Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia

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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.

Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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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. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. 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 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 customised 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. Unique selling points • Taught by international staff who are experts in various fields of chemistry • Excellent preparation for the study of PhD programmes both at universities abroad or in China • Offers strong links to local and international industries • XJTLU is located close to the many biotechnology companies in nearby BioBay, a national biotechnology hub with over 400 companies, ideal for internships • Nearby Cold Spring Harbor Asia hosts prestigious scientific symposia, conferences and summer schools providing our students with the opportunity to interact with world-famous researchers • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate, you will: • Develop key,... [-]

Master of Environmental Policy

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Kunshan

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. [+]

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. Course Structure The four-semester, 16-course iMEP program is designed to capture the skills necessary for a new generation of environmental leaders. It is the first in the world to draw together the important core requirements in environmental management and public policy. These include economics, political science, sociology, history, law, statistics and environmental science. Year 1 Environmental Economics Statistics and Program Evaluation for Environmental Policy Environmental Policy Analysis 1 Elective Environmental Science Environmental Economics Policy Practicum Environmental Policy Process 1 Elective Year 2 Master's Project Capstone* 3 Electives Master's Project Capstone* Environmental Law, Governance and Regulation 2 Electives *Under faculty supervision, small groups of students will work with clients to develop solutions to real-world environmental policy challenges. International Opportunities Building on the strong relationship between the iMEP program and Duke University, iMEP students will have the opportunity to spend a semester at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, where they will interact with the broader Duke faculty, gain additional English-language experience, and build networks with US-based contacts. At the same time, the program will bring students pursuing a master’s degree from the Nicholas and Sanford schools to Duke Kunshan, further increasing diversity and... [-]

Master's in Sustainable Environment

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time September 2018 Qatar Doha

The HBKU Sustainable Environment master’s program provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable environment issues, including the effect of human development on the environment; the causes, impact and control of pollution; and the demands of a growing global population on natural resources. Students conduct original, guided environmental research that concentrates on issues surrounding the support of sustainable development. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. Master's in Sustainable Environment The HBKU Sustainable Environment master’s program provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable environment issues, including the effect of human development on the environment; the causes, impact and control of pollution; and the demands of a growing global population on natural resources. Students conduct original, guided environmental research that concentrates on issues surrounding the support of sustainable development. The multidisciplinary approach to the curricula builds fundamental knowledge that evolves with the developments within the field, equipping graduates with the tools needed to pursue a wide variety of career paths. Admissions requirements Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree relevant to this program, which typically includes science and engineering. Additionally, backgrounds in economic, business, policy, and social sciences will be considered. Applicants should demonstrate strong evidence supporting the prospect that they will become successful researchers and professionals. These include excellent performance in relevant coursework, past research results if any, and strong recommendation letters. Applicants with prior research experience are preferred. Applicants are required to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants who are fluent in English may be exempt from this requirement. While not required for the master’s programs the GRE exam is recommended and will strengthen an applicant’s submission. Applicants coming from an economics, policy and other social science background may submit results of the GMAT exam as an alternative to the GRE. All applications are reviewed by the... [-]

Master in Applied Geology

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2018 Taiwan Taoyuan

The institute has actively engaged in teaching and research in applied geological sciences. Founded in 1991, this Institute now has fifteen full-time and five adjunct faculty members, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. [+]

The institute has actively engaged in teaching and research in applied geological sciences. Founded in 1991, this Institute now has fifteen full-time and five adjunct faculty members, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with emphasizing on the impact assessment of geohazards, geo-environments, and geo-resources. All students are highly encouraged to do publishable research in cooperation with their advisors. Fundamental Courses Mathematics in Applied Geology Advanced Field Geology Advanced Engineering Geology Groundwater Hydrology Applied Groundwater Modeling Professional Courses Groundwater Contamination and Transport Geomechanics Earthquake Geology Slope Stability Environmental Geochemistry Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 24 credits (including 6 credits for required courses & 4 credits for Seminars) Duration of Study : 1~4 years Other requirements : Publish a conference paper, Pass an oral defense of a thesis Research Facilities & Lab Groundwater Contaminant Transport Research Group Hydrosphere, Terrestrial, and Biosphere Model Group Groundwater Research Group Engineering Geology Research Group Soil & Rock Mechanics Research Group Environmental Geochemistry Research Group Admission Documents Autobiography Study Plan Two Letters of Recommendation TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency Evidence of Chinese Proficiency [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. 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 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. Curriculum Masters in Geomatics is designed ‘discipline neutral’ for interdisciplinary graduate students and professionals. It includes earth observation from space through various remote sensing sensors. The course covers data acquisition system, GIS, information technology, resources application and analysis to the interdisciplinary graduates and professionals. Geomatics extends into more contemporary methods including Global Positioning Systems, Digital Photogrammetry, LiDAR Technology, qualitative and quantitative analysis of satellite and aerial imagery specific to earth sciences and environmental applications. Various aspects of project planning and management, database design and archiving, Big-data, Web and... [-]

