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Applied Marine Science MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Marine Biology Oceanography

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This programme provides you with the scientific knowledge, skills and experience – together with practical field experience carried out with local marine partners and companies – you need for an exciting career in marine science. Coastal erosion; Threatened resources; Pollution. With increasing awareness of the importance of the world's oceans as a natural resource and of their role in the stability of the global climate and environment, marine science specialists are in high demand.

Key features: Join a long established (1991), well-respected programme with an excellent record for employment in the marine sciences sector; Develop confidence and competence in the theoretical and practical dimensions of marine science, deepening your scientific knowledge of the coastal environment and the pressures placed on it; Gain the skills and knowledge required to work as a marine scientist through a vocationally relevant programme, while also benefitting from our strong research-based teaching, supported by our marine research groups; Become experienced in coastal zone management using a range of practical techniques and approaches to problem solving. Build the skills required to assimilate knowledge over a wide range of disciplines and apply them to environmental analysis.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module aims to equip students with the practical skills and contextual framework for conducting high quality research. Emphasis is placed on workshop opportunities to acquire and practice research planning, analysis, communication, writing and oral presentation skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or equivalent preferably in a science or engineering subject. If they don’t have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept work place experience.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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