MASTERSTUDIES

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 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.

5 Results in Science Studies Filter

Master of Science (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Australia, Sydney
Master
01 Jan 2020
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The Master of Science (Research) provides an opportunity for students to acquire research skills and deepen their knowledge in an area of science.

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Master in Sciences, Technologies and Environmental Management

Universidade da Coruña
Spain, A Coruña + 1 More
Master
01 Sep 2020
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English
Spanish
Campus

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 ...

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Masters by Research degrees

Abertay University
United Kingdom, Dundee
Master
07 Sep 2020
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This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members.

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Master of Science (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Australia, Sydney
Master
01 Jan 2020
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English
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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 ...

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Master of Science

University of Technology Sydney
Australia, Sydney
Master
01 Jan 2020
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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 ...

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