Master in Statistical Learning Theory

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. [+]

Programme Overview This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. Students participate in one or more working groups (research seminars), where they determine focus areas for an initial survey report and then solve challenges at the intersection of cutting-edge research and technology in statistical learning theory. These seminars are built on teamwork, as the tasks undertaken are so complex that they can’t be solved by one person alone. Students learn how to effectively collaborate, bringing together their diverse collective skills, competencies, and experiences to determine successful solutions for complicated issues. Programme courses are taught by leading HSE experts, including globally renowned scholars such as Dr. Yurii Nesterov, Dr. Denis Belomestny, Dr. Dmitry Vetrov, Dr. Andrei Sobolevski, Dr. Alexey Naumov, and Dr. Quentin Paris. Lectures are also delivered by Skoltech professors including Dr. Ivan Oseledets, Dr. Viktor Lempitsky, Dr. Evgeny Burnaev, and Dr. Yury Maximov. This team is rather young, but its members have already made significant research achievements. The programme actively cooperates with the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for Information Transmission Problems, as well as with relevant faculties at Moscow State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Graduates go on to work for major Russian and international companies and... [-]

Master in Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering

National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 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 amount 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:... [-]


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: Air and Water: Includes their relation to climate change. Environmental Change: Studies investigate on regional and local scales, and explore their global effects and implications. Economic and Social Impact: The effect of and solutions to environmental problems. Admission Requirements i. General Admission Requirements Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree should have: obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification; ii. English Language Admission Requirements You have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments*: TOEFL-iBT 80 TOEFL-pBT 550 IELTS (Academic Module) Overall score: 6.0 and all sub-scores: 5.5 *If your first language is English, and your bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English, you will be waived from fulfilling the above English Language requirements. Application deadline Please visit here for details. For more program details, please visit here. [-]

Master in Biology

Brawijaya University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 Indonesia Malang

Vision: to be an exemplar institution in science and mathematics education, with international standards and a great support to the applied sciences, in order to improve human welfare. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. Master in Biology Vision, Mission and Objectives Vision: to be an exemplar institution in science and mathematics education, with international standards and a great support to the applied sciences, in order to improve human welfare. Mission Form quality graduates. Play an active role in creating and developing science and technology. Increase public appreciation of all MIPA's. Support the development of applied sciences at the university. Aims Organize the teaching and learning process Conduct high quality research. Disseminate research results to the public. Have a role in the development of science at national and international levels. [-]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry. [+]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry.

Program goals

To give students a high level of understanding and advanced analytical skills in key areas of offshore and coastal engineering including: exploration of ocean resources, development of infrastructure of offshore oil and gas industry and marine transport. To satisfy students’ personal needs in qualified professional education on the basis of common cultural and professional competences including Federal State Educational Standards and requirements of job offers. ... [-]

Master in Mathematical Modeling and Informational Technologies in Photonics

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Samara

The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. Brief Description of the Master’s Program The Master’s program is focused on the project-oriented activity (Applied Master’s program – the Program). The volume and content of the Program comply with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of higher education for program 010900.62 Applied Mathematics and Physics (Master’s Degree), as approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, dated March 6, 2014, # 171. The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics. Areas of the professional activity for graduates with the Master’s Degree include: Optics and Light Emitting Devices (LEDs) ; Diffractive Optics and Nanophotonics; Microoptics and Nanooptics; Photonic Crystals. The training is conducted in accordance with basic and individual training programs, including the possibility of taking a crash course of training. The Program boasts the following features: High academic mobility of students (an opportunity of studying on joint programs with leading universities of Russia and Europe); An opportunity to do the internship at leading enterprises and research centers of Russia (e.g. Image Processing Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences); An extensive use of interactive methods of training and distance education systems. Professional skills After successfully completing the Program, the graduate acquires a set of professional skills, including the ability to use the state-of-the-art commercial software for professional objectives, such as OSLO - TracePro, FRED Software, FullWAVE FDTD Software, Mode Solvers... [-]

