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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Marine Biology Oceanography

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MPhil programmes provide research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. You can choose a wide range of topics within our marine science research groups.

Your research project will be in one of the areas covered by the marine science research groups:

Marine Resources and Renewable Energy (MRRE):

antifouling and ballast water treatment
bacterial bioactive products
bioenergy

Ecology

Modelling, Evidence and Policy

Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas such as laboratory safety and sea survival.

You'll be part of our research community which includes 30 research students, 10-20 MSc students, six to 10 post-doctoral scientists, six technicians and 13 full-time academic staff. This provides you with abundant opportunities to progress your scientific career in any sector. Our research students have been successful at finding work across industry, academia, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.

Work experience

Many research projects include industrial work experience. Other projects involve working with other universities, government institutes and scientific associations. The marine science research groups form part of extensive national and international networks. Recent collaboration includes:

the Environment Agency
Natural England
Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority
University of the West Indies (Barbados)
National Oceanographic Centre Southampton (NOCS)
University of Costa Rica,
North Sea Regional Advisory Council
Haribon Foundation.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 12 months | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 - £12,127 per year. The fees stated are for 2019 entry only. We are aligning our 2020 entry tuition fees for students with those set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.