Master's Degree in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France France

Best Master Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France France

Biological & Life Sciences

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.

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.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

Top Master's in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France in France

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Engineering Diploma in Biotechnology

Sup’Biotech Paris
Campus Full time September 2017 France Villejuif

Sup'Biotech’s programs are designed around the model created by the reform in European higher education (LMD). This provides a higher level of standardization and acceptance of European diplomas on the international level. [+]

Masters Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France France. Sup'Biotech’s programs are designed around the model created by the reform in European higher education (LMD). This provides a higher level of standardization and acceptance of European diplomas on the international level. Undergraduate Program: Three years Graduate Program: Two years (equivalent to a five-year degree in the French system, or a two-year masters) For the first two years, classes are taught in French. Students will have the choice between French or English for the third year. A minimum score of 750 at the TOEIC or 6.5 on the IELTS is necessary to directly enter the Graduate Program.” To work in the domain of biotechnology, one needs to be open to the world: Sup’Biotech instills this value in students. Although we are based in the Paris region, we have a strong focus on instruction in English, which allows students to aim for an international career. If you are looking to study in English only, please register for the 3rd year. This requires two years of life sciences or biology related studies. First year: taught in French Life Sciences: General Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology Physics: Matter and Energy, Thermodynamics, Optics, Waves, Mechanics Chemistry: Molecular Structure, Thermochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Organic Chemistry Mathematics: Algebra, Analysis Computer Sciences: Microsoft Office, UNIX, Algorithms Humanities Epistemology Economics English Laboratory Training: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry French as a Foreign Language for International Students Second year: taught in French Life Sciences: General Biology, Physiology, Developmental Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biophysics Physics: Electricity, Electromagnetism, Electrokinetics Chemistry: Physicochemistry of solutions, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy Mathematics: Algebra, Analysis Computer Sciences: Programming Humanities Epistemology Economics English Laboratory Training: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry French as a Foreign Language for International Students Third year: available in English or French Fall Semester : Math Physics Organic Chemistry Bioinformatics English Humanities Laboratory Training: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry Spring Semester : Life Sciences: Cell biology, Cell Culture, Immunology, Molecular Biology of plants, Industrial Microbiology, Bacteriology Chemistry: Polymers, Chemistry, Colloids, Organic Chemistry Physics: Thermodynamics, Electronics Mathematics: Statistics Bioinformatics: Biological Databanks, Sequences Analysis, Determination of secondary structures in proteins Economics: Biotechnologies market, Role of Corporations, Management, Economic Intelligence, Marketing English Humanities: Political Sciences, Scientific Popularization, Debates Animation Introduction to Ethics Marketing Management SBIP (Sup'Biotech Innovation Projects) Seminars Fourth year (taught in English) Fall Semester : Internship (4 months) Spring Semester : Life Sciences: Genetic Engineering, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Membrane Systems Chemistry and Physics: Organic Synthesis, Green Chemistry, Analytic Physico-chemistry Mathematics: Biostatistics Bioinformatics: Molecular Modeling, Applied Genomics Management: Project Management, Finances, Law, Patents, Economic Intelligence, Business Development, Business Strategy Communication: Professional Communication French as a Foreign Language for International Students SPIB The SBIP (Sup'Biotech Innovation Projects) program offers future biotechnology experts at Sup’Biotech a full-scale authentic experience in piloting innovative projects. The SBIP program helps students develop an entrepreneurial mindset that is compatible with the professional expectations of the biotechnology world. Fifth year (taught in English) Fall Semester : Life Sciences: Protein Engineering, Nanobiotechnologies, Advanced Immunology Chemistry : Combinative Chemistry, Green Tech Bioinformatics: Conception of Databanks, Drug Discovery Management: Human Resource Management, Technological Resource Management, Economic Intelligence French as a Foreign Language for International Students SPIB The SBIP (Sup'Biotech Innovation Projects) program offers future biotechnology experts at Sup’Biotech a full-scale authentic experience in piloting innovative projects. The SBIP program helps students develop an entrepreneurial mindset that is compatible with the professional expectations of the biotechnology world. [-]

