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Best Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2019

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

Master's in Natural Sciences in Asia

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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The MRes Advanced Chemical Sciences programme provides thorough education and training to understand different aspects of the current material chemistry. The programme al ... [+]

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.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
English
Full time
18 months
Campus
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National University of Science and Technology MISIS

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices cr ... [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time, the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials.

The program is designed for students trained in the number of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics, because it includes basic courses in:... [-]

Russia Moscow
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Full time
2 years
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Nilai University

Obtain vast knowledge and expertise in Biotechnology when you join Nilai’s School of Applied Sciences. There are tonnes of interesting theoretical knowledge and immersive ... [+]

These postgraduate programs feature research courses that hone your research capabilities in the field of Applied Sciences as well as make you an expert in scholarly practice. Enjoy opportunities to expand your research knowledge within the field of Applied Sciences. With these programs, you will be able to choose your areas of interest (Agricultural Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science and Materials Science). These excellent programs will allow you to obtain comprehensive knowledge in Applied Sciences through intensive researches and at the same time will boost your career opportunities.

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Malaysia Bandar Baru Nilai
October 2019
English
Full time
Part time
2 - 5 years
Campus
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Ilia State University

The Master of Applied Genetics at the faculty of Natural Sciences and Medicine will train students to an international standard, incorporating current biomolecular techno ... [+]

Master of Applied Genetics Why choose Master of Applied Genetics program at Ilia State University? Student-centered teaching Practice-based curriculum Exchange program opportunities Competitive tuition fee and affordable living expenses Unforgettable student life

The Master of Applied Genetics will train students to an international standard, incorporating current biomolecular technology. Quite simply, use of biotechnology, in particular, molecular genetics applications, is now ubiquitous in commerce and research.

The program intends that students understand the utility of genetics-based technology. Whether or not they go on to use these skills in their subsequent careers, these students will be informed consumers of this technology--they will be better able to deploy the technology appropriately themselves and evaluate information that has been generated by others using biotechnology.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
August 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

The Master's program in Mathematics is an English-language double degree program of HSE and the University of Passau (Germany), which foresees one year of study in German ... [+]

New program. First intake in 2019.

The Master's programme in Mathematics is an English-language double degree programme of HSE and the University of Passau (Germany), which foresees one year of study in Germany. The program trains specialists for Ph.D. programs at high-ranking world universities and high-tech industries, where mathematical skills are essential.

The program’s lecturers are globally recognized researchers in the latest theories concerning dynamic systems. These international experts deliver courses and supervise students’ research projects. Master's students get to carry out basic research at HSE’s laboratories and engage in joint projects with leading Russian and international scholars.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Saint Petersburg University

The program focuses on the fundamental principles behind modern-day physicist's picture of nature. Students are introduced to the course material through both classroom e ... [+]

Level of education: Master programme Type of instruction: Full-time ECTS points: 120 Duration: 2 years Language of instruction: English Benefits of the programme The program focuses on the fundamental principles behind modern-day physicist's picture of nature. Students are introduced to the course material through both classroom exploration of theoretical models of condensed matter and observation of the behaviors of condensed matter in a lab environment. The problems being studied by means of converging NBIC technologies deal with neutron and synchrotron radiation. The program aims to provide professional expertise in the field of condensed-matter physics. It will enable graduates to handle research and engineering problems in various areas of physics, chemistry, biology, and material sciences. Students are expected to carry out fundamental research making full use of the MEGA-Science Facilities. Accordingly, a lot of attention in the program is paid to a detailed study of the interaction of neutron and synchrotron radiation with matter. Graduates of the program are experts on: the foundations of interaction of neutron and synchrotron radiation with matter (solid state matter, polymers, nature objects, nano- and heterostructures); as well as physics-mathematical apparatus, which describes the processes of generation, propagation and scattering of coherent radiation. Having qualified in the program, graduates develop the necessary skills to collect, process and analyze data obtained with neutron and synchrotron stations. In addition, they acquire new methods to record and handle images, to detect different bodies and processes, and to study the fundamental properties of matter. The science degree holders are able... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Beijing Institute Of Technology

The aerospace engineering program is acknowledged to be among the top leading programs in aerospace engineering in China. ... [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2019.

The aerospace engineering program is acknowledged to be among the top leading programs in aerospace engineering in China. Based on main subjects of aerospace science and technology, mechanics, control science and engineering and mechanical engineering, the program aims to cultivate well-grounded, creative, practical and well-round talents.

Students will gather extensive and solid basic disciplines such as vehicle overall design, the structural design of aircraft, aircraft flight dynamics and control, and vehicle propulsion system and design theory, and have a capability to conduct such work as theory research, engineering design and development, and technical management.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2019
Chinese,English
Full time
Campus
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Sabanci University

Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs ... [+]

Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials. As a consequence of this profile, graduates of the program may expect job offers ranging from basic and applied research in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences to industries concentrating on advanced technological materials.

Materials Science and Nanoengineering deals mainly with synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals with applications such as bullet-proof glasses, fire-retardant plastics, superabsorbent materials, optical devices, electrical conductors, artificial skin, and drug-delivery. As an interdisciplinary field, materials science and technology is closely related to diverse disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology, or chemical and mechanical engineering and mechanics.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesi ... [+]

Offered by the Division of Environment and Suitability, the programmes are supported with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities. It aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of environmental science and related policies so as to help increase their abilities in tackling the environment and generating meaningful solutions.

