University of Aberdeen: Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Biological Sciences View department profile|
Do you want to help find new solutions to manage our marine natural resources? Run in collaboration with staff at Marine Scotland Science, this MSc programme will provide you with an appreciation of the key issues that are central to the management of marine resources, practical skills and field work experience that you can apply to real world situations and opportunities to expand your professional network.
Taught by renowned researchers and leading practitioners you will gain valuable insights into marine ecosystems in Scotland and internationally. You will learn to analyse and interpret marine data sets, understand relevant policy, write professional reports and apply your knowledge and skills to the challenging task of managing marine resources. Studying at world class facilities, you will have the opportunity to undertake field research in marine ecology at several stations like Oceanlab and Cromarty Lighthouse. There are also opportunities to carry out research in partnership with professional agencies such as Marine Scotland Science (MSS), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).
This MSc is aimed at individuals with a relevant undergraduate degree who wish to gain specialist knowledge and technical skills. The programme will benefit individuals looking to progress to PhD level and those already working in marine sciences who are keen to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
A UK 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent), in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography, or other relevant subject; applicants with a 2:2 (or equivalent), particularly with some relevant experience, may also be considered. We also consider individuals with degrees in a wider range of disciplines who are clearly motivated by the programme and have some relevant experience.
|EU||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||21000 GBP for Year 1|
University of Aberdeen
School of Biological Sciences
Nature on our doorstep
At the School of Biological Sciences, we are recognised internationally for our expertise in zoology, marine biology, plant and soil science, physiology, ecology and conservation. This is because our teaching is delivered by world-class experts and because we make the most of our fantastic location. To the west of Aberdeen is the UK’s largest national park and to the east and north there are diverse natural marine habitats.
Our programmes are cutting-edge and forward looking enhanced by significant contributions from staff of leading research laboratories located in Aberdeen, …View Profile
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