Diplôme d’Ingénieur Chimiste

ESCOM : École Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

L’ESCOM délivre un diplôme d’Ingénieur constituée de 5 années d’études en sciences et techniques dans le domaine de la chimie et du génie des procédés. Ce diplôme est reconnu au même titre qu’un Master selon le cadre des accords de Bologne. Le diplôme d’ingénieur chimiste de l’ESCOM est certifié par le label EUR-ACE. [+]

L’ESCOM délivre un diplôme d’Ingénieur constitué de 5 années d’études en sciences et techniques dans le domaine de la chimie et du génie des procédés. Ce diplôme est reconnu au même titre qu’un Master selon le cadre des accords de Bologne. Le diplôme d’ingénieur chimiste de l’ESCOM est certifié par le label EUR-ACE. Les étudiants internationaux peuvent rejoindre l’ESCOM à différents niveaux durant ces 5 années et plus particulièrement lors de la 3ème année. Chaque année est constituée de cours, de travaux pratiques en laboratoires et de stages à réaliser en France ou à l’international. L’ensemble des cours est dispensé en français. En 3ème année (équivalent de la dernière année de bachelor) le programme est constitué des matières suivantes : 49% de chimie (structure de la matière, chimie organique, chimie inorganique, chimie analytique) 28% techniques de l’ingénieur (phénomènes de transfert, méthodes et outils, chimie thermodynamique, formulation) 3% sciences humaines et sociales (environnement économique, environnement de l’entreprise, projet professionnel) 10% Langues En 4ème année (équivalent de la 1ère année de master) le programme est constitué des matières suivantes : 32% techniques de l’ingénieur (génie des procédés, méthodes et outils, chimie industrielle, procédés et formulation) 30% chimie (catalyse, chimie organique, chimie verte, organo-métallique, spectroscopie) 20% sciences humaines et sociales (management et gestion, projet professionnel, gestion d’entreprise) 10 % Langues 8% modules optionnels (génie des procédés, chimie du vivent, chimie verte, matériaux, formulation) Majeures en 5ème année La 5ème année (équivalent de la 2ème année de master) est une année vers la spécialisation. L’étudiant peut candidater pour l’une des majeures ci-dessous à condition d’être étudiant à l’ESCOM depuis au moins un an. La plupart des majeures externes (en partenariat avec une université ou un établissement académique) ont un nombre de places limitées. Chaque majeure fera l’objet d’une sélection sur la base d’un dossier remis par l’étudiant en 4ème année. Majeures ESCOM Qualité, Hygiène, Sécurité, Environnement Management et marketing industriel Produits et applications (formulation) Matériaux innovants sur base élastomères (en partenariat avec l’Ifoca, la formation a lieu en région parisienne) Majeures délivrant un master en partenariat avec l’Université Technologique de Compiègne (double-diplôme) Biotechnologie Génie des procédés Génie des produits formulés Majeures délivrant un master en partenariat avec l’Université Picardie Jules Verne (double-diplôme). Les cours ont lieu à Amiens. Analyse, contrôle, qualité de l’eau Traitement de l’eau Transformation chimique des ressources naturelles - Recherche et développement en chimie verte Les étudiants qui intègrent l’ESCOM en cycle préparatoire (1ère ou 1ème année) ou en 3ème année peuvent également se porter candidat pour les majeures en partenariat avec des établissements externes : Programme d’échange avec les écoles de chimie de la Fédération Gay-Lussac (FGL) partout en France, avec possibilité de Master Programme d’échange ou de double-diplôme dans une université partenaire à l’étranger (pour plus d’informations, consultez la liste des universités partenaires) Partenariat avec l’Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP School). La formation a lieu en région parisienne et est dispensée en apprentissage [-]

AIV Masters Programme

Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI)
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The Interdisciplinary Approaches in Life Sciences (AIV) Master of Paris Diderot and Descartes universities is an interdisciplinary two- year program tackling with quantitative approaches on different interfaces with Life Sciences. It aims at training creative and talented students to develop their research in an environment as enriching as the best world graduate programs. [+]

