Master in Natural Sciences in Asia

Best Master's Degrees in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017

Natural 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.

Natural sciences are a scientific branch that deals with observations, understanding and predictions of natural phenomena. It is a diverse field and includes disciplines such as biological science, physics, chemistry, Earth science and astronomy.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

Masters Program in Natural 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 Programs in Natural 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 will: •... [-]

Master in Petroleum Chemistry and Refining

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time October 2017 Russia Krasnoyarsk

This Master’s degree program is designed to prepare graduates with a range of skills, including engineering and management. It is focused on providing theoretical knowledge of modern and challenging technologies in petroleum chemistry and refining. Moreover, the program is aimed at preparing specialists in the field of exploitation, research and development of technologies involved into petroleum production and refining processes. [+]

This Master’s degree program is designed to prepare graduates with a range of skills, including engineering and management. It is focused on providing theoretical knowledge of modern and challenging technologies in petroleum chemistry and refining. Moreover, the program is aimed at preparing specialists in the field of exploitation, research and development of technologies involved into petroleum production and refining processes. By the end of the program students will have: Profound professional knowledge of petrochemical and oil refining processes; Proficiency in the basic equipment setting and optimization of existing technologies; Skills of modeling technological processes; Practical management skills. Partners of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering are Rosneft, Gazprom, the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science and others. Key Courses: System modeling of chemical-engineering processes Petrochemicals production technologies Industrial Catalysis Oil and gas machinery modeling and optimization The processes of deep oil refining A Master of Chemistry degree and diploma Career prospects: this Master's program is designed for current and future employees of oil companies. Moreover, the program provides students a means of promotion. Career opportunities: having a Master's degree in Chemical Sciences, you can get a position in one of the largest public or private refineries and petrochemical plants, such as Rosneft, Gazpronef etc. Research career: the Master’s degree holders can continue their education in order to get PhD at Siberian Federal University. Entry requirements: BSc or MSc degree in Engineering, Chemistry or Physics (transcript of records), good command of English (certificate or other document) Accommodation:... [-]

Master's in Sustainable Energy

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time September 2017 Qatar Doha

The HBKU Sustainable Energy master’s program provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable energy and the impact urbanization, transportation and manufacturing have on energy sustainability. The programs also looks at the implications and drivers of sustainable policymaking on society, the economy and the environment. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. Master's in Sustainable Energy The HBKU Sustainable Energy master’s and Ph.D. programs provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable energy and the impact urbanization, transportation and manufacturing have on energy sustainability. The programs also looks at the implications and drivers of sustainable policymaking on society, the economy and the environment. A key component for both degrees is original, guided research in energy science and technologies that support sustainable development. The multidisciplinary approach to the curricula allows for engagement in cross-disciplinary science and builds fundamental knowledge that evolves with the developments within the energy field, equipping graduates with the tools needed to pursue a wide variety of career. Admissions requirements Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree relevant to this program, which typically includes science and engineering. Additionally, backgrounds in economic, business, policy, and social sciences will be considered. Applicants should demonstrate strong evidence supporting the prospect that they will become successful researchers and professionals. These include excellent performance in relevant coursework, past research results if any, and strong recommendation letters. Applicants with prior research experience are preferred. Applicants are required to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants who are fluent in English may be exempt from this requirement. While not required for the master’s programs the GRE exam is recommended and will strengthen an applicant’s submission. Applicants coming from an economics, policy and other social science background may submit results... [-]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Programme

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time September 2017 Japan Beppu Germany Birkenfeld + 2 more

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany. The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of the Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct field work in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences). ... [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Teaching Of Mathematics And Physical Sciences

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 2 more

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. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education: Science Teaching of Mathematics and Science Education (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 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. 7.2 Objectives 1. To monitor the progress of modern research in their area and collaborate with colleagues to explore issues and problems facing the educational community. 2. Identify and / or produce and test relevant teaching materials and to disperse the teachers of their specialty. 3. To undertake action research and communicate their findings to the school site and in the wider community, eg lectures seminars or otherwise. 4. To serve as reference people, as to the specific items... [-]

Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets. [+]

Master of Finance - Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (EEE)

The Master of Finance – Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (FT MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Moscow

