Masters in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia

Top Masters in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017

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.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Masters Program in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia

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MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 China Suzhou

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides thorough education and training to understand different aspects of the current material chemistry. The programme aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool and is delivered entirely in English. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. Overview The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides students with the education and training needed to understand different aspects of the field of material sciences. It aligns with similar MSc programmes at the University of Liverpool. The programme contains taught modules covering areas from synthetic chemistry to nanotechnology to analytical methods and instrumentation. It places strong emphasis on the development of project management and professional skills. After completing the taught modules, you will engage in a 12-month extensive research project of your choice that leads to submission of a dissertation. A customised learning plan is designed for you, taking into account your background and career aspirations. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an MRes degree from the University of Liverpool. Unique selling points • Taught by international staff who are experts in various fields of chemistry • Excellent preparation for the study of PhD programmes both at universities abroad or in China • Offers strong links to local and international industries • XJTLU is located close to the many biotechnology companies in nearby BioBay, a national biotechnology hub with over 400 companies, ideal for internships • Nearby Cold Spring Harbor Asia hosts prestigious scientific symposia, conferences and summer schools providing our students with the opportunity to interact with world-famous researchers • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate, you... [-]

Master' in Biological Engineering

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time October 2017 Russia Krasnoyarsk

The Program is aimed at students having background in natural science and wishing to master contemporary methodology of scientific research in order to pursue career in the field of biological engineering. The scientific projection in biological engineering aims to encourage research skills by students through an individual research project in biology, biological engineering or biophysics. [+]

The Program is aimed at students having background in natural science and wishing to master contemporary methodology of scientific research in order to pursue career in the field of biological engineering. The scientific projection in biological engineering aims to encourage research skills by students through an individual research project in biology, biological engineering or biophysics. Students will follow all steps of research process from the problem statement to the achievement and analysis of experimental results. Master’s Program “Biological engineering” is delivered by an experienced academic staff having a comprehensive background in fundamental research and practical applications in industries. The program is designed with emphasis on practical skills development and students work in the modern and well-equipped SibFU Laboratory of Bioluminescent Biotechnologies (in Russian). This laboratory was established through the collaboration of the world’s strongest team of scientists engaged in fundamental research of light emission by living organisms, i. e. bioluminescence, and the Nobel Laureate Professor Osamu Shimomura. Training Methods: lectures, lab experiments, case studies and group discussions. Teaching staff: SibFU Professors and visiting lecturers from universities of Russia, USA, Italy, China, Spain, UK and other countries. The major part of the Program’s training takes place at the modern and well-equipped SibFU Laboratory of Bioluminescent Biotechnologies, led by Nobel Laureate Professor Osamu Shimomura, in one of the world’s strongest team of scientists engaged in fundamental research of light emission by living organisms, i.e. bioluminescence. Research projects While following the Program students have to deal with the phenomenon of bioluminescence in all... [-]

MSc in Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Moscow

Our Master's program offers courses in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuro-modelling. Taken together these disciplines study how memories, emotions, cognition or consciousness actually work. Students attend lectures in English and practice in leading laboratories of Moscow and of our international partners. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. Programme Overview Our Master's program offers courses in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuro-modelling. Taken together these disciplines study how memories, emotions, cognition or consciousness actually work. Students attend lectures in English and practice in leading laboratories of Moscow and of our international partners. Leading scientists supervise students' practical training and writing of Master's thesis during the second year. The program is carried out in close cooperation with the École Normale Supérieure and Aarhus University. Cognitive psychology Modern cognitive psychology is an experimental discipline that studies the origin and functioning of the mind, brain, and intelligence. Our Program focuses on perception, control of attention and motor responses, formation of mental representations, dynamics of memory retrieval, learning, cognitive development and cognitive breakdown, the mechanisms of reasoning, language, and problem solving. Cognitive neuroscience An integration of psychology and neuroscience - Cognitive Neuroscience - examines neural systems underlying complex behaviors like emotions, language, attention, memory, etc. Methods employed in cognitive neuroscience include a wide range of experimental paradigms starting from psychophysics and cognitive psychology, neurology and psychiatry, and ending up with electrophysiological studies of neural systems and, increasingly, cognitive genomics and behavioral genetics. Recent breakthroughs in brain imaging technology allow cognitive neuroscientists to see a live human brain at work using state-of-the-art methods like functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), magneto- and electroencephalography (MEG, EEG),brain navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS), transcranial direct/alternating current stimulation (tDCS/tACS) . What are the advantages of our Master’s... [-]

