Applicants are normally expected to have a 2(i) undergraduate Honours degree for admission and to have a background in marine, environmental, zoological, or biological sciences, although we have accepted students with subjects as diverse as geography and mining engineering. We also accept mature applicants (age 25+) without formal qualifications, but with suitable relevant experience.
Months of entry
This MSc provides theoretical and practical training in measuring and quantifying marine resources and the effects of conflicting usage upon them. It provides a sound scientific basis on which to develop policy and make decisions on marine resource exploitation and protection around the world. The course provides training addressing the following major themes: marine ecology skills; marine fisheries; coastal habitat and survey; marine environmental impacts; marine conservation and coastal zone management; research design and planning; research project and dissertation.
Information for international students
IELTS: 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) is required.
Fees and funding
Some funding may be available for eligible applicants. Please contact the School for details.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||60|
|Dissertation||25 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr Stuart Jenkins
- 01248 382881