Distance learning Master's Degree in Natural Sciences

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

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.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

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Master Flavor & Fragrance Industry

Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 France Nice

The proposed training program is one of the UCAJEDI educational programs. The Flavor & Fragrance Industry Master’s is a multi-disciplinary, professional DE2P (Double Expertise Professional Program) program proposing three tracks: law, science, and management-marketing, with a “major-double minor” format. [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Natural Sciences 2017. Flavor & Fragrance Industry Key Elements of the Program 4 Certifications Available as e-learning The two years of the program are fully in English. Double Expertise Professional Program Introduction The proposed training program is one of the UCAJEDI educational programs. The Flavor & Fragrance Industry Master’s is a multi-disciplinary, professional DE2P (Double Expertise Professional Program) program proposing three tracks: law, science, and management-marketing, with a “major-double minor” format. Industry The fragrance and flavor industry is largely oriented towards external markets, with two-thirds of the turnover of the players in the field achieved abroad. The sector also ranks third in exports, demonstrating the vitality of this French “flower.” Careers Grasse, the world’s perfume capital, is a unique place which contains the entire value chain of the flavors and fragrances sector: from the cultivation of scented and aromatic plants, to the presence of industry assuring their transformation and composition; all of the sector’s activities are growing, resulting in some 3000 direct jobs. Certifications ISO 9001 EQUIS AACSB AMBA Program Components First year (M1) Common Core History of perfumery and flavors, the steps in the creation of a product, languages, interdisciplinary tutored projects Internship (6 months) Second year (M2) Common Core Product legislation, communication, languages, interdisciplinary tutored projects Internship (6 months) Admission Conditions for Admission Admissible students will have acquired 180 ECTS credits, and a desire to specialize in one of the disciplines offered by the tracks based on an initial curriculum in law, science,... [-]

Master in Geological Engineering

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus or Online Full time 2 weeks September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the engineers in applied geology (hydrology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology, drilling exploration and applied geophysics). [+]

Study Branch Geological Engineering Branch Profile The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the engineers in applied geology (hydrology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology, drilling exploration and applied geophysics). Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilizations, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilizations, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics. Skills Graduates are able to solve individually wide complex of geological and geoscience problems with utilization theory, concepts a methodology concern also problematic of related technical and geoscience fields. General Competencies Graduates are to decide individually in relation to new and varying circumstances, so as take into account wide social consequences. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Master studies is designed first of all for graduates of bachelor studies of geology, mining and geography. The Master's level focuses on gaining a deeper knowledge of applied geology. The basic study is accompanied by a professional profiling enabled by selecting the relevant elective... [-]

MSc Sustainability and Adaptation Planning

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation Planning (SAP) focuses on ‘macro’ scale aspects of the field [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Natural Sciences 2017. MSc Sustainability and Adaptation Planning This is a masters degree focuses on the key strategic and leadership challenges brought about by climate change and broader environmental issues. From spatial master-planning to politics and economics, this MSc gets to the heart of the how the environment must be brought into decision-making. It is among the first such programmes in the UK to put adaptation transformation at the heart of the teaching. Future environmental change and the effectiveness of solutions are both uncertain. We teach students to integrate risk assessment into decision-making. Theoretical concepts are reinforced with applied projects in landscape planning, design and case studies. The MSc course covers a variety of themes including land use, cities and communities, politics and economics, ecosystem function, water and waste management. Optional modules in the built environment, energy, sustainable materials and renewable technologies can also be taken. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation Planning at the Centre for Alternative Technology leads to the award of Master of Science (MSc) by UEL. Modules include - Adaptation and sustainability: concepts and planning - Ecosystem services, land use and water and waste management - Environmental adaptation, sustainability, politics and economics - Cities and communities -... [-]

MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) focuses on sustainable building and environmental [+]

Masters in Environmental Building Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector. The course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an understanding of the built environment at the community and individual buildings level. Key building issues covered by the course include: energy management and low energy design, sustainable materials, environmental performance assessment and energy provision. Students may further pursue interests in urban design, communities, ecology, water, ecological sanitation, politics and economics. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology leads to the award of Master of Science (MSc) by UEL. Modules include - Sustainability and adaptation concepts and planning - Ecosystem Services, Land use and Water and Waste Management - Adaptation Transformation Politics and Economics - Cities and Communities - Energy Flows in Buildings – Parts A and B - Energy Provision (Renewable Energy) - Building... [-]

Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Part time July 2017 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips professionals with the capability to constructively engage with the complete environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. The emphasis of this degree is the integration of theory and practice with an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy. [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Natural Sciences 2017. The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips professionals with the capability to constructively engage with the complete environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. The emphasis of this degree is the integration of theory and practice with an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy. You will develop specialist knowledge regarding issues of global consequence including sustainability and ecosystem health, water management, environmental legislation and planning, environmental impact assessment, social change and development, climate change policy and conservation biology. By developing an advanced understanding of the key approaches in environmental management and decision making, you’ll expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference in relation to environmental practice and management. With the flexibility to study your areas of interest, the program has been developed to prepare you with a solid understanding of environmental management and sustainability with focus on practical application of theoretical concepts. With a number of emerging industries on the radar, including climate change, sustainable energy, infrastructure, water management and land use, demand for qualified and experienced environmental professionals is expected to grow by 40%. At the completion of your master studies, you will be able to apply your high-level practical and theoretical knowledge across a variety of fields, including research, consultancy, advocacy and private practice. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited... [-]

Master's Degree In Computational Mathematics

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus or Online Full time 1 - 4 years September 2017 Spain Castellón

The overall aim of the course is to train in Computational Mathematics, a comprehensive and integrated manner, professionals in the field of mathematical modeling of problems in the industry and company. The profile is entitled versatile, combining a solid mathematical basis with an excellent technical background in computer science and is prepared for the use of sophisticated tools with the ability of a mathematical abstraction. [+]

The overall aim of the course is to train in Computational Mathematics, a comprehensive and integrated manner, professionals in the field of mathematical modeling of problems in the industry and company. The profile is entitled versatile, combining a solid mathematical basis with an excellent technical background in computer science and is prepared for the use of sophisticated tools with the ability of a mathematical abstraction. Has ability to lead consultants, financial and industrial consulting, computer centers, etc.. Also, depending on the specialty chosen, you will be able to research in pure and applied mathematics and computer science, or to follow a career path in the company. Coordination: Vicente Martinez and Manuel Sanchis. Department of Mathematics. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / July 2018) Method: face / distance (October 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

MSc Sustainability and Adaptation

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

The Sustainability and Adaptation masters degree gives you the knowledge and skills to plan for adapting to environmental change. The MSc programme provides the opportunity to develop [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Natural Sciences 2017. Masters in Environmental Science and Policy A flexible Master’s degree designed to develop a rigorous understanding of transformational responses to climate change. Taught at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), which pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, this is the first MSc course to properly integrate and the social, political, economic and practical aspects of living with environmental change. This Master’s degree tackles these themes through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on practical work. We give our MSc students the knowledge, skills and experience needed to develop a career in the environmental sector and make an impact. The programme draws on our expert staff (https://gse.cat.org.uk/index.php/postgraduate-courses/msc-sustainability-and-adaptation/sa-staff-profiles) and a wide selection of academics and specialist guest lecturers; people who have made exceptional contributions to environmental thinking and action. The MSc course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an analysis of environmental and climate change policy and its implications for society. Students can then choose modules from a wide range that covers politics and economics, urbanisation, communities, biodiversity and ecosystem services, energy in buildings, sustainable materials, environmental assessment and renewable energy. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation at the Centre for Alternative Technology... [-]

Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time Part time May 2017 Australia Newcastle

The program will involve presenters who are current practitioners in the industry as well as presenters from the University. The program will provide a case based approach to the study of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction. The focus of the program is case based drawing on the expertise and experiences of current practitioners. [+]

In recent years, an increase in natural and human created disasters have adversely impacted the local communities and nations as a whole. Some disasters have international impacts requiring international intervention. Constructing a disaster resilient system involves interventions in the preparedness, emergency response and redevelopment phases of the disaster management cycle. Effective management of disasters involves numerous stakeholders including governments (local, state and federal), non-governmental organisations (not for profit and for profit) and communities (local, national and international) working together. This program applies recognised disaster management practices, providing graduates with the unique ability to work on approaches to building disaster resilience in context specific situations. The professional application of disaster management skills and techniques for preparing and responding to post disaster situations will develop graduates who are a valuable resource for local government bodies, non-governmental organisations, and national and international organisations/business involved or seeking to be involved in disaster management. Throughout this program you will develop unique and specialised strategic and operational disaster management skills that can be applied in the event of a disaster. As one of the only universities to offer this disaster management degree accommodating multiple discipline backgrounds, the University of Newcastle educates graduates to be immediately valuable to multiple disaster management stakeholder groups. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Hazards, natural... [-]

