Master's Program in Natural Sciences in Europe

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Natural Sciences

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and 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.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master in Coastal and Marine Management

University Centre of the Westfjords
Campus Full time Part time 18 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'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. The programme includes principles in toxicology, toxicokinetics, target organ toxicity, biochemical and molecular toxicological methods, mechanisms of toxicity and mode of action, toxicity testing, laboratory animal science, alternative methods to animal testing, histopathology, statistics, epidemiology, and health risk assessment. This first part of the programme provides students with a general, advanced toxicological grounding, upon which they then base a personal line of inquiry to probe more deeply into experimental research or risk/safety assessment by taking elective and/or project courses. Programme outline *might be subject to changes Semester 1 Principles of toxicology Toxicokinetics... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. 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. 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 pursing 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. At the postgraduate level a major in the biological sciences can cover a host of specialities even if your undergraduate degree did not have the same specialization. Some of the taught postgraduate courses on offer include, but are not limited to the study of infectious diseases, biotechnology and bioengineering, cancer biology, drug design, plant genetics and crop improvement, molecular medicine as well as ecology and conversation. Many of our partner universities also offer masters by research in which the student is given a short introduction and completes a research projects to achieve their master’s... [-]

MSC IN Environmental Management and Sustainability

University of Malta
Campus Full time 13 months September 2018 Malta Valletta

The Master's programme in Environmental Management and Sustainability is an accelerated, 12-month, international double degree programme. Students completing the programme receive a Master of Science degree from both James Madison Uinversity and the University of Malta. [+]

This dual programme, in collaboration with James Madison University, starts in September and ends the following August. All coursework is undertaken in Malta between September 2016 to May 2017 and students work independently during the summer months to complete a capstone project. The degree is flexible, and enables each student to design a programme of studies that meets their long-term career goals. The curriculum provides a foundation for both natural resource conservation as well as sustainability management. The educational benefits of the programne are not limited to the classroom. As a small Mediterranean island, Malta is a wonderful living laboratory for the study and practice of sustainability. A number of field experiences provide a hands-on feel for both sustainable technologies and resource conservation. The field experience includes site work at a nature park in Italy. Expert faculty from both the University of Malta and JMU are involved in all teaching and instruction, providing participants with valuable international viewpoints. Intercultural awareness and deepened self-confidence grow from working with students and faculty from around the world. Graduates will become well versed in the science of environmental sustainability and management and acquire an understanding of its practical applications. The programme is appropriate for both recent graduates and for those who are already working. It will allow you to experience sustainability challenges first-hand and significantly enhance your employment prospects. For further information visit: http://www.um.edu.mt/icp/msc-environmental-management-and-sustainability [-]

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 . [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. 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. The powers of the Master in "Electrochemistry. Science and Technology "encompass a series of knowledge and skills some of which are presented below: General skills: Acquire skills in research, ie, develop and / or adapt an investigation, design it and do it with academic seriousness. Being able to analyze, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideas critically. Knowing how to communicate scientific content to other specialists in electrochemistry,... [-]

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’ behaviour 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 programme. 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. The graduates can then be employed at many institutions dealing with nature protection and remediation (e.g., remediation companies, governmental agencies, regional authorities, etc.). Selected graduates can also continue their studies and research in a number of doctoral programmes. Suitable for graduates of following bachelor programmes and similar fields of study: Geology, Earth Sciences, Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Sciences [-]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

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Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. The topic of sustainable management is on everyone’s lips. At IMC Krems, you can study it! Graduates are in a position to support companies and organisations with the implementation of sustainable initiatives and strategies. A strong sense of environmental responsibility is central to their plans and activities, whether on the client or the supplier side. As the programme is lectured in German exclusively, further information is available in German only on our website www.fh-krems.ac.at. [-]

Master in Economic Geology

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Oulu

The Master’s Programme in Economic Geology is offered by Oulu Mining School, with extensive international linkages. The programme will be taught entirely in English and comprises 22 modules, including courses in magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary ore deposits, structural geology for economic geologists, mining geology, geometallurgy, sampling methods, GIS applications, as well as environmental geochemistry. [+]