The programme in Mathematics aims at training professional researchers in mathematical sciences and experts in mathematical education. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. About the Programme The programme in Mathematics aims at training professional researchers in mathematical sciences and experts in mathematical education. On successful completion of the programme students: will be prepared for Ph.D. qualifying tests in Algebra, Topology and Analysis, will have own research agenda and experience; will have teaching experience at university level. The M.Sc. programme takes two full years of study. All M.Sc. students complete their Individual Plans of Study (IPS). The IPS includes some mandatory items. However, most courses are student chosen (students can choose from a certain number of special topics courses and a certain number of research seminars). A course project must be completed by the end of the first year. By the end of their course of study, students are required to submit a Master’s thesis. A presentation of thesis results, in the form of a seminar, is required. Every M.Sc. student has a faculty advisor, who supervises the course project and the Master’s thesis. Applicants can expect to: Learn from leading experts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Take advantage of a great variety of mathematical events happening in Moscow, a world famous mathematical center Choose to combine our M.Sc. programme with international M.Sc. or integrated graduate programmes Take advantage of our student exchange programmes with universities in Europe and Japan Choose from a wide range of special topics courses and research seminars Continue their research in our Ph.D. programme or in any international Ph.D. programme... [-]

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. [-]

MSc in Materials Science and Nanoengineering

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

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. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. 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, superabsorbant 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. Sabanci University’s degree program in Materials Science and Nanoengineering aims at furnishing its students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary for the understanding, design and application of advanced technology materials. Master's and PhD programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. Admission Requirements Applications for graduate programs are evaluated by the respective Admission Jury along with individual program entries. Admission is finalized by the approval of the related Graduate School Board upon the recommendation of the Jury and announced to the applicants. Applicants may be called for written exams and interviews. All written exams and... [-]

Master in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering

National Research University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Moscow

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard [+]

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Renewable, Thermal and Power Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard in the following directions: - Electric Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering - Thermal Power Engineering and Heat Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering and Thermophysics - Power Engineering Machinery - Mechatronics and Robotics - Applied Mechanics WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have... [-]

MSc in International Sustainability Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris Germany Berlin + 2 more

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Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. Studies at Berlin and Paris campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Sylvie Geisendorf Objectives of the programme Your career will make a difference! Join an international student body in the MSc in International Sustainability Management programme. Study in Berlin and Paris at ESCP Europe to benefit from the scientific expertise of its SustBusy research centre and acquire specific knowledge on sustainable and responsible management: Sustainability culture, sustainable supply chains and CSR reporting as well as General Management content in a strong international dimension. Career opportunities As a sustainability professional, you will be able to work in green sectors such as energy, technology or food, in strategy or marketing departments, for consultancies or NGOs. We will also enable you to found your own startup and become a social entrepreneur. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases covering the areas of: Environmental and Sustainability Management Ecosystems, Climate Change and Economic Theory Frameworks for a sustainability transition Society, the developing world and the financial dimension Sustainable governance and management in an international context Project Management and Consulting Research Methods, Complex Systems and Organisational Change Language Courses and Career Development This master programme is the right choice if you want to… Gain a broad knowledge of sustainability qualifying you for a management position in this field Work in an international context Push global rethinking on sustainable management and business models Meet teachers, company representatives and peers who share your passion Enhance your profile... [-]

Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time Part time May 2017 Australia Newcastle

The program will involve presenters who are current practitioners in the industry as well as presenters from the University. The program will provide a case based approach to the study of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction. The focus of the program is case based drawing on the expertise and experiences of current practitioners. [+]

In recent years, an increase in natural and human created disasters have adversely impacted the local communities and nations as a whole. Some disasters have international impacts requiring international intervention. Constructing a disaster resilient system involves interventions in the preparedness, emergency response and redevelopment phases of the disaster management cycle. Effective management of disasters involves numerous stakeholders including governments (local, state and federal), non-governmental organisations (not for profit and for profit) and communities (local, national and international) working together. This program applies recognised disaster management practices, providing graduates with the unique ability to work on approaches to building disaster resilience in context specific situations. The professional application of disaster management skills and techniques for preparing and responding to post disaster situations will develop graduates who are a valuable resource for local government bodies, non-governmental organisations, and national and international organisations/business involved or seeking to be involved in disaster management. Throughout this program you will develop unique and specialised strategic and operational disaster management skills that can be applied in the event of a disaster. As one of the only universities to offer this disaster management degree accommodating multiple discipline backgrounds, the University of Newcastle educates graduates to be immediately valuable to multiple disaster management stakeholder groups. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Master of Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Hazards, natural... [-]

