MSc in Biotechnology

Top 80 Master of Science Programs in Biotechnology 2017

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The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

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Master of Information Systems

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 27  September 2017 USA San Francisco San Jose + 1 more

The MSIS program emphasizes an effective use of information technology to enable a competitive advantage for both individuals and organizations. Integrated courses that highlight the integral role information technology plays in every sector will prepare you to be a successful leader. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Develop a competitive edge at the intersection of technology and business strategy as a working professional. Become a master of information systems and develop a competitive edge at the intersection of technology and business strategy. Acquire the skills to create sound financial systems and manage an organization’s human capital. The MSIS program emphasizes an effective use of information technology to enable a competitive advantage for both individuals and organizations. Integrated courses that highlight the integral role information technology plays in every sector will prepare you to be a successful leader. MSIS offers small class sizes and an evening class schedule to help working professionals balance their busy lives while enjoying an enriched learning environment and deeper relationship building. Master of Science in Information Systems Program Overview Typical program length is 27 months, with 36 credits Attend class for four hours one night a week Minimum of two years of professional work experience Optional concentrations available in Biotechnology and Information Security Offered at USF's San Jose campus (fall semester) Program Details Program Co-Directors: William Kolb, Edward Kreutzer The effective and efficient use of information technology is an integral part of an organization's ability to achieve a competitive advantage in both the private and public sectors. Ethical practices and professionalism are integrated components throughout the program, along with a focus on essential career development skills and effective management of human resources. The program, based upon nationally approved curriculum recommendations from the Association for Information Systems (AIS)... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering

Tampere University of Technology
Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Tampere

The Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering offers you an international learning environment and the opportunity to complete a two-year master's degree taught in English. [+]

The Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering offers you an international learning environment and the opportunity to complete a two-year master's degree taught in English. Build your own degree and become an expert The programme provides you with the knowledge and skills to work as an expert in the field of modern molecular and instrumental life science technologies in industry or academia. It offers a multicultural and innovative study and research environment with content that is strongly based on natural sciences and bioengineering. The content of the programme is flexible and can be customized to meet your personal goals. Develop a set of skills and land a job Bioengineering is a rapidly evolving and multidisciplinary field that stands at the interface between science and industry. Specialists in bioengineering are in high demand in numerous industries in and around Tampere, including high-technology companies and research units. The degree is a perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and specialist skills and opens doors to countless career opportunities. Studies in Bioengineering Students enrolled in the Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering enjoy a great deal of freedom that comes with personal responsibility. The programme is organized into modules that also include elective components, so that you can select courses that match your personal interests and goals. The major module in bioengineering is compulsory for all students. You are free to choose your minor. As most of our teaching staff also conduct research, you are continuously exposed to the latest research. The expected learning outcomes of the... [-]

Biological Sciences

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

We offer both research and non-research based degrees. Our primary goal is towards research training; students pursuing a research based path earn either Ph.D. or M.S. degrees. Students achieving Ph.D. degrees typically continue on as postdoctoral fellows on a career track directed towards academic research and teaching or industrial research. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Biological Sciences Graduate Program We offer both research and non-research based degrees. Our primary goal is towards research training; students pursuing a research based path earn either Ph.D. or M.S. degrees. Students achieving Ph.D. degrees typically continue on as postdoctoral fellows on a career track directed towards academic research and teaching or industrial research. Overview of Graduate Program Students achieving M.S. degrees typically continue on as Ph.D. students here or elsewhere, or find appropriate positions in education, business, or government. We offer three non-research Professional Masters degrees. The Professional Science Masters Degrees in Bioinformatics and in Biotechnology are both aimed at training students to work with businesses in the scientific contexts of the disciplines. The Professional Masters degree in Teaching (the MAT) is aimed at developing high quality science teachers in secondary education. M.S. and Ph.D. The Department has research strengths in within the areas of Ecology, Evolution and Physiology (Integrative Biology) including ecology, evolutionary biology, environmental microbiology, physiology, and computational biology (modeling and bioinformatics); Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) including genetics, cancer biology, cell biology and developmental biology; Plant Sciences including molecular biology and genetics, developmental biology, cellular/physiological/ecological responses to the environment. The links above provide more information about these areas. Students working within these areas become trained for careers in research, teaching, and scientific leadership. Within these programs, students conduct original research under the direction of a research mentor, and are expected to publish their results in scientific journals and to... [-]

