Entry requirements

Applications for this programme are managed by Southern Connecticut State University. For further information on how to apply, please email:
Southern Connecticut State University Programme Leader:
Patrick Heidkamp: Heidkampc1@southernct.edu

Months of entry


Course content

Study for this Masters in Coastal Resilience and gain knowledge and skills to find practical and sustainable solutions to coastal problems arising from climate change, development and population growth in the coastal zone.

  • Unique opportunity to study coastal resilience from a trans-Atlantic perspective – study semesters in both the UK and the USA
  • Excellent employment opportunities in areas such as marine and coastal spatial planning, policy making for local/national government, coastal zone management and coastal urban regeneration
  • Develop extensive practical experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technologies
  • Benefit from a hands-on and field-based approach to learning

The course combines real-world problem solving and critical thinking.

This hands-on course aims to integrate the study of science, policy, economics, sustainability, planning and management for a holistic consideration of coastal resilience in the face of environmental change and challenge.

You will develop extensive practical experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technologies and field-based learning both in the UK and the USA.

​The course will provide students with a scientific basis for decision making and planning for resilience in the coastal zone, combining real-world problem solving and critical thinking.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.
Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.
Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44(0)151 231 5090