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 Quality Assurance and Quality Control Nanotechnology Laboratory Management Project for Applied Science Work-based Experience Mathematics for Chemists (Key Skill 1) Scientific English (Key Skill 2) Process modelling & computing Fundamentals of Engineering and Process Engineering Transport phenomena Chemical Reactor Engineering Separation Processes Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Mechanical Operation Entrepreneurship Dissertation Programme Learning Outcomes Understand theoretical aspects of fundamental and specialized chemistry subjects and apply the acquired knowledge to solve complex problems encountered in the chemical industry. Understand the processes involved in the research and development of chemical manufacturing activities. Understand the operation and maintenance of industrial chemical plants and appreciate the need of health and safety and environmental considerations. Know how to manage a quality system and understand the typical duties of laboratory managers in different types of laboratory. Career Opportunities Senior Laboratory Analyst Laboratory Administrator Validation Specialist Chemical Plant Administrator [-]

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 & HACCP Soil & Organic Matter Management Crop Biology & Physiology Professional Garden Design Process Greenhouse Production Field Crop Planning & Production: Cereals, Legumes & Brassicas Field Crop Planning & Production: Umbellifers, Alliums, Salads & Herbs Field Crop Planning & Production: Olives, Vines, Citrus & Stone Fruits Plant Propagation Development of Land-Based Activities- Farm & Horticulture Establishments Integrated Pest Management Plant Nutrition and Fertilization Agricultural Technologies Programme Learning Outcomes Understand and apply research methods to carry out an advanced project study based on scientific research related to specific units within the course’s area of study Understand and research different entrepreneurial skills required at management level and to plan for a successful business Undertake practical tasks related to horticultural skills and services including plant nutrition/ fertilisation and agricultural technology Study and apply principles of sustainability, integrated pest management and rural development. Career Opportunities Farm advisory services provider Farmer trainer and adviser Professional landscaper and garden designer EU/national regulatory control manager Crop and fruit production manager Pest management services provider [-]

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 of environmental engineering within a wide range of industries Carry out water, energy and environmental audits and basic environmental impact assessments Comprehend environmental legislation and regulations required to devise environmental policies Implement monitoring, logging, data management and interpretation of various environmental parameters with an aim of arriving at scientific conclusions to a specific problem. Core Study Units Environmental Principles and Measurement Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Engineering Science Fundamentals of Mechanical and Ecological Engineering Financial Engineering Environmental Chemistry Water Technology Energy and the Environment Sustainable Development Project Management Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment Techniques Environmental Law Entrepreneurship Computer Programming and Information Systems Research Methods and Dissertation Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Environmental Sustainability or MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science or 2 A-Level Passes and 2 I-Level Passes Compulsory A-Level: Physics or Mathematics or Biology or Chemistry Progress After Completion M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering or M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences Career Opportunities This programme leads to a career in environmental engineering. [-]