Master of Science in Biology: Concentration in Zoology and Animal Physiology

Pavol Jozef Safarik University
Campus Full time September 2017 Slovakia Košice

Graduate will be able independently to solve research problems in biology and biology applications. He or she will have knowledge and experience in research methods of living systems at the different organization levels (molecule, cell, organism, population, and ecosystem). [+]

Graduate will be able independently to solve research problems in biology and biology applications. He or she will have knowledge and experience in research methods of living systems at the different organization levels (molecule, cell, organism, population, and ecosystem). Graduates will be knowledgeable in the basic biological disciplines (genetics, molecular biology, plant and animal physiology, cytology, immunology, microbiology, etiology, botany, zoology, human biology, ecology etc.). In addition, they will have knowledge in several chemistry disciplines and multidisciplinary sciences such as biophysics, biochemistry and bioinformatics. Further they will possess deep theoretical knowledge in wide range of physiology and zoology disciplines. Graduates will master methodology and experimental practices in its major, which he or she can apply in either future employment or in the 3rd degree of higher education, i.e. Ph.D. programme. Graduates will be able to participate in teaching of biology disciplines at the higher education level. Further, graduates have excellent chances to be successful in jobs at the research and diagnostic facilities in health care, hygiene, and at the institutes of Slovak Academy of Sciences. They can also work in the laboratories at the universities, museums, or environmental protection agencies, as well as in private sector, for example in domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies. Electronic Application Applicants for studies at UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Public Administration, Faculty of Arts, and Institute of Physical Education and Sport in the academic year, may submit their application on-line. [-]

MSc in Applied Biotechnology

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  United Kingdom London

Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale, and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Our established programme in Biotechnology, which has been extensively updated, includes a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques and how biotechnology can be used by today's society. You will complement your theoretical studies with hands on experience of fully controlled fermenters that are up to pilot-plant scale, and are linked to modern monitoring and control systems. You will study a range of subjects in considerable depth, including bioactive compounds, industrial bioprocesses, microbial physiology and fermentation technology, microbial production of novel metabolites, monitoring and control of fermentation, topics in biotechnology, and types of bioreactors. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules Applied Molecular Biology This module is designed to provide you with insight into current research topics in biochemistry and molecular biology. Since these areas are evolving rapidly, the most recent relevant topics are selected year-to-year. Examples of topics might include: molecular biology of cancer, personalised medicine, transgenic plants, epigenetics, metabolomics, proteomics, gene therapy and stem cell research. Fermentation Technology This module aims to examine and discuss the essential, qualitative and quantitative principles in growth of cultures and subsequent bioproducts to provide the needed expertise for the bio-industries. You will gain an understanding of fermentation processes, as well as smalland large-scale production of fermentation products, microbial strain/culture selection and development, and microbial culture. Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology This module will explore applications of bacterial, fungal, and mammalian culture to the production of bio-products (eg enzymes,... [-]

MSc Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management

The University of Warwick, School of Life Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Warwick

A Masters course for biotechnology and bioprocessing business managers and entrepreneurs of the future [+]

The bioprocessing and biotechnology industries are major components of global industrialised economies with impacts in medicine, pharmaceuticals, manufacture and the food sector. These industries require a new caliber of technical specialists with both business acumen and scientific knowledge. This MSc offers you the key business information and industrially relevant expertise, together with the science base, to meet this requirement. Leading centres of expertise, including Life Sciences and Warwick Business School, form a multidisiplinary teaching faculty. The course is delivered by lecturers with internationally acknowledged academic, industrial and government expertise. Course structure The course is a full time, twelve month taught programme with modular content, based around three strands:- Business Management Biotechnology & Molecular Biology Bioprocessing The course programme focuses on: Manufacture of biochemicals, pharmaceuticals, devices and materials Genetic engineering and the fundamentals of biotechnology Business management, economics and finance Marketing management Commercialisation of products, IP Food, biotechnology and microbiological processing Fuels and energy Industries based on renewable and sustainable resources Production technologies Plant design and economic analysis Students will be required to complete nine core modules. They must also select a further three elective modules. Teaching will be by interactive lectures, short question & answer sessions and small group interactive workshops/tutorials. Individual and team learning will be used for case study analysis. All students will be required to undertake a project dissertation. Students will be encouraged to propose their own project title (selection subject to availability of an appropriate supervisor) although a range of potential titles will be offered. Projects... [-]

MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Graduate Programs
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Lyngby

The Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on the design of future diagnostic and treatment methods at hospitals and in the field. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. The Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on the design of future diagnostic and treatment methods at hospitals and in the field. The interaction between the human organism, technical equipment, and methods is essential to medicine and technology. We are becoming increasingly dependent on advanced equipment for patient diagnosis and treatment—e.g. large CT scanners, PET scanners for studying molecular processes in cancer, as well as pacemakers and DNA chips for studying the genome. Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary programme offered by DTU in collaboration with the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. Study programme focus The study programme aims to provide MSc students with proper knowledge of the clinical problems facing the modern healthcare sector, enabling them to develop new technological solutions. Therefore, the study programme covers both engineering and human physiology courses, ranging from the functions of the organs at cell level to modelling physiological processes in the locomotive apparatus. Focus areas The Biomedical Engineering programme offers research-based teaching and the opportunity to specialize in one of the three focus areas: Signal and Model-based Diagnostics Image Diagnostics and Radiation Physics Biomechanics and Biomaterials However, the choice of courses in the students’ individual study plan offers a certain degree of flexibility. Therefore, you have every opportunity to design your own study programme and career by choosing from the wide range of courses offered at DTU and the University of Copenhagen. Career Due to their in-depth knowledge of mathematics, science, medicine, and... [-]

MSc Biotechnology

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Medway London + 1 more

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. The courses are carefully tailored to cover the knowledge in key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bio-informatics. The purpose of this programme is to serve the needs of international and local students who require additional training relevant to their professional development. [+]

This is a multidisciplinary degree that brings together aspects of chemistry, biology and cell biology. The courses are carefully tailored to cover the knowledge in key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering for plants, animals and micro-organisms, and bio-informatics. The purpose of this programme is to serve the needs of international and local students who require additional training relevant to their professional development. This degree provides a programme of study for appropriately qualified and experienced graduates. It produces graduates with a critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem solving, enhancing laboratory and professional competence and enabling students to work independently and use their initiative in solving the diverse problems they encounter. This programme helps you to obtain a creative attitude to the development and manufacture of biotechnology products. The intention is that skills and knowledge can be more readily transferred to professional activities. The aims of the programme are: - To provide students with subject-specific knowledge, as well as a critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem solving in the field of biotechnology - To provide students with enhanced practical and professional skills and thus prepare them effectively for professional employment or doctoral studies in the field of biotechnology - To enable students to work independently and use initiative to solve the diverse problems they may encounter - To instill a critical awareness of advances at the forefront of biotechnology. Course content: - Biotechnology Research Projects (60 credits) - Bioinformatics (30 credits) - Research Methods... [-]

Master of Science in Biophysics

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main

The goal of the Master’s study course is deepening of knowledge and specialisation in the subject Biophysics. The courses are no longer strictly oriented within the classical subject boundaries and institute but are now more topic oriented and are offered interdisciplinarily in five areas of focus. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Goethe Goes Global - Master Scholarships Available Now Due to the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation, Goethe University Frankfurt is now offering scholarships for all master programmes with special emphasis on the research listed on this page. The “Goethe Goes Global” scholarship programme is a ground­breaking project and unique in the academic landscape of Germany. We are seeking outstanding candidates who are interested in joining one of our MA or MSc programmes of which are embedded deeply within our strongest research units (e.g Centers of Excellence, collaborative research centers, and LOEWE CENTERS). We will be offering 20 scholarships per year from 2016-2020 – if your primary motivation is research, come and join our highly international research community! Course content and focus areas The goal of the Master’s study course is deepening of knowledge and specialisation in the subject Biophysics. The courses are no longer strictly oriented within the classical subject boundaries and institute but are now more topic oriented and are offered interdisciplinarily in five areas of focus: Spectroscopy, imaging and structural analysis Membranes, electrophysiology, bioenergetics and cell biophysics Theory, simulations and molecular dynamics Bio-analytical methods Nucleic acids These areas of focus reflect the areas of focus of research conducted by the university lecturers on campus who represent the biophysical subject areas and attractive and future-oriented fields of research. The necessary breadth of the education is achieved in that the student must select modules from all of the areas of focus as optional compulsory subjects. The depth of... [-]

