Master's Degree in Natural Sciences in Joensuu in Finland

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Natural Sciences

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 studies teach how the scientific method can be applied to the study of nature and the universe. There may be many opportunities for specialization in a specific branch such as Earth science, physics or chemistry.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

Joensuu is situated in the Eastern region of Finland. It is a municipality in North Karelia with a population of over 70,000 people. It is home to the University of Joensuu.

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Master in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC)

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland Joensuu

The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment. The 2-year education offers advanced knowledge in environmental science, biology, biogeochemistry, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, environmental policy and law, and environmentally oriented forestry. [+]

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The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment. The 2-year education offers advanced knowledge in environmental science, biology, biogeochemistry, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, environmental policy and law, and environmentally oriented forestry.

There are two main subjects in the BEC programme: Environmental science in Kuopio campus and Biology in Joensuu campus. The curriculum consists of 120 ECTS credit points, which includes general skills studies, advanced level courses in the main subject plus master's thesis, as well as alternative studies in other disciplines e.g. environmental law and policy, statistics, or sustainable development.... [-]


Master for Research Chemists

University of Eastern Finland Department of Chemistry
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 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.... [-]