A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
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.
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This course is about understanding the world around us at its most fundamental level. The knowledge generated through the study of physics is also the driving force behind most new technologies, from radars to lasers, from transistors to quantum computers, and from electron microscopes to advanced medical imaging scanners. [+]
This course is about understanding the world around us at its most fundamental level. The knowledge generated through the study of physics is also the driving force behind most new technologies, from radars to lasers, from transistors to quantum computers, and from electron microscopes to advanced medical imaging scanners.About The Course You will develop a combination of high-level research, analytical and problem-solving skills which are highly valued by industry and government employers.The Master of Physics can be undertaken in one of the following: Astronomy and Astrophysics (astronomy techniques, astrostatistics, galactic dynamics, compact objects, astrophysical shocks, plasma astrophysics, space electrodynamics, and high-energy astrophysics) Computational Physics (numerical methods, high-performance computing, graphics processing unit (GPU) programming and methods of computational physics) Experimental Physics (data analysis and methods of experimental physics) Medical Physics (commissioning, calibration, safe operation and maintenance of these medical systems that help to diagnose and treat thousands of people every year) Theoretical Physics (discipline-specific knowledge at the frontiers of modern physics). Course structure details ... [-]
If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. [+]
If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods.English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).
TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.
La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 percent overall and 60 percent in the final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.... [-]
The Master Program in Biology (M.Si Biology) prepares competitive graduates having good skills in analyzing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules to whole ecosystems and provides an intellectual challenge. The object aims 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.™ [+]
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... [-]
Vision: to be an exemplary institution in science and mathematics education, with international standards and a great support to the applied sciences, in order to improve human welfare. [+]
Vision, Mission, and Objectives
Vision: to be an exemplary institution in science and mathematics education, with international standards and a great support to the applied sciences, in order to improve human welfare.
MissionForm 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.
AimsOrganize 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. [-]
Earth science deals with complex systems and processes that shape our planet. Pressing issues such as the safe supply of water, resources and energy, climate change, sea level rise as well as natural hazards are all intimately related to Earth sciences. The Master of Earth Sciences provides the opportunity to gain a wide range of knowledge and skills that are relevant for employment in industry, government agencies, education as well as further university studies. [+]
ANU is ranked number one in Australia for Earth sciences and number 12 globally.*
Our high standing is built upon an emphasis on application of the enabling sciences—mathematics, physics, and chemistry—to address the big challenges in Earth sciences. We are innovators: always seeking to develop new methods, whether experimental, analytical or computational.
Our cutting-edge research led by over 70 academic staff, along with state-of-the-art facilities, provide a conducive environment for high-quality research training for our postgraduate students. Whether it be chemistry, physics or biology, all of our academics are experts in their field, giving students diverse disciplinary perspectives on research projects.... [-]
The Master of Biological Sciences allows you to specialise in areas such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. This degree provides you with the skills to pursue a career in plant laboratory science, agriculture, environmental policy or further study. [+]
A single two-year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science.
Understanding biological science is integral to solving some of the greatest challenges facing humanity; from the threat of climate change, pests and disease to increasing pressures on global food supplies. Whether your interests are broad or unique, ANU offers a range of postgraduate programs to extend your skills in biosciences and help you find creative and innovative solutions to these challenges.
The ANU Master of Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals.
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Our program allows you to specialise in a particular area of biology such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, plant sciences and biochemistry. Alternatively, you can utilise the program to provide a broad overview of biological sciences today. Our practical classes refresh your traditional techniques while developing your skills and knowledge in new cutting-edge techniques.... [-]
This program is designed to give you both theoretical and practical knowledge of the modern concepts in neuroscience and the methodologies employed. You will be taught by leading Australian neuroscientists and have opportunities to gain first-hand experience of neuroscience research at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR). This degree will pave the way for further studies in neuroscience and related fields such as for a PhD. You can also use your skills to forge a career in policy-making, the pharmaceutical industry, consulting, as well as scientific research organisations. [+]
A single two-year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Health and Medicine Students of the Master of Neuroscience programs join our world-class scientists and have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience from their research. These programs provide science graduates with new skills and extend and renew your understanding of neuroscience principles. You will acquire both theoretical and practical knowledge of the modern concepts in neuroscience and the methodologies employed.
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We have over a dozen independent research groups working at our Eccles Institute of Neuroscience in state-of-the-art facilities. This includes well-equipped laboratories, a suite of electron microscopes, a confocal scanning microscope and a protein and DNA analytical service and advanced super and parallel computing facilities. We provide staff and students with an exceptional environment for research on brain function, with a cellular focus and an emphasis on signal processing in sensory systems.... [-]
This degree enables students to upgrade their expertise in the mathematical sciences, either as a route to further study or to upgrade their quantitative skills in areas that are rapidly becoming more reliant on advanced techniques from the mathematical sciences, such as the biological and computational sciences. Graduates find careers in academia, government and consulting. [+]
A single two-year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science
ANU is ranked number one in Australia for maths teaching and research*.
