Taught course

Marine Environmental Protection

Bangor University · School of Ocean Sciences

Entry requirements

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


Course content

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


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation25 (20000 words)
Desk study.15

Course contact details

Dr Stuart Jenkins
01248 382881