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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Marine / Coastal Conservation / Protection Environmental Conservation / Policies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course taught by leading experts in the field, focuses specifically on marine conservation in practice and is targeted at producing the next generation of ocean guardians with the skill set to address this question. The MSc Marine Conservation programme does not have any exams within its range of assessments.

Key features: The only UK MSc programme in existence to focus on marine conservation in practice; The only marine conservation masters programme in the UK to be delivered in partnership with a suite of regional, national and international marine conservation practitioners. The only such programme where all students, if they wish, can directly gain experience working for their masters project embedded within these potential employers; Students will draw on the cumulative knowledge and expertise of one of the largest concentrations of marine conservation researchers in Europe; Unusually for such a programme, there will be a true integration of natural and social science underpinning and skills; Students can choose between two career destinations, policy and advocacy, through taught components, working with relevant partner(s) and option module choice. All students will cover aspects of both themes, however; The programme provides opportunities for students to work on marine conservation projects in the UK and abroad.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-20

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 will require an appropriate background in primarily biological, marine and environmental sciences degree to honours level at 2:1 or above. Students are also considered from well-qualified graduates in other disciplines with relevant experience or interests.

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