Master in Naturwissenschaften

Masterstudium in Naturwissenschaften

Der Bereich Sciences (Naturwissenschaften) versucht die Welt durch Beobachtung, Vermessung und Analyse zu erklären oder nutzbar zu machen. Im Master of Science wird viel theoretisch gearbeitet und empirisch geforscht. Zu den klassischen Studienbereichen gehören Astronomie, Biologie, Chemie, Geologie oder Physik. Diese Bereiche teilen sich in weitere Schwerpunkte, von denen viele auch in der Praxis Anwendung finden. Beispiele sind Ingenieurs-, Agrar- oder Umweltwissenschaften.

Masterstudiengänge

Universität:University of Queensland
Campus:Brisbane
Dauer:2 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

Yes

Kosten:43.456 AUD annual fee
Stipendien:General Scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

The Master of Agribusiness is designed for recent business, agricultural or rural science graduates, and for established professionals wanting to upgrade their management skills or redirect their career into agribusiness. It takes 2 years to complete full time.

You'll select from over 30 courses providing you with a high level of specialised knowledge of agribusiness management, together with business and communication skills associated with your selected areas of study.

You can also choose to complete a research project on a topic of your choice, and increase your technical and research skills working alongside some of the university’s leading academics and researchers or in an industry setting.

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Universität:University of Queensland
Campus:Brisbane
Dauer:1,5 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

No

Kosten:41.936 AUD annual fee
Stipendien:General Scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

The Master of Bioinformatics is designed for biological sciences, computing and mathematics graduates who wish to increase their technical and research skills in core areas of bioinformatics, update their knowledge of recent technologies and methodologies, and obtain practical laboratory and computational skills through immersion in a research laboratory.

For your 1.5 years of full-time studies, you'll select from over 20 courses, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career goals.

You'll also have the opportunity to complete an independent research project on campus or in industry, which will increase your technical and research skills.

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Universität:University of Queensland
Campus:Brisbane
Dauer:1,5 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

No

Kosten:41.936 AUD annual fee
Stipendien:General Scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

The Master of Biotechnology program is designed for scientists who want to update their technical skills in core areas such as molecular biology, protein technology or bioinformatics, or acquire research laboratory experience. The program also suits legal or business professionals with some scientific background who want to learn about the latest technological developments.

For your 1.5 years of full-time studies, you'll select from more than 30 courses, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career goals.

Specialise in Agricultural Biotechnology to discover how to meet environmental and food security challenges with gene editing, genomics, proteomics, recombinant DNA technology, bioinformatics and disease diagnostics. Alternatively, you can choose electives in molecular genetics, food microbiology, entrepreneurship and strategy, intellectual property, drug discovery and development, immunology and infectious diseases, and more.

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Dauer:3 Semesters
Forschungsanteil:Möglich
Fachfremd möglich:

Nein

Kosten:58.000 AUD pro Jahr (Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Finanzierung:
Global Excellence Scholarship
Kurzbeschreibung:Biotechnology is central to our lives. The use of plants, animals and bacteria, enhanced by areas such as genetics and genomics, gives rise to new food, fibre and chemical production routes, and new strategies for environmental protection and stewardship, all central requirements as the global population increases over the coming decades. You will train in the theory of genetics and molecular biology and receive training in ‘next generation’ practical techniques such as proteomics, metabolomics, and genomics. These core skills will be complemented by bioinformatics practices. 
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CRICOS Code:083859F
Universität:Victoria University of Wellington
Campus:Wellington
Dauer:1 Year (3 trimesters)
Forschungsanteil:Research essay or practicum placement and project; a research supervisor is not required for this programme.
Fachfremd möglich:Variety of backgrounds that are broadly in this area so including earth science, environmental science, chemistry, biology, physics, but also policy and law may be considered.
Kosten:Estimated full programme tuition fees for 2022: 58.300 NZD + field trip costs
Stipendien:Opportunity to apply for general scholarship: www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships/current/tongarewa-scholarship
Kurzbeschreibung:

We see the consequences of climate change: an increase in extreme weather events, the loss of habitable land, growing concerns about food security, species loss, and threats to biodiversity.

International agreements aim to keep global warming below a 2 degree threshold to prevent even more repercussions. Deciding how we go about reducing our emissions—and how we adapt to changes that have already happened—requires scientists and policy-makers with a broad understanding of both physical sciences and human systems.

This cross-disciplinary programme will give you the necessary combination of policy and science knowledge to address the problems of climate change.

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Universität:Victoria University of Wellington
Campus:Wellington
Dauer:1 Year (3 trimesters)
Forschungsanteil:No
Fachfremd möglich:No – biology/ecology background required
Kosten:Estimated full programme tuition fees for 2022: 52.500 NZD + field trip costs
Stipendien:Automatic scholarship (NZ$10,000) when student’s meet entry criteria: www.wgtn.ac.nz/international/scholarships-fees/scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day.

