Masters Program in Natural Sciences in Italy

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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.

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.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Master in Chemistry

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Siena

The Chemistry Masters is a high-level degree course with leading professors from around the world. It provides the unique educational opportunity in an international student environment. [+]

Chemistry

The Chemistry Masters is a high-level degree course with leading professors from around the world. It provides the unique educational opportunity in an international student environment.

The core and optional courses present in the program allow a range of learning and training opportunities that allow for a wide range of employment and research opportunities, born from close ties with local and international industrial partners.

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Master in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Sciences

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Pavia

The degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Sciences is a newly established 2-year Master course coordinated by the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Pavia (DBBS), and by the Cognitive, Social and Behavioral Sciences Area of the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS). [+]

Master Degree in PSYCHOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

The degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Sciences is a newly established 2-year Master course coordinated by the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Pavia (DBBS), and by the Cognitive, Social and Behavioral Sciences Area of the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS). This degree has its roots within the Italian Department of Excellence network and it is at the same time an Italian Laurea magistrale in Psicologia (LM-51) thus allowing all students to receive the qualification for the compulsory postgraduate training leading to the Albo degli Psicologi (Italian register for clinical psychology professionals).... [-]


Master in Cellular and Molecular Biology

University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Turin

The Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology and the Department of Biological and Clinical Sciences offer a Master Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology (CMB). CMB is a two year (S1-S4) second level degree (Biology class) entirely taught in English, and designed for BA graduates who are seeking an in-depth knowledge in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the ability to exploit this knowledge in advanced areas of Applied Biology Sciences, such as Biomedicine, Biotechnology, and Neurosciences. [+]

The Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology and the Department of Biological and Clinical Sciences offer a Master Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology (CMB). CMB is a two year (S1-S4) second level degree (Biology class) entirely taught in English, and designed for BA graduates who are seeking an in-depth knowledge in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the ability to exploit this knowledge in advanced areas of Applied Biology Sciences, such as Biomedicine, Biotechnology, and Neurosciences.

To this end, CMB consists in a common part and specific curricula:

Biomedical, Biomolecular, Neurobiological.

In the common part (S1-S2), students will acquire a state-of-the-art knowledge of advanced Biomolecular and Cellular Biology disciplines. Specific courses are Advanced Cellular Biology and Biotechnology, Advanced Molecular Biology, Cell Physiology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Pharmacology.... [-]


Master's Degree in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies (Environment Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme focuses on chemical sciences, both theoretical and experimental. [+]

This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

Double Degree with Univerza v Novi Gorici (Slovenia). At the end of their study programme, students can be awarded a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Chimica e Tecnologie Sostenibili of Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and Okolje 2. Stopnje - Study program Environment of Univerza v Novi Gorici. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Level of qualification

Master's Degree Programme

Teaching language

English

Access to the programme

Open admission subject to assessment of minimum requirements.

Quotas reserved for non-EU students residing abroad: 8 seats, of which 3 are reserved for Chinese students living in China, under the Marco Polo Project.... [-]


Master in Mathematics

University of L'Aquila
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy L'Aquila

Master in Mathematics [+]

Level

Master's

Duration

2 years

Classes held in

L'Aquila

Admission typology

Open admission with assessment of personal competencies and skills

Internationalization

Degree course with international curricula

Language

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars

Partner universities Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic) Gdańsk University of Technology (Poland) Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine) University of Silesia (Poland) Modules Advanced Analysis/Advanced Analysis Advanced Numerical Analysis Advanced Algebra /Algebra Superiore Biomathematics Combinatorics and Cryptography Didattica Della Matematica/Foundation and Methodology of Mathematics Education Foundation and Methodology of Mathematics Education Foundation of Mathematics Riemannian Geometry/Geometria Riemaniana Advanced Geometry /Geometria Superiore High-Performance Computing Laboratory and Applications to differential equations Kinetic and hydrodynamic models Mathematical Economics and Finance Mathematical fluid dynamics Mathematical Models for Collective Behavior Mathematical Physics 1 Mathematical Physics 2 Modern Physics Numerical Methods For Differential Equations Probability and Stochastic Processes/Probabilità e Processi Stocastici Stochastic models and applications Stochastic Processes Time Series And Prediction/Time series and prediction [-]

Master in Mathematical Engineering

University of L'Aquila
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy L'Aquila

Master of Mathematical Engineering [+]

