Applied Marine Science
The course covers coastal erosion, threatened resources and pollution. Students study the importance of the world's oceans as a natural resource and of their role in the stability of the global climate and environment. The course aims to provide the scientific knowledge, skills and experience, together with practical field experience carried out with local marine partners and companies, you need for a career in marine science.
Applicants require a good Honours degree or equivalent, preferably in a science or engineering subject. If applicants do not have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept work place experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5.
Modules include: research methods and skills; dissertation; marine science; management of coastal environments; contemporary issues in marine science. Optional modules: coastal erosion and protection; economics of the marine environment; managing marine ecosystems; modelling marine processes; remote sensing and GIS.
Assessment is based on research and dissertation topics range from the evaluation of coastal protection schemes, through the development of estuarine environmental strategies, to the investigation of the impacts of contaminants in marine waters.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Plymouth Site||Plymouth||PL4 8AA||South West|