A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.
Natural sciences programs can allow students to explore occurrences in nature through observation, prediction and experiments. Various topics may be touched upon, and students may specialize in areas such as biology, ecology, astronomy, physics, chemistry and Earth science.
Thailand (ประเทศไทย), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (ราชอาณาจักรไทย) is a country in Southeast Asia with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. The capital Bangkok is at the start of many visitors' itineraries, and while a modern city, it has a rich cultural heritage.
Top Master Programs in Natural Sciences in Thailand 2017/2018
The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant [+]
Master in Environmental Toxicology
The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people.In addressing these problems, there is a pressing need for experts in the field of Environmental Toxicology, which is a field requiring knowledge in several inter-related sciences. In keeping with the national policy to generate high quality personnel in the fields of Science and Technology, CGI thus offers a graduate program in Environmental Toxicology to address this need to train a new generation of scientists that will become the driving force for the country, and region, in the years to come.... [-]
The Chemical Biology Program emphasizes the interface between Chemistry and Biology, as well as its potential applications for other fields. It involves the study of interactions between small [+]
Master in Chemical Biology
The Chemical Biology Program emphasizes the interface between Chemistry and Biology, as well as its potential applications for other fields. It involves the study of interactions between small molecules and their possible biological targets, the study of biological pathways using chemical tools, drug delivery, as well as chemical understanding of disease states, in order to create basic science knowledge for future drug discovery efforts.The Program has been designed to train graduates to be capable of initiating collaborations on new frontiers of research with a multidisciplinary nature.
Admission RequirementsCandidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Preferred background: Science (including Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Medicine, or other related fields ... [-]
Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how [+]
Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health
Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environment pollutants affect health. Knowledgeable, capable, and technically skilled personnel, that have both a practical and theoretical understanding of environmental health, are needed to undertake research and academic work so that they can apply their knowledge and skill to identify and prevent health and environmental problems. Skill graduates are also needed to identify or synthesize chemical or biological substances to cure or prevent diseases and to use their knowledge and expertise to add value to the natural resources.The program aims to prepare students for careers in public health, drug discovery and development and related fields that deal with the application of modern biology to practical contemporary problems. The program is research oriented and focuses on method development and more detailed technical issues. Graduates will be trained to be both thinkers and practitioners.... [-]
UEM responds to the need to examine urban environment and housing problems from the management and planning perspectives to promote sustainable urban development. The UEM develops the [+]
Master in Urban Environmental Management (UEM)
UEM responds to the need to examine urban environment and housing problems from the management and planning perspectives to promote sustainable urban development. The UEM develops the capabilities and skills to confront deteriorating environmental conditions that threaten urban productivity, quality of life of urban residents and social cohesion of urban communities. The UEM promotes sustainable development by drawing on and integrating theories and perspectives from the established disciplines of urban planning; urban and regional development; economic development; and public policy and management into a distinctive framework of problems, issues and questions concerning the urban environment in a developing country/city context. The field deals with environmental problems such as poor urban housing, poor water supply and sanitation, inadequate solid waste and wastewater management, vulnerability and adaptation to disaster and climate change risks, land use conflicts and deteriorating environmental quality in the home, workplace, neighborhood, city and region. ... [-]
Natural resources are the basis of livelihoods and economies of every nation in Asia. Given the rich cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the professionals working in [+]
Master in Natural Resources Management (NRM)
Natural resources are the basis of livelihoods and economies of every nation in Asia. Given the rich cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the professionals working in natural resources management need a strong working knowledge of several interrelated sciences. Through teaching, research and outreach activities, the NRM of SERD at AIT seek to develop professionals who can contribute to the conservation and sustainable management of terrestrial and coastal resources and ecosystems. We provide education and research opportunities leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in NRM. The complex nature of NRM issues requires a broad range of skills and techniques ranging from the social to the physical sciences. The NRM field of study therefore specializes in areas as diverse as community-based natural resources management, forestation and forestry, integrated land management, biodiversity conservation, climate mitigation/adaptation, and the valuation of ecosystem services. NRM also provides training, outreach and capacity-building opportunities to a growing number of interested clients on many NRM related areas. Besides providing training, we have assisted universities in Nepal, Indonesia, Laos PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia and other countries to develop their capacity to implement academic programs on environment and NRM. ... [-]
