5 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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University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Master of Science (Extension) aims to renew and broaden students' scientific and industry experience with managerial and business acumen. It provides students with numerou ... Read more

The Master of Science (Extension) aims to renew and broaden students' scientific and industry experience with managerial and business acumen. It provides students with numerous opportunities by value-adding to their existing specialisations and bringing them up to speed on knowledge and technologies, or by expanding into different majors of interest to acquire professional and management skills. Read less
Master
01 January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña, Spain + 9 More

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 ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
English, Spanish
Campus
 
Abertay University
Dundee, United Kingdom

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members.

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members. Read less
Master
07 September 2020
Full-time
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Master of Science (Research) provides an opportunity for students to acquire research skills and deepen their knowledge in an area of science.

The Master of Science (Research) provides an opportunity for students to acquire research skills and deepen their knowledge in an area of science. Read less
Master
01 January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

This course is designed to cater for two distinct groups of students: professional scientists wishing to update their industry-related skills for career advancement and studen ... Read more

This course is designed to cater for two distinct groups of students: professional scientists wishing to update their industry-related skills for career advancement and students considering a research degree. Read less
Master
01 January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus