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Best 155 Master's Degrees in Life Sciences 2019

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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Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU

AQFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch w ... [+]

AQFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety.

What can you use this qualification for? An increased demand for aquatic food in the world requires highly qualified candidates throughout the entire food chain. The growing aquatic food industry becomes more and more integrated, meaning that individual companies cover several parts of the entire value chain. What will you learn?

The program gives you a global understanding of the aquatic food production. You will learn about the entire value chain for aquatic food, from fishery and aquaculture throughout processing, distribution until the product reaches the consumer. The program is focusing on safety and quality, from sea to table.... [-]

Norway As
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to ... [+]

Master's Program in Molecular Biology

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to enter a master program that is at the forefront of presenting exciting scientific discoveries, the master program in Molecular Biology at Umeå University is for you.The master program in Molecular biology, Umeå, is an advanced 2-year 120 ECTS credit education. It is guaranteed to train in a wide variety of tools necessary for state-of-the-art molecular biology research. Our courses typically include lectures and group discussions as well as seminars, report writing, data production and analysis exercises. To maximize your educational experience, training is purposely held in small class sizes and are lead by internationally distinguished scientists. The majority of the courses place an important emphasis on relevant hands-on experimental training in modern molecular techniques. The curriculum includes advanced courses in Molecular biology and Molecular genetics and several optional courses within related disciplines such as Biochemistry, Plant molecular biology, Infection biology and Tumour biology.Another notable feature of this program is the opportunity to perform an extended phase of intense and strategic theoretical and practical training in an active research laboratory of your own choosing. This training in the form of master thesis projects in molecular biology provides the necessary knowledge to graduate from the program. Projects are generally conducted in a local research group at Umeå University, such as those found at the departments of Molecular biology, Chemistry or Plant... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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2 years
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The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

M.A. in Biotechnology program offers the choice of two specializations: Biotechnology of bioactive compounds and Experimental biotechnology. ... [+]

Career opportunities

M.A. in Biotechnology program offers the choice of two specializations:

Biotechnology of bioactive compounds Experimental biotechnology

Studying biotechnology prepares to:

work as an employee or team leader in following specialities: biotechnologist, microbiologist, biochemist, geneticist, biologist, laboratory analyst, laboratory technician, quality assurance specialist, specialist for drug registration in industrial research centers that use biotechnology processes, in research, control and diagnostic laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, plant breeding stations, institutes for public economics, environmental protection agencies and departments of natural resources management, etc.... [-]

Poland Lublin
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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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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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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18 months
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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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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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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

This two-year master provides you with sound knowledge of current and future challenges in food sciences, combining innovation and authenticity, and offering you the oppo ... [+]

This two-year master provides you with sound knowledge of current and future challenges in food sciences, combining innovation and authenticity, and offering you the opportunity to interact closely with the food industry. The program is a joint initiative with the Universities of Parma and Udine, known worldwide for their excellence in higher education in the field of food sciences.

Course Description

The course aims at training professionals who are able to work confidently in areas of food sciences, such as technology, engineering, microbiology, chemistry, and sustainability.

After the first year, you can choose between five different profiles:

Applied Engineering and Genetics; Food Quality and Management; Nutrition Sciences; Food Chemistry; Food Packaging. ... [-]
Italy Bolzano
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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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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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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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
September 2019
English
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
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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
September 2019
English
Full-time
14 months
Campus
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IMT Mines Albi

ADPHARMING course offers challenging opportunities for students interested in developing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. ADPHARMING aims at developing a new kind ... [+]

ACCREDITATION Master n°20160208 Accredited in March 2016 by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research for 5 years. In co-accreditation with Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, France. The Master ADPHARMING started on 15th September 2016. ENVIRONMENT

The fast-growing Pharmerging markets will worth 50% of the global pharmaceutical market in 2020, with an annual growth of 15% a year. Most pharmaceutical industries will have to increase their production and supply chain, in accordance with the international regulations, and to develop new dosage forms, in line with the best world standards.

STRONG POINTS OF THE SCHOOL/PROGRAM IMT Mines Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Industry and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research IMT Mines-Albi International Campus is located in the heart of the Europe’s highly innovative pharmaceutical industry IMT Mines-Albi International Campus is located in Albi, UNESCO World heritage 2010. Strong network of the industries and academic institutions ADPHARMING Master is a unique Master taught entirely in English Free French language courses 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab Master boosted by the research department RAPSODEE (CNRS UMR 5302) IMT Mines-Albi/RAPSODEE have more than 20 years of experience in Pharmaceutical engineering teaching and research Strong network of the industries and academic institutions An international team of international students A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package Scholarships based on academic excellence are available for outstanding candidates COURSE AIMS ... [-]
France Albi
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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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