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Best 157 Master's Degrees in Life Sciences 2019/2020

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

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.

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HAN University of Applied Sciences

Are you looking to broaden your career options in the field of bioscience? Would you like to gain professional experience while studying? Do you want a course that meets ... [+]

Master in Molecular Life Sciences

Are you looking to broaden your career options in the field of bioscience? Would you like to gain professional experience while studying? Do you want a course that meets industry needs and has been rated ‘top program’ for 5 years running? Then take your science career to the next level by studying Molecular Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences.

Location: Nijmegen Duration: 2 years Degree: Master of Science Course start: September

The profession in a nutshell

Biotechnology uses living systems and organisms to develop or make products for agriculture, medicine, and industry. As an expert in this field, you usually work in a lab setting in fundamental research and/or quality control. By raising your qualifications to a Master's level, you expand your job opportunities to include positions with higher-level responsibility. This means you have the skills to independently plan, organize and execute projects, devise experimental strategies and write scientific documents. Moreover, you are able to oversee the organizational and interpersonal aspects of your projects. These are valuable skills that employers look for.... [-]

Netherlands Nijmegen
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2 years
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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

This programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpoo ... [+]

Overview

The MRes Molecular Bioscience programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of XJTLU’s advanced English language capabilities, distinctive international features and state-of-the-art research facilities.

The programme covers biotechnology-related topics such as molecular biology, protein biochemistry and drug discovery, as well as post-genomic biology (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and bioimaging), and bioinformatics, such as acquisition and statistical analysis of large-scale biodata. It also places a major emphasis on providing project management skills. After these taught modules, the programme focuses on an in-depth research project and specialised dissertation.... [-]

China Suzhou
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English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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Rutgers School of Engineering

Rutgers’ Chemical and Biochemical Engineering program provides a comprehensive, modern chemical engineering graduate program, with exciting and innovative research effort ... [+]

Advancing Engineering Leaders

Rutgers School of Engineering provides students with a strong technical background and prepares them for leadership careers in exciting and challenging professions. Both our teaching and research are firmly rooted in scientific principles while incorporating knowledge of today’s challenges.

Master of Science (MS) Master of Engineering (ME)

Rutgers’ Chemical and Biochemical Engineering program provides a comprehensive, modern chemical engineering graduate program, with exciting and innovative research efforts in core areas such as nanoscience and nanotechnology, transport phenomena, reaction engineering, thermodynamics and molecular simulations, separations, and process systems engineering.... [-]

USA Piscataway Township
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Swansea University

The MRes in Biosciences gives you expert research training embedded in our world-class research groups embedded within one or more of our research themes in Biosciences. ... [+]

Course Overview

The MRes in Biosciences gives you expert research training embedded in our world-class research groups embedded within one or more of our research themes in Biosciences. You will benefit from our specialist facilities on the way to achieving a research qualification of genuine distinction.

Our specialist facilities include:

a custom-designed £12.5 million coastal research vessel the unique Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research advanced computing facilities with high-end graphics workstations bespoke behaviour and ecology laboratory facilities dedicated molecular ecology and endocrinology facilities and laboratories

The first term consists of two compulsory modules providing core science skills, knowledge of research methods and scientific reviewing, and one module chosen from a range on offer from the College of Science. The second and third terms are occupied by the research project.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
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Part-time
1 - 3 years
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University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences

Our program is a two-year, four-semester interdisciplinary program that provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and e ... [+]

Program Details

Our program is a two-year, four-semester interdisciplinary program that provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and ethical aspects of biotechnology. The program is intended for students who do not wish to pursue a Ph.D. but still seek a career in the industry. The curriculum focuses on a combination of biotechnology-related and MBA-level business courses. Students can start the graduate program each year in the fall or spring.

Program of Study

The program of study is planned by the student in collaboration with his or her faculty adviser during the first semester of studies.

THE CURRICULUM

Our curriculum integrates the fundamentals of molecular biology, technology, and business to build a comprehensive program that fully prepares graduates for jobs in the industry.... [-]

USA San Francisco
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Full-time
2 years
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University of Copenhagen

Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is a university-based continuing education in applied and advanced veterinary methodology, paraclinical skills and clinical de ... [+]

Evidence-based best practice

Develop your skills within evidence-based clinical decision-making, planning and execution of specialized diagnostic workup, procedures and therapeutic strategies.

Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is a university-based continuing education in applied and advanced veterinary methodology, paraclinical skills and clinical decision making.

You receive an in-depth and updated knowledge on our compulsory courses that you continue to build upon when you specialize in one of our specialization tracks.

The Master’s programme is closely linked to the reality and challenges of small animal practices and therefore practical workshops and in vivo operations are an important part of the programme.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
October 2021
English
Part-time
4 - 6 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Karolinska Institutet

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life La ... [+]

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasizing cutting-edge methods in the bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.