Master in Agriculture and Life Sciences

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2017 Japan Hirosaki

The master’s program consists of five courses: “Biology”, “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”, “Applied Biosciences”, “Agriculture & Horticulture”, and “Agricultural & Environmental Engineering”. [+]

Advanced education and research in the field of Agriculture and Life Sciences The master’s program consists of five courses: “Biology”, “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”, “Applied Biosciences”, “Agriculture & Horticulture”, and “Agricultural & Environmental Engineering”. Students may choose one of two academic programs depending on their future plans: the academic research program (training of researchers) or practical research program (training of technical experts). The Master’s degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences is awarded to those who have earned enough credits and have submitted an approved dissertation. We are aiming for understanding a widespread technique and the training of the altitude specialist who can contribute to the development of the expert community, a superior engineer with an international field of vision, and the researcher who receives the request in the times in advance and can challenge an advanced study. [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in International Wine Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 12  September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. Developed in consultation with noted wine industry figure Professor Jeannie Cho Lee, Professor of Practice (Wine) of the SHTM and the first Asian Master of Wine (MW), and endorsed by renowned industry leaders, the programme features residential study trips which give students the opportunity to visit well-known wine regions, such as Burgundy or Bordeaux, to understand the best practice in wine production, trade and management with a view to increasing their international exposure and developing global networks. [-]

Master in AAP (AAP Special Course)

Ehime University
Campus Full time October 2017 Japan Matsuyama

In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. [+]

A Special Course for International Students from Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Rim Offered by the Shikoku International Student Education Consortium The Graduate Schools of Agriculture of Ehime University, Kagawa University and Kochi University The Shikoku International Student Education Consortium (SISEC), has been established under an integrated concept shared by the three graduate schools of agriculture of Ehime, Kagawa and Kochi Universities, on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. The SISEC offers a Special 5-year Course for International Students from Asian, African, and Pacific Rim countries (AAP Special Course). The program and application procedures are explained below. PROGRAM GOALS In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. ACADEMIC PLAN (1) The AAP Special course is a five-year continuous education program composed of master and doctoral courses. After completion of all the requirements in the first two-year master’s course, a student will be awarded a master’s degree from the university where he/she was located. (The requirements include 30 credits from the AAP special course curriculum, an approved master’s thesis and a passing grade on the final examination.) Students are expected to continue their studies in the doctoral course (three years) of the United Graduate School of... [-]

MPhil in Chemistry

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Hong Kong

The MPhil program is a research-based degree consisting of approved coursework and an original research thesis. It is designed with flexibility in order that students may tailor course selections according to their needs and interests in the field of Chemistry. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required to obtain the degree. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. Chemistry as a discipline is growing and changing rapidly. The traditional divisions of Chemistry into analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry no longer reflect the dynamic and multidisciplinary nature of the field. Chemistry is, in fact, the "central science", having relevance in areas such as molecular biology, molecular physics, materials science, molecular engineering, biotechnology, environmental science and drug design. As a postgraduate student in the Department of Chemistry at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, you will have the chance to study in programs that reflect the current, central, position of Chemistry and you will learn from diverse, innovative faculty at the forefront of their fields of research. Our mission is to offer research and instructional opportunities in the emerging areas of Chemistry while maintaining a program rooted in the basics of the discipline. Postgraduate programs emphasize training in original research focusing on fundamental, interdisciplinary and applied areas. Complementing our formal degree programs is an active seminar program allowing students to meet prominent and international scientists who are pioneering the creation of new chemical knowledge. The MPhil program is a research-based degree consisting of approved coursework and an original research thesis. It is designed with flexibility in order that students may tailor course selections according to their needs and interests in the field of Chemistry. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required to obtain the degree. Research Foci Research and development... [-]

Master "Biotechnology"

South Ural State University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

MASTER 19.04.01 Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology Master's program is aimed at the development and implementation of biotechnological processes in food production; designing of new and modernization of existing facilities on the basis of the principles of the bioconversion. [+]

Program description MASTER 19.04.01 Biotechnology, Master Program Food biotechnology aimed at the development and implementation of biotechnological processes in food production; designing of new and modernization of existing facilities on the basis of the principles of the bioconversion. The purpose of the program - is to prepare highly qualified experts with competence in the field of: biosynthesis and biotransformation of food ingredients, modeling of innovative technologies based on biocatalysis, gene engineering, bioconversion and nanobiotechnology. Training Program Plan includes the following disciplines: Food Biochemistry and Biotechnology bioinzhineriya productions on the principles of bioconversion copyright and patent law in the food industry research methods in biotechnology food the scientific basis of biotechnology food products theoretical and practical aspects of biotechnological production food biotechnology, medical, special and prophylactic The Program: Designed for 120 ECTS credits, duration of full-time education is 2 years. A graduate of a Master's degree. [-]

