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Marine Affairs

University of Rhode Island

24 months
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29774 USD/year
29774 USD/year
16322 USD/year
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About

Designed to educate students in the interdisciplinary analysis needed for effective marine and coastal management, the Marine Affairs program at the University of Rhode Islandoffers a solid foundation in issues confronting policymakers, environmental managers, and businesses at every governmental level.

Overview

Learning outcomes

Applicants for this Marine Affairs program at the University of Rhode Island must have either a graduate degree in a field useful in coastal and ocean management, such as the behavioral sciences, ocean science or engineering, resource economics, law, political science or public administration, or have at least five years of experience in some ocean-related activity. In this program, students acquire knowledge and analytical skills through required and elective courses.

The core courses are: Ocean Uses and Marine Science, Economics of Marine Resources, International Ocean Law, and the Marine Affairs Seminar. The fall Seminar is the focus of interdisciplinary exchange. It relies heavily on outside speakers and resident faculty members and requires student presentations on specific selected problems.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Ocean Uses and Marine Science
  • Economics of Marine Resources
  • International Ocean Law
  • Marine Affairs Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29774 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16322 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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