Masters Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France France. Welcome to the AIV program of the CRI The Interdisciplinary Approaches in Life Sciences (AIV) Master of Paris Diderot and Descartes universities is an interdisciplinary two- year program tackling with quantitative approaches on different interfaces with Life Sciences. It aims at training creative and talented students to develop their research in an environment as enriching as the best world graduate programs. The program is based on learning through research pedagogy – rich with research internships and on collaborative projects. The program is funded by the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation. The 1st year of the AIV Master is the first in France to teach systems biology and synthetic biology. The training is focused at the interface of life sciences and physics, mathematics and computer science. Apart from systems and synthetic biology, students discover methods of mathematical modelling, statistical analysis and as well state-of-the-art technologies (fluorescence microscopy, nano-fabrication, molecular forces measurements, etc.) used to quantify the properties of living systems. They also gain skills in scientific communication and may want to participate in external modules to acquire or strengthen a specific knowledge. During the second year students deepen their knowledge of life sciences, develop their ability to critically analyze scientific works and discover the Research world. The M2 curriculum is devoted to research, through three internships, with at least one theoretical internship and one experimental internship. For those willing to pursue in a PhD program, the last semester will give them the opportunity to prepare a thesis project. Students can follow the second year from the master’s first year program or apply directly, having fulfilled previously an equivalent of 4 years post-high school education, including at least one internship in a research settings. First year of the AIV master (M1) Semester 1 The first semester starts with a 3 week-long bootcamp that gives a condensed overview of the biology, chemistry, math and physics that students will see during the semester. Since students all come from different scientific backgrounds we try to give a feeling of the subjects that will emerge during the semester, and to give an intuition on which subjects the students should start working on their own. Typically, a student with physics background needs to work on fundamental biological concepts such as central dogma, evolution, DNA, methods in biology, while a biologist usually needs to focus more on the mathematical and physical concepts that are used in quantitative description of living systems. After this bootcamp, several core courses will take place on weekly basis. Students will learn the theoretical and practical concepts that are required to perform scientific research at the frontiers between biology, math and physics. Semester 2: internships In the second M1 semester, students “learn through research”, following an internship in a laboratory of their choice in the Paris area or by participating in the Paris Bettencourt iGEM team at the MIT international synthetic biology competition. Our Paris-LB team iGEM is the first French team to participate and is singled out each year, including winning the 2013 world championship. In addition to the internships or iGEM participations, students follow seminars and the Scientific Communication Course. The research internship is an integral part of the training. The internship will be full time, and should ideally consist in a defined project that will lead to results within the 5 month period. Ideally the internship runs from the beginning of February to the end of June. Any research projects related to synthetic, systems and quantitative biology are possible. It is a great opportunity for the students to discover what it actually means to do research in a laboratory. iGEM competition As an alternative to this long internship, students can apply to the iGEM Paris Bettencourt Team. Every year a small group of students from AIV and other Masters programs around Paris gather their strengths and are hosted by the CRI to setup an iGEM project and participate to this competition of synthetic biology. This usually starts by brainstorming sessions and project building and does not require a full time involvement before may or June. Meanwhile we expect that participants find an internship of typically 3 to 4 month before joining the iGEM Team. Note that since the iGEM competition finale takes place in November, the participants will have to organize themselves to stay in the team up to that date. Forthe students continuing with us in the second year of the Master, this means that the first lab rotation of M2 will be dedicated to finishing the iGEM team project. What is next? At the end of the Master 1, and given that you have passed all exams, we will discuss with you the opportunity for you to continue with us in M2. Usually all students that want to stay with us, can do so. However, if for some reason you prefer to switch to another Master program that is more specialized and focused on your favorite research topic, we’ll help you to make the transition. Second year of the AIV master (M2) During the 2nd year, students deepen their knowledge of life sciences, develop their ability to critically analyze scientific works and discover the Research world. Two tracks are offered: 1. general interdisciplinary track for students who wish to develop their knowledge in various interfaces with Life Sciences 2. SSB track for students who wish to further their knowledge in systems and synthetic biology. The structure of the year in terms of seminar courses and internship is the same for both tracks. The year is designed to help the students find their way into the research realm. Students can follow to the second year from the master’s first year program or apply directly, having fulfilled previously an equivalent of 4 years post-high school education, including at least one internship in a research settings. The M2 year consists of a one week workshop along with the FdV 1st year PhD fellows. In small groups, students learn how to create interdisciplinary research projects. This is followed by weekly Friday afternoon courses, throughout the year, geared to develop the students’ capacities to read and analyze current scientific articles.The remainder of the M2 curriculum is devoted to research, through three internships, with at least one theoretical internship and one experimental internship. For those willing to pursue in a PhD program, the last semester will give them the opportunity to prepare a thesis project. Students will have the opportunity to learn research by doing research in labs, to meet with many researchers and to discuss recent interdisciplinary research articles and reviews. At the end of the year, most of the students will apply to a PhD program, in France or abroad. One of our role as teachers is to make sure that all of the students know by the end of the M2 what scientific questions they would wish to work on during the 3-4 years of their future PhD and assure that the students have acquired the needed basis to tackle them. Year overview The year starts with one week workshop at Sèvres, and then the students are expected to perform 3 internships of 3 months each while preparing and attending courses on Fridays at 15.00h. [-]

