Master's Program in Natural Sciences in Spain

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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.

The natural sciences deal with the understanding of natural phenomena through observations and predictions. The scientific method and the laws of nature may be covered. Natural science branches include areas such as physics and biology, and there are many more.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Official Master - Remote Sensing And Geographic Information Systems

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The objective of this master is to provide solid scientific training in techniques of Earth observation, and the generation and analysis of information for the study of the territory and the management of their resources through GIS. It is a 60 ECTS Master is structured in 4 compulsory modules, an optional module for advanced training (to choose between two possible) and finally Work Master's Thesis. All classes are conducted with computer. The course is complemented by practical tutoring sessions, seminars and possible visits to organizations in the sector. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. Remote sensing techniques and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are essential to study the Earth and manage its resources. This central role is not only present in the academic world but we perceive it in multiple fields. Indeed, we found signs of increased presence and interest in areas such as the (new and improved satellite Earth observation, aerial vehicles or UAVs, European boost to GPS systems like Galileo, etc.) tools, geographic information (the success of Google Earth or Google Maps, the quality excellent ICC mapping, etc.), its metadata (increased presence and consolidation of standards), cataloging Special data Infrastructures (IDEC, IDEE, etc.) or software (such as the current gratuity of Miramon programms for administrations and students that has driven the Generalitat de Catalunya and the different alternatives of free software). In this context there is a need for well-trained professionals in these disciplines, who know the basics, but also the latest trends as standardization promoted by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The objective of this master is to provide solid scientific training in techniques of Earth observation, and the generation and analysis of information for the study of the territory and the management of their resources through GIS. It is a 60 ECTS Master is structured in 4 compulsory modules, an optional module for advanced training (to choose between two possible) and finally Work Master's Thesis. All classes are conducted with computer. The course is complemented by practical tutoring sessions, seminars and possible visits... [-]

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 . [+]

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, scientists from other specialties and society in... [-]

Master's Degree in Advanced Physics and Applied Mathematics (MFMA)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Palma de Mallorca

The objective of the University Master in Advanced Physics and Applied Mathematics (FAMA) is to provide an advanced training, specially oriented to graduate students aiming to enter later in a Doctorate program. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. What is it? The objective of the University Master in Advanced Physics and Applied Mathematics (FAMA) is to provide an advanced training, specially oriented to graduate students aiming to enter later in a Doctorate program. It is then a Master basically oriented towards research. This requires a structure making possible the specialization in some research areas with a premium quality. The UIB is awarded with the mention of International Excellence Campus, including the line of Physics, Computing and Applications. In this line, there are some research groups that have been developing an internationallevel first rank task during years. This is why five specialties are offered, directly related with those groups: Relativity and Astrophysics, Geophysical Fluids, Materials Physics, Quantum Systems , and Applied Mathematics. Most of the socially relevant problems have many faces, and addressing them requires both general vision and the ability to connect ideas. In this context, the Master is not offering specialties as watertight compartments. The student can rather choose a reasonable number of complementary credits coming from other specialties, different from the selected one. What will you learn During the past century, scientific research has reached a high degree of specialization, with a refined division of the subjects of study. On the other side, most of the problems which are socially relevant are polifacetic. The scientist with a multidisciplinary background is in good position for developping his research tasks beyond the borders of his own domain, being able to... [-]

Master's Degree in Marine Ecology (MECM)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Palma de Mallorca

In line with that which is established in article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007 and modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, in order to be admitted into the Master's degree programme in marine ecology, applicants must be in possession of an official university degree, issued by an institution of higher learning from a state within the European Higher Education Area, that allows for holders of the degree to access Master's level studies in that country. [+]

New student profile and admission criteria In line with that which is established in article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007 and modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, in order to be admitted into the Master's degree programme in marine ecology, applicants must be in possession of an official university degree, issued by an institution of higher learning from a state within the European Higher Education Area, that allows for holders of the degree to access Master's level studies in that country. Additionally, holders of degrees from education systems outside of the European Higher Education Area can access the programme without having to validate the degree as long as the university verifies that the degree ensures that the holder has achieved a level of education equivalent to that which is provided by a corresponding official Spanish degree and the degree allows the holder to access postgraduate level studies in the country from which it was issued. Admittance to the programme in this way does not imply the official validation of the degree nor does it make reference to any recognition other than allowing the holder to study in this Master's programme. This programme is especially designed for students with degrees in biology, marine sciences, or other similar programmes. Given its interdisciplinary nature, graduates from other disciplines within the scope of this Master's degree may also study in the programme. In addition to the corresponding accreditation of having the competences needed for this Master's programme, the following criteria will be taken into account... [-]

