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Normally a Bachelor Honours degree (typically 2.2 or above, or international equivalent in an environmental or biological science subject. If you hold a degree in another subject area, we would still encourage you to apply as we are looking for a real interest and passion for marine biology and the environment and would be happy to consider your application. Similarly, if you do not hold a degree but have relevant professional experience and training, we would welcome your application.
Months of entry
Marine management is becoming ever more challenging and complex. Global factors such as climate change, the loss of the Arctic ice cap and increasingly globalised trade in seafood are all having a huge impact. This has generated a demand for graduates with advanced knowledge in this area.
This programme will give you an understanding of marine environmental processes and policies at local, national, European and global scales. Two pathways have been created, one for those interested in Fisheries Science and the other for those interested in Marine Ecology. You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of marine environmental organisations – or continue your studies even further at PhD level.
There are two pathways available:
- MSc Marine Environmental Management (Fisheries)
- MSc Marine Environmental Management (Ecology)
Information for international students
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.
This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill.
Fees and funding
UK and EU students can take out a Master’s Loan to help with tuition fees and living costs. They provide up to £11,222 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0) 1482 466850