Wellington is an international hot spot for biodiversity - you'll learn from world leaders in conservation practice, internationally respected scientists whose work informs the management of New Zealand’s unique biota.

Using theoretical and field-based approaches in a range of terrestrial and marine environments, you’ll explore the processes of conservation biology. Examine internationally renowned examples of conservation best practice in action, and gain skills in experimental design, the collection and analysis of data and the presentation of research results.

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Dauer:4 Semesters
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

Yes 

Kosten:58.400 AUD 
Kurzbeschreibung:This course is a Curtin research-led flagship course that leverages local and global partnerships to provide you with an advanced and unique education experience. You will have the opportunity to engage with the latest research related to your topic at the innovative Legacy Living Laboratory (L3), a state-of-the-art data visualisation space and research facility. L3 is also a meeting place of researchers, practitioners and industry and government partners, providing an ideal hub for learning and networking. Content is supported by demand-driven research at the Curtin University Sustainability and Policy (CUSP) Institute. 
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CRICOS Code:0101365
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Dauer:3 Semesters
Campus:Palmerston North
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

Needs background in Environmental Management or Environmental Science.

Kosten:61.305 NZD (Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Kurzbeschreibung:

The Master of Environmental Management reflects the growing need to protect the environment and use resources of land, water, soil, plants, and animals in a balanced and sustainable way.

Covering the following topics:
•    an evaluation of current environmental issues
•    holistic and transdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem solving
•    environmental assessment techniques
•    environmental economics
•    environmental policy
•    environmental anthropology
•    participation in environmental management
•    research skills and undertaking literature reviews
•    project evaluation.

You will also learn how societal values, needs and attitudes are reconciled with the need to maintain the integrity of ecological systems.

This programme can be studied in New Zealand or online.

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CRICOS Code:n/a
Universität:University of Queensland
Campus:Brisbane
Dauer:1,5 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

No

Kosten:41.936 AUD annual fee
Stipendien:General Scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

During your 1.5 year full-time program, you'll learn how to analyse and implement strategies that balance social equity, environmental sustainability and economic needs, and develop essential techniques and methods for resolving sustainable development issues.

You can tailor your study to fit your career aspirations too. Choose courses from areas such as conservation biology, regulatory frameworks, natural resource management, environmental impact assessment or coastal processes and management. Plus you can gain a competitive professional edge by taking part in international study opportunities, research projects and industry placements.

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Dauer:3 Semesters
Campus:Palmerston North
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

Needs either academic background or work experience in the field.

Kosten:60.120 NZD (Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Kurzbeschreibung:

Food safety and quality are essential to food manufacturing companies and critical for New Zealand’s economic success.

Facilities:
•    A fully equipped pilot plant. This operates under a risk management programme to enable the export of foods of assured safety and quality.
•    Specialist equipment for both thermal and non-thermal processing.
•    Equipment to analyse microbial, chemical and foreign matter contaminants, including a PC2 laboratory enabling you to work with foodborne pathogens.
•    Instruments to measure food composition.

Expertise in meat, fish and dairy technology, fruit and vegetable postharvest storage and processing, food formulation, additives and ingredients.

Available in New Zealand and online.
 

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CRICOS Code:n/a
Universität:University of Queensland
Campus:Brisbane
Dauer:2 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:

Yes

Kosten:41.936 AUD annual fee
Stipendien:General Scholarships
Kurzbeschreibung:

If you're looking to advance your career in ecology, mineral and oil exploration, health, urban and regional planning, mathematics, cartography, surveying, geography or environmental science, this two year full-time program will equip you with all the geospatial data skills you need.

Access specialist laboratories that feature the latest applications for GIS, remote-sensing, automating geospatial tasks with programming, and web map publishing.

Use online GIS data and applications for key national data such as the population census, Earth observation and national mapping services for society and the environment, to gain a comprehensive understanding of these applications across many sectors.

Study advanced areas of GIS and choose from electives including spatial analysis, remote-sensing, web mapping and related professional skills development.

During the latter part of your Master’s studies, you'll also have the opportunity to undertake a semester-long GIS and/or remote-sensing research project, where you'll gain practical field-related experience while enhancing your report writing and project management skills.

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Dauer:4 Semesters
Forschungsanteil:Nein
Fachfremd möglich:

Nein

Kosten:61.000 AUD pro Jahr (Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Finanzierung:
Global Excellence Scholarship
Kurzbeschreibung:This course provides graduates with a suitable background and generalist qualification for a career in public health research or practice. In particular, it provides a foundation in the research disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics and health promotion, as well as the broader social context in which public health programs are planned, delivered and evaluated. 
 