Master's Degree In Industrial Mathematics

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The Interuniversity Master of Industrial Mathematics (M2i) is organized by the three Galician universities, along with the universities Carlos III and Polytechnic of Madrid. It consists of the specialties of Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation. The title is obtained after exceeding 90 credits, of which 30 correspond to the Master project, which is developed in collaboration with a company. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. Introduction The Interuniversity Master of Industrial Mathematics (M2i) is organized by the three Galician universities, together with the universities Carlos III and Polytechnic of Madrid. It consists of the specialties of Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation. The title is obtained after exceeding 90 credits, of which 30 correspond to the Master project, which is developed in collaboration with a company. Why study the degree The training needs at the masters level of professionals in Industrial Mathematics are highlighted by both the EU and the OECD in its Global Science Forum document. Report on Mathematics in Industry. The scientific / technological interest of M2i is based on three pillars Expand the analytical capacity and knowledge of the students that will form the research teams and future professionals. Provide concrete skills in designing, building and managing specific software in one of the industrial sectors at least. Introduce the students in the topics of research and development related to the subjects that make up this program. What is learned The general objective of the Interuniversity Master in Industrial Mathematics is to train professionals who are capable of adequately performing the professional exercise in the development and application of mathematical technologies in the field of Industry. The Master is oriented towards advanced training, with a multidisciplinary character, with sufficient basic training, so that it is possible to achieve both an academic and / or professional specialization and the initiation in research tasks. Structure of the Study... [-]

Master's Degree In Geoinformatics (interuniversity)

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The Interuniversity Master's Degree in Geoinformatics by the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. [+]

Introduction The Interuniversity Master in Geoinformatics By the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. The geospatial industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in recent years due to different applications related to global positioning systems, geographic information systems, mobile devices or satellite remote sensing. The curriculum is designed for students to acquire competencies in the design, implementation and management of spatial databases, definition and execution of geoprocesses, visualization of geographic information and realization of projects with geographic information systems. It also includes optional content designed to intensify student training in geotechnology (remote sensing and sensor networks), or in the field of information technology (development of desktop GIS applications, on the web, or on mobile systems). Why study the degree The objective of the Master in Geoinformatics is to offer a path of professional specialization so that the graduates of degrees that impart knowledge in information technologies and / or knowledge of geotechnology acquire the specific competences of a profession with wide demand in the labor market. In particular: To increase knowledge in information technologies, cartographic and geomatic engineering To know how to analyze the needs of a company in the geospatial field and determine the best technological solution to them To know how to build geospatial databases, apply and develop geoprocesses, and apply technological tools of geovisualization of data On the other hand, the offer of external professional practices in... [-]

Master in Complex Materials: Thermal Analysis and Rheology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Ferrol

Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods Termomechanics of Materials Properties. Advanced Methods Statistical data analysis Applications to environmental protection Thermal treatments and analysis by laser Thermo-mechanical fatigue Module 1. U Paris 7 Rheophysics of complex fluids Structured materials. Nanomaterials Physical-chemistry of polymers Statistics of Polymer Physics, Light scattering techniques. Microscopy Physics of Soft Matter, Interfaces Mechanics of continuous media Acoustic Waves Module 3. TFM Master Thesis [-]

Master's Degree In Chemical Research And Industrial Chemistry

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

This Master's degree includes a research orientation (five specialties) and a professional orientation, with a duration of one year (60 ECTS). Its objective is to provide its students with the knowledge to obtain a solid base in advanced chemistry and in instrumental chemical and biological techniques that allow them to orient themselves towards research or towards professionalization in relevant topics of chemical science and technology. [+]

Introduction The Master's Degree in Chemical and Industrial Chemistry Research Has an interuniversity character and is taught by the universities of Santiago de Compostela (USC, coordinator), A Coruña (UDC) and Vigo (UVI), with the collaboration of the Official College of Chemistry of Galicia. This Master's degree includes a research orientation (five specialties) and a professional orientation, with a duration of one year (60 ECTS). Its objective is to provide its students with the knowledge to obtain a solid base in advanced chemistry and in instrumental chemical and biological techniques that allow them to orient themselves towards research or towards professionalization in relevant topics of chemical science and technology. Why study the degree This master's degree, taught by the universities of Santiago de Compostela, Vigo and A Coruña, aims to: To train professionals capable of competing in such dynamic areas as the chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, production of new materials, agri-food, environmental control and study, quality control and analysis, phytosanitary and bio-sanitary and renewable energies. Provide advanced specialized training, mainly in instrumental techniques, that is useful to be able to advantageously opt for jobs in the public and private sectors. To be an instrument of continuous training of professionals of the different fields of Chemistry. Provide an advanced theoretical and experimental training, which allows them to access the doctoral thesis in Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry or Organic Chemistry. What is learned This Master's degree includes a research orientation and a professional orientation, with a duration of one year (60 ECTS).... [-]

