Taught course

Applied Marine Science

Institution
Plymouth University · Faculty of Science and Environment
Qualifications
MScMRes

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent preferably in a science or engineering subject. If you don’t have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept work place experience. If you have overseas qualifications you can check how they compare with the UK equivalent through UK NARIC, who provide an advisory service. English language: If English is not your first language then we’ll need evidence of your proficiency in English. The minimum IELTS score usually accepted is 6.5. Our International Office has more information.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Join a long established (1991), well-respected programme with an excellent record for employment in the marine sciences sector. Develop confidence and competence in the theoretical and practical dimensions of marine science, deepening your scientific knowledge of the coastal environment and the pressures placed on it.

Coastal erosion. Threatened resources. Pollution. With increasing awareness of the importance of the world's oceans as a natural resource and of their role in the stability of the global climate and environment, marine science specialists are in high demand. Our vocational programme provides you with the scientific knowledge, skills and experience – together with practical field experience carried out with local marine partners and companies – you need for an exciting career in marine science.

Fees and funding

As part of a new government funded masters loan scheme, masters students who are under the age of 60 can now access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study.

The loans will be available for both taught and research masters programmes across all disciplines and subject areas (excluding PGCE, PgCert, PgDip, MClinRes or ResM).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 585858
Fax
+44 (0)1752 584540