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Science

Grades types : master
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Master of Science in Applied Finance

The SMU Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF) provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations.
 
The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. The SMU MAF aims to raise the standard of practitioners' knowledge and skills in applied finance which has been identified as an area of critical training by the Economic Review Committee and the finance industry. MAF graduates can expect to be equipped with the ‘hard' critical analytical and problem-solving skills and the ‘soft' people and communication skills necessary to advance their careers in the fund management, banking and finance industries.

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Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies

The Master's Degree programme trains professional chemists who are able to develop original ideas and design new processes in the research field or in an applicative/industrial context.
The programme is interdisciplinary and offers many hands-on opportunities, allowing you to apply for technical or intellectual positions, to work with a large degree of autonomy and possibly even lead projects or structures. You will be able to work in research and development, quality assurance programmes, production control.

This programme has a unique approach to sustainable and green chemistry, providing you with an in-depth knowledge of interactions between chemical production and the environment.

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Conservation sciences and Technology for Cultural Heritage

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizen and EU-equated citizen
  • Non-EU citizen with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizen residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizen residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizen with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

This Master's degree programme is entirely taught in English and trains experts in cultural heritage conservation with a strong interdisciplinary scientific knowledge (chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, geology) and hands-on experience with innovative conservation technologies.

Once you will graduate you will become a conservation scientist, a technical and scientific expert in the conservation of cultural heritage.

You will know how to design and use new restoration and conservation technologies, develop and design prevention and manutention projects and carry out investigations of artefacts to in the conservation context.

 

 

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Environmental Sciences

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizens and EU-equated citizens
  • Non-EU citizens with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizens residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizens residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizens with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

 

The Master's Degree programme provides an elevated qualification and specialisation in the following fields: application of methodology of investigation and of the design of recovery operations and environmental rehabilitation; evaluation of environmental resources; regional management and planning and of coastal marine systems; evaluation and management of climate change issues and dynamics of the Earth system, environmental interest technologies and cleaner products and processes.

Once you will graduate, you will have gained the required skills to apply as a highly qualified specialist or a consultant in industries, international agencies for the protection of environment, public institutions, research institutions and universities.

The programme includes lab and interdisciplinary experiments on the field, as well as international internship opportunities.

It is structured in three curricula: Global Environmental Change (entirely taught in English), Control and Environmental Rehabilitation and Evaluation and Management of Environmental Systems.

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Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials (inter-university programme)

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizens and EU-equated citizens
  • Non-EU citizens with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizens residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizens residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizens with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

 

This Master's Degree Programme provides those who are interested in nano-technologies a strong multidisciplinary education in material science, chemistry and biology, preparing them to become professional figures able to design, synthesize and create new and innovative nano- and bio-materials.

You will attend classes and labs on how to prepare nano- and biomaterials and in particular on the chemical-physical characteristics, their properties, their methods of preparation and their applications. You will discover Italian or international companies or research labs with an internship.

Thanks to the skills you will gain, you will be able to apply in all the technical sectors of companies which produce, market, transform or develop materials or pursue your education with a doctorate degree.

 

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Master of Science in Special Education & Applied Disabilities Studies - English Language Learners Concentration

Studying Special Education & Applied Disability Studies with a concentration in English Language Learners prepares you for a career in instructing ELLs. If you have strong English speaking and writing skills, and have considered teaching English as a second language to speakers of your native language (or any language), this master's degree can help prepare you to do so. The program educates you on the theories and best practices associated with teaching English as a second language, and prepares you to work in a an educational setting. This program is not intended as a path to becoming a certified English instructor. Previous coursework leading to a teaching certification in the region you wish to teach in would still be necessary for positions not dealing specifically with teaching English as a second language.
Mercyhurst has long been known for expertise in the field of Special Education, and graduates of this master's degree program will be able to:

  • Instruct students from a variety of cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Use applied research to pioneer advances in educating ELLs.
  • Utilize evidenced-based practices and assessments in educational settings.
  • Discuss the connection between educational assessment and assessment-based instructional decisions.
  • Define ethical conduct in the field of education.

In addition to core course work focused on behavior management and educational research, students will have the opportunity to learn from both academic and hands on ELL-specific course work dealing with ELL assessment and instruction.

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Master of Science in Special Education & Applied Disabilities Studies - Autism Concentration

Studying Special Education & Applied Disability Studies with a concentration in Autism prepares you for a career in human services, specifically those services that help individuals and families deal with autism. The program educates you on the theories and best practices associated with the treatment of individuals on the autism spectrum, and prepares you to work in special education settings. With autism being diagnosed more than ever, Mercyhurst prepares you to help provide services to those who are affected.
Mercyhurst has long been known for expertise in the field of Special Education, particularly on the topic of autism. Graduates of this master's degree program will be able to:

  • Use applied research to pioneer advances in educational and behavioral services.
  • Write procedures for evidenced-based practices across disability groups and lifespans.
  • Utilize evidenced-based practices and assessments in clinical settings.
  • Write measurable objectives such as those found in an Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Discuss the connection between educational assessment and assessment-based instructional decisions.
  • Define ethical conduct in the field of education.

In addition to core coursework focused on behavior management and educational research, students will have the opportunity to learn both in and out of the classroom through autism-specific coursework and clinical experiences dealing with autism assessment and methods of providing service.

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Master Scientists in the company

The aim of the programme is to train graduates in scientific disciplines who want to develop their careers in pharmaceutical and biomedical companies. Scientists in the company is the specialisation course on ‘Business culture and organisation for companies operating in the life sciences sector' and is destined for students and graduates with first level or second level degrees in scientific disciplines with a medical-biological and pharmaceutical specialisation, including graduates in medicine, engineering, biomedical physics and sciences and agricultural technologies.

 

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