Online Masters in Life Sciences 2020

A continuation of your studies, a master’s degree expands upon the knowledge you acquired while earning your bachelor’s degree. This advanced level of learning complements your current understanding of your field. If you have a scientific mind and a strong sense of curiosity, a master's degree in life sciences is a mentally stimulating and challenging educational course to pursue. What… Read more

A continuation of your studies, a master’s degree expands upon the knowledge you acquired while earning your bachelor’s degree. This advanced level of learning complements your current understanding of your field.

If you have a scientific mind and a strong sense of curiosity, a master's degree in life sciences is a mentally stimulating and challenging educational course to pursue. What is a Master in Life Sciences? It's an advanced field of study that can equip you with the skills to succeed in a variety of science-centric fields. Depending on your area of interest, you may study chemistry, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology, plant biology, or other diverse fields.

This degree can help you acquire skill that will serve you both in your career and in your life. Your studies may require you to examine things with an analytical eye, which can make you less likely to make impulsive decisions in general. The complex nature of this degree requires a high level of organization, which may make you more productive in your day-to-day life, and it requires objectivity, which can help you maintain healthy personal relationships.

The cost associated with a master’s degree depends upon multiple factors. Among these include your institution’s fees per credit or total tuition, the country in which you study, and the length of time before you earn your master’s degree.

Once you graduate with a master’s degree in life sciences, you may encounter a variety of career paths. They can include shaping young minds as a life sciences teacher; as a research scientist, where you can further exploration of your field; and as a marine biologist, where you may study marine organisms and their impact on the oceanic environment.

The pursuit of a Master in Life Sciences can be achieved in a variety of global settings. These include online classes, traditional on-campus classes, and a combination of the two. If you continue your studies full-time, it can take you up to four years to earn your master’s degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Manchester Metropolitan University Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

From climate change to volatile food prices, get to grips with the pressures that are facing the food industry today and develop the skill set to help solve the problems of to ... +

From climate change to volatile food prices, get to grips with the pressures that are facing the food industry today and develop the skill set to help solve the problems of tomorrow with Manchester Metropolitan University’s Global Online MSc in Food Science and Innovation. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Mar 2020
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins is a world leader in biological research and the global biotechnology industry. We challenge students with a rigorous, multi-disciplinary curriculum that fully p ... +

Johns Hopkins is a world leader in biological research and the global biotechnology industry. We challenge students with a rigorous, multi-disciplinary curriculum that fully prepares them to advance their careers and pursue their academic ambitions in the biotechnology field. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
University of London
London, United Kingdom

Improve the health and production of livestock by providing a greater understanding of the interaction of livestock with people and the environment. This programme offers a th ... +

Improve the health and production of livestock by providing a greater understanding of the interaction of livestock with people and the environment. This programme offers a thorough overview of the factors that influence livestock production - including breeding, nutrition, welfare and disease processes and management. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Feb 2020
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

This unique food safety course will comprise specialist modules such as chemical and microbiological feed and food safety, health, global food legislation, food fraud and adva ... +

This unique food safety course will comprise specialist modules such as chemical and microbiological feed and food safety, health, global food legislation, food fraud and advanced analytical methods for detecting food safety issues. -
MSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Lewis University Online
Romeoville, USA

Customize your online MS in Data Science degree with a concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. This concentration looks at data analysis from the perspectiv ... +

Customize your online MS in Data Science degree with a concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. This concentration looks at data analysis from the perspective of biology and prepares students to develop solutions for industry related data management projects. In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global ... +

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first-class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health. -
MSc
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
Online
 
IMF Business School
Madrid, Spain

The master's degree in food safety and quality, allows to adapt to scientific knowledge in the field of food, to its constantly changing legislative provisions and to update t ... +

The master's degree in food safety and quality, allows to adapt to scientific knowledge in the field of food, to its constantly changing legislative provisions and to update the quality standards applicable to food safety. Studying the master's degree in food security and quality of IMF also allows us to obtain a broad focus on the variety of food industries that exist in the market and the knowledge of the processes that are applied in them. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you.

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn how to analyze biological big data to unlock the next big biotech discovery.

Learn how to analyze biological big data to unlock the next big biotech discovery. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
24 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Orono, USA

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) has developed a new online Professional Science Masters program in bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the appl ... +

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) has developed a new online Professional Science Masters program in bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of mathematical, statistical, and computational approaches to understand biological processes. The PSM in bioinformatics is an online program and includes interdisciplinary classes across the fields of mathematics, computer science, spatial information science and engineering, and molecular and cell biology. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Kristianstad University Sweden
Kristianstad, Sweden

The Master programme in Food and Meal Science enable students to use an independent, critical and cross-disciplinary holistic approach to work with research and development of ... +

The Master programme in Food and Meal Science enable students to use an independent, critical and cross-disciplinary holistic approach to work with research and development of food and meals for different groups. -
Master
Part-time
English
Online
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and applica ... +

This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and application to their own practice. -
MSc
Part-time
5 years
English
Online
 
Myerscough College
Lancashire, United Kingdom

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This online MSc Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, awarded from the ... +

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This online MSc Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, awarded from the University of Central Lancashire, is a ground-breaking course with an international profile. -
MSc
3 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
IMF Business School Portugal
Portugal Online, Portugal

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quality, a ... +

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quality, applicable in the alimentary area. Studying this Master also allows to obtain knowledge about the diversity of food industries that exist in the market and the processes that apply to each of them. -
Master
Part-time
720 hours
Portuguese
Online
 
OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland

At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program, the graduates will combine theory with their work experience and display a s ... +

At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program, the graduates will combine theory with their work experience and display a sound knowledge of the Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management). -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
16 months
English
Online