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Top 285 Master's Degrees in Natural Sciences 2019

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.

Master in Natural Sciences

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285 Results in Natural Sciences

Saint Petersburg University

The course offers insights into polar and marine ecology, oceanography, geology and climate change. The students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the ... [+]

Masters in Natural Sciences. Level of education: Master programme Type of instruction: Full-time Duration: 2 years Language of instruction: English Benefits of the programme The course offers insights into polar and marine ecology, oceanography, geology, and climate change. The students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion, the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. POMOR is the only educational programme in natural sciences at SPbU, accredited by ASIIN e.V. Main courses

Basic module

Interpersonal communication skills History of polar research Introduction into the use of academic information online Introduction into GIS, interpersonal communication skills, scientific research quality standards. Field trainings, conference presentations (POMOR conference) ... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Luxembourg Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication

The Master in Mathematics is a flexible high-standard curriculum that is close to the real needs of the students and the job market. Devoted to excellence, it offers a gr ... [+]

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Opt for a curriculum designed in cooperation with Business Federation Luxembourg and the Luxembourgish Financial Sector, and qualify in particular for jobs in the Grand-Duchy.

Why Study Mathematics?

Mathematics is among the MINT disciplines, i.e., those fields that nowadays offer outstanding professional perspectives.

Shape the Curriculum that Fits You Best

The Master in Mathematics is a flexible high-standard curriculum that is close to the real needs of the students and the job market. Devoted to excellence, it offers a great variety of advanced courses enabling you to choose from three career-driven options.... [-]

Luxembourg Luxembourg City
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå University offers a two-year Master program in Chemistry given in English with three profiles; Environmental Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Protein Chemistry. It is ... [+]

Master's Program in Chemistry

Umeå University offers a two-year Master program in Chemistry given in English with three profiles:

Environmental Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Protein Chemistry.

The chemistry program aims to provide knowledge and skills for solving and critically assessing chemistry-related problems.

You will learn how to compile, analyze, critically review, and present scientific texts and your own data.

The first year include three in-depth courses that cover tools and theories in modern chemistry that bring you to a level required for the following profile courses. The training provided in these courses primarily focuses on advanced instrumental methodologies for chemical analysis and modeling and interpretation of physicochemical and biochemical phenomena. These courses also offer intense laboratory training to prepare you well for more advanced courses and work towards your Master's thesis in the second year.The Master's project is a research project completed under the guidance of a supervisor, defended in public, and by a written thesis. The program is open for autumn or spring intake. ... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Padova

The program deepens the knowledge of basic elements of modern physics (atomic and molecular physics, solid state physics, nuclear and particle physics) and of theoretical ... [+]

Course description

The program deepens the knowledge of basic elements of modern physics (atomic and molecular physics, solid state physics, nuclear and particle physics) and of theoretical physics (analytical mechanics, quantum mechanics, mathematical and numerical methods). It is possible to strengthen the knowledge of specific fields like biophysics, nanoscience, quantum information, condensed matter physics, nuclear and particle physics, physics of the fundamental interactions. Finally, the program provides direct experience of the laboratory techniques and computer calculation techniques and data analysis.

The graduate in Physics will know and understand the most relevant phenomena of the physical world at different scales, starting from the macroscopic world down to the atomic physics, the physics of condensed matter, nuclear and subnuclear physics. The understanding of the physical world will be based on experimental evidence and proper use of theoretical modelling and its mathematical instruments, including numerical techniques.... [-]

Italy Padua
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Applied Sciences Europe

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe you even get the possibilty to actively shape your studies and your career path. Depending on your personal career goals, you ... [+]

Our society is becoming more mobile: Terms like “space” and “distance” are undergoing a fundamental transformation thanks to digital media. Today, there’s a whole sector of industry devoted to communicating and producing information, brands, and experiences in media spaces.

The University of Applied Sciences Europe provides you with the skills to transform communication within virtual and physical spaces into inspiring and lasting experiences. In the Media Spaces master’s program, you’ll learn how to analyze and locate spatial, moving, and non-linear forms of expression and how to apply them to your own spatial concepts. You’ll be in the perfect position to develop complex and advanced design and technological solutions for challenges of a multi-disciplinary nature thanks to the sound media competence you’ll have as a graduate.... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
English,German
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides thorough education and training to understand different aspects of the current material chemistry. The programme al ... [+]

Overview

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides students with the education and training needed to understand different aspects of the field of material sciences. It aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool.

The programme contains taught modules covering areas from synthetic chemistry to nanotechnology to analytical methods and instrumentation. It places strong emphasis on the development of project management and professional skills. After completing the taught modules, you will engage in a 12-month extensive research project of your choice that leads to submission of a dissertation.

A customised learning plan is designed for you, taking into account your background and career aspirations. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an MRes degree from the University of Liverpool.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University

The physics department of RWTH Aachen University offers a novel international Master’s program in physics. Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to flexi ... [+]

The large physics department in Aachen, comprising of 11 research institutes, provides a rich variety of basic and specialised Master’s courses and an opportunity to participate in top-quality research at one of the best technical universities in Germany.

