M.Sc. On Campus

Coastal and Ocean Management

University of Mauritius

24 months
1155 EUR/year
1155 EUR/year
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Modern development entails a multidisciplinary approach to assess impacts on short, medium and long-term, a perspective which offers potential for exploring and exploitation of resources for human benefits in a sustainable way. We offer a master degree in Coastal and Ocean Management at the University of Mauritius. 


Mauritius has been diversifying its economy at a rapid pace during the last decade focusing mostly on tourism sectors. Since 2013, the government policy has been to drive forward the ocean economy for the Republic of Mauritius and to position the country as a regional hub in ocean-based economies. 

The flexible MSc Coastal and Ocean Management programme from University of Mauritius adopts a blended learning approach comprising core and elective modules.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this programme, students are expected to:

  • acquire advanced knowledge in coastal and ocean management;
  • 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 aptitudes in coastal and ocean management;
  • appraise, evaluate, and analyse data and scientific literature critically ;
  • develop the capacity to propose innovative and creative solutions to real-world problems in the ocean sector;
  • develop the team spirit and to efficiently work in diverse groups;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management 
  • Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance 
  • Coastal Hazards and Disasters 
  • Ocean and Coastal Sustainability 
  • Marme Pollution and Ecotoxicology 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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
  • o a GPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognized higher education institution.
  • BSc (Hons) in any of the following fields: Marine Science and Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agriscience and Technology, Agriculture (Sp. Aquaculture), Chemical and Environmental Engineering or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1155 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1155 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1155 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1155 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 54,000 Mauritian Rupees

Living costs for Moka

17300 - 22800 MUR /month
Living costs

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


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