Entry to the PgDip:
You must hold a degree in a science or spatial planning related subject or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.
Entry to the MSc:
You initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and if you complete the PgDip with an overall mark of 50% or higher can proceed to the MSc programme.
Months of entry
- a thorough understanding of how coasts "work" and inter-relate with the marine environment;
- the ability to identify, synthesise and analyse the multifarious roles of humans in altering coastal systems and exploiting the marine resource in a sustainable way;
- a detailed knowledge of integrated coastal zone management approaches and a sound appreciation of emerging marine planning and management initiatives.
Information for international students
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Wes Forsythe
- +44 (0) 28 7012 4159