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About

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Marine Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara is by thesis only and is viewed as a goal in its own right, rather than as a stepping stone to a Ph.D.

Overview

Program Details

The M.S. requirements are designed to provide maximum flexibility to accommodate individual student interests while also assuring a basic level of competence in marine science.

M.S. in Marine Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara candidates follow an integrated course of study recommended by their thesis advisor and thesis committee. The thesis committee is nominated by the end of the first year and consists of three ladder faculty from the Interdepartmental Program, with the major professor serving as committee chair.

Programme Structure

Courses
  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  •  Ecology
  •  Evolution
  •  Marine Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants may apply for either the M.S. or Ph.D. degree program. The M.S. program is small and oriented toward research. An M.S. degree is not required to enter the Ph.D. program. 
  • Applicants are required to submit the UCSB application for graduate admission, official undergraduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation from individuals who can best assess the applicant’s academic and research potential, and the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12852 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12852 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12852 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Santa Barbara

1640 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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