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Marine Management

Dalhousie University

24 months
13077 CAD/year
9753 CAD/year
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The Marine Management Program at Dalhousie University offers a professional education at the graduate level for ocean managers.



The Master of Marine Management degree offered by Dalhousie University is of interest to students with a strong academic record planning a career in marine affairs, managers employed in the public and private sectors with responsibilities in marine affairs, individuals aspiring to commence or strengthen their academic or teaching careers, and community organisers wishing to further their understanding of marine affairs in order to benefit their communities. 

The Master of Marine Management is a professional, non-thesis and interdisciplinary degree program offering required classes in the marine and social sciences as well as a choice of electives from approved marine-related classes. The subject areas addressed include coastal zone management, sea use planning, fisheries management, marine law and policy, maritime transport, development of non-living resources, protection and preservation of the coastal and marine environment, coastal tourism, maritime enforcement, and conflict management. Students are also required to prepare a graduate research project with an emphasis on planning. 

Marine Affairs Mission Statement 

The MAP Mission, with its emphasis on education, research and service, will create an inquiring and stimulating learning environment that supports the Dalhousie Faculty of Management’s vision of "Management Without Borders" by building on extensive global-to-local marine management networks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Management Tools & Techniques 
  • Contemporary Issues in Ocean and Coastal Management 
  • Marine Science and Technology 
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Fisheries Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Complete the graduate application form (online application)
  • Pay $115 application fee
  • An official academic transcript and degree certificate (if degree conferral not stated on Transcripts) for each post-secondary institution attended
  • Two academic reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13077 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13077 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9753 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9753 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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