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Best 221 Master of Science Programs in Life Sciences 2019/2020

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

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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University of New Haven

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basi ... [+]

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basic science, and pharmacological research.

Our program gives students the advanced training they need to succeed in these groundbreaking fields.

With constant new discoveries in cellular and molecular biology, an undergraduate degree is no longer enough to keep you advancing professionally. Our program, with its strong emphasis on biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, gives students the advanced training they need to succeed in these groundbreaking fields.

The program has both thesis and non-thesis options. Students who elect the thesis option must carry out an original thesis research project under the guidance of departmental faculty. Students choosing a non-thesis option are required to take a written comprehensive exam in addition to laboratory coursework. The comprehensive exam will assess understanding of the coursework and evaluate one’s ability to synthesize research and theory in the field of cellular and molecular biology and to present this information in an effective written format.... [-]

USA 300
September 2019
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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ZHAW School of Life Sciences And Facility Management

In this Master's program, you deal with innovative solutions for the food and beverage industry. You recognize innovation as a holistic process and develop new products a ... [+]

Overview

In this Master's program, you deal with innovative solutions for the food and beverage industry. You recognize innovation as a holistic process and develop new products and processes effectively from raw material to delivery. You consider the knowledge of technology, food, packaging, supply chain, strategy, and design.

Career - Food of the future

As a Master’s graduate, you will have the skills needed to analyze and evaluate product-specific and process engineering relationships. You have to understand the broader economic and political contexts in which they take place. You will be able to think beyond the constraints of interdisciplinary boundaries and develop innovative, integrative solutions to problems.... [-]

Switzerland Wädenswil
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 semesters
Campus
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EIT Food

The flagship Master in Food Systems programme is EIT Food's unique offering to develop top talent for the food sector. The programme is based on a combination of essentia ... [+]

The flagship Master in Food Systems programme is EIT Food's unique offering to develop top talent for the food sector. The programme is based on a combination of essential skills to become effective innovators and entrepreneurs in the food sector along with key technical skills that are tailored to the individual career pathway for each student.

The approach of the programme is unique in how students can select study pathways from a wide range of profiles at different European Universities to suit their career ambitions.

The integrated Master in Food Systems will equip a new generation of top talent with the skills, competences and knowledge to become innovators and entrepreneurs in the Food sector. The Master degree will provide a best in class, innovative educational programme that overcomes a number of challenges in the sector - the collaboration of industry in the development and execution of the programme ensures key employability criteria are secured and students have access to resources and insights from industrial partners and entrepreneurial ventures alike. With geographic and organisational mobility as a core feature, students will study at three different universities and be exposed to a range of organisational settings to enhance their understanding of the food sector. Sustainability is built in through a focus on systems thinking to expose current and future challenges and to inspire highly creative solutions.... [-]

Poland Warsaw Germany Stuttgart Italy Turin United Kingdom Reading Belfast Spain Madrid  + 7 More
September 2019
English
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Yeshiva University

The MS in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship at the Yeshiva University Katz School in New York City is an interdisciplinary master's program that bridges scien ... [+]

The Katz School / Kelly Milnes

From the commercialization of CRISPR-edited genetic material to the development of pesticide-resistant crops, innovations in biotechnology are positively and rapidly impacting the future of humankind in areas of health, food and fuel. Through Katz’s MS in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship, students have an opportunity to sharpen their knowledge and apply the principles of biological sciences while building their business acumen. They will learn, evaluate, and develop the ability to take an idea from a concept all the way to creating a commercial product utilizing scientific design methods, and financial, ethical, business, and IP models of sound management. ​... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 semesters
Campus
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Whether you are interested in a career using plants or biomass for bioenergy, processing food products, or industrial biotechnology, the Illinois Professional Science Mas ... [+]

MSc in Bioprocessing and Bioenergy: STEM – Designated Degree

Whether you are interested in a career using plants or biomass for bioenergy, processing food products, or industrial biotechnology, the Illinois Professional Science Master’s in bioprocessing and bioenergy integrates science and business to prepare students for careers on the cutting edge of multidisciplinary technology.

You will have the opportunity to learn from world-renowned scientists and researchers working to develop new technologies inside the state of the art Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (IBRL). The IBRL is prepared to lead the way in bioenergy and bioprocessing research and education. The facility provides students with hands-on experience in pilot plant processing, analytical lab work while working side-by-side with industry clients and partners.... [-]

USA Champaign
August 2020
English (USA)
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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San Jose State University - Department of Biological Sciences

The Professional Science Master of Biotechnology Program (MBT) was founded in 2003 in the Biological Sciences Department at San José State University with support from a ... [+]

Join the Future of Biotech

Formal two-year degree program:

Achieve your career goals. Add value to your organization and advance your career. Night courses for the working professional. >90% of students secure jobs within the biotechnology industry at graduation. Top industry and academic instructors with real-world experience.

