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
This two-year taught MSc is a joint European programme that provides the opportunity to study in Southampton, Bilbao, Bordeaux and Liege and will develop your ability to make a difference in marine environmental resource management. You will spend a full semester at three out of the four European universities (Southampton, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Liege) and will study in English. Your dissertation can be taken at any of these institutions or at any other MER partner institution worldwide.
You will study introductory modules in biological oceanography; chemical oceanography; marine geology; physical oceanography. You will also study a wide range of optional modules.
See course page on the website for full module information.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Environmental and Life Sciences
- +44 (0)23 8059 5899