Master in Economic Geology The Master’s Programme in Economic Geology is offered by Oulu Mining School, with extensive international linkages. The programme will be taught entirely in English and comprises 22 modules, including courses in magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary ore deposits, structural geology for economic geologists, mining geology, geometallurgy, sampling methods, GIS applications, as well as environmental geochemistry. Programme Outline The Master's degree programme comprises 120 ECTS, including a 35 ECTS Master’s thesis, and between 50 and 85 ECTS of advanced courses in Geology and up to 35 ECTS from related disciplines to be chosen freely. Employment Opportunities for Graduates In the last decade, Finland experienced a strong revival of the mining and exploration industry as a result of the commodity boom. Several new mines have opened and the minerals sector has become one of the key foundations for the economy in northern Finland. With this background, we offer a practice-oriented education that prepares our graduates for a career in the industry or in ore deposit-related research. [-]

MPhys in Physics

The University of Warwick, Department of Physics
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Physics aims to observe and explain the behaviour of the physical universe. In particular, physics looks for basic laws, which account for and predict what can be observed. Part of the appeal of the subject is that the physical world is governed by remarkably few such laws and that these apply everywhere and to everything. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. Physics aims to observe and explain the behaviour of the physical universe. In particular, physics looks for basic laws, which account for and predict what can be observed. Part of the appeal of the subject is that the physical world is governed by remarkably few such laws and that these apply everywhere and to everything. The structure of the courses reflects the structure of the subject. All students take the core modules and choose further modules from the lists of options. The core modules introduce the fundamental principles, while the optional modules explore their applications in the different areas of physics including: astrophysics, the properties of matter, particle physics and atmospheric physics. The option scheme also allows a proportion of modules to be taken from outside of physics. We encourage students not only to consider modules related to physics, for example in computing, but also modules in philosophy and modern languages. Please download the course booklet for more information. Below is a list of the individual modules in each year and more detail on their content can be found by following the links above. THE FOUR-YEAR DEGREE COURSE (MPhys) Students can opt for the four-year version of the degree. This has been designed primarily for students who are thinking of a career which makes substantial use of their knowledge of Physics. The first two years are the same as for the BSc. YEAR THREE MPhys Core: Quantum Physics of Atoms, Electrodynamics, Mathematical Methods... [-]

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 Appli­cations of Natural Sciences

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Application of Software Engineering | Mathematical Informatics | Mathematical Engineering | Applied Mathematical Stochastic Methods | Mathematical Physics | Nuclear Engineering | Diagnostics of Materials | Dosimetry and Applications of Ionising Radiation | Experimental | Nuclear and Particle Physics | Physics and Technology of Thermonuclear Fusion | Computational Physics | Solid State Engineering | Laser Technology and Electronics | Optics and Nanostructures | Nuclear Chemistry | Radiological Physics [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. Field of Study - Application of Software Engineering - Mathematical Informatics - Mathematical Engineering - Applied Mathematical Stochastic Methods - Mathematical Physics - Nuclear Engineering - Diagnostics of Materials - Dosimetry and Applications of Ionising Radiation - Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics - Physics and Technology of Thermonuclear Fusion - Computational Physics - Solid State Engineering - Laser Technology and Electronics - Optics and Nanostructures - Nuclear Chemistry - Radiological Physics Entrance Exams NON Entrance Requeirements - fully completed application form - English language certificate Level of English - TOEFL IB T 65 / TOEFL CBT 185 - B2, FCE, IELTS 5.5 Scholarship not for the first year students [-]

Master in Applied Mathematics and Stochastics

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

This is a two-year English-taught programme at the Master level. It is aimed at training and developing research skills in a number of areas of modern mathematics and statistics, and in their applications. At the end of the studies, students are awarded a Master Degree from Novosibirsk State University, with an approval by the Russian Ministry of Science and Education. [+]