Master in Soil and Water Resource Management

Brawijaya University
Campus Full time Part time July 2017 Indonesia Malang

To be a higher education institution of agricultural excellence, with international standards and that is able to play an active role in the development of science and technology and natural resources management, as well as provide the continued development of agribusiness management. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. Master in Soil Water Resource Management Vision: To be a higher education institution of agricultural excellence, with international standards and that is able to play an active role in the development of science and technology and natural resources management, as well as provide the continued development of agribusiness management. Mission: To provide education, research and community service in the field of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management and agribusiness management under a global perspective, based on faith and piety. To develop and apply science and technology within the scope of Agriculture and Agri-environment for the development of the nation. Objectives: Form graduates with a high academic ability, superior behavior and entrepreneurial skills. Produce problem solving, technology-based science in the areas of agriculture, natural resources and agribusiness management. Blend science and technology research with the education program. Apply science and technology in accordance with the needs of society in the fields of agriculture, natural resources and agribusiness management. Values: In carrying out the activities of Tri Dharma University, Academician in the FP-UB must uphold and practice the values ​​as follows: Serve God Almighty Be efficient Be innovative, creative, transparent and dynamic Service Promises: Politeness, accurateness, effectiveness and efficiency. [-]

Master in Food Science and Technology

Jordan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Jordan Irbid

The Master Degree in Food Science and Technology / Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, is awarded by the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). [+]

First: Thesis Track 1. Compulsory Requirements: AP 701 Experimental Design and statistical Analysis NF 703 Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Food and Nutrition NF 758 Advanced Food Chemistry NF 762 Advanced Food Technology NF 791 Seminar 2. Elective Requirements:* PP 726 Post-harvest Physiology NF 754 Advanced Food Microbiology NF 756 Food Analysis NF 764 Enzymes in Food NF 766 Fat in Food NF 768 Food Proteins NF 772 Dairy Technology NF 773 Vitamins and Minerals in Nutrition NF 774 Cereal Technology and their Products NF 776 Biotechnology in Food NF 792 Selected Topics in Food Science *The student may study not more than 3 credit hours from courses of 700 or 800 level offered by other programs related to his field of study upon approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies based on the recommendation of the departmental graduate studies committee. 3. Master Thesis (NF 799): NF 799 A Master Thesis NF 799 B Master Thesis NF 799 C Master Thesis NF 799 D Master Thesis Second: Comprehensive Exam Track 1. Compulsory Requirements: AP 701 Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis NF 703 Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Food and Nutrition NF 754 Advanced Food Microbiology NF 758 Advanced Food Chemistry NF 762 Advanced Food Technology NF 772 Advanced Dairy Technology NF 791 Seminar NF 794 Comprehensive Exam 2. Elective Requirements:* PP 726 Postharvest Physiology NF 756 Advanced Food Analysis NF 764 Enzymes in Food NF 766 Fats in Food NF 768 Proteins in Food NF 773 Vitamins and Minerals in Nutrition NF... [-]

MPhil Biotechnology

Forman Christian College
Campus Full time April 2017 Pakistan Lahore

FC College started the MPhil Biotechnology program in 2009 to keep up with the rapid advances in the life sciences and to prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of Biotechnology, whether in industry, academia or government. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences in Asia 2017. FC College started the MPhil Biotechnology program in 2009 to keep up with the rapid advances in the life sciences and to prepare students for rewarding careers in the field of Biotechnology, whether in industry, academia or government. The Biological Sciences Department is located in the new Armacost Science Building which has six dedicated research and six teaching laboratories as well as state-of the art equipment such as: PCR-thermal cycler, real-time PCR, microcentrifuges, electroporator, refrigerated table top centrifuge, ultra low freezer, nanodrop spectrophotometer, orbital shaker, infrared gas analyzer (IRGA), gas chromatogram, CO2 incubator, gel electrophoresis system, documentation system, biosafety cabinets etc. We have a well-qualified and experienced faculty, who are involved in various research programs in which both graduate and undergraduate students are involved. Already among the premier academic institutions in the region, we are committed to making FCC one of the leading Biotechnology research institutions in the country. Eligibility Criteria Applicants must: have a recognized university degree in the field of Biological Sciences (including Botany, Zoology, Agriculture or Chemical Sciences) equivalent to a minimum of 16 years of education. The degree may be a BS Honors (4 years), MSc, MBBS or DVM. have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or a 1st division in their last awarded degree. have passed the GAT with minimum 50%. qualify in the FCC Aptitude Test in Biotechnology (FATB). Please find the latest program information here: http://www.fccollege.edu.pk/academics/departments/academic-departments/department-of-biological-sciences/mphil-biotechnology [-]

