Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Marine Resource Development and Protection

This programme covers the fundamentals of the technologies involved in different development options and an understanding of the environmental, socio-economic and political aspects of any proposed project.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in engineering or science discipline or other subject and relevant experience. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: marine resources and sustainability; marine ecotoxicology; applie research design and analysis; marine environmental monitoring; climate change: mitigation and adaptation measures; research project (MSc only).

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

3 Natural Environment Research Council Advanced Course Studentships; various other awards may be available including Student Awards Agency for Scotland and European Science Foundation schemes.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,200 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,200 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Life Sciences
Telephone number: 
0131 4513455