Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Sciences in Malta

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A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate course of study that takes students three to five years to complete.  While in school, students complete a variety of courses to prepare for additional education or future job opportunities.

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Bachelor of Science in Chemical Technology

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Malta Paola

This degree is geared towards those students who envisage a career in applied chemical sciences and related industries. The programme will offer an opportunity for students to gain a foundation in the core chemistry concepts and the manufacture of chemical products, such as pharmaceuticals, polymers, foods, beverages and petrochemicals. [+]

Best Bachelor of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in Malta 2017. This degree is geared towards those students who envisage a career in applied chemical sciences and related industries. The programme will offer an opportunity for students to gain a foundation in the core chemistry concepts and the manufacture of chemical products, such as pharmaceuticals, polymers, foods, beverages and petrochemicals. The knowledge, skills and competencies attained give the individuals an opportunity to succeed in employment in a wide range of manufacturing and processing industries, consulting firms, government, research and educational institutions. The course will expose students to the development and design of chemical processes at different scales and creates a bridge between science and manufacturing, by applying the principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals. The programme also provides opportunities for learners to focus on the development of higher level skills in a scientific and technological context, providing learners to develop a range of skill and attributes essential for successful performance in professional working life. The programme will be delivered over a three year period during which the student will be engaged in a number of lectures, tutorials, practical investigations, work placements and projects. Assessment Various modes of assessments will be used. Core Study Units Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Physical Chemistry Chemical Laboratory Techniques Analysis of Scientific Data and Information Introduction to Chemical Engineering Principles of Spectroscopy and Chromatography Analytical Chemistry Environmental Chemical Analysis Industrial Chemistry Medicinal Chemistry Environmental Monitoring and Analysis... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Malta Paola

This course enables students to obtain a top-up degree after successfully completing the Higher National Diploma in Horticulture (Garden Design). Students will have the opportunity to study and practise different aspects related to their main area of study, with the aim of seeking employment at management level in private enterprise, research and development and regulatory services both locally and internationally. [+]

This course enables students to obtain a top-up degree after successfully completing the Higher National Diploma in Horticulture (Garden Design). Students will have the opportunity to study and practise different aspects related to their main area of study, with the aim of seeking employment at management level in private enterprise, research and development and regulatory services both locally and internationally. This course is aimed at students who want to work in the hortlculture sector in industries/sectors as varied as EU/national regulatory control sector, farmer training provision, farm advisory services, garden design and landscaping, crop and fruit production sector, educational and promotional horticulture services and pest management/regulatory sector. This programme offers the required knowledge and competences related to Sustainable Land Use, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Nutrition and Fertilisation, Agricultural Technology, Rural Development and Garden Design/Landscaping. During this course students need to undertake a research project whereby a topic is chosen and subsequently investigated, researched, a methodology formulated and data is collected, analysed and discussed. Assessment Assessment will be formative including practical assessment, projects, analytical reports and class assignemnts ensuring that students are able to demonstrate not only technical competences but also managerial and consultancy skills. Core Study Units Agriculture & the Environment Food Flavour & Tasting Apiculture Agricultural Policy Agricultural Marketing & Agri-Tourism Business Management & Work Experience Research Methodologies Entrepreneurship Business Planning Rural Development Research Methods & Dissertation Specialist Units Bedding Flowers, Turf & Nursery Production Pesticides & Safe Pesticide Application Tree Care & Management Post-Harvest Management, Marketing Standards &... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Malta Paola

The protection of natural resources, CO2 emissions, climate change and its effects, and demographic changes, are increasingly important topics in the local and international context. [+]

Best Bachelor of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in Malta 2017. Course Description The protection of natural resources, CO2 emissions, climate change and its effects, and demographic changes, are increasingly important topics in the local and international context. This degree course covers the national and global challenges of today and of the future, and includes a high level of interdisciplinary collaboration. The course of study is a merging of classical engineering with natural sciences. Environmental engineering deals with engineering solutions for environmentally relevant challenges of our future. This course will provide students with the ability to use problem solving approaches for dealing with ecological and technical challenges, in order to creatively arrive at a situation of resource sustainability. The course is a challenging, technically-oriented programme that offers students a broad range of fields of application. Environmental engineers can be active in the planning, construction and operation of environmentally technological facilities, in research and teaching, in environmental organisations, in administration, and in consultancy businesses of their own. Study/Course Delivery During this one-year programme students will follow 9 units of study. Students will follow a structured taught programme that will consist of class-based lectures and field work, supported and enhanced with a research project. Assessment All units for this course are locally assessed using MCAST grading and assessment criteria. For each unit of study a limited number of formal assessments (between 2 to 4) will be carried out by students to provide evidence of their learning. Programme Learning Outcomes Understand the basics... [-]