The Professional Science Master of Biotechnology Program (MBT) was founded in 2003 in the Biological Sciences Department at San José State University with support from a grant from the Sloan Foundation. The MBT program integrates advanced, hands-on training in laboratory-based biotechnologies with MBA-level business courses from the College of Business. The Department of Biological Sciences is highly regarded in the Silicon Valley for providing outstanding laboratory-based training, and the College of Business is ranked in the top 15% of Business Schools in the country.... [-]

USA San Jose
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English
Full-time
21 months
Campus
Online
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Manchester Metropolitan University Online

From climate change to volatile food prices, get to grips with the pressures that are facing the food industry today and develop the skill set to help solve the problems ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Life Sciences. Programme Description

From climate change to volatile food prices, get to grips with the pressures that are facing the food industry today and develop the skill set to help solve the problems of tomorrow with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Food Science and Innovation.

This online masters course draws on Manchester Metropolitan’s rich history of nutrition and food science research and Manchester’s reputation as a global hub for food production. Taught by highly-qualified academics with years of industry experience, you will have the freedom to:

Harness technology to study anywhere in the world with only a laptop and an internet connection. Gain a deep understanding of important scientific processes thanks to virtual lab simulators and specialist video content. Benefit from innovative research from the University’s dedicated Food Nutrition and Occupational Health team to enhance your practical skills, theoretical knowledge and workplace understanding. Grow your worldwide network through regular online collaboration with professionals around the globe. Receive study support throughout your journey with us, from one of our Student Success Advisors. Complete your master's journey in just two years, studying when it suits you. ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
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University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

Master's degree course in Bioorganic Chemistry and Toxicology of Pollutants is designed for students who are interested in a broader study of biologically active chemical ... [+]

Master's degree course in Bioorganic Chemistry and Toxicology of Pollutants is designed for students who are interested in a broader study of biologically active chemical compounds. This study builds on undergraduate courses in Chemistry and Toxicology and Analysis of Pollutants. The study is structured into two parallel focus -Bioorganic Chemistry, Toxicology of Pollutants. Both foci have a common basis in the form of compulsory subjects and differ in compulsory optional subjects, respectively optional subjects. Within the required courses, the main emphasis is focused on acquiring knowledge about the structural, physical-chemical, analytical, molecular biological, biochemical and toxicological aspects of the biologically active compounds. The focus of Bioorganic Chemistry is concentrated on compulsory optional subjects of the structure of compounds in silico methods, analytical methods, and biochemical methods. Optional subjects are oriented on chemical, biological and toxicological issues. The study is completed with a state exam in Bioorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry and defence of a master thesis. The focus of Toxicology pollutants is concentrated on compulsory optional subjects in the field of analytical chemistry, biochemistry, and toxicology. Optional subjects are oriented on chemical, biological and toxicological issues. The study is completed with a state exam in Bioorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Toxicology and defence of a master thesis.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
English
Full-time
Campus
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University of Göttingen

Are you interested in both crops and livestock? Are you excited about an international career in breeding research? Choose the new master's program: Integrated Plant and ... [+]

Integrated Plant and Animal Breeding (iPAB)

Are you interested in both crops and livestock?

Shaping the future of breeding research

Are you excited about an international career in breeding research?

Choose the new master's program:

Integrated Plant and Animal Breeding

The application portal will open April 1st for EU applicants

The application portal for NON-EU applicants is closed!

iPAB at a Glance: Language: English Admission requirements: BSc in agriculture, biology or related disciplines; the admission regulations for the master program "Agricultural Sciences" will be applied; ONLY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Proof of proficiency in English: CEFR Level C1 (TOEFL or equivalent) Your profile: High degree of self-motivation and natural curiosity to tackle complex biological problems; Research-minded and not afraid of big data, mathematics and statistics; Interest in a long term engagement in international breeding research Contents/ Modules: Compulsory modules: Quantitative genetics and population genetics Breeding schemes and programs in plant and animal breeding Statistical genetics, breeding informatics and experimental design Biotechnology and molecular genetics in plant and animal breeding Selection theory, design and optimization of breeding programs Elective Modules: e.g. Breeding Informatics Legal issues in plant and animal breeding Poultry breeding and genetics Biotechnology and forest genetics Genetic resources Seed Marketing Internship and further interesting modules Career perspectives: ... [-]
Germany Göttingen
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
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West Pomeranian University of Technology

Biotechnology is a field of study that combines technological competence with the ability to use living organisms in animal and plant production, environmental protection ... [+]

Biotechnology is a field of study that combines technological competence with the ability to use living organisms in animal and plant production, environmental protection, food processing and production, biomaterials generation and many other domains. During your studies, you will acquire extensive knowledge and skills in the fields of biochemistry, microbiology, environmental protection, genetic engineering and many other technical and natural fields. We guarantee that you will spend a lot of time in the laboratories, not only in the course of the teaching classes but also on carrying out your own projects, i.e. getting to know the practical side of your future profession.

