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Best Masters Programs in Biology in Europe 2019

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.

Biology is a natural science that studies all aspects of living organisms, from molecules, cells and tissues to organisms. This field of study has many branches of specialization in diverse areas such as biochemistry, ecology, and botany.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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University of Eastern Finland

The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and bi ... [+]

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The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment. The 2-year education offers advanced knowledge in environmental science, biology, biogeochemistry, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, environmental policy and law, and environmentally oriented forestry.

There are two main subjects in the BEC programme: Environmental science in Kuopio campus and Biology in Joensuu campus. The curriculum consists of 120 ECTS credit points, which includes general skills studies, advanced level courses in the main subject plus master's thesis, as well as alternative studies in other disciplines e.g. environmental law and policy, statistics, or sustainable development.... [-]

Finland Kuopio Joensuu
August 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University Centre of the Westfjords

Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draws... ... [+]

Coastal and Marine Management is an international, interdisciplinary Master's degree in the field of resource management. The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Students completing the programme have knowledge of the diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand their current condition, and have gathered tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.

The course language, including all teaching, is English. The University Centre of the Westfjords offers this programme in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.

Entry requirementsThe main condition for acceptance is that applicants have completed a Bachelor's degree; whether a BA, BSc or BEd. Emphasis is placed on the applicant justifying their reasons and explaining how they hope to link the programme to their previous education and experience. An application form is available, in both electronic and pdf format, on the University Centre website.... [-]

Iceland Ísafjörður
September 2019
Full time
Part time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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University of Turin

The Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology and the Department of Biological and Clinical Sciences offer a Master Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology (CMB). ... [+]

APPLICATION at UniTo for a.y. 2019-2020 is OPEN until April 14th 2019. Apply at https://apply.unito.it

The Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology and the Department of Biological and Clinical Sciences offer a Master Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology (CMB). CMB is a two year (S1-S4) second level degree (Biology class) entirely taught in English, and designed for BA graduates who are seeking an in-depth knowledge in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the ability to exploit this knowledge in advanced areas of Applied Biology Sciences, such as Biomedicine, Biotechnology, and Neurosciences.

To this end, CMB consists in a common part and specific curricula:

Biomedical, Biomolecular, Neurobiological. ... [-]
Italy Turin
October 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Saint Petersburg University

The course offers insights into polar and marine ecology, oceanography, geology and climate change. The students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the ... [+]

Level of education: Master programme Type of instruction: Full-time Duration: 2 years Language of instruction: English Benefits of the programme The course offers insights into polar and marine ecology, oceanography, geology, and climate change. The students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion, the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. POMOR is the only educational programme in natural sciences at SPbU, accredited by ASIIN e.V. Main courses

Basic module

Interpersonal communication skills History of polar research Introduction into the use of academic information online Introduction into GIS, interpersonal communication skills, scientific research quality standards. Field trainings, conference presentations (POMOR conference) ... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Stockholm University

Our Master’s program in Microbiology gives you the opportunity to learn in an environment of world-leading research. You will use cutting-edge methods as you learn about ... [+]

Our Master’s program in Microbiology gives you the opportunity to learn in an environment of world-leading research. You will use cutting-edge methods as you learn about pathogenic microbes, biological diversity, evolution, and biotechnology. Step by step practical and experimental training will equip you cutting-edge laboratory skills and techniques as well as provide up to date knowledge of the field.

Reasons to choose Strong focus on building practical laboratory skills and techniques at advanced level Close connection to world-leading research Program structure

The Master’s program in Microbiology aims to provide a complete understanding of the life of microorganisms with courses in microbiology and infection biology. There is plenty of space within the program to allow you to choose from a selection of additional elective courses so you can pursue a program adapted to your chosen career path.... [-]

Sweden Östermalm
August 2020
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Université de Nantes

The international Master's Degree Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering is integrated into a two-year program in process and bioprocess engineering, with three academic semes ... [+]

The international Master's Degree Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering is integrated into a two-year program in the process and bioprocess engineering, with three academic semesters (lectures in English) and a six-month internship in industry or research laboratory.