Level

Master's

Duration

2 years

Classes held in

L'Aquila

Admission typology

Open admission with assessment of personal competencies and skills

Internationalization

Degree course with international curricula

Language

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars

Partner universities Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) Universität Hamburg (Germany) Gdansk University of Technology (Poland) Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (France) Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic) Gdansk University of Technology (Poland) Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine) University of Silesia (Poland) Modules A primer in mechanics An introduction to continuum mechanics Advanced Analysis I/Analisi Superiore I Applied partial differential equations Biomathematics Combinatorics and Cryptography Complex analysis Computer modelling and simulations of biomolecules/Computer Modelling And Simulations Of Biomolecules Continuum mechanics and thermodynamics Control systems/Control Systems Electronic Devices/Dispositivi Elettronici Dynamical systems and bifurcation theory English as a foreign language (level B2) Functional Analysis In Applied Mathematics And Engineering High-Performance Computing Laboratory and Applications to differential equations Intensive Programme Kinetic and hydrodynamic models Mathematical Economics and Finance Mathematical fluid dynamics Mathematical Models for Collective Behavior Mathematical Models In Life and Social Sciences Mechanics of Solids and Materials Mathematical Models for Collective Behaviour/Metodi Matematici dei Fenomeni Collettivi Nanophotonics Network design/Network Design Network optimisation Numerical Methods For Linear Algebra And Optimisation Optimisation Models and Algorithms Parallel Computing Principles of structural and cell biochemistry/Principles Of Structural And Cell Biochemistry Stochastic Processes Systems biology Systems biology/Systems Biology Time Series And Prediction/Time series and prediction [-]

Master in Physics

University of L'Aquila
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy L'Aquila

Master in Physics [+]

The Master degree in Physics offers two different curricula allowing specialization in four different fields, reflecting the main research interests and vocations of the Department faculty working in Physics research:

Physics of the environment and meteorology Condensed Matter Physics: Fundamental science and nanotechnology Space Physics Physics and astrophysics of elementary particles Level

Master's

Duration

2 years

Classes held in

L'Aquila

Admission typology

Open admission with assessment of personal competencies and skills

Internationalization

Degree course with international curriculum

Language

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars... [-]


Masters in Mathematics

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The University of Verona (Italy) offers a two year (120 ECTS) Masters Program (Laurea Magistrale) in Mathematics taught in English, designed according to the standards of ECMI (European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry). It is one of the six Masters taught in English at the University of Verona. [+]

Masters in Mathematics

Application Deadlines (extended):

April 12, 2018 (scholarships for non-EU citizens) June 10, 2018 (non-EU citizens living abroad) July 31, 2018 (EU citizens and non-EU citizens living in Italy) Italian citizens: please check the University website and the page devoted to Laurea Magistrale in Matematica

The University of Verona (Italy) offers a two year (120 ECTS) Masters Program (Laurea Magistrale) in Mathematics taught in English, designed according to the standards of ECMI (European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry). It is one of the six Masters taught in English at the University of Verona.

The Program has a strong international flavor, with many classes held by international visiting faculty. It offers courses in pure and applied mathematics, with a special attention to financial mathematics and applications of mathematics in other sciences. The approach is interdisciplinary and involves researchers from physics, computer science, life and health science, economics.... [-]


Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics

Erasmus Mundus - JMD - Nuclear Physics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Italy Padua Catania + 1 more

NuclPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. [+]

General Info

NucPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. The program further benefits from the participation of the associated partners: CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research (Geneva, Switzerland), CNA: Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (Seville, Spain), CMAM: Centro de Microanalisis de Materiales (Madrid, Spain), CIEMAT: Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Madrid, Spain), CSIC: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain), INFN-LNL: Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro (Legnaro, Italy), HGS-HIRe: Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research for FAIR (Darmstadt, Germany), GANIL: Grand Acceleateur National d’Ions Lourds (Caen, France), INFN-LNS: Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Catania, Italy) (includes AOUP: Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di Catania), CNRS-In2p3-LPC: Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique- Institut National pour la Physique Nucléaire et des Particules- Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire (Caen, France), ENSICAEN: Ecole Nationale Supérieure, (Caen, France), TALENT: Training in Advanced Low Energy Nuclear Theory (EU-USA), HVM: Hospital Virgen Macarena (Sevilla, Spain), CETIR: Image Diagnostic Company (Barcelona, Spain), AAA: Advanced Accelerator Applications (Ibérica) S.L (Barcelona, Spain), NUCLEOPOLIS: Pôle Nucléaire Normand pour la Santé et l’Energie (Caen, France), ARCHADE: Advanced Resource Center for HADrontherapy in Europe (Caen, France),INFN-LNF Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (Rome, Italy), CAEN SpA and CAEN SyS Electronic instrumentation, systems and spectroscopic solutions (Viareggio, LU, Italy).... [-]


Master in Marine Bio-Ecology

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The course of Science in Bio-Marine Ecology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology. In particular, the course of LM aims to provide students with an advanced level of education for the exercise of a highly qualified activity in the field of the environment in all its complexity, with particular attention ... [+]

final test characteristics.

The final exam consists of the discussion, in open session of a thesis exclusively experimental character, which brings an original contribution, prepared under the guidance of a supervisor, the thesis will be written in Italian or English.

