Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.
In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.
MA Program in Life Sciences
Access to land is a key determinant for livelihood security, and it is becoming highly contested in rural and urban areas. Increasingly, livelihoods based directly from land are becoming precarious; and land for the basic necessity of housing is also becoming unaffordable. In the last two decades we have witnessed changes in the pattern of investments and the nature of industrialization, growth of the service sector, rapid urbanization, agrarian distress, and rather polarized environmental debates. These changes have added a new dimension to the set of relationships that have previously determined ownership of land, work based on land including labour, the environmental quality of land, and food security. The increasing commodification of land is contributing to widening inequalities in rural and urban communities. Moreover “livelihoods” are also being fetishized in many State and non-State interventions, where people are viewed only as beneficiaries, and not as real actors with their own sense of agency. [+]
Courses in this specialization train students to evaluate both the social and natural scientific aspects of food systems. [+]
Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes [+]
MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Equine Business Management
Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes have been designed to develop your understanding of the equine industry. The MA will also help you identify career opportunities available within the industry from a business management perspective.
Throughout the programme we discuss the role of equestrianism as a sport, analyse the structure of equine industries, both nationally and internationally, and debate topical issues relating to the strategic development of the equine industry.... [-]