professional course which is unique and different than mainstream specialization which offers the latest space-based technology.

Geomatics is for those who are tech-savvy, want to get trained and skill developed in remote sensing and geographical information systems, those with knowledge of computers can use their skills in developing tools to make the world interesting and simple to understand for people and knowledge-based decision making. Those who belong to the field of Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Information Technology, Computer Science, Basic Science, Earth Science, Geography, but would like to study for an applied career then Geomatics can be very rewarding.... [-]


Master in Material Physics and Chemistry

Liaoning University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 China Jinzhou + 1 more

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under external field. [+]

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under external field.

Main Course:

matrix analysis, Foundations of materials science, Material analysis and characterization, Engineering Material, Modern functional material, Mechanical properties of metals.... [-]


MRes in Neuroscience

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MRes in Neuroscience is designed to provide advanced training in neuroscience research. Students conduct a year-long research project and learn relevant techniques and skills through coursework. Research projects are carried out in a single laboratory over the full length of the programme, thereby giving students a unique opportunity to pursue research questions in depth. The overall aim is to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed as independent research scientists. [+]

Course information

The MRes in Neuroscience is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Highlights Intensive week-long introductory module prepares students for the course before the start of Semester 1. The course includes a streamlined taught component Students have the opportunity to conduct a year-long project in a single laboratory. Teaching format

The course begins with a week-long intensive module which continues during Semester 1 with a weekly seminar series. Over two semesters, students will also complete two additional Honours-level modules.

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, practicals and guided independent study. The modules are assessed principally by written work and oral presentations.... [-]


Master's Degree in Computational Engineering and Technical Physics (Lappeenranta University of Technology)

Edunation
Campus 2 years September 2018 Finland Tampere

In this Master’s Program, you will acquire extensive knowledge either in technical physics, mathematics or computing and their application to the rapidly changing problems of industrial and economic life. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences.

Computation and physics are an integral part of modern society and science. One cannot overstate the importance of scientific knowledge and computational engineering in the global information society and industrial economy, particularly as the systems we use to grow more and more complex.

Effective computational engineering allows for shorter design cycle times, better product quality and improved functionality. Knowledge of physics helps us appreciate, comprehend and interact better with the environment.

In this Master’s Program, you will acquire extensive knowledge either in technical physics, mathematics or computing and their application to the rapidly changing problems of industrial and economic life.... [-]


Master in Environmental Geosciences

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

Environmental Geosciences graduates will gain the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of Earth sciences, specifically in the field of geology, environmental geochemistry (e.g., environmental contamination), environmental hydrogeology and paleoecology (e.g., global climate development). [+]

Environmental Geosciences graduates will gain the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of Earth sciences, specifically in the field of geology, environmental geochemistry (e.g., environmental contamination), environmental hydrogeology and paleoecology (e.g., global climate development). During their studies, students will gain experience with modern analytical procedures and will attend practical courses and workshops.

Environmental Geosciences are currently at the forefront of many scientific disciplines and have an important practical outcome as well. The understanding of pollutants’ behavior in various environmental compartments, remediation of contaminated sites and evolution of ecosystems in the Earth’s history are just a few examples of the topics covered by the program. The laboratories at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences are equipped with high-end instrumentation for advanced specialized methods used in environmental geochemistry, such as speciation and specialized isotope analyses. These techniques are currently fast emerging and crucial in the developing fields of Environmental Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry.... [-]


Master's Degree In Mathematics Didactics

Universidad Católica del Maule
Campus Part time 4 semesters February 2018 Chile Talca Curico + 1 more

In conducting the learning processes, is able to solve different situations, work as a team, lead study groups, reflection and pedagogical planning, aimed at training their students, produce teaching situations, develop teaching materials, design and develop pedagogical projects, with a critical attitude in the scientific, social and cultural field. [+]

General Background:

Mentions:

Teaching of Mathematics in Basic Education Teaching of Mathematics in Middle Education Teaching of Mathematics in Higher Education.

Modality: On-site and blended. Headquarters: San Miguel de Talca Campus. Day: Day and afternoon. Dedication: Partial Duration: Four academic semesters. Quotas: 20 Type of program: Academic Taught since the year : 2008 Accreditation: Six years (from April 2013 to April 2019) Program Director: Dr. María Aravena Díaz / maravenadiaz@gmail.com

Dirigido a:

Teachers graduates and / or graduates.

Admission requirements: ... [-]

Master's Degree In Electrochemistry. Science And Technology

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 1 semester September 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

This master's degree is aimed at graduates or graduates of degree of Sciences and Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering, etc., who wish to train as researchers and specialists in the field of electrochemistry, both in its foundations and its applications . [+]

This master's degree is aimed at graduates or graduates of degree of Sciences and Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering, etc., who wish to train as researchers and specialists in the field of electrochemistry, both in its foundations and its applications .

It is a Master which provides the basis for the development of research activity in the realization of a doctoral thesis and trained to perform R & D in technology centers and companies in industrial sectors that need electrochemistry.

Objectives and competencies

The main objectives of this Master are:

And fomenter strengthen scientific and technological research in electrochemistry. Provide graduate students training on basic and applied in the field of electrochemistry aspects. Providing access to a doctoral program as ECYT with sufficient guarantees of basic training and applied research in the field of electrochemistry for the student to develop his career in research, in industry or teaching. Promote mobility and interaction among students of the Master in the field of electrochemistry and contact with other universities, research centers and empresasactivos in the area. ... [-]

MPhil in Atmospheric Environmental Science

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

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]

The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial.

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required.

Research Foci

The Environment Science Programs have three main research themes as follows:... [-]