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Fisheries Science

Memorial University of Newfoundland

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
2148 CAD/year
1652 CAD/year
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About

The Memorial University of Newfoundland offers three degree options in the area of Fisheries Science.The degree of Master of Science in Fisheries Science (Fisheries Science and Technology) is a full-time, research-focused Master’s degree.

Overview

This program is for students who aim to pursue a career in fisheries science and includes skills training that will empower students to conduct publication-quality research in any aspect of fisheries science

The degree of Master of Science in Fisheries Science (Stock Assessment) at the Memorial University of Newfoundland is a full-time, research-focused Master’s degree. This program is for students who aim to pursue a career in stock assessment, a discipline within fisheries science. 

The programme

Stock assessment professionals use data derived from many sources to construct models that inform us about biomass of organisms in the ocean and how many we can catch sustainably. While stock assessment professionals must have many of the same proficiencies as other fisheries scientists, they have an additional requirement of being experts on the mathematics and statistics that underpin this heavily quantitative field

Programme Structure

  • This program recognizes that fisheries science is a broad discipline that is applied in nature and requires a high degree of skills to be done well. 
  • Students will gain practical skills through coursework while developing their theoretical understanding through supervised research and through their interactions as an active participant within the scientific community. Students will also be exposed to the depth of the field of fisheries science through lab meetings, reading groups and guest lectures.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
80
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

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition (NL students): MSc: $635-$953/semester

Funding

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