Objectives

Skills:

to develop an industrial process for microalgae valorization to be able to conduct a research project on microalgae to be able to manage an industrial project related to the microalgae field to be familiar with the multidisciplinary approach needed in microalgae field (biology, engineering).

Admission

Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering is an academic curricular of the Process and Bioprocess Master's Degree. It is a two-year degree (M1 + M2) but only the second year (M2 Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering) is accessible at Polytech Nantes.... [-]

France Nantes
September 2019
Full time
1 year
Campus
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University of Pavia

The degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Sciences is a newly established 2-year Master course coordinated by the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences of ... [+]

Master Degree in PSYCHOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

The degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Sciences is a newly established 2-year Master course coordinated by the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Pavia (DBBS), and by the Cognitive, Social and Behavioral Sciences Area of the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS). This degree has its roots within the Italian Department of Excellence network and it is at the same time an Italian Laurea magistrale in Psicologia (LM-51) thus allowing all students to receive the qualification for the compulsory postgraduate training leading to the Albo degli Psicologi (Italian register for clinical psychology professionals).... [-]

Italy Pavia
October 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Sapienza University of Rome

The Masters Programme in Cognitive Neuroscience (LM-51) offers an understanding of the neural correlates of cognitive processes as well as the relationship between the de ... [+]

The Masters Programme in Cognitive Neuroscience (LM-51) offers an understanding of the neural correlates of cognitive processes as well as the relationship between the development of the mind and the brain. This programme, which is held in English, aims to train psychologists to identify specific cognitive deficits, evaluate their impact on emotional states and quality of patient life, and adopt appropriate rehabilitative action.

Students conduct supervised research and other educational projects in neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, psychobiology and physiological psychology and can complete their experimental thesis at the Department research labs or at partner labs, including IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, CNR Institute of Sciences and Technologies of Cognition, and the Institute of Cellular Biology and Neurobiology.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Trieste

The International Master's Degree in Neuroscience is the first Master’s Degree of its kind in Italy, and it is innovative by definition. The teaching staff comes from the ... [+]

The International Master's Degree in Neuroscience is the first Master’s Degree of its kind in Italy, and it is innovative by definition. The teaching staff comes from the former Faculties of Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, and Engineering of the University of Trieste, and it is organized in collaboration with neurobiology professors of the International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS-SISSA), with Italian and foreign experts from the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry and with "Visiting Professors" from prestigious European and USA universities. The International NS course is also included in the Network of European Neuroscience Schools.

A focus of the Programme

The main objective of the International Master’s Degree in Neuroscience is to provide a multidisciplinary training in both basic and applied neurobiology, spanning from single molecules to whole organisms in normal or pathological conditions. Students will be introduced to new tools and methods enabling them to investigate how the brain works, interacts with the body, drives behavior, and forms the basis for the complex biological machine, which has allowed humans to achieve amazing milestones in artistic creativity, technology, and invention. Students will acquire strong professional skills for the development of fundamental knowledge and innovative therapies and diagnostics for more than 1,000 nervous system disorders that affect over 1 billion people worldwide.... [-]

Italy Trieste
October 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Oviedo -

The Master is aimed at students with a Bachelor's Degree or Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences, Chemistry or Geology. For students ... [+]

Professional Opportunities

The profile of graduates will be that of specialists in Research and Management of Marine Conservation.

Professional opportunities related to the conservation and exploitation of marine resources, including land planning and natural areas management, aquaculture, ecological tourism and others.

Syllabus

Knowledge module

It consists of 7 face-to-face courses - 3 credits. The student must complete a minimum of 9 credits corresponding to the 3 compulsory courses, up to a maximum of 21 credits.