Master in Development Management and Practice

BRAC University
Campus Full time 16  September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

MDMP is an innovative, cross-disciplinary, graduate program that combines classroom teaching on the latest advances in development theory and practice with hands-on field experience. The program has been developed in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, USA and belongs to the Global Network of Master’s in Development Practice. [+]

MASTERS IN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE BRAC Institute of Governance and Development received a grant from the MacArthur Foundation in 2009 to establish a professional master degree in development practice. The program was launched in January 2011 for the first time in Bangladesh seeking proper approval from University Grants Commission (UGC). MDMP is an innovative, cross-disciplinary, graduate program that combines classroom teaching on the latest advances in development theory and practice with hands-on field experience. The program has been developed in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, USA and belongs to the Global Network of Master’s in Development Practice. Course Description & Structure This is a day time 42 credit program. The duration of the program is 16 months including field internship. Students are required to take 42 credits to fulfill the requirements for the Masters in Development Management and Practice (MDMP) program. These include three Foundation courses (1 credit each), twelve core courses (3 credits each), and a field internship with a written report (3 credits). Semester I MDP 311: Basic Economics MDP 312: Basic Development Economics MDP 313: Basic Statistics MDP 620: Sustainable Agricultural Practice MDP 621: Poverty, Livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security MDP 622: Urbanization, Urban Dynamics and Development MDP 623: Environment and Climate Change: Introduction, Adaptation and Mitigation Semester II MDP 624: Governance and Public Policy for Sustainable Development MDP 625: Sustainable Livelihood – Concepts, Institutions and Policies MDP 626: Health Development and Health System Management MDP 627: Management I (Program Management for Sustainable... [-]

Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Moscow

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity. [+]

Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity.

The program provides profound knowledge of foreign languages and pays great attention to development of students’ communication skills.

The program curriculum includes courses that improve skills of understanding, communication, writing and reading scientific literature in a foreign language.

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Master in Neurobiology

National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod
Campus Full time October 2017 Russia Nizhny Novgorod

This program is an interdisciplinary program of study and designed to provide students broad training opportunities in the field of Neurobiology. [+]

Lobachevsky University offers a master's degree program (taught in English) in the high priority scientific discipline of Neurobiology. The Neurobiology program is geared towards those who are interested in studying the principles of brain functionality. This field is highly relevant and offers tremendous perspectives in modern science. This is connected with the growth of medical applications: development in the area of prostheses, creation of systems for pharmacological testing, expansion of possibilities of research-instrument equipment. Technical applications include: development of smart navigation systems and control of electro-mechanical devices. The Neurobiology program includes a wide range of the fundamental issues and applied tasks in the area of biology, medicine, physics, and robotics. The Neurobiology program proposes the study of principles and mechanisms of functionality of cells and cellular networks of the brain. Experimental study methods in brain function include: electro-physiological methods of registration with the use of patch-clamp and multi-electrode technology, fluorescent optical imaging, and methods of mathematical modeling. Development of the Neurobiology program will provide preparation of highly qualified specialists in multi-disciplinary areas. Practical work is carried out in the Institute of Life Systems at the Niznhi Novgorod Neuroscience Center. The most modern equipment is used in: the optical Neuro-imaging laboratory, cellular electro-physiology, cellular technology, molecular neurobiology. The following practical-innovative courses are taught within the framework of the program: - Biology, - Biophysics, - Mathematical modeling, - Engineering, - Theory of oscillations and waves, - Physiology of higher neural activity, - Molecular-biology. Graduates of the program will be highly-qualified specialists; possessing... [-]

Masters - Biotechnology

Tomsk Polytechnic University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Tomsk

The program provides training to the industrial-technological, organizational, management, research, innovation and teaching. [+]

The program provides training to the industrial-technological, organizational, management, research, innovation and teaching.

Profile of preparation

"Biotechnology" Distinctive features of the program:

The program is interdisciplinary, training is implemented within the inter-university cooperation (Siberian State Medical University (SSMU), Central Research Laboratory of Siberian State Medical University, Tomsk State University (TSU), Technical University of Dresden (Germany), Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (Germany), University of Heidelberg (Germany), University of Ulsan (Y. Korea), Institute of Cardiology, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Institute of Oncology, SB RAMS, Jilin University (China), as well as the participation of experts from the real economy (master classes, the implementation of specialty disciplines).... [-]