Masters Program in Natural Sciences in Africa

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Natural Sciences

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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Master in Biotechnology and the Management of Animal & Zoonotic Diseases

University of Pretoria
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Pretoria

The Institutional Research Theme (IRT) “Biotechnology and the Management of Animal and Zoonotic Diseases” was established at the University of Pretoria to build and expand [+]

Master in Biotechnology and the Management of Animal & Zoonotic Diseases

The Institutional Research Theme (IRT) “Biotechnology and the Management of Animal and Zoonotic Diseases” was established at the University of Pretoria to build and expand on our current strength and research capacity in animal and zoonotic diseases in the Faculties of Health Sciences, Veterinary Science and Natural and Agricultural Sciences. As the only University with a Faculty of Veterinary Science, this presents a unique opportunity for further research growth in this field. Animal health has undergone an almost unprecedented increase in importance in the last century and is today inextricably linked to our local and global economy as well as societal issues such as public health, food and food security. Animal pathogens also affect humans and of the more than 1400 pathogens that affect humans as many as 60% are zoonotic, indicating that the disease can be transmitted from wild and domestic animal to humans.... [-]


Master of Biological Sciences

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

Department of Biological Sciences is a leading academic Department in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences of the College of Science and Technology. The Department runs three academic Programmes in the Life Sciences – Applied Biology & Biotechnology (formerly Biology), Biochemistry, and Microbiology. All the Programmes have the full accreditation status of the National Universities Commission (NUC). [+]

Department of Biological Sciences is a leading academic Department in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences of the College of Science and Technology. The Department runs three academic Programmes in the Life Sciences – Applied Biology & Biotechnology (formerly Biology), Biochemistry, and Microbiology. All the Programmes have the full accreditation status of the National Universities Commission (NUC). The Department is committed to raising a new generation of leaders in the Life Sciences by driving excellence in teaching, research and community development in line with the vision and mission of Covenant University. The faculty and staff are highly motivated and dedicated to the delivery of best quality education to the students through strict adherence to well-structured course compacts, lecture schedules, use of ICT driven modes of Lecture delivery, tutorials, relevant laboratory experiments and field trips. Lecture attendance by students as well as in-loco parentis and mentorship role of the faculty are vigorously driven. The curricula of the Programmes, lecture materials, and practical manuals are regularly updated to make them current, robust, life-applicable and adequate to address contemporary issues on methodologies, product development, scientific and technological advances in food, agriculture, medicine, and allied industries. The laboratories are constantly furnished with modern scientific equipment and apparatuses for regular students’ experiments, research, and specialized laboratory services. Hence, the turnout of well-trained graduates with in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical skills in their fields of study, providing the nation with dedicated and competent manpower as envisage by Vision 2020. To date, the Department has produced... [-]


European Masters environmental and energy management

Ecole Supérieure Ouverte à Distance
Online Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment France France Online Belgium Belgium Online Switzerland Switzerland Online Luxembourg Luxembourg Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Martinique (Fr.) Martinique Online Reunion (Fr.) Reunion Online Guadeloupe (Fr.) Guadeloupe Online Mauritius Mauritius Online Canada Canada Online Algeria Algeria Online Tunisia Tunisia Online Morocco Morocco Online French Guiana French Guiana Online French Polynesia French Polynesia Online + 29 more

The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes. [+]

The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes.

It will be a listener Mission / board or responsible Energy / Environment / Safety. It may hold positions or frame attached to the direction of a structure (often integrated into a QHSE department) either integrated framework in Environment and Sustainable Development Department at the headquarters of a large company, a local authority or a consultancy.

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Be sensitive to issues related to the environment, be provided with a capacity to communicate and to "educate".

Acquire the following skills:... [-]


European Master's Degree in Sustainable Development Management

Ecole Supérieure Ouverte à Distance
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment France France Online Belgium Belgium Online Switzerland Switzerland Online Luxembourg Luxembourg Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Martinique (Fr.) Martinique Online Reunion (Fr.) Reunion Online Guadeloupe (Fr.) Guadeloupe Online Mauritius Mauritius Online Canada Canada Online Algeria Algeria Online Tunisia Tunisia Online Morocco Morocco Online French Guiana French Guiana Online French Polynesia French Polynesia Online + 29 more

The holder of the European Master in Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation of the principles of sustainable development in the company's policy and strategy. [+]

An interface between the different players in the company and its stakeholders (customers, suppliers, local residents, public and voluntary organizations ...), the European Master of the owner of Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation implement sustainable development principles into policy and business strategy.

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The qualities necessary to the manager of sustainable development are: patience and diplomacy. It is also necessary to know how to communicate especially popularize field of standards.

Acquire the following skills:

Understanding the principles of sustainable development Know the principles and tools of communication Understanding of the types of management Know the main reference texts on the ICPE Know implementing eco-design in his business Knowing the impact of the supply chain on the environment Propose and implement actions to optimize energy consumption Acquire the HQE management methods Control regulations on waste Know the safety issues in the workplace Provide better working conditions for staff Insert the company in local life Advise and assist management from a diagnostic Sustainable Development Know how to build a performance evaluation system of sustainable development ... [-]

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Benin Cotonou

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. [+]

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. Students who successfully complete the MMES program are well-positioned to complete doctoral-level studies in economics in North America or Europe.

MMES graduates also go on to work as research assistants field-based economic studies and in evaluation roles in the public sector, at international agencies, and in NGOs. Students have the opportunity to participate in research conducted by ASE’s Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy. This is an empirically oriented program designed for students and mid-career professionals with a bachelor degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Economics, although other students with strong quantitative skills could also be successful in the program. This program offers three sub-fields: Econometric Theory, Econometrics, and Applied Economics.... [-]


MTech in Environmental Health

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem-solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health. [+]

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem-solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health.

Admission requirements

BTech Environmental Health. An average of 65% is required in the BTech programme.

Contact details

Name: Mrs. Martha Chadyiwa Tel: 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za

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MTech in Chemical Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for chemical engineers or technologists working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct independent research in chemical engineering and contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge. [+]

This qualification is intended for chemical engineers or technologists working in process-related industries. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to conduct independent research in chemical engineering and contribute significantly to knowledge production through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a dissertation, which complies with the generally accepted norms at that level.

Qualification outcomes

The qualifying student will have the ability to:

Collect and organise information in the selected field/area of research. Apply research methods and techniques appropriately and correctly. Make a significant contribution by recommending improvements to existing Chemical Engineering Science and Technology fields. Admission requirements and selection criteria ... [-]

Master in Chemistry (MTech / MSc)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the Master in Chemistry is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills. [+]

MTech Chemistry

The primary purpose of the MTech Chemistry is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills.

A dissertation-based MTech Chemistry consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialisation, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the programme. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.... [-]