Program presentation

This two-year Master’s program is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognized researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The program consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science-related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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2 years
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HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences

Our study programme taught exclusively in English is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It ai ... [+]

Postgraduate Master - Life Science Management The life science industry is one of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide. In line with the international reach of this industry, cross-cultural leadership experience is getting ever more important. The postgraduate master’s degree course Life Science Management at HTW Berlin prepares academically qualified young professionals ideally for this international job environment within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Optimally prepared for future positions with greater responsibility Our study programme, taught exclusively in English, is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It aims at applying existing knowledge to concrete problems within the life sciences and at supplementing this competence by branch-specific knowledge and managerial expertise. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, which enables you to comprehend the entire value chain from various perspectives. As a graduate of this programme, you are thus perfectly prepared for an international job environment within the life sciences and are able to adapt easily to the respective work processes. Life Science Hotspot Berlin The HTW is located in one of the most interesting and multifaceted capitals in the world. With its international flair, high living standards, affordable living costs and its offer of a broad range of free time activities Berlin attracts students from all over the world to study, live and work here. “Health Capital” Berlin is one of Germany’s life science hotspots. Its combination of biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions is unique and provides... [-]

Germany Berlin
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La Trobe University

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum co ... [+]

Biotechnology is becoming increasingly central to a variety of industries, including medicine, diagnostics, agriculture, environmental protection, food technology and renewable resources technology. Bioinformatics is an exciting area of science, focusing on the interface of molecular biology and information technology. It uses the power of computing to tackle biological and medical problems.

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills you'll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data.

The course has a strong research focus and offers you the opportunity to work in a specifically designed laboratory, take part in industry visits and participate in multiple weekly practicals.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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2 years
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Université Catholique de Bukavu

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is one of the 6 faculties of the Bukavu Catholic University (UCB), a private university created in 1989 by decree of the Archbishop o ... [+]

Ingéniorat en Agronomie

(Option: Soil Sciences, Cultivation and Water and Forestry)

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is one of the 6 faculties of the Bukavu Catholic University (UCB), a private university created in 1989 by decree of the Archbishop of Bukavu and declared to be of public utility by Presidential Decree No. 06/106 of 12 June 2006. As a university, it has a threefold mission: teaching, research and service to the community.

II. Staff

Permanent professors

5 permanent professors

2 Doctors in Agronomic Sciences, option Agricultural economics and biological control, 1 Doctor in Agronomic Sciences, genetic option and plant improvement, 1 Doctor in Agronomic Sciences, general agronomy option. ... [-]
Congo, DR Bukavu
September 2019
French
Full-time
Campus
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University of Oulu

The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post-genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understandi ... [+]

Master in Protein Science and Biotechnology

Watch a video of the International Master's programme in protein Science and Biotechnology, where our students tell about the programme, and studying and living in Oulu.

The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understanding of the structure-function relationship of proteins and the techniques used to produce and characterize them.

Students who are selected for the degree will undertake 120 ECTS study points (equivalent of two years) of studies. These studies maximise hands-on individual training in modern state of the art techniques and methodologies while providing a solid groundwork in theoretical aspects of the field. Around half of the degree involves integration of students into different research groups, finally cumulating in a 6-month research project.... [-]

Finland Oulu
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

The Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology master degree programme provides problem-solving expertise for the development of innovative treatments. ... [+]

Methodological and problem-solving skills

Developing high-level expertise in identifying, characterising and manufacturing biopharmaceuticals is an essential aspect of this Master programme. Manufacturing biopharmaceuticals also require extensive knowledge of the applicable legal framework and the quality assurance procedures which play a vital part in an interdisciplinary setting. In order to prepare our students for the upcoming trends, we also offer complementary training in development, application and production methods for quality-assured tissue and organ replacements.

Target group

Bachelor graduates aiming to acquire in-depth knowledge and the skills and expertise needed for biotechnology product development and manufacturing. Most graduates go on to work in pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies and medical research centres.... [-]

Austria Krems an der Donau
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4 semesters
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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By spe ... [+]

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health.

Academic profile

The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of the food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as the ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of the Master thesis.... [-]

Latvia Jelgava
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
14 months
Campus
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Mendel University in Brno

The program is designed to prepare professionals for top management positions of state forestry organizations and private entities both within the Czech Republic as part ... [+]

Master in European Forestry Key Facts Program: C-EUFO European Forestry Field of study: C-EUFO-EUFO European Forestry Level of qualification: Master continuing Mode of study: full-time Qualification awarded: Master's degree Specific admission requirements:

Completed bachelor degree program and entrance examination, if required.

Master's study program

European Forestry - Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Methods for Basic Manufacturing Processes in Forestry. Qualification requirements and regulations:

Finished Bachelor's degree program with a bachelor diploma.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules".... [-]

Czech Republic Brno-sever
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory with ... [+]

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise.

This exciting new program brings together a strong science foundation with biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, providing a unique educational venue for scientists to better understand the entire biotechnology enterprise and issues unique to the industry.

The curriculum will provide you with the interdisciplinary foundation to address the enterprise and regulatory challenges organizations face in the biotechnology industry. This program equips scientists with the tools and knowledge necessary to commercialize their product ideas and/or manage a biotechnology organization. Graduates will be well-suited for a variety of job opportunities, especially management and leadership roles in the biotechnology field.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
English
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
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