CCSD is a key element of maintaining sustainable livelihoods and economies in Asia. Given the enormous cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the climate change and [+]
Master in Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CCSD)
CCSD is a key element of maintaining sustainable livelihoods and economies in Asia. Given the enormous cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the climate change and sustainable development professionals need a strong working knowledge of several interrelated sciences. Through teaching, research and outreach activities, the CCSD program at AIT seeks to develop professionals who can contribute to address issues of the climate change impacts and sustainable management of resources, through a curriculum and research program that exposes the students to a wide range of contemporary topics. Due to the interdisciplinary character of CCSD, students with a wide variety of backgrounds including agriculture, biosciences, environmental sciences, energy, forestry, including social sciences such as e.g. anthropology, geography, economics and sociology are encouraged to seek admission to the certificate, Diploma, Master and Doctoral Degree programs offered by the CCSD program. There are three areas of specialization including Climate Science, Mitigation, and Adaptation. ... [-]
Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) at AIT began in 1964 with the need for sanitary engineering to address the problems of providing [+]
Master in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM)
Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) at AIT began in 1964 with the need for sanitary engineering to address the problems of providing adequate water supplies and sanitation facilities. The overall program looks for solutions to environmental problems including wastewater treatment and disposal systems; air pollution engineering and management; solid and hazardous wastes; waste minimization and life cycle assessment; environmental impact assessment and management; and environmental toxicology. The three major focal areas are Environmental Technology and Management (ETM); Environmental Toxicology, Technology and Management (EETM); and Water and Wastewater Engineering (WWE).The EEM has produced over 1,100 master and 90 PhD graduates from 40 countries in Asia and beyond. ETM emphasizes a systems approach to managing the environment, including the interrelated roles of industry and government agencies. Some of the subjects covered in the specialization of air pollution, solid wastes, industrial pollution control, hazardous wastes control and minimization, environmental impact assessment and waste audits. ETTM is a multidisciplinary inter-university program (Chulabhorn Research Institute, Mahidol University and AIT) with assistance from a team of international experts. This program is a combination of toxicology and other related health sciences, biotechnology and environmental engineering. WWE responds to the need to produce engineers who have specialized in the planning, design, operation and management of water supply, wastewater treatment, and disposal systems. Specializations include water supply and sewerage system engineering, water quality management, water and wastewater treatment systems, environmental sanitation systems, groundwater contamination, waste recycling and resource recovery, natural and ecological... [-]
AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative... [+]
Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches that integrate education, research and outreach.Asia contributes over 90% of global aquaculture production and plays a key role in the development of appropriate culture systems and technologies. Aquaculture production accounts for almost half of world fish supply and increases by 10%. It is expected to surpass capture fisheries production in the next 10 years. Further development of aquaculture is also expected to help us move away from dependence on overexploited capture fisheries resources and to enhance and conserve aquatic habitats and biodiversity; but this expansion should not exceed the carrying capacity of water resources.Wild aquatic resources are essential sources of nutrition for rural populations. Any degradation of these resources from over-fishing, use of illegal fishing gears, introduction of exotic fish, misuse of chemicals, agro-industrial waste discharge, deforestation, breeding ground degradation and dam construction that can lead to blocking of migratory pathways will have dramatic impacts on the nutritional and health status of rural people.Population growth, poverty, resource use conflicts, illegal activities, pollution, biodiversity conservation, policy and institutional gaps and conflicts are the major issues and problems in coastal management. A management approach that integrates sectors (government agencies, non-government organizations, community, etc.), disciplines (science, engineering and management), land- and sea-based activities (agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.) is important to address the various issues and problems in the coastal area.... [-]