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Marine Science

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Marine Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is an exceptional place to earn your advanced degree in marine science.

Overview

About the program

The comprehensive, multidisciplinary Marine Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst to matches the complex nature of marine sciences, and brings together expertise in marine science and related fields under the umbrella of the entire University of Massachusetts system.

Mission

Our mission is the scientific understanding, management, economic growth, and sustainability of our marine environments. Our wide-ranging program also focuses on our aquatic ecosystem and its contribution to humanity. The IMS program also provides a community for current students and faculty to enliven and simplify their educational experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Food Microbiology
  • Advanced Soil Chemistry
  • Advanced Watershed Science
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Coastal Processes
  • Conservation Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation from those familiar with the applicant’s academic and/or work experience are required.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GREs) scores and The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (if the applicant is not a native English speaker). Typically, for the GREs students should have a combined score of 308 or greater (1200 on the former scoring scale). For TOEFL, a minimum of 577 (233 on the computer-based exam, 90-91 on the internet-based exam) is highly recommended.
  • Statements of interest and intent are also requested. The statement of interest should provide reviewers with an indication of your motivation for pursuing graduate work. The statement of intent should describe how graduate training would address your career goals.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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