Master In Management Of Energy Efficiency

Vértice Business School
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Spain Madrid Málaga + 1 more

The need for many organizations, whether primary, industrial, transport sector and construction and municipal utilities, among others, to implement strategies for saving energy by the weight which is it in their costs, along with changes that is experiencing the global energy sector, diversification of energy sources and the promotion of clean energy for many organizations, they have been reflected in a growing need to incorporate professional profiles that combine quality technical training in the area of ​​efficiency energy capabilities and management skills. (17 ECTS) [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Natural Sciences 2017. The need for many organizations, whether primary, industrial, transport sector and construction and municipal utilities, among others, to implement strategies for saving energy by the weight which is it in their costs, along with changes that is experiencing the global energy sector, diversification of energy sources and the promotion of clean energy for many organizations, they have been reflected in a growing need to incorporate professional profiles that combine quality technical training in the area of ​​efficiency energy capabilities and management skills. The Master in Management Energy Efficiency Vertex Business School is a training program with a practical and taught by experienced professionals and prestigious companies in the sector approach. Students enrolled in our Master in Management Energy Efficiency acquire the training needed to meet this demand, expanding their network with professionals from other companies and end acquiring a personal differentiation, which facilitates the employability and improving their career. GOALS To analyze the basic concepts and the economic and social aspects of energy generation: energy sources, environmental impacts from energy use, technologies, etc. Provide the students knowledge about the factors that will participate in the new global energy order based on distributed generation and use of renewable energy objetode boost clean energy and improve global energy efficiency. Identify energy needs and propose the application of the techniques of saving and efficient use of energy in the primary, industrial, transportation sectors and in construction and municipal agencies To provide students with knowledge on... [-]

Masters In Environmental Impact Assessment

Vértice Business School
Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment Spain Madrid Málaga + 1 more

The Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School responds to the need to train professionals in environmental prevention, through analysis, planning and evaluation as a technical instrument to determine the most sustainable alternatives in the projects proposed by man against his environment. [+]

The Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School responds to the need to train professionals in environmental prevention, medianteel analysis, planning and evaluation as a technical instrument to determine the most sustainable alternatives in the projects proposed by man against his environment . The huge professional interest in this training program lies primarily in the growing importance of the environmental variable in the development of any engineering project, as well as increased awareness of governments, companies and individuals in the responsible use of energy resources with the objective braking, as far as possible, land degradation and climate change, but more compatible with the necessary development of society. The students in the Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School, extend their networks with professionals from other companies and countries, acquiring a personal differentiation, which facilitates the employability and improving their career. GOALS AND xponer the conceptual framework of the Environmental Impact Assessment and the importance it as a tool for environmental management. To enable the student to determine which projects are compatible with the environment through the identification, assessment and prevention of potential environmental impacts and where appropriate, take steps to reduce their impact corrective actions. Instruct the student in the process of drawing up environmental impact studies according to project characteristics. To provide students with the knowledge necessary to implement a system of environmental monitoring and control of projects. Our methodological resources: Teacher instructional videos on different subjects Manuals with the content of each subject Thematic discussion forums... [-]

Master of Environmental Law & Policy (MELP)

Vermont Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 USA South Royalton + 1 more

The MELP program is focused on the political, scientific, and communications aspects of environmental law, with an added emphasis on economics and advocacy. [+]

Vermont Law School Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP)

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. By studying advocacy, regulations, legislation, and markets, you’ll acquire the tools needed to create a more sustainable world. Vermont Law Master’s degrees can be pursued jointly with our Juris Doctor program and online, and can be started in the fall or spring. The 30- credit programs allow you to choose from over 50 courses taught by VLS’ world-renowned faculty. Programs are designed to be completed in 12 months but students have up to five years to obtain their degree. Administered by Vermont Law School’s highly respected Environmental Law Center, the MELP program is focused on the political, scientific, and communications aspects of environmental law, with an added emphasis on economics and advocacy. The innovative curriculum is comprised of traditional law offerings and MELP-specific courses in writing and advocacy designed to benefit graduates in the public and private sectors. Experiential learning opportunities with state and federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocacy groups ensure you’re ready to move ahead in your career or take on a new position. The MELP program is open to students enrolled in other law schools who wish to combine the degree with their JD. You can complete the dual program by taking courses during the Vermont Law School Summer Session and engaging in experiential learning. You can also take advantage of Vermont Law School’s Online Learning opportunities.... [-]