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26 Masters Programs in Science Studies

Individuals seeking to further their education beyond the baccalaureate level may choose to pursue a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a perquisite for doctoral studies and is often required for higher-level positions, promotions or raises. What is a Master in Science Studies? This type of degree program typically provides students with the opportunity to select coursework that ali… Read more

Individuals seeking to further their education beyond the baccalaureate level may choose to pursue a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a perquisite for doctoral studies and is often required for higher-level positions, promotions or raises.

What is a Master in Science Studies? This type of degree program typically provides students with the opportunity to select coursework that aligns with their personal interests and career goals. Programs often feature courses that focus on a variety of scientific disciplines, such as psychology, earth science, engineering, chemistry, biological science, computer science and physics. Prospective students may find this type of degree program appealing because it tends to be less research intensive than other Master of Science degree paths. Most of these degree programs can be completed in two to three years.

By obtaining a Master in Science Studies, students can hone skills that hold value both personally and professionally, producing higher wages, better working conditions and more opportunities. In addition to developing analytical research skills, students improve their interpersonal communication skills and ability to organize and prioritize tasks.

The cost to pursue a master’s degree program is different at each institution. Students may check on costs by contacting admission offices at individual schools.

The job market for careers in science-related fields can be very competitive. Earning a Master in Science Studies degree can provide applicants with an advantage over those without advanced degrees. Graduates may be qualified to fill positions as data analysists, electrical engineers, software developers, project managers, consultants or policy analysists. Graduates may also choose to enter academia and become biology researchers or laboratory directors.

Colleges and universities all over the world typically offer Master of Science Studies programs, and online options may be available. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington , New Zealand

Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skil ... +

Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skills to prepare you for a career in science. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
22 Feb 2021
01 Dec 2020
Campus
Online
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest , Hungary

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. ... +

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. Beyond a few core courses and a joint four-semester seminar series providing a common background to all students, we offer the following four thematic groups of courses: Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, Foundations of Physics, Logic in Linguistics, and Models in the Social Sciences – the student has to choose 7 courses offered in these modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
06 Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington , USA

More than ever before, innovation and advances in science and technology have a global impact. The policies that govern these fields are drafted and revised by a handful of le ... +

More than ever before, innovation and advances in science and technology have a global impact. The policies that govern these fields are drafted and revised by a handful of leaders, but they affect billions of individual lives. The Master of Arts in International Science and Technology Policy will give you the skills, experience, and access to begin making your contribution at the forefront of these fields. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Maastricht , Netherlands

The research master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology is a programme that focuses on the roles of science, technology and the arts in modern culture. In two years, y ... +

The research master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology is a programme that focuses on the roles of science, technology and the arts in modern culture. In two years, you will develop the analytical and methodological skills to pursue a career in research at a university or a knowledge institute such as a museum or advisory board. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester , USA

Understand how humans perceive and interact with color in this unique program that has limitless applications.

Understand how humans perceive and interact with color in this unique program that has limitless applications. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Morgan State University
Baltimore , USA

The degree of Master of Science in Science Education aims to fill the need to provide advanced preparation for certified science teachers. Changes in societal demands brought ... +

The degree of Master of Science in Science Education aims to fill the need to provide advanced preparation for certified science teachers. Changes in societal demands brought about by advances in science and technology, as well as socio-cultural changes in the high school clientele, make the continual re-tooling of science teachers an absolute necessity. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Sussex Business School
Brighton , United Kingdom

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public pol ... +

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
01 Aug 2021
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford , United Kingdom

The full-time Analytical Sciences MSc and Postgraduate Diploma is a research-focused degree.

The full-time Analytical Sciences MSc and Postgraduate Diploma is a research-focused degree. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln , United Kingdom

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to give graduates in science and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It aims to ... +

The MSc in Analytical Sciences is designed to give graduates in science and related subjects a systematic training in the application of modern analytical methods. It aims to provide the necessary practical, interpretative analytical skills to apply a wide range of analytical techniques to key areas of application. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña , Spain

UDC Master’s studies programmes are open to students with an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised Spanish university, or an equivalent qualification from a rec ... +

UDC Master’s studies programmes are open to students with an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised Spanish university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised third-level institution in the EHEA. -
Master
Full-time
English, Spanish
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney , Australia

The Master of Philosophy in Science provides students with a unique opportunity to undertake original research and gain in-depth knowledge in their particular scientific field ... +

The Master of Philosophy in Science provides students with a unique opportunity to undertake original research and gain in-depth knowledge in their particular scientific field. Students have access to staff that are leading researchers and experts in their field. Undertaking this course allows students to explore their research potential and develop research skills. This course is designed to provide a scholarship pathway to the PhD program. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Feb 2021
Campus
 
The University of Waikato
Hamilton , New Zealand +1 More

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of r ... +

The Master of Science is valued for its flexibility and excellence and can be tailored to suit your needs. You can select your papers from a range of subjects and the mix of research and taught papers are customised to suit your interests and goals. -
MSc
Full-time
12 - 18 months
English
Campus
 
ETH Zurich Institute of Science, Technology and Policy
Zürich , Switzerland

Do you have a BSc from natural sciences or engineering (including also mathematics and architecture) and seek a career where policy analysis and management are important? The ... +

Do you have a BSc from natural sciences or engineering (including also mathematics and architecture) and seek a career where policy analysis and management are important? The ETH's Institute of Science, Technology and Policy offers the MSc in Science, Technology and Policy a programme suitable for students who have completed a bachelor's degree with minimum 180 ECTS points in natural or engineering sciences including architecture and mathematics. -
MSc
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
ZHAW School of Life Sciences And Facility Management
Wädenswil , Switzerland

There is a growing need for experts who have specific knowledge in a scientific discipline combined with skills in data science, modeling, and computation. Programming, Algori ... +

There is a growing need for experts who have specific knowledge in a scientific discipline combined with skills in data science, modeling, and computation. Programming, Algorithms, Data-Structures, Mathematical Modelling, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Data Bases, Data Architecture Systems, Handling and Visualising Data, Neural Networks, and Deep Learning are the relevant Keywords. Those who master these contents have key qualifications for the future. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 semesters
English
Campus
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh , United Kingdom

You will experience a variety of science communication and public engagement issues and methodologies. In the process, you will develop critical thinking skills and self-evalu ... +

You will experience a variety of science communication and public engagement issues and methodologies. In the process, you will develop critical thinking skills and self-evaluation skills through reflective practice. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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