MSc in Nanoscience

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the MSc in Nanoscience minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Nanoscience consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. [+]

The primary purpose of the MSc in Nanoscience minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Nanoscience consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study. Admission to the Master’s in Nanoscience requires an Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Physics or Biotechnology, with an aggregate final mark of 60% or higher. Admission is subject to approval by the relevant Head of Department and the Faculty of Science. The coursework Master’s in Nanoscience consists of six modules and a minor dissertation. The three modules Fundamentals of Nanoscience (NAN0218/ NAN9X02), Instrumentation in Nanoscience (NAN0718/ NAN9X10) and Management and Entrepreneurship (NAN0618/ NAN9X09) are compulsory for all studentsand the remaining three modules are chosen in consultation with the Head of Department. The ratio of the course work modules to the research component is 40:60. [-]

MSc Telemedicine and E-Health

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time August 2017 Norway Tromsø

he two-year Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health provides insight into the design, application and implementation of modern technology to public healthcare services. The Master's program is a collaboration between UiT The Arctic University of Norway and the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST), which is internationally recognized for its expertise in telemedicine and e-health. Students will have the... [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Master's of Science in Telemedicine and E-health The two-year Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health provides insight into the design, application and implementation of modern technology to public healthcare services. The Master's program is a collaboration between UiT The Arctic University of Norway and the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST), which is internationally recognized for its expertise in telemedicine and e-health. Students will have the opportunities to develop professional cooperation with the Centre (NST). As one of the most internationally renowned Telemedicine research centres in the world, the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine offers a stimulating research and learning environment for students in the Master's program. During the first year, students are required to finish all the mandatory courses. Both the theoretical and methodological dimensions of the program will be covered. The second year focuses mainly on the student's individual research project and the write-up of the Master's Thesis. Two streams are offered: Health and Technology Learning outcomes For each programme at UiT The Arctic University of Norway there are set targets for knowledge, analytical understanding, skills and competences that a student should have reached by the end of the studies. The candidates should be able to: Describe the main types of telemedical applications in current use in the Norwegian health system as well as identify the primary actors; Understand how technology and e-health services can be exploited strategically to create new ways of working together; Contribute in the... [-]

MSc in Agrobiology

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Aarhus

Developing solutions for healthy food production while decreasing environmental impact and increasing animal welfare is the main focus in the agrobiology programme at Aarhus University. Topics of study are genetics, biotechnology, production systems, and the interaction of agriculture with nature, among others. The programme is broadly science-based with a focus on applicability and problem-solving, and takes an integrative approach to learning about the biology behind food production. [+]

FOOD PRODUCTION IN A CHALLENGING FUTURE Developing solutions for healthy food production while decreasing environmental impact and increasing animal welfare is the main focus in the agrobiology programme at Aarhus University. Topics of study are genetics, biotechnology, production systems, and the interaction of agriculture with nature, among others. The programme is broadly science-based with a focus on applicability and problem-solving, and takes an integrative approach to learning about the biology behind food production. CROSS-SECTIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND APPROACHES The core of this programme is biology, with perspectives on sustainability, environmental impact, animal health and welfare, plant health, and product quality. Students can choose between specialisations including animal nutrition, plant nutrition, animal health and welfare, plant health and pest management or combine animal and plant sciences. Because this is a cross-disciplinary master’s, students can also choose courses from other academic programmes. Students will learn analytical and problem-solving skills, how to do research and how to generate new knowledge. In this programme emphasis is placed as much on the academic and professional skills as on the applied skills. AN INTERNATIONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT International students make up roughly one-third of each class, providing students with international knowledge and perspectives and the possibility to learn about different environments – both academic and agricultural. Because agriculture industries and environmental impacts are international, it is natural to include different national perspectives in discussions about these topics. Denmark is an ideal place to study agriculture because of its huge food production industry, extensive agricultural research, and strict environmental... [-]

