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Top 282 Master's Degrees in Natural Sciences 2019/2020

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.

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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 ... [+]

We Boost Your Ambition - Join us now! 3-in-1: One Master – Three Tracks

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
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2 years
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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
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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
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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 Hamburg
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English,German
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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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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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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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 the 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
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Full-time
2 years
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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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Full-time
2 years
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ITECH Lyon

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. ... [+]

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. ITECH plastic manufacturing engineers complement their specialty with aspects of the other majors: coating different plastic materials (Formulation Chemistry); composite materials used in transport, sports and leisure, and geo-textiles (Textile Materials). From hygiene to aeronautics, automotive to sports, many sectors make use of plastic manufacturing engineers who can work as much with raw material suppliers, as with “formulators”.

Admission for Students outside France

1st-year admission:

Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF + interview with ITECH ... [-]
France Lyon
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French
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3 years
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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
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English
Full-time
2 years
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Mamaself+

MaMaSELF is a two-year international Master course in Materials Science fully taught in English, delivering multiple Master degree, and recognized as European formation o ... [+]

Master in Materials Science A master of excellence

MaMaSELF is a two-year international Master course in Materials Science fully taught in English, delivering multiple Master degree, and recognized as European formation of excellence in this field since 2007.

The joint program covers fundamentals of Materials (structure and dynamics of condensed matter, and chemical, mechanical and physical properties of materials). MaMaSELF+ also proposes to focus on energy-related applications (energy conversion, storage, and efficiency, nanomaterials, geomaterials, smart materials). One specific aim of the Mamaself program is to explain the application of "Large scale facilities" for the characterization and development of materials.... [-]

France Rennes Allée des Républicains Espagnols Germany Munich Italy Turin Poland 81  + 5 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Nilai University

Obtain vast knowledge and expertise in Biotechnology when you join Nilai’s School of Applied Sciences. There are tonnes of interesting theoretical knowledge and immersive ... [+]

These postgraduate programs feature research courses that hone your research capabilities in the field of Applied Sciences as well as make you an expert in scholarly practice. Enjoy opportunities to expand your research knowledge within the field of Applied Sciences. With these programs, you will be able to choose your areas of interest (Agricultural Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science and Materials Science). These excellent programs will allow you to obtain comprehensive knowledge in Applied Sciences through intensive researches and at the same time will boost your career opportunities.

Why a Postgraduate Applied Science Program? ... [-]
Malaysia Bandar Baru Nilai
October 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Campus
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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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Full-time
2 years
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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 programme for graduates wishing to explore specific combinations of topics in greater detail; a programme for professionals already practising 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 programme.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
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Part-time
2 years
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University of Bradford

Master by Research (MRes) is a one-year research-focused postgraduate programme delivered at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics and Faculty of Life Sciences. It provide ... [+]

Overview

Master by Research (MRes) is a one-year research-focused postgraduate programme delivered at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics and Faculty of Life Sciences. It provides training for working as a professional scientist, or in preparation for a PhD.

There are six specialisms available to you:

MRes Cancer Drug Discovery MRes Cancer Pharmacology MRes Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology MRes Molecular and Cell Biology MRes Chemical Biology MRes Pharmaceutical Technology

The programme places a strong emphasis on developing laboratory-based research skills and expertise. A six-month research project offers you an opportunity to acquire skills, and to put them into practice by carrying out cutting-edge research with a real-world impact.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
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Full-time
1 year
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