The experimental activity contributes to the formation of a biologist with marine setting by completing the knowledge acquired during the course of studies with the aim of developing autonomy in research, critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of experimental data, as well as skills in experimental practices related to research biological applied to the sea, its resources and conservation. During discussion of the dissertation, the student must, also, demonstrate that they have assimilated well the topics covered during the studies in order to be able to play a leading role for the activities for which it is named.... [-]


Master in Chemical and Biotechnological Process Engineering

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The goal of the course is to train the professional figure of Chemical Engineer, recognized at European and World level, as defined by the European Federation of Chemical Engineers (EFCE). The Regulations of the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnological Processes dell'EFCE implements the recommendations concerning the expected learning outcomes at the end of the first level ... [+]

educational objectives of the class: LM-22 Chemical Engineering

Graduates from the Master's degree course must: - thorough knowledge of the theoretical and scientific aspects of mathematics and other basic sciences and be able to use this knowledge to interpret and describe complex engineering problems or those requiring an interdisciplinary approach ; - Thorough knowledge of the theoretical and scientific aspects of engineering, both in general and specifically in relation to those of chemical engineering, in which they are able to identify, formulate and solve in an innovative, complex problems or those requiring an interdisciplinary approach ; - Be able to conceive, plan, design and manage systems, complex and / or innovative processes and services; - Be able to design and manage highly complex experiments; - It is equipped with context knowledge and transversal capacity; - Have expertise in business organization (corporate culture) and professional ethics; - Be able to be fluent in written and oral form, at least one European language besides Italian with reference to disciplinary vocabularies.... [-]


Master in Chemical Sciences

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The course of Science in Chemical Sciences is established at the Department of Chemical Sciences and Geological and belongs to the class for the second level degrees in 'Chemistry' (LM-54). The teaching order of the degree course, on the basis of the DM 270 reorganization decrees for the training offer optimization, has been established taking into account the number of students ... [+]

The course of Science in Chemical Sciences is established at the Department of Chemical Sciences and Geological and belongs to the class for the second level degrees in 'Chemistry' (LM-54). The teaching order of the degree course, on the basis of the DM 270 reorganization decrees for the training offer optimization, has been established taking into account the number of students (between 16 and 28 registered annually), the availability of teaching that conducts research, career opportunities and the possibility of access to programs of PhD courses in Chemistry and services available and necessary facilities for the smooth running of activities.

For access to the Master of Science in Chemistry, you must have a Bachelor degree or a title obtained abroad and recognized as valid, as well as the curricular requirements and adequate personal preparation in accordance with the provisions of law and in the Academic Regulations for the course. Are curricular requirements for the registration ownership of at least 80 credits distributed among the scientific areas of Mathematics and Physics (20 credits) and Chemistry (60 credits) to be acquired by the student prior to registration. The assessment of personal preparation is performed by means of an entrance test. ... [-]


Master in Geological Technologies and Sciences

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The degree program is structured with a first year in which they are addressed teachings characterize the main scientific areas (SSD) of Geology, by GEO / GEO 01/08. The teachings of the second year round areas of Earth Sciences with the teachings of integrative disciplines which allow to give students a broader view of the scope of ... [+]

The Master of Science in Science and Technology Geological lasts two years and confers the academic title of master's degree. For graduation, students must obtain 120 credits.

The ordinary period for the conduct of educational activities is established for each AA between 1 October and 30 June. The educational activities each year is divided into two semesters: usually the first starts the first week of October, according to the first week of March.

E 'request frequency for each individual teaching of at least 60% of the hours of teaching and 80% of the hours required for laboratory and / or soil. For students engaged in part-time must attend at least for the practical-applicative activities. The signatures of the frequency control is by the individual teacher.... [-]


Master in Physics

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The course of studies in order to achieve the Master's Degree in Physics has two years of attendance, including the time needed for the preparation of the final examination. For the achievement of this Master's Degree it is necessary to acquire 120 CFU (university credits) by passing 10 exams in specific subjects and related characterizing the Study Programme ... [+]

The course of studies in order to achieve the Master's Degree in Physics has two years of attendance, including the time needed for the preparation of the final examination. For the achievement of this Master's Degree it is necessary to acquire 120 CFU (university credits) by passing 10 exams in specific subjects and related characterizing the Study Programme. The degree gives access to doctoral courses in physics or other scientific-technological areas or second-level master.

In the study program is strengthened and refined the basic training in physics, awarded the three-year degree, while also providing the frontier physics. In the study program will also reflect the research activities carried out in the Department of Physics from both university teachers and researchers of the sections of the bodies of the National Research present locally (INFN, INAF, CNR).... [-]


Master in Cellular and Molecular Biology

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

The LM course in Molecular and Cellular Biology aims to supplement the basic knowledge, acquired through the Bachelor's degree in Biology, in some key areas of the biological sciences and to provide advanced preparation and operational framework at the level of biological phenomena cellular, sub-cellular and molecular. In particular, the LM course has the objective to provide a preparation ... [+]

final test characteristics.

The activities related to the preparation of the final examination for the achievement of the LM will be carried out by the student under the supervision of a tutor during the training period at a research laboratory University or a highly qualified body under an agreement with the University biomolecular .

The final exam, which involves the acquisition of 13 credits, consists of the discussion, in open session, of an exclusively experimental thesis and which brings an original contribution, prepared under the guidance of a teacher of the course with LM, as rapporteur. The dissertation may be written in Italian or English and must have the typical form of a complete scientific work in terms of general organization (Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Tables and Figures). The decision of the Commission of Science will be formulated according to procedures defined in the Academic Regulations for the Course.... [-]