1st Semester

Compulsory:

Genetic Biodiversity:: 3 ECTS Biodiversity of trophic marine networks: 3 ECTS Global change: 3 ECTS

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Spain Oviedo
September 2019
Full time
1 year
Campus
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University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on Microbiology and physico-chemistry applied to food and wine processes. This mas ... [+]

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on Microbiology and physico-chemistry applied to food and wine processes. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry.

Program description

You will have strong international mobility. One semester will be out of France in the first year and another one is possible during the second year. The modules below are indicative of those offered in this program. This list is based on the current organization and may change year to year in response to new needs in the food industry.

Curriculum

Future career prospects

This Master’s Degree aims at providing students with job-relevant competencies and skills for a career as a research project leader in academic laboratories, research institutes or R&D departments of international companies. The expertise will be in the field of microbiology and microbiological processes, chemistry, and physical chemistry applied to food and wine science. Students will be encouraged to perform a Ph.D. after this master degree.... [-]

France Dijon
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's Degree in Biotechnology for Health Sciences provides students with a specialization that aims to complement the scientifi ... [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's Degree in Biotechnology for Health Sciences provides students with a specialization that aims to complement the scientific knowledge acquired in initial training courses (1st Cycle) in the field of Genetics and Biotechnology, Biology, Health, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related training, providing detailed and up-to-date scientific and technical training, including the most advanced techniques in the main fields of Biotechnology and Genetics for health analysis and diagnosis.

The aim of this second cycle is to acquire specific theoretical and technical competences in the above areas, which will allow the training of senior technicians with a master's degree capable of integration into the European labor market, in addition to the national one.... [-]

Portugal Vila Real
October 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MRes in Neuroscience is designed to provide advanced training in neuroscience research. Students conduct a year-long research project and learn relevant techniques an ... [+]

The MRes in Neuroscience is designed to provide advanced training in neuroscience research. Students conduct a year-long research project and learn relevant techniques and skills through course work. Research projects are carried out in a single laboratory over the full length of the programme, thereby giving students a unique opportunity to pursue research questions in depth. The overall aim is to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed as independent research scientists.

The MRes in Neuroscience is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Highlights The intensive week-long introductory module prepares students for the course before the start of Semester 1. The course includes a streamlined taught component. Students have the opportunity to conduct a year-long project in a single laboratory. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
August 2019
Full time
1 year
Campus
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Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The aim of the Master in Neuromagement and Talent Management is to train a generation of executives who, together with the neurosciences, strengthen the talent of the com ... [+]

Locations: Madrid

Hours: Friday and Saturday

Qualification: Master in Neuromanagement and Talent Management issued by ISEP

The Master in Neuromanagement and Talent Management provides a complete and comprehensive training in all aspects that affect the work practice of executives in training . Its objective is focused on the acquisition of adequate technical and personal skills for the development of a professional, effective and responsible activity .

In the field of neuromanagement, there is an inevitable increase in research given the need to understand behavioral processes and neuronal mechanisms , through which human beings establish a communication in the field of the company. Researchers have new perspectives on the behavior of employees, which undoubtedly will influence the profitability and success of the company. In this sense, it is necessary to deepen it to manage the human talent of organizations.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Part time
Campus
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Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

The specialisation in Fundamental Neuroscience provides you with both a theoretical background and practical experience in research at the interface between psychology an ... [+]

Fundamental Neuroscience

What is the molecular biology behind memory? Which genetic alterations make you more vulnerable to stress and depression? And which cellular targets can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease? If these questions intrigue you, the specialisation Fundamental Neuroscience might be what you are looking for. You’ll study the mechanisms that underlie psychological processes, as well as psychiatric and neurological disorders. The courses are organised along the mechanisms and disorders, and include practical training sessions in which you will acquire laboratory skills you’ll need to study them. You will also take several courses that focus on improving your academic skills, such as writing papers and research proposals. After you’ve completed the programme, you will have obtained all the knowledge and skills you need to embark on an academic career in fundamental neuroscience.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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