This is a two-year English-taught programme at the Master level. It is aimed at training and developing research skills in a number of areas of modern mathematics and statistics, and in their applications. At the end of the studies, students are awarded a Master Degree from Novosibirsk State University, with an approval by the Russian Ministry of Science and Education. The programme was started in October 2014 in two directions. These were Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization, and Numerical Statistical Modelling. GENERAL OVERVIEW. For the year 2017/2018 we propose the three main directions: - Numerical Statistical Modelling, - Numerical Methods, - Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization, with a number of applications that include actuarial science, information security, and transport logistics. As well, in 2017/2018 we expect to expand the list of directions towards mechanics and mechanical engineering. The Programme is research-oriented. Each semester a student is supposed to devote half of the time to a research project, to be done at one of institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The 2nd year of studies is completed by a Master Dissertation. Lecture courses and research supervision will be provided by professors of the Novosibirsk State University and leading researchers from institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The lists of prospective courses, of potential lecturers and supervisors, and further related details may be found at our webpage. ACCOMMODATION: students will have an option of accommodation in a modern student's hostel with a low living cost. FORMAL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: BSc in... [-]

Master in Chemistry - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Mons

The 2nd cycle Master's programme offers two possible directions: 1) materials chemistry and engineering or 2) instrumental and applied organic chemistry. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. This program is taught in FRENCH. The 2nd cycle Master's programme offers two possible directions: 1) materials chemistry and engineering or 2) instrumental and applied organic chemistry. In the second year, students choose a specific focus: research-oriented, professional or teaching. Whichever focus the student chooses, he will devote a signigicatn amount of his second year to preparing a thesis with one of the research labs in the Institute of Chemistry or with an associated laboratory (biochemistry, molecular biology, toxicology, pharmacy,...). Students who wish to finish their studies quickly can opt for a one-year Master's programme. It does not allow further studies (doctorate) and may not qualify you for certain jobs. After completing the one-year Master's programme, it is possible to register in the higher secondary school teacher certification programme. Profile of the programme The first year includes internships and individual projects (12 ECTS credits) that allow students to choose their direction (materials chemistry and engineering or instrumental and applied organic chemistry) and to prepare for the thesis they will write the following year. Two sets of specific courses (18 credits) are offered for the two subprograms and all the Master's students have a common core of courses (22 credits). The programme is finished out with elective classes (8 credits) that students choose based on the subject of their thesis. In the second year, all students write a Master's thesis (28 credits) in a field that is researched in one of the host labs.... [-]

Master for Research Chemists

University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Joensuu

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an... [+]

Master for Research Chemists

 

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping stone for PhD studies.

 

 

Who should apply?

Graduates who are seeking challenges in the field of chemistry research and who hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.

 

 

Course structure and curriculum

The International Master’s Degree Programme for Research Chemists is comprised of 120 credits, which can be completed in two years. The studies include compulsory and elective modules that may vary according to the students’ interests and major subjects. The major subject can be chosen from four principle categories: Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.... [-]


Masters in Plastic Materials Engineering

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Lyon

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. ITECH plastic manufacturing engineers complement their speciality with aspects of the other majors: coating different plastic materials (Formulation Chemistry); composite materials used in transport, sports and leisure, and geo-textiles (Textile Materials). From hygiene to aeronautics, automotive to sports, many sectors make use of plastic manufacturing engineers who can work as much with raw material suppliers, as with “formulators”. Admission for Students outside France 1st year admission: Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent , 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF + interview with ITECH 2nd year admission: 1 year of postgraduate studies completed (M1 or equivalent, 240 ECTS) How to apply? Visit and register at inscription.itech.fr (for EU students) Or Apply through Campus France site (CEF procedures). For countries which do not have CEF procedures with France, you must do an Application for Preliminary Admission (DAP) to the cultural service of the French embassy in your country of residence. Tuition fees Tuition fees are 6 500€/year. Hands on training ITECH is adamant in supplying students with a strong professional experience. On top of a multidisciplinary teaching, the institute adds a 10 month minimum of mandatory internships in companies for the regular status students. End of 1st year: International experience - minimum 6 weeks This international experience is prepared in advance in terms of an intercultural approach... [-]