Master in Molecular, Cellular and Genetic Biology

Universidade da Coruña
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The Master provides an academic training that allows a specialisation, after obtaining the degree of access of experimental or health sciences. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. Introduction The Master provides an academic training that allows a specialisation, after obtaining the degree of access of experimental or health sciences. In the scientific field, the student who completes this Master will be prepared to work in research laboratories requiring cellular, molecular or genetic skills. The student will also be able to continue a researcher carrier and access to a Ph. degree training program. In the professional field, the Master allows the training of specialists for advanced job positions in the distinct sectors of R&D: clinical or bio-industrial, and also in the higher education and in the public administration. The Master also serves to the continuous training of professionals in active, from the distinct industrial sectors as well as education and public administration. Why study This Master provides high quality training to future professionals in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology and Genetics. If you are interested in this field, you will find the better support to improve your knowledge and a valuable tool to access to the professional, academic or science research areas with the best background. International Degree From the 2014-15 course, students from the University of A Coruña and University of Palermo who attend the Master UDC (60 ECTS) or the University of Palermo (Master of Science (MSc) in Cellular and Molecular Biology. 120 ECTS), according to a specific curriculum, can obtain a double degree in two academic years. There are specific Erasmus scholarships for studies abroad in the framework... [-]

Master's Degree In Marine Biology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain A Coruña

This master's degree aims to train professionals in tasks related to marine biology and improve the training of those already engaged in these activities. The aim is to train research personnel for their incorporation into scientific research centers in marine biology, or to the research teams of public, private and corporate bodies. [+]

Introduction This master's degree aims to train professionals in tasks related to marine biology and improve the training of those already engaged in these activities. The aim is to train research personnel for their incorporation into scientific research centers in marine biology, or to the research teams of public, private and corporate bodies. Why study the degree Marine biologists are responsible for many tasks in the areas of fisheries and aquaculture. For example, working for the public administration to estimate and monitor stocks of marine species, business consultants and NGOs, analyzing data from satellite monitoring systems, or as scientific researchers. The research work has application not only in the field of knowledge advance, but also as a service to the administration in the monitoring and control of the quality of the marine environment or developing new exploitable resources Structure of the Study Basic subjects The marine environment: Physical Oceanography Botany Marine Marine Zoology Marine Microbiology Marine Ecology Physiology of Marine Organisms Molecular Bases of Adaptation to the Marine Environment Marine Organism Study Techniques Experimental Design and Information Resources Common subjects Techniques for Sampling and Recognition of Marine Organisms and Communities Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing Environmental Management: Socioeconomics, Environmental Education and Legislation Sustainable uses and management of the marine environment Biology of Conservation Genetic Diversity and its Applications to the Study of Marine Organisms Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology Marine Resources Biology of Exploited and Potentially Exploitable Species Evaluation and Exploitation of Resources on the Coast Fisheries and Exploitation of Fishery... [-]

Master's Degree In Marine Biology: Biodiversity And Conservation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master's Degree in Marine Biology: Biodiversity and Conservation by the University of La Laguna brings together in its approach the great experience of more than forty years of teaching and research in this field developed in the ULL. It will have a strong character of practical and applied training. The student will acquire a sound knowledge of marine biodiversity, particularly the Atlantic-Mediterranean environment, and will also master the tools of know-how in the field of management, conservation and conservation, research and teaching related to the environment , Biodiversity and marine resources. [+]

The Master's Degree in Marine Biology: Biodiversity and Conservation by the University of La Laguna brings together in its approach the great experience of more than forty years of teaching and research in this field developed in the ULL. It will have a strong character of practical and applied training. The student will acquire a sound knowledge of marine biodiversity, particularly the Atlantic-Mediterranean environment, and will also master the tools of know-how in the field of management, conservation and conservation, research and teaching related to the environment , Biodiversity and marine resources.