Master in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Helsinki

Why are microbes the most important group of organisms on our planet? How is knowledge of microbiology applied in medicine and industry, or in food production? What research techniques are used to study viruses, bacteria and other microbes? These are important questions, and you can find answers to these and many others in the study of Microbiology and microbial biotechnology. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. Why are microbes the most important group of organisms on our planet? How is knowledge of microbiology applied in medicine and industry, or in food production? What research techniques are used to study viruses, bacteria and other microbes? These are important questions, and you can find answers to these and many others in the study of Microbiology and microbial biotechnology. Upon completing your degree, you will: Understand the global significance of microbes as remodelers and processors of life and the environment Understand the potential for the use of microbes in the development of new applications, such as foodstuffs, drugs, and industrial processes Understand the molecular mechanisms that underpin microbial function Be able to evaluate the effects of changes in the environment on microbial communities and thus on the function of the biosphere Be able to estimate the risks of microbes, and assess the use of microbes in a variety of environments and situations Be able to evaluate ethical questions and the prerequisites of commercialisation related to the use of microbes and biotechnology You will understand the most important functional mechanisms of the major groups of microbes Be aware of the most important pathogens and virulence mechanisms Have mastered the most important microbiological and biotechnological research methods, and become proficient in the interpretation and evaluation of research results Be able to develop and evaluate new microbiological and biotechnological applications Have the capability to plan and lead activities that involve microbiology and biotechnology, and will be... [-]

MSc Chemical Engineering

Cracow University of Technology
Campus Full time February 2018 Poland Kraków

Theoretical and practical competences in Chemical Engineering, such as design, implementation and testing of production lines used in chemical industry or related industry branches. [+]

Theoretical and practical competences in Chemical Engineering, such as design, implementation and testing of production lines used in chemical industry or related industry branches. There are the following three specialties prepared within the study program: Engineering of Technological Processes, Engineering of Biotechnological Processes, and Engineering of Renewable Energy Sources. Currently, Engineering of Technological Processes is taught, but the other specialties can be implemented as well if students select them. Graduates of the Chemical Engineering program are employed both in management and R&D positions in chemical industry, while some continue their education at doctoral studies. Their extended knowledge and skills acquired in the study enables them to solve engineering and technological problems encountered in industry, improve existing products and processes or develop new ones, design new installations and apply professional engineering software for optimization of industrial processes within the scope of their specialty. Educational Requirements 1. Completion of Bachelor Program in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a chemistry- related discipline, equivalent to 210 ECTS credits, at the level of not less than 60% of maximum grade points in each credited course. 2. Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or chemistry-related discipline 3. Positive verification of B.Sc diploma and transcript of grades by the Admission Committee. 4. Competency in English at the level of at least B2. Additional requirements: Start of study program since mid-February each year [-]

MS in Professional Science: Biotechnology

American University - Washington, DC - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 USA District of Columbia

American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines course work in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Biotechnology. American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines course work in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. The curriculum provides students with the tools necessary for careers in: Biotechnology Industry Genome Research Institutions Government Regulatory Agencies Students gain core competencies in statistics and research methods while mastering content in genomics, proteomics, neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, management, and entrepreneurship. Students will tailor their course of study depending on their interests and career goals. The program allows for hands on experience with an internship and research capstone. Students will also have the opportunity to translate their scientific ideas into a business venture. Graduates of the program will have gained the knowledge and skills to be innovators within the professional science workforce. Admission to the Program In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must have taken undergraduate science courses appropriate to the concentration, or have significant practical background in a relevant science area. A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) is required. Specific courses needed to prepare for entering the program will be identified through interviews with the applicant. Degree Requirements 36 credit hours of approved graduate work Capstone Experience: 6 credit hours in 600-level courses as approved by a faculty advisor, with grades of B or better Students participate in noncredit workshops and seminars on professional skills and current issues in science and technology. Students are... [-]