We offer our students small class sizes and access to some of the best mathematicians in Australia, currently including 15 fellows of the Australian Academy of Sciences, two fellows of the Royal Society, ten recipients of the Australian Mathematical Society Medal and three ARC Laureate Fellows. Our researchers have access to up-to-date computing facilities including the National Computational Infrastructure supercomputer. We fulfil both a national and international role as a “research institute” in the mathematical sciences, working cooperatively with the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and a number of international centres.... [-]
The degree can be tailored to suit your interests and can include astrophysical techniques, astrophysical, computing, planetary science, stellar astrophysics, galaxies, and cosmology. When you graduate, you may find yourself working as a hydrology modeller, instrument scientist, web analyst, scientist at Geoscience Australia, software engineer, or government and defence scientist. [+]
A two year postgraduate degree offered by The ANU College of Science.
Postgraduate students in astronomy and astrophysics at ANU receive an innovative education. You will have access to Australia’s largest optical observatory and to the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre, which designs, builds and tests world-leading instrumentation for astronomy and space science. As a postgraduate student, you’ll be based at our Mount Stromlo Observatory, where our staff and students have made major contributions to astronomy, mapping the structure and formation of the Milky Way, discovering planets orbiting other stars, and discovering the accelerating expansion of the Universe. Our staff include winners of the Australian Prime Minister’s Prize for Science and the Nobel Prize.... [-]
Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day. [+]
Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day.
Linking conservation, ecology, biodiversity and sustainability, the Master of Conservation Biology is a one-year, 180-point professional Master's. You'll get the scientific expertise you need to do conservation work in New Zealand and around the world.
Wellington is an international hotspot for biodiversity and studying with the School of Biological Sciences you'll learn from world leaders in conservation practice—internationally respected scientists whose work informs the management of New Zealand’s unique biota.
Using theoretical and field-based approaches in a range of terrestrial and marine environments, you’ll explore the processes of conservation biology. Examine internationally renowned examples of conservation best practice in action, and gain skills in experimental design, the collection, and analysis of data and the presentation of research results.... [-]
The ISU Master of Space Studies (MSS) program is designed for students looking for the competitive edge that will help them obtain a career in the space sector, professionals interested in making a career move into or within the space sector, and researchers wishing to broaden their knowledge or make the move from academic life into the space industry. [+]
Renewing the future – ISU Master of Space Studies Program
ISU is pleased to announce that over the coming months it will be conducting a reimagining and renewal of its highly successful Master of Space Studies (MSS) program.
Since its inception in 1995 this core ISU program - encapsulating ISU’s international, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach to space education - has produced multi-skilled graduates able to meet the demands of the space sector, whether in government, industry or academia. As the MSS approaches its 20th year, ISU is committed to reviewing its achievements to date, promoting its most successful aspects and identifying new areas for innovation in order to provide its graduates with the maximum opportunity to develop their subsequent careers.... [-]
With the increasing pressures on the marine environment, both in the South Pacific region and worldwide, experts in the conservation and management of marine organisms and ecosystems are in demand. [+]
With the increasing pressures on the marine environment, both in the South Pacific region and worldwide, experts in the conservation and management of marine organisms and ecosystems are in demand.
As a world leader in marine conservation, New Zealand is a great place to develop your expertise in the field. Its unique and lengthy coastline is home to numerous marine organisms—from the tiny phytoplankton to the endangered New Zealand sea lion.
Study with Victoria's School of Biological Sciences, a leader in marine biology research. Examine marine conservation issues and practice using examples from New Zealand, Australia, South Pacific and wider Indo-Pacific region, which can be applied worldwide.... [-]
The holder of the European Master in Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation of the principles of sustainable development in the company's policy and strategy. [+]
An interface between the different players in the company and its stakeholders (customers, suppliers, local residents, public and voluntary organizations ...), the European Master of the owner of Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation implement sustainable development principles into policy and business strategy.
The qualities necessary to the manager of sustainable development are: patience and diplomacy. It is also necessary to know how to communicate especially popularize field of standards.
Acquire the following skills:Understanding the principles of sustainable development Know the principles and tools of communication Understanding of the types of management Know the main reference texts on the ICPE Know implementing eco-design in his business Knowing the impact of the supply chain on the environment Propose and implement actions to optimize energy consumption Acquire the HQE management methods Control regulations on waste Know the safety issues in the workplace Provide better working conditions for staff Insert the company in local life Advise and assist management from a diagnostic Sustainable Development Know how to build a performance evaluation system of sustainable development ... [-]
The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes. [+]
The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes.
It will be a listener Mission / board or responsible Energy / Environment / Safety. It may hold positions or frame attached to the direction of a structure (often integrated into a QHSE department) either integrated framework in Environment and Sustainable Development Department at the headquarters of a large company, a local authority or a consultancy.
Be sensitive to issues related to the environment, be provided with a capacity to communicate and to "educate".
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The Master of Science (Research) in Mathematical Sciences provides an opportunity to acquire research skills and to deepen knowledge in one of the areas of mathematics. The aim of the program is the professional development of candidates through mastery of a substantial body of mathematical literature together with original research work under the guidance of a supervisor. [+]
This research degree provides an opportunity for graduates to acquire high-level research skills and substantially deepen their knowledge in an area of mathematics or statistics. Students work under the guidance of a supervisor who is a full-time academic staff member of the faculty. Students may be required to take a prescribed subject in research methodology or any other subject deemed necessary by their principal supervisor.
Students acquire research skills and deepen knowledge in their chosen area of mathematics or science.
Skills in research and the ability to think mathematically are in growing demand in industry, finance and various government organisations. As a consequence, graduates of this course significantly broaden their career choices, and the research topic may be chosen to further facilitate their career paths, for example, in senior levels of market research, quantitative management and quantitative finance.... [-]