Master Program in Natural Sciences in Sweden

Compare Masters Programs in Natural Sciences in Sweden 2019

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.

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.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Top Master Programs in Natural Sciences in Sweden 2019

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Master in Engineering Physics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The master's programme in Engineering Physics prepares students for advanced industrial research and development, and further doctoral studies in physics and related subjects. Solving complex, sometimes interdisciplinary problems, is a central part of the education, requiring a profound knowledge and understanding of physics, as well as experience with analytical and computational tools. [+]

The master's programme in Engineering Physics prepares students for advanced industrial research and development, and further doctoral studies in physics and related subjects. Solving complex, sometimes interdisciplinary problems, is a central part of the education, requiring a profound knowledge and understanding of physics, as well as experience with analytical and computational tools.

Engineering Physics at KTH

The master’s programme in Engineering Physics is supported by a faculty with about 50 professors and associate professors working actively in a large number of fields of engineering physics ranging from experimental biophysics and nanophysics to theoretical particle physics. Their activities touch upon a large number of fields within modern physics.... [-]


Master in Applied and Computational Mathematics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

Students from the master’s programme in Applied and Computational Mathematics will become skilled applied mathematicians, well-prepared for advanced industrial positions or continued graduate studies. The programme contains four tracks: Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Optimization and Systems Theory, and Statistical Learning and Data Analytics. [+]

Students from the master’s programme in Applied and Computational Mathematics will become skilled applied mathematicians, well-prepared for advanced industrial positions or continued graduate studies. The programme contains four tracks: Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Optimization and Systems Theory, and Statistical Learning and Data Analytics.

Applied and Computational Mathematics at KTH

The programme consists of foundation courses that are mandatory for all students, and once the individual specialisation track is chosen, there are relevant required courses within that area as well. Regardless of which track students attend, the final term consists of a degree project that may be carried out in an academic or industrial environment in Sweden or abroad. Students are welcome to discuss project ideas with the staff at the Department of Mathematics but are also encouraged to seek other contracts, in the academic world and in industry, to identify suitable projects. The result of the degree project is provided as a written report and as a presentation at a seminar.... [-]


Master in Transport and Geoinformation Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

A functional and well-developed transport system is a prerequisite for a sustainable and prosperous society. The creation and maintenance of such a system demand knowledge of transport and geoinformation technologies, as well as an understanding of how the new technologies and policies are adopted, how they interact and how they affect our daily activities. [+]

A functional and well-developed transport system is a prerequisite for a sustainable and prosperous society. The creation and maintenance of such a system demand knowledge of transport and geoinformation technologies, as well as an understanding of how the new technologies and policies are adopted, how they interact and how they affect our daily activities.

Transport and Geoinformation Technology at KTH

The master’s programme combines two closely related aspects of the built environment: transport systems and geoinformation technologies. The programme enables students to either specialise in one of these main subjects or develop their own interdisciplinary study plan, making use of each student’s unique background and interests. The recommended courses form a foundation for both subject areas, and students can choose a subject area by selecting the most appropriate sequence of the elective courses. Most courses combine interactive lectures with laboratory work. Many also include an in-depth term project. The courses make use of modern data collection instruments and quantitative modelling and processing software.... [-]


Master in Mathematics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The joint master’s programme in Mathematics is a collaboration between KTH and Stockholm University (SU). The specialisation of study is directed towards areas corresponding to research groups at KTH and SU, taking full advantage of the broad spectrum of expertise available at both universities. [+]

The joint master’s programme in Mathematics is a collaboration between KTH and Stockholm University (SU). The specialisation of study is directed towards areas corresponding to research groups at KTH and SU, taking full advantage of the broad spectrum of expertise available at both universities.

Mathematics at KTH

The courses in the programme are organised in three blocks – the basic block, the profile block and the broadening block. The basic block provides an in-depth education in Mathematics at an advanced level. Within this block, it is mandatory to take one course in each of these areas: algebra and geometry, analysis, topology, and discrete mathematics. In the profile block, courses are chosen freely to specialise and prepare for the master's thesis – the subject is regarded in a broad sense, including mathematical statistics, optimisation theory and theoretical computer science. The broadening block contains courses on theory and methodology of science, communication of mathematical subjects and a half term of freely elective courses.... [-]


Master in Electromagnetics, Fusion and Space Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The two-year master’s programme in Electromagnetics, Fusion and Space Engineering incorporates a strong foundation in electrical engineering with an understanding of electromagnetic fields and how they interact with matter. [+]

The two-year master’s programme in Electromagnetics, Fusion and Space Engineering incorporates a strong foundation in electrical engineering with an understanding of electromagnetic fields and how they interact with matter.

