The discipline deals with art or science and is based on the application of scientific knowledge to practical problems. In general, undergraduate and graduate programmes in applied sciences use fundamental scientific principles to innovate new technologies. Therefore, applied science plays an intermediary role between the basic science such as physics or chemistry and engineering practices. Similar to the conceptual framework of applied sciences, applied professions and art programmes deals with the application of design and aesthetics to functional objects we use every day.
Fields of engineering are closely related to applied sciences, which is vital for technology development. Studies in natural sciences provide students with a strong foundation in the sciences upon which engineering fields are built. Students have the opportunity to broaden their horizons by using an interdisciplinary approach. Strong engineering background supported by solid knowledge in basic sciences equips graduates with many skills that would contribute to their success in careers in academia or in industrial settings. In industrial settings, applied sciences are usually referred to as research and development (R&D).
Audencia Nantes School of Management has partnered with the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), the leading university in Brazil for business strategy, marketing, and integrated communications programmes, to offer the innovative Master of Science in Food and Agribusiness Management. In this one-year programme, students will learn how to excel in all aspects of food and agribusiness management, and they will earn two degrees from two of the top business schools in France and Brazil: Master of Science (MSc) degree from Audencia Nantes in France; MBA degree from ESPM in Brazil.
The MSc in Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) is a comprehensive and in depth course covering the management, economic, legal and technical aspects that relate to the hazards of the workplace environment. It is targeted at graduates with an engineering, numerical, business, psychology or health related background and seeks to provide the basis for students to be able to define and explore their chosen Master Thesis.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.
Agronomy is the application of plant and soil science to crop production and includes the study of plant breeding, genetics, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control and crop management. Designed with maximum flexibility for today's working professionals you're able to, complete coursework in areas that are specific to your career needs and interests.
The Master of Arts in Legal Studies degree program seeks to expand students’ academic and professional development by providing a solid foundation in legal doctrine and concepts, while expounding on students’ ability to identify and analyze legal issues within the workplace environment.
The objective of this new online programme which will commence in September/October 2014 is to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the role and function of social policy. Who is it for? Whether you are interested in social care, social work, social policy or social change this course will provide you with in-depth knowledge.
This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. The program is taught in English.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques provides the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to conduct effective ecological field surveys for a range of key taxa and to analyse field survey data with confidence.
This course aims to introduce students to the Public Relations industry, exploring the key developments and issues that define it. It provides links to the media industry, and explores Marketing and Brand Management techniques. It examines the effect of globalisation on Public Relations, and how consumer culture is defined.