After graduation, you will be able to describe and explain complex biotechnology processes, you will have knowledge helpful in developing and optimizing biotechnological processes and their conditions. You will acquire information about cellular engineering, genetic modification of organisms and its importance for humans and the natural environment. You will learn the techniques used in the analysis and modification of nucleic acids and proteomics. You will understand the principles of modern breeding and the role of biotechnology in its improvement.... [-]

Poland Szczecin
February 2020
English
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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Northwest Missouri State University

The Master of Science program in agriculture is designed to further develop the technical knowledge and professional training necessary for those preparing for occupation ... [+]

The Master of Science program in agriculture is designed to further develop the technical knowledge and professional training necessary for those preparing for occupations in agriculture and for more advanced graduate studies. The emphasis is on current knowledge and how it may be adapted to future problems of all those engaged in producing, processing, and marketing of agricultural products. This program is implemented by selecting one of the three following options:

Option One: Thesis

In addition to 32 hours of coursework, students who pursue this option will be required to write a thesis and must be actively engaged in an acceptable research program. Students must have a score of at least 300 on both the verbal portion and quantitative portions of the GRE before they will be admitted to candidacy.... [-]

USA Maryville
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English
Full-time
16 months
Campus
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Czech University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Economics and Management

The master's degree study branch European Agrarian Diplomacy that is being taught in English has been established based on a request by the CR Ministry of Agriculture aim ... [+]

The form of Study: Full-time Study

Length of Study: 2 years (4 semesters)

Entrance Exams: written form of the test from Economics and Management and Social Sciences in English only.

The master's degree study branch European Agrarian Diplomacy that is being taught in English has been established based on a request by the CR Ministry of Agriculture aimed at the education of specialists for the EU Common Agricultural Policy able to occupy the relevant positions both in the national and European institutions. Taking into account width of the problems and the significance of agriculture within the bounds of the European Union policies, the study branch has not been concentrated upon adaptation of the Czech Republic into the EU structures only, but it has been preparing specialists oriented in the current trends, be it within the boundaries of the agrarian sector development of European Union itself (Europe 2020 Strategy), or in the global questions and Europe's position in global agriculture.... [-]

Czech Republic Praha-Suchdol
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University Of the West Of England, Bristol

Become a specialist wildlife conservation practitioner with practical skills, experience and knowledge innovation to protect the world's most vulnerable species. Learn fr ... [+]

This exciting course is not just theoretical. It's designed to give you hands-on experience of contemporary and advancing techniques for conserving biodiversity in a rapidly changing world. It's delivered in collaboration with the internationally renowned Bristol Zoological Society (BZS), and is unique in the way it prepares you for complete practical conservation.

Alongside developing your abilities and practice in ecosystem and species conservation, communication and effecting behaviour change, the MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice course has a strong emphasis on developing your innovation and entrepreneurial skills. There is an ever more pressing need for conservationists to create and work with emerging technologies to ensure we maximise the opportunities for biodiversity conservation.... [-]

United Kingdom Stoke Gifford
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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ISA Lille - Graduate School of Agriculture and Bioengineering

Our Master of Science and Engineering degree program with a specialization in Agricultural Economics, Marketing & Management equips ISA graduates with skills necessar ... [+]

Master of Science and Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Marketing & Management

Our Agricultural Economics, Marketing & Management program equips ISA graduates with skills necessary to understand both the biological fundamentals and economic implications of agriculture and bioengineering work. Fully taught in English, this program is based on the expertise that ISA Lille has gained in innovation and business development, finance and export, industrial marketing and trade in agriculture and bioengineering.

Most notably, this program aims at meeting the current and future needs of companies, public authorities and research laboratories by training future managers in the fields of :... [-]

France Lille
October 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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KU Leuven: Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

Bioinformaticians are distinguished by their ability to formulate biologically relevant questions, design and implement the appropriate solution by managing and analyzing ... [+]

What is the Master of Bioinformatics all about?

Bioinformaticians are distinguished by their ability to formulate biologically relevant questions, design and implement the appropriate solution by managing and analyzing high-throughput molecular biological and sequence data, and interpret the obtained results.

Programme

This interdisciplinary two-year programme focuses on acquiring:

basic background knowledge in diverse disciplines belonging to the field of bioinformatics, including statistics, molecular biology, and computer science; expert knowledge in the field of bioinformatics; programming skills; engineering skills.

The 120-credit programme consists of a reorientation package (one semester), a common package (two semesters) and a thesis.... [-]

Belgium Leuven
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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