Course Description

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED MARINE CONSERVATION



This one year MSc degree focuses on core and specialist competences in key themes of fisheries, marine conservation; sustainability and ecosystem based management.

Course Highlights

  • Teaching by research-active staff working in the field of applied marine conservation with particular interest in fisheries, marine mammals and seabirds.
  • An applied degree with fieldwork, practicals and 100% continuous assessment.
  • major research thesis, in collaboration with a supervisor from GMIT and a supervisor from an external organisation.
CollegeGalway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
Course LocationGalway
Course CategoryMarine Biology, Science & Technology
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding Body DetailsMaster degree
Course Start Date1st September 2021
Course Duration1 Year
Course FeeApprox. €6,000 (EU) and €12,000 (non-EU)
Entry RequirementsThe minimum requirement is a 2.2 in a cognate Honours Degree, e.g. Zoology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology. Non EU, non-native English speakers, must have a score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent.
Carear PathGraduates will be well prepared for careers in applied marine conservation or may continue to PhD research.
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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)



GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW, GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway, Republic of Ireland

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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW
GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway
Republic of Ireland
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