RWTH Aachen University is a world renowned institution in the international community of particle physicists, both in theoretical and experimental fields. Our institutes are involved in the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, at which the last sought-after elementary particle of the standard model was discovered, the Higgs-Boson. Questions from astroparticle physics and cosmology are also answered through involvement in the AMS experiment on the International Space Station.... [-]

Germany Aachen
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Wollongong

The Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences is for students who wish to extend their knowledge and diversify their skill base within a range of sub-disciplines of the ... [+]

Course summary

The Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences is for students who wish to extend their knowledge and diversify their skill base within a range of sub-disciplines of the Earth and Environmental Sciences, and in particular, Environmental Science, Geology and Physical Geography.

What you will study

This degree will serve as a refresher program for graduates wishing to explore specific combinations of topics in greater detail; a program for professionals already practicing aspects of Earth and Environmental Sciences seeking additional analytical skills, and as a stepping stone for graduates intending to proceed to a higher degree by research, upon completion of the program.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
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English
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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Ilia State University

The Master of Applied Genetics at the faculty of Natural Sciences and Medicine will train students to an international standard, incorporating current biomolecular techno ... [+]

Master of Applied Genetics Why choose Master of Applied Genetics program at Ilia State University? Student-centered teaching Practice-based curriculum Exchange program opportunities Competitive tuition fee and affordable living expenses Unforgettable student life

The Master of Applied Genetics will train students to an international standard, incorporating current biomolecular technology. Quite simply, use of biotechnology, in particular, molecular genetics applications, is now ubiquitous in commerce and research.

The program intends that students understand the utility of genetics-based technology. Whether or not they go on to use these skills in their subsequent careers, these students will be informed consumers of this technology--they will be better able to deploy the technology appropriately themselves and evaluate information that has been generated by others using biotechnology.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
August 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Helsinki

Studies in this Master’s program will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduat ... [+]

How to cal­cu­late your­self into the cen­ter of the Earth?

Studies in this Master’s program will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduates from this Master’s program find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sector in Finland and abroad. The Master’s program in mathematics and statistics is based on top research and it consists of mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. The program is part of the Analysis and dynamics and the Inverse problems centres of excellence.

Goal of the pro­gram

When you study mathematics and statistics at the University of Helsinki, some of the best mathematicians and statisticians in the world will be your instructors. Studies in this Master’s program will give you a solid basis for maths and statistics applications. Graduates of this Master’s program find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sectors in Finland and abroad.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
English,Finnish,Swedish
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University Of Genoa (Università Degli Studi Di Genova)

This Course aims to train experts that know how to combine the professional and cultural aspects of Hydrography and Oceanography with the most innovative marine environme ... [+]

Summary

This Course aims to train experts that know how to combine the professional and cultural aspects of Hydrography and Oceanography with the most innovative marine environment survey techniques.

It is the only Italian Master’s degree course that prepares experts in hydrography and oceanography in an international environment and conforms with the recognized standards of the International Board of Standards of Competence, FIG/IHO/ICA Hydrographic Surveyor Category A Course.

Learning by doing Analysis, control, and management of the natural and man-made environment. Direct and remote survey of the environment; management of data networks (Geomatics). Measures of physical size of oceanic water masses, weather-oceanographic numerical models. Thematic and nautical cartographic production. Career perspectives Research and education institutes; Regions; Municipalities, Port authorities; Technological parks, Marine hydrographic institute; Hydrological services. Maritime engineering businesses, resources, exploration, cable-laying, and pipelines, dredging, cartography, environmental monitoring. ... [-]
Italy Genoa
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Eastern Finland

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping sto ... [+]

Master for Research Chemists

The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping stone for PhD studies.

Who should apply?

Graduates who are seeking challenges in the field of chemistry research and who hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.

Course structure and curriculum

The International Master’s Degree Programme for Research Chemists is comprised of 120 credits, which can be completed in two years. The studies include compulsory and elective modules that may vary according to the students’ interests and major subjects. The major subject can be chosen from four principle categories: Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.... [-]

Finland Kuopio
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Karolinska Institutet

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. The programme prepares students for either a research or professional career and provides a solid platform for doctoral studies in toxicology or work in risk/safety assessment-related areas in the public sector or industry.

Programme presentation

The Master's Programme in Toxicology was one of the first toxicology programmes in the world. The programme is unique in its two-year cohesive focus on toxicology and human health. The programme utilises its close connection to high-quality research and risk assessment work at the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) - the main centre for education and training in toxicology and health risk assessment in Sweden, and collaborates with pharmaceutical and chemical industries, national authorities (for example the Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Swedish National Food Administration), Swetox and the Swedish Poison Information Centre, as well as with scientists at other departments both within and outside KI.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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2 years
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National University of Science and Technology MISIS

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices cr ... [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time, the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials.

The program is designed for students trained in the number of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics, because it includes basic courses in:... [-]

Russia Moscow
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2 years
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La Trobe University

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, ... [+]

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 percent overall and 60 percent in the final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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