Electromagnetics, Fusion, and Space Engineering at KTH

Electromagnetic fields are the basis of telecommunications. They are employed, for example, to transmit high-speed data through optic fibers or mobile wireless systems. Additionally, electromagnetic fields are transmitted from objects in the universe, such as stars, and they provide key information to help us understand the universe. Furthermore, a fundamental understanding of plasma is needed for controlling and generating fusion energy, the same source that powers the Sun, and which promises to power the Earth in the near future.... [-]


Master in Engineering Mathematics

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The programme will provide you with broad and deep mathematical knowledge about Mathematics and its applications – knowledge which is highly attractive on the labour market in the industrial and public sectors as well as in society in general. Tomorrow’s technology depends on mathematical methods and calculations and your education in Engineering Mathematics will give you the knowledge and skills you need to actively develop new technology, build a sustainable society and/or run your own successful business. [+]

The programme will provide you with a broad and relevant knowledge of mathematics and its applications. This knowledge is in high demand since tomorrow’s technology depends on mathematical methods and calculations. The programme will give you knowledge and skills that will be useful to you in developing new technology, building a sustainable society or running your own successful businesses.

The Programme

The Master’s Programme in Engineering Mathematics is designed to equip students with the mathematical tools for developing tomorrow’s technology. You will have a broad and relevant knowledge of mathematical applications and methods that are useful both in private enterprise and in the academic world, among other areas. You will master mathematical methods with applications in statistics, information technology, computer science, energy and environmental engineering, robotics and automatic control engineering as well as optimisation.... [-]


Master in Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

In many places in the world, we experience rapid environmental change. In the Master’s Program in Polar Landscape and Quaternary Climate, you get knowledge and skills necessary for the understanding and analysis of polar and alpine landscapes. You get insights into how they have changed on different time scales, linked to climate variations during the Quaternary period. [+]

In many places in the world, we experience rapid environmental change. In the Master’s Program in Polar Landscape and Quaternary Climate, you get knowledge and skills necessary for the understanding and analysis of polar and alpine landscapes. You get insights into how they have changed on different time scales, linked to climate variations during the Quaternary period.

Climate change is particularly rapid in the glacial and periglacial landscapes of polar and alpine regions. The program will provide you with knowledge about the global climate system’s functioning and about methods used to reconstruct climate and environmental change. In addition, human and natural causes of climate change are presented and discussed.... [-]


Master in Mathematics

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Welcome to mathematics at the top of Europe! In this joint MSc programme, given in cooperation by Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology, we are looking for highly motivated students who want a deeper understanding of mathematics and communication. We offer high-quality education, vast specialization options and a personal mentorship for each student, ensuring that you get the most out of your studies. [+]

Welcome to mathematics at the top of Europe! In this joint MSc programme, given in cooperation by Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology, we are looking for highly motivated students who want a deeper understanding of mathematics and communication. We offer high-quality education, vast specialization options and a personal mentorship for each student, ensuring that you get the most out of your studies.

Reasons to choose

Mathematics at the top of Europe:As a joint programme between Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), this education is unique in offering a broad expertise among teachers, an extensive pool of elective courses and a double MSc degree. The learning environment is international and dynamic with lectures being given both at Stockholm University and KTH. In addition to this, students are welcome to attend the Stockholm Mathematical Center's general colloquium.... [-]


Master in Astronomy

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether you are interested in black holes, cosmology, exo-planets or exploding stars, this two-year programme is the right choice for you. The programme covers both theoretical and observational approaches to modern astronomy. As our student you will acquire skills in current research methods and proficiency to analyze, evaluate and present complex astrophysical data. [+]

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether you are interested in black holes, cosmology, exo-planets or exploding stars, this two-year programme is the right choice for you. The programme covers both theoretical and observational approaches to modern astronomy. Our students acquire skills in current research methods and proficiency to analyze, evaluate and present complex astrophysical data.

Reasons to choose

First class education and close connection to department research:

Stockholm University is one of the 100 highest ranked universities in the world and a leading European university. The Department of Astronomy covers world-leading research, including both theoretical as well as more observational and experimental research. With all our teachers being active researchers, you are offered various ways to get in contact with recent advancements in each respective field through lectures, laboratory sessions or degree projects.... [-]


Master in Theoretical Physics

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently discovered phenomena, or shed new light on old problems. Based on the scientific expertise at our department and collaborators, this MSc programme offers you advanced knowledge in theoretical physics in a strong and progressive research environment. [+]

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently discovered phenomena, or shed new light on old problems. Based on the scientific expertise at our department and collaborators, this MSc programme offers you advanced knowledge in theoretical physics in a strong and progressive research environment.

