Taught course

Marine Environment and Resources

Institution
University of Southampton · Ocean and Earth Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need a good (2:1 or an equivalent standard in other qualifications) Honours degree in chemical, biological, physical, Earth and environmental sciences, engineering, oceanography or mathematics. A solid background in mathematics at undergraduate level and
familiarity with computers will also be required. If you do not have these qualifications, but have relevant professional experience in coastal sciences, we will consider you.

Months of entry

October

Course content

You will develop your ability to think through complex issues, to analyse the marine environment and its resources and to ensure development is sustainable. Examples of topics you could study across the MER programme include integrated coastal zone management, the assessment of marine ecosystem health, protection and recovery of marine and estuary environments and competitive and responsible fisheries management.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, we need to ensure that your listening, written and spoken English skill would enable you to enjoy the full benefit of your studies. For entry onto our courses, you will need an acceptable English Language qualification such as IELTS 7.0 overall, with minimum of 6.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking, or equivalent in other approved English language tests.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,200
International students
£8,650

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
mer@merconsortium.eu
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 5899