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Marine Science

University of Mauritius

24 months
1115 EUR/year
1115 EUR/year
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This flexible MSc Marine Science programme from University of Mauritius comprises core and elective modules.


This Marine Science programme at University of Mauritius aims at providing learners with an in-depth knowledge in the areas of marine science, their importance, associated threats, sustainable use and management. 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of this programme, students are expected to:

  • acquire advanced knowledge in marine science;
  • master the subject jargon and develop skills to express their acquired knowledge in both written and oral form, with proper referencing of information sources;
  • develop scientific problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills and technical/tactile aptitudes in marine science;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Science 
  • Marine Biodiversity and Conservation 
  • Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology 
  • Marine Biotechnology 
  • Marine Microbiology and Parasitology 
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • at least a Second Class or 50%, whichever is applicable, or
  • a GPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognized higher education institution.
OR alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius.
  • BSc (Hons) in any of the following fields: Marine Science and Technology, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Agriscience and Technology, Agriculture with specialization in Aquaculture, Chemical and Environmental Engineering or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1115 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1115 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1115 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1115 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 54,000 mauritian rupees


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