The course can be undertaken by coursework only, coursework and dissertation or coursework and practicum. Students undertaking the course by coursework only can also undertake a 12 point research project. Students must meet the eligibility criteria to undertake the project, dissertation or practicum. 
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CRICOS Code:058929E 
Dauer:2, 3 or semesters depending on background
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:Related area or equivalent
Kosten:39.800 AUD per year
Kurzbeschreibung:

With increasing levels of cybercrime, governments and businesses everywhere are competing for experts with the right mix of technical and applied skills to secure their organisation against the growing threat cybercrime poses. 

This technical degree provides up-to-date knowledge and practical training for a successful career in the burgeoning field of cyber security. Completing this degree will arm you with technical skills in cryptography, networks, artificial intelligence and mobile data communications.

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CRICOS Code:099172F
Dauer:3 Semesters
Forschungsanteil:Yes
Fachfremd möglich:No
Kosten:20.952 AUD pro Semester (Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Kurzbeschreibung:The M:Science is for two distinct groups of students: professional scientists wishing to update their industry-related skills for career advancement and students considering a research degree.

The professional strand is complemented by a choice of major study in a specific science or mathematics discipline, including option to undertake small research project, subject to approval by the faculty. For students with suitable achievement levels, an opportunity to undertake a more substantial research project is available by transferring into the Master of Philosophy in Science (C04267). Those considering a research degree, Master of Philosophy in Science provides a pathway to a PhD.
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CRICOS Code:071909M
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Dauer:3 Semester
Campus:Palmerston North
Forschungsanteil:No. Practicum enquiry report required.
Fachfremd möglich:

Yes.

Kosten:37.210 NZD Environmental Sustainability
33.270 NZD Global Development
(Preis kann je nach Kurswahl variieren)
Kurzbeschreibung:

The Master of Sustainable Development Goals focuses on the theory and practice of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The programme addresses the most pressing imperative facing humanity and the planet: sustainability. This degree is unique in Australasia.

You’ll take two core courses in sustainable development. The first will introduce you to theories of sustainable development and the SDGs. The second will focus on multi-disciplinary frameworks. You’ll learn how to measure progress against the SDGs and the paradigms of indigenous knowledge and practice.

This programme can be studied in New Zealand or online.

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CRICOS Code:n/a

Masterstudiengänge in Australien und Neuseeland

Master im Bereich Mathematik werden oft über die Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften angeboten. Daher sind die Studiengänge unter dem Überbegriff “Sciences” zu finden.
Beim Master of Science wählst du in der Regel einen Schwerpunkt (Major). Ein zusätzlicher Minor ist optional. Er kann das Studium sinnvoll ergänzen und mehr Spielraum für den Berufseinstieg bieten.
Es gibt spezialisierte Studiengänge wie den Master of Urban Horticulture oder den Master of Genomics and Health. Diese eignen sich für Studierende mit genauen Berufsvorstellungen.
Wenn du eine wissenschaftliche Karriere in der Forschung anstrebst, kannst du bei den meisten Master of Science Programmen eine Forschungsarbeit schreiben. Damit erfüllst du die Voraussetzungen für einen PhD.

Zulassungsbedingungen

Für die Zulassung zum Master of Science benötigst du in der Regel einen dreijähriger Bachelorabschluss in einem ähnlichen Bereich. Dazu gehören, je nach gewünschtem Schwerpunkt im Master, Abschlüsse in den Bereichen Informatik, Gesundheit, Ingenieurwissenschaften oder Mathematik.

Schwerpunkte

Neben den klassischen Studiengängen in den Naturwissenschaften gibt es interdisziplinäre Studiengänge, die Überschneidungen in andere Bereiche haben.
Du kannst aus folgenden Spezialisierungsrichtungen auswählen:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Animal Science
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Climate and Weather
  • Computational Biology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary
  • Biology
  • Ecosystem Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Structure and Function
  • Immunology
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • MicrobiologyNeuroscience
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Science
  • Psychology
  • Zoology

Studiendauer

Master in Science: 1,5-2 Jahre (3-4 Semester/Trimester)

Abschluss und Karrieremöglichkeiten

Viele Studierende der Naturwissenschaften zieht es nach dem Masterabschluss in die wissenschaftliche Forschung. Auch außerhalb der Universität gibt es viele weitere Karrieremöglichkeiten. 

  • Unternehmen
  • Pharmaindustrie
  • Forschung/Universitäten
  • NGOs
  • Forschungszentren
  • (Fach-)Medien
  • Verbraucher-/Umweltschutz
  • Öffentlicher Dienst
  • Produktentwicklung
  • Bildung
  • Erwachsenenbildung

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