Master's Programme in Food Innovation and Product Design

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The Erasmus Mundus Master's in Food Innovation and Product Design (EMM-FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. [+]

Programme overview

The European joint Master’s in Food Innovation and Product Design (FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by Université Paris Saclay and AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. The FIPDes Master's aims to provide a European dimension in the knowledge-intensive area of food research and development and is highly relevant for both EU and third-country students who wish to be employed in the agri-food and drink sector. The programme was approved by the EU Commission in 2010 and started in 2011.

Programme modules/courses

Semester 1: Food Science and Technology, Sustainability, R&D Project Management. Semester 2: Culinary Innovation, Business Creation, Marketing. Specialisations: Semesters 3 & 4: Food Design and Engineering, Healthy Food Design, Food Packaging Design and Logistics, Master’s degree project.... [-]

Master Aquatic Systems And Water Management (sage)

École Des Ponts ENPC
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

Science and Environmental Management are characterized by the multiplicity of knowledge and areas to mobilize to solve satisfactorily [+]

Masters Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in the Ile-de-France France. Science and Environmental Management are characterized by the multiplicity of knowledge and areas to mobilize to resolve satisfactorily the problems they pose. This multidisciplinary approach covers both many aspects of materials science, nature and life, and also for a large share of aspects related to human sciences. GOALS The objective of the specialty SAGE is twofold. This is part of give students a thorough training on biogeochemical processes that govern the quality of aquatic environments and interactions of these environments in regional environments, and secondly, to understand and know the instruments management of water, whether technical procedures for the collection and treatment of water or the main water policies implemented in different regions of the world. Thus, special attention will be given to training multidisciplinary character of a technical point of view (fluid mechanics, chemistry and microbiology), both for students oriented research and professional vocation. ADMISSION Degree Required: Master M1 (or equivalent) The admission of the candidates is a review of the application and an interview with the leaders of the specialty issue. Back 2014-2015 Retraction of the specialty SAGE will be Monday, September 8, 2014. [-]

Specialized Master Government Policies And Actions For Sustainable Development (papdd)

École Des Ponts ENPC
Campus Full time 43  September 2017 France Paris

The two ministries in charge of agriculture and ecology asked AgroParisTech and École des Ponts ParisTech training to meet their needs of executives able to intervene in the political and public action on issues sustainable development. [+]

Specialized Master in Public Policies and actions for sustainable development (PAPDD)

The two ministries in charge of agriculture and ecology asked AgroParisTech and École des Ponts ParisTech training to meet their needs of executives able to intervene in the political and public action on issues sustainable development.

Objectives

The training aims to answer the following main objectives:

Treated from the standpoint of public policy issues more complex in areas where knowledge and methodologies are not stabilized and assess the reliability of the bases on which to base action; Develop understanding and taking into account the cross, where the understanding of complex systems (living, territory, climate, for example) plays a major role; Articulate (European local, national, and even international) scales of action, a more intimate knowledge, a real familiarity with each of these scales and practice on concrete topics of the passage from one to the other; Develop a culture of evaluation as a condition of a shift towards greater sustainability of public intervention; Knowledge meet the information and communication requirements of all stakeholders of an action. ... [-]