Reasons to choose

First class education, closely connected to researchLocated in the Albanova University Centre, shared by Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), we carry out world-leading research. With the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita) next door, we cover almost all theoretical fields from string theory and quantum phenomenon to general relativity and cosmology. This creates a strong and vibrant research environment which we aim to reflect in our MSc programme. With all teachers being active researchers, our students are offered great opportunities to get in contact with the different fields through lectures, laboratory sessions, group projects, and thesis work. Mentorship programme to strengthen your independent skillsThe vast part of your studies will be at Albanova, where we have a large focus on lectures and laboratory sessions. We want our students to develop their ability to work independently as well as in groups which is why our teaching focus on course projects. There is a good relationship between students and teachers, and we provide strong academical support to the students by always having easily accessible teachers. In addition, the programme includes a... [-]


Master in Materials Chemistry

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

This MSc programme is built around our research strength in solid state chemistry and we are looking for students interested in materials synthesis strategies or in developing skills in advanced characterization techniques such as electron microscopy or nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). [+]

Materials research is a dynamic field and with rapidly developing technology, the demand of refined and improved materials is increasing. This MSc programme is built around our research strength in solid state chemistry and we are looking for students interested in materials synthesis strategies or in developing skills in advanced characterization techniques such as electron microscopy or nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).

Education closely connected to world leading research


This programme is built on our research strength in solid state chemistry and we introduce students to versatile materials synthesis strategies. The design of nano-structured materials from new combinations of molecular building blocks, templating molecules, nano-particles and functional molecules is a running theme in several courses. We focus on providing our students with an advanced understanding of the structure- and property relations at all length-scales. All teachers at this programme are active researchers at the department and we are keen to have a close relation between students and researchers. This is why we focus the studies on lectures, lab work and projects connected to recent scientific advancements in the field.... [-]


Master in Microbiology

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Our Master’s program in Microbiology gives you the opportunity to learn in an environment of world-leading research. You will use cutting-edge methods as you learn about pathogenic microbes, biological diversity, evolution, and biotechnology. Step by step practical and experimental training will equip you cutting-edge laboratory skills and techniques as well as provide up to date knowledge of the field. [+]

Our Master’s program in Microbiology gives you the opportunity to learn in an environment of world-leading research. You will use cutting-edge methods as you learn about pathogenic microbes, biological diversity, evolution, and biotechnology. Step by step practical and experimental training will equip you cutting-edge laboratory skills and techniques as well as provide up to date knowledge of the field.

Reasons to choose Strong focus on building practical laboratory skills and techniques at advanced level Close connection to world-leading research Program structure

The Master’s program in Microbiology aims to provide a complete understanding of the life of microorganisms with courses in microbiology and infection biology. There is plenty of space within the program to allow you to choose from a selection of additional elective courses so you can pursue a program adapted to your chosen career path.... [-]


Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. [+]

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers.

Environmental forensics is the systematic and scientific evaluation using various disciplines for the purpose of developing defensible scientific and legal conclusions regarding the source, age and history of chemical pollutants released into the environment. This program gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a future resilient society.

The programme offers insight into several disciplines including analytical and environmental analysis, in order to characterize the source and amount of chemical pollutants in the environment as well as describe their history. To facilitate a broad understanding in environmental forensics, the curriculum includes a wide range of multidisciplinary expertise, such as environmental sampling, human health, advanced statistics, and transportation modelling. To ensure that students gain practical field experience, real-life cases are provided in collaboration with industry and researchers. The programme uses problem based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities. These skills will be used to identify sources and history of environmental pollution.... [-]


Master in Mathematics and Modelling. Specialisation: Analysis and Mathematical Physics

Linnaeus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Teleborg

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations. Analysis with Mathematical Physics gives you a comprehensive education in mathematics, aimed at mathematical physics. You study courses in complex analysis, distribution theory, and partial differential equations [+]

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations.

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career.

There are three specializations (all end with a master thesis work).

Analysis with Mathematical Physics: Gives you a comprehensive education in mathematics, aimed at mathematical physics. You study courses in complex analysis, distribution theory, and partial differential equations

We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como in Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree i.e., a degree from two different universities, which may be an advantage if you are considering an international career.... [-]


Master in Mathematics and Modelling. Specialisation: Algebra with Cryptography and Coding

Linnaeus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Teleborg

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career. In Algebra with Cryptography and Coding, you study general courses in mathematics and modeling besides courses in algebra, number theory, cryptography and coding theory. [+]

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations.

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career.

There are three specializations (all end with a master thesis work).

Algebra with Cryptography and Coding: You study general courses in mathematics and modeling besides courses in algebra, number theory, cryptography and coding theory.

We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como in Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree i.e., a degree from two different universities, which may be an advantage if you are considering an international career.... [-]