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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biol… Read more

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Designed for students aiming to work in research, education, and industry in the life sciences sector. Specifically, this MSc will provide you with an advanced understanding o ... +

Designed for students aiming to work in research, education, and industry in the life sciences sector. Specifically, this MSc will provide you with an advanced understanding of current and emerging issues in both Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and provide you with an extensive range of lectures on a variety of topics. Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 31st July 2022 for courses that commence in late September. In the event that any programme receives a high number of applications, the University reserves the right to close the application portal. Notifications to this effect will appear on the Direct Application Portal against the programme application page. Please note a deposit will be required to guarantee a place on the course. Due to high demand, applications may not be considered if the course has reached its maximum class size and will be placed on a waiting list. -
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Part-time
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University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom

Gain a strong grounding in the knowledge and skills - including business acumen - needed for a future in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Gain a strong grounding in the knowledge and skills - including business acumen - needed for a future in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2023
01 Sep 2023
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UK Online, United Kingdom

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually a ... +

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually as biological and clinical institutions and businesses seek to deliver more effective and efficient data-based services1. The University of Birmingham’s Online MSc Bioinformatics will help you to take advantage of these new opportunities by developing your understanding of complex data sets and how to interact with them. -
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Part-time
30 months
English
Online
 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom

Gain a detailed understanding of contemporary microbiology – researching the industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline.

Gain a detailed understanding of contemporary microbiology – researching the industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2023
Campus
 
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification i ... +

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification in the fields of food safety and security. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
UK Online, United Kingdom

Manchester Metropolitan University has been leading the way in nutrition and food science teaching and research since 1880. This unique Food Science and Innovation master’s de ... +

Manchester Metropolitan University has been leading the way in nutrition and food science teaching and research since 1880. This unique Food Science and Innovation master’s degree combines Manchester Met’s rich expertise with new technology to give you the specialist food and nutrition knowledge you need to succeed. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
Southsea, United Kingdom

Turn your ambition into the postgraduate qualification you need and open doors to an exciting career in biotechnology. With the UK being Europe’s leading biotech hub and Ports ... +

Turn your ambition into the postgraduate qualification you need and open doors to an exciting career in biotechnology. With the UK being Europe’s leading biotech hub and Portsmouth ranked third of all modern post-92 universities in the UK for research power, there’s no better time to study our Master’s in Biotechnology. You’ll develop your understanding of molecular tools used to solve global issues, including the exploration of genetic engineering, bioinformatics, and online biological databases, and tailor your studies and experiments to the areas of biotechnology that match your interests. -
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Manchester, United Kingdom

How do you assess microbial contaminants and decide on the microbiological safety of ready meals? How can we influence the taste and texture of foods to make them more desirab ... +

How do you assess microbial contaminants and decide on the microbiological safety of ready meals? How can we influence the taste and texture of foods to make them more desirable? How can we use new technologies to make safe, sustainable foods? -
MSc
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Part-time
English
Aug 2023
Campus
Online
 
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is spe ... +

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is specifically designed to provide a truly holistic food safety approach to the food chain that incorporates to the pre and post-harvest stages of food production, crop safety, animal welfare and economics of the supply chain. This programme would be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science, food systems, veterinary medicine and human medicine, as well as professionals from agriculture, rural industries, the food industry, government officials, international organizations, researchers in food safety and the third sector. -
MSc
Part-time
English
11 Sep 2023
25 Aug 2023
Online
 
University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom

Never before has the quality of food been more important in our society. Governments across the world are putting pressure on the food industry to ensure products are safe and ... +

Never before has the quality of food been more important in our society. Governments across the world are putting pressure on the food industry to ensure products are safe and made to a high standard. That’s why the demand for qualified experts in this field is ever-growing — and the career opportunities are vast. The Food Quality and Innovation MSc is designed around the entire process of food product development — from concept to launch. We focus on consumer-led product development, where consumers play a key role during the whole development process. You’ll develop the in-depth specialist knowledge needed to ensure that newly developed food products meet the necessary processing requirements for ensuring the quality and safety of food. Alongside this, you’ll gain a broad understanding of legislation and how this impacts the industry. It’s this combination of scientific acumen, awareness of international requirements and the industry-relevant skill set in areas, like sensory evaluation and product design, that’ll attract employers in the industry. Studying an MSc in the School of Food Science and Nutrition at Leeds will also give you access to specialist facilities that’ll prepare you for working in the field and a programme team consisting of academics and researchers who work within the School’sresearch institutes and groups. Accreditation This degree is accredited by theInstitute of Food Science and Technology. This accreditation signifies that Leeds offers the best possible food-related education, giving students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter into employment in the food industry, research, education and the public sector. Learning and teaching Teaching is through a combination of lectures, practical classes, tutorials, seminars and supervised research projects. Extensive use is made of IT and a wide range of materials are available to enable you to study at your own pace and in your own time, to enhance and extend the material taught formally. Specialist facilities You’ll have access to excellent teaching and laboratory facilities, supplemented by extensive computing equipment. Our specialist facilities have the latest instrumental equipment for the characterisation of food components, including HPLC and GC-MS and a sensory testing facility. OurVirtual Learning Environmentwill help to support your studies: it’s a central place where you can find all the information and resources for the School, your programme and modules. You can also benefit fromsupport to develop your academic skills, within the curriculum and through online resources, workshops, one-to-one appointments and drop-in sessions. Programme team Dr Peter Hois Programme Leader for Food Quality and Innovation. His primary research interests are in sensory science, food choice and measurement. He is interested in the application of statistical modelling, experimental design and multivariate analysis techniques in food product development, product quality design, process and product optimisation and process monitoring. The wider programme team is made up of academics and researchers from across the School of Food Science and Nutrition who work within the School’sresearch institutes and groups. In this course, you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2023
30 Jul 2023
Campus