Research Foci

The Division’s main areas of focus are:

Atmospheric science and air pollution Oceanic science and water pollution Climate change policy and adaptations Sustainability Healthy living environment

We also work at the points where these areas intersect, such as the scientific understanding of management strategies and policy formulations.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
English
Full time
Part time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

The program is aimed at training highly professional scientists and engineers with the background and practical experience in theoretical mechanics, computational mechani ... [+]

The program is aimed at training highly professional scientists and engineers with the background and practical experience in theoretical mechanics, computational mechanics, mathematical modeling and simulations, and distributed computing.

Upon graduation, the participants will acquire practical skills and fundamental knowledge for professional career development in international engineering or research companies.

Special focus is set on renewable energy, namely, the skills can be applied to reliability and strength analysis of such alternative energy sources as solar panels and wind power equipment, as well as power stations based geo- and hydrothermal energy, and ocean energy.... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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China University of Petroleum

Geology is a knowledge system that studies material compositions, internal structure, and external features of earth, mutual interactions between earth layers and the his ... [+]

Geology (070900) Program Introduction

Geology is a knowledge system that studies material compositions, internal structure, and external features of the earth, mutual interactions between earth layers and the history of the evolution of the earth. The first-level discipline of Geology complies of five second-level disciplines of Mineralogy-Petrology-Gitology, Geochemistry, Structural Geology, Palaeontology & Stratigraphy and Quaternary Geology. The researches of our Geological disciplines mainly characterized in that of the structure and property of a basin, the depositional systems and sedimentary effects, the physical, chemical or biological effects which occurred inside the sedimentary basin, and how these geological effects control the deposition and formation of fossil fuels. During 1950s, with the help of experts from the Soviet Union, our geological department began to recruit graduate students, and in early 1980s, authorized by the Chinese government, ours became one of the first departments to offer master degrees, and later to establish doctoral programs in Mineralogy, Petrology and Gitology in 1993, in Geochemistry in 2003, in Structural Geology in 2005. In 2003, approved by the National Ministry of Personnel, our department established the Post-doctoral Research Station in Geology. In 2006, we were authorized to offer doctor degree in Geology discipline.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2019
English
Full time
3 years
Campus
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Ehime University

This division aims to nurture the researchers who have advanced knowledge and research competency through the studies on the structure and dynamics of the Earth, planets, ... [+]

The Graduate Schools of Engineering (established in 1967) and Science (established in 1978) were unified, and the Graduate School of Science and Engineering of Ehime University started in 1996. This Graduate School was reorganized in 2006.

The main educational objective is to offer opportunities for professional development and career enhancement to the students through lectures and research activities, which range widely from basic science to practical engineering fields. Interdisciplinary researches between science and technology can also be carried out easily as well as cooperative or project researches in the Graduate School.

Earth Science and Astrophysics

This division aims to nurture the researchers who have advanced knowledge and research competency through the studies on the structure and dynamics of the Earth, planets, and universe in GRC and RCSCE. The division consists of four terrains of high-pressure mineralogy, the theory of Earth and planetary materials, galaxy evolution, and X-ray astrophysics.... [-]

Japan Matsuyama
April 2020
English
Full time
Campus
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses ... [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Asia 2019. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the biology and ecology of the multitude of marine life forms. There is an intentional focus on the local Red Sea system, both as a primary study system and as a system with which general concepts from other marine systems can be compared. The goal of the Marine Science Program is to develop an integrated understanding of the Red Sea’s ecosystem as well as marine ecosystems in general, including fundamental biology at the molecular and genomic levels, symbiosis with algae and prokaryotes (Bacteria and Archaea), associated communities of fish and corals and the physical and chemical environment that impacts and shapes them. This understanding could have an impact on global carbon cycling, endangered species and how we manage the harvesting of resources from the Oceans. ... [-]
Saudi Arabia Thuwal
Open Enrolment
English
Full time
3 semesters
Campus
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University of Nicosia

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educationa ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Studies: Mathematics and Science (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full-time / Part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

Purpose

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Greek
Full time
Part time
3 semesters
Campus
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Harbin Engineering University (HEU)

This Optical Engineering discipline is Master degree conferring site, there are 3 professors, 2 doctor tutors and 1 master tutors. Though the discipline was granted the r ... [+]

MEng Degree in Optical Engineering

This Optical Engineering discipline is Master degree conferring site, there are 3 professors, 2 doctor tutors and 1 master tutors. Though the discipline was granted the right of conferring M.E until the year 1996, the fibre technology academy was founded in 1985, it became the few teaching and researching site of Chinese universities (It is the single site that research fibre in north-east China). Much technology has stored in science and research field. In recent years, fibre transmission theory, fiber apparatus and fiber sensors are in developing. Several national defence pre-research funds and other funds are undertaken.

The discipline bears the responsibility of cultivating high-level intellects and teaching and research in fibre field. 5 projects of national and ministry level and 2 projects of industry sectors are undertaken, several leading research results have got in these years. Over 30 papers are published in important journals and conferences such as “Electrical Journal”, “Communication Journal”, “Photics Journal” and “Acoustics Journal”, etc. 7 papers have been indexed by SCI、EI、ISTP. 2 academy books had been published and a research group has come into being. Lab for teaching and researching is: Fiber and sensor lab. The discipline has opened 6-degree courses and required major courses for M.Eng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]

China Harbin
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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