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The term "Biodiversity" is relatively recent and although it has become fashionable, it is nothing other than the contraction of "Biological Diversity", understanding this as the structural and functional variety of all life forms, both at the genetic and specific levels. of ecosystems.... [-]


Master's Degree In Astrophysics

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The exceptional atmospheric conditions for the highest quality astronomical observations in the Canary Islands, together with their geographical proximity and good connection with Europe, justify the presence of the European Observatory of the Northern Hemisphere (ENO). This fact, together with the consequent concentration of professors and researchers around the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, the Department of Astrophysics of the ULL and the Observatories, generates an ideal environment for the development of a Master in Astrophysics in which direct contact with prestigious professionals supposes an exceptional added value. The Master has been designed based on a wide and rigorous offer of subjects, options and itineraries that are concreted in three specialties: "Specialty in Theory and Computation", "Specialty in Observation and Instrumentation" and "Structure of Matter". [+]

The exceptional atmospheric conditions for the highest quality astronomical observations in the Canary Islands, together with their geographical proximity and good connection with Europe, justify the presence of the European Observatory of the Northern Hemisphere (ENO). This fact, together with the consequent concentration of professors and researchers around the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, the Department of Astrophysics of the ULL and the Observatories, generates an ideal environment for the development of a Master in Astrophysics in which direct contact with prestigious professionals supposes an exceptional added value. The Master has been designed based on a wide and rigorous offer of subjects, options and itineraries that are concreted in three specialties: "Specialty in Theory and Computation", "Specialty in Observation and Instrumentation" and "Structure of Matter".... [-]


Master's Degree In Modeling And Mathematical Research, Statistics And Computation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This master has a wide range of subjects aimed at research oriented towards the needs of technology centers and the R + D + i departments of companies with regard to Mathematics. In fact, the Master in Mathematical Modeling, Statistics and Computing, origin of which is proposed, is highly valued and all courses have enrolled students from a technology center. Finally, note that professors of the Master of the six universities have experience of projects with companies. [+]

In the last 25 years, mathematical research in Spain has experienced a spectacular development, which has led it to occupy a place among the top ten in the world. Mathematicians from the six universities participating in the master's degree contribute to this achievement. Already in the UPV / EHU, in the last Ranking of Shanghai of 2012, Mathematics occupy a place among the 100 and 150 best universities in the world. Thus, Mathematics play a very prominent role in the Spanish scientific system. To maintain or improve these positions, it is necessary to train new doctors, incorporate new researchers, and the first step after the Degree is necessarily a Master's in Mathematics with a research component. This master's degree responds to this manifest need of six universities, since it has subjects oriented to start a scientific career in different branches of Mathematics.... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in territorial analysis and management: planning, governance, and territorial leadership - 3rd Edition

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Tarragona

The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. [+]

Overview The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. This allows students to achieve other aims which enable them to: Achieve skills and knowledge to exercise leadership to face regional challenges and promote sustainable development. Specializing in strategic planning (local development projects, urban planning and mobility), as well as the prospective analysis of scenarios. Training in GIS, digital mapping and spatial analysis techniques applied to fields such as landscape prospective planning, network analysis, geo-marketing, etc. Qualify for integration in public administration and private business. It also provides guidance on the preparation for future students to research Duration 60 ECTS - 1 year Teaching mode Blended Places 30 Timetable It is a blended programme. There are oline sessions and face-to-face sessions. The timetable for the face-to-face sessions are from Monday to Thursday (February-April) External practicals Optional but recommended for the professional track Course language Spanish Collaborating institutions Port of Tarragona, DOW Participating universities Universidad de Granada Universitat Rovira i Virgili Faculty Faculty of Tourism and Geography Linked to doctoral degree in Tourism and leisure Start and finish dates of teaching Classes start in October and finish in June (online period October-December, face-to-face period January to June). Exam sessions for the Final Master's Degree Project There is only one exam session, in June, for the Final Master's Degree Project, although students may request to an exam session... [-]

Master's Degree In Theoretical Chemistry And Computational Modeling

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Castellón

The creation of this postgraduate program has two main objectives: a) Establish a European standard of excellence in theoretical and computational chemistry which includes knowledge of methods, applications for use and programmability. b) To promote international mobility of students theoretical and computational chemistry both at the level of master and doctoral degrees. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Spain 2018. The creation of this postgraduate program has two main objectives: a) Establish a European standard of excellence in theoretical and computational chemistry which includes knowledge of methods, applications for use and programmability. b) To promote international mobility of students theoretical and computational chemistry both at the level of master and doctoral degrees. Coordination: Vicente Moliner Ibáñez. Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry. UJI. Coordinating university: Autonomous University of Madrid Inter with 27 European universities and 14 Spanish universities. Number of Credits: 120 ECTS credits Duration: two academic years (October 2017 / September 2019) Teaching language: English Method: face: January 2018 (intensive) - February 2018 (intensive) - September 2019 (intensive) Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]