Master in Laser Measuring Technology

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. The structure of degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective studies and a Masters Thesis. Students get knowledge of quantum electronics and laser techniques. They get skills of practical work with modern laser techniques and laser measurement equipment, ability of carrying out science research during development of new laser measuring devices and systems. As a result we achieve competitiveness of our graduates and their job placement in prestigious research institutes and firms. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Wave Optics Optical systems and components Theoretical Principles of Quantum Devices Laser systems Fiber and Integrated Optics Laser measurement systems Methods and means of laser radiation control Laser and fiber optic technology in navigation systems Optoelectronics Programme: 120 ECTS credits, full-time study (2 years), Master’s Degree Eligibility: candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in the corresponding field Scholarship: scholarship covers the tuition fee and some study materials An academic year includes 2 semesters beginning on 1st September and 10th February, Winter holidays - 2 weeks, Summer holidays - 2 months (July, August). Master’s Thesis defense is in June. Educational programs of «LETI» are constantly modernized, following the principle «Training through research». Graduates of our university receive new, profound knowledge and practical skills of work. [-]

Master in Biology

Universitas Airlangga
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months July 2018 Indonesia Surabaya

The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment.™ [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. Objective : The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment. Course Description : The course taken at Faculty of Science and Technology comprised of class-lecture activity and laboratory practice. In order to obtain a master degree, student must complete 40-42 credits within 1.5 - 2 years of master study. Currently, Master program conducts studies on four areas such as Environmental Biology, Animal Physiology, Microbiology, and Plant Tissue Culture Outcome : This course produces graduates who have great readiness in playing active role either in government or non government organization. For instance, Master Biology’s graduates are spread all across Indonesia, research centre on biology and natural resources conservation agency, and research center of sugar. Many graduates from the MSi Biology study programme enter careers in fundamental and applied research or go on to become PhD. students. Some find a position as an academic, researcher, communication officer, or policymaker. Specialization Program Environmental Biology: This specialisation focuses mainly on subjects as enviromental, predict the ecological impacts of pollutants and monitoring, implementing ecological sampling mainly for water and land, utilizing the results of the analysis of growth, population... [-]

Master in AAP (AAP Special Course)

Ehime University
Campus Full time 5 years October 2017 Japan Matsuyama

In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. [+]

A Special Course for International Students from Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Rim Offered by the Shikoku International Student Education Consortium The Graduate Schools of Agriculture of Ehime University, Kagawa University and Kochi University The Shikoku International Student Education Consortium (SISEC), has been established under an integrated concept shared by the three graduate schools of agriculture of Ehime, Kagawa and Kochi Universities, on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. The SISEC offers a Special 5-year Course for International Students from Asian, African, and Pacific Rim countries (AAP Special Course). The program and application procedures are explained below. PROGRAM GOALS In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. ACADEMIC PLAN (1) The AAP Special course is a five-year continuous education program composed of master and doctoral courses. After completion of all the requirements in the first two-year master’s course, a student will be awarded a master’s degree from the university where he/she was located. (The requirements include 30 credits from the AAP special course curriculum, an approved master’s thesis and a passing grade on the final examination.) Students are expected to continue their studies in the doctoral course (three years) of the United Graduate School of... [-]

Masters in Ecology and Environment Studies

Nalanda University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 India Patna

Rooted in the tradition of the ancient Nalanda University, the School aspires to develop knowledge on environmental issues that transcend constraints imposed by disciplinary boundaries. It promotes research and education on various environmental problems at local, regional and global levels. The unique environmental challenges of Asia are recognized by the School, and studies relevant to the region are emphasized. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017/2018. THE SCHOOL OF ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Rooted in the tradition of the ancient Nalanda University, the School aspires to develop knowledge on environmental issues that transcend constraints imposed by disciplinary boundaries. It promotes research and education on various environmental problems at local, regional and global levels. The unique environmental challenges of Asia are recognized by the School, and studies relevant to the region are emphasized. Diverse perspectives are used to analyse contemporary environmental concerns in order to develop meaningful solutions. The School traverses a broad range of academic pursuits across natural sciences and social sciences, to promote education and research on the interactions between the natural environment and human activities. Focus Areas The thrust areas of the School are: Human Ecology Hydrology Food and Agriculture Disaster management Climate Change Energy Studies The Master’s Programme The School currently offers a two-year Masters’ programme and is planning to launch a Doctoral programme in 2017. The course is designed for international students from diverse backgrounds, including social sciences, natural sciences, humanities and engineering. All Master’s students are required to obtain a minimum of 48 credits spread over 4 semesters, with a summer internship during the vacation between the first and second years. The curriculum comprises a mix of core and elective courses. The first two semesters provide breadth of knowledge, through multi-disciplinary courses, to cover core concepts around key environmental dimensions. These include earth sciences, ecology, economics and social dimensions of environment, along with introductory... [-]