University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Coastal and Marine Resource Management

On this course you will investigate solutions for conserving our coastal zones, seas and oceans through the development of a coordinated strategy to distribute environmental, socio-cultural and institutional resources. It is a dynamic process and you will possess a genuine desire to ensure the long-term sustainability of the world's coast lines.

Entry requirements

A lower 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Coastal and marine resource management; coastal physical processes and shoreline management; law of the sea and marine spatial planning; fieldwork and research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include preparation of web pages, poster and oral presentations, project reports, literature reviews, book chapters and essays.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 5550