A Master's degree in science is a postgraduate taught qualification offered by many universities, which allows you to specialize in a certain aspect of your Bachelor's degree course, or a related scientific subject. Usually the course consists of several taught modules and a research project. The organization of a Master's course is similar to that of a Bachelor's academic course, except that it generally lasts 1 year, depending on the course, institution, nature of the research project and whether it is being studied full or part-time.

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