Master in Laser Measuring Technology

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. The structure of degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective studies and a Masters Thesis. Students get knowledge of quantum electronics and laser techniques. They get skills of practical work with modern laser techniques and laser measurement equipment, ability of carrying out science research during development of new laser measuring devices and systems. As a result we achieve competitiveness of our graduates and their job placement in prestigious research institutes and firms. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Wave Optics Optical systems and components Theoretical Principles of Quantum Devices Laser systems Fiber and Integrated Optics Laser measurement systems Methods and means of laser radiation control Laser and fiber optic technology in navigation systems Optoelectronics Programme: 120 ECTS credits, full-time study (2 years), Master’s Degree Eligibility: candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in the corresponding field Scholarship: scholarship covers the tuition fee and some study materials An academic year includes 2 semesters beginning on 1st September and 10th February, Winter holidays - 2 weeks, Summer holidays - 2 months (July, August). Master’s Thesis defense is in June. Educational programs of «LETI» are constantly modernized, following the principle «Training through research». Graduates of our university receive new, profound knowledge and practical skills of work. [-]

Master in Biology

Universitas Airlangga
Campus Full time 18 - 24  July 2017 Indonesia Surabaya

The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment.™ [+]

Objective : The Master Program of Biology (MSi Biology) prepare competitive graduates having good skills in analysing and solving the problems in biology at scales ranging from single molecules until whole ecosystems and provides intellectual challenge. The object aim to understand living systems, to help preserve biodiversity and our environment, and to develop biological science that can be applied to the sphere of food, health, bio-energy, and the environment. Course Description : The course taken at Faculty of Science and Technology comprised of class-lecture activity and laboratory practice. In order to obtain a master degree, student must complete 40-42 credits within 1.5 - 2 years of master study. Currently, Master program conducts studies on four areas such as Environmental Biology, Animal Physiology, Microbiology, and Plant Tissue Culture Outcome : This course produces graduates who have great readiness in playing active role either in government or non government organization. For instance, Master Biology’s graduates are spread all across Indonesia, research centre on biology and natural resources conservation agency, and research center of sugar. Many graduates from the MSi Biology study programme enter careers in fundamental and applied research or go on to become PhD. students. Some find a position as an academic, researcher, communication officer, or policymaker. Specialization Program Environmental Biology: This specialisation focuses mainly on subjects as enviromental, predict the ecological impacts of pollutants and monitoring, implementing ecological sampling mainly for water and land, utilizing the results of the analysis of growth, population interactions, food chains, food webs and ecological... [-]

MPhil in Built Environment specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Built Environment specialisms is aimed at students with a good honours degree or significant work experience and professional qualifications, who wish to undertake a research-based masters degree. As an MPhil student you will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and demonstrate an understanding of research methods in the built environment subject area. You will present and successfully... [+]

Top Master's Programs in Natural Sciences in Asia 2017. Built Environment specialisms - MPhil The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Built Environment specialisms is aimed at students with a good honours degree or significant work experience and professional qualifications, who wish to undertake a research-based masters degree. As an MPhil student you will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and demonstrate an understanding of research methods in the built environment subject area. You will present and successfully defend a thesis by oral examination to be awarded the degree. If you wish to develop research and analytical skills, this course is appropriate to you. If you are a professional wishing to gain postgraduate qualifications, but do not want to undertake a taught masters programme, this is an alternative. Careers & professional development If you register for the MPhil you may be approved for transfer to a PhD after an initial period of registration and demonstration through a progress report of the development of your research into a PhD. Recent students graduating from a research masters degree have followed careers in academia and industry. Subject overview The Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (IaSE) research group is dedicated to supporting the construction, infrastructure, property and facilities management industries through research. We work in collaboration with the industry to progress research and development in the built environment. Our strengths lie in the integration of various aspects of built environment research, close collaboration with industry and academic skill based on a long tradition of education... [-]