This one year Applied Marine Conservation degree from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology focuses on core and specialist competences in key themes of fisheries, marine conservation; sustainability and ecosystem based management.
- Teaching by research-active staff working in the field of applied marine conservation with particular interest in fisheries, marine mammals and seabirds.
- An applied degree with fieldwork, practicals and 100% continuous assessment.
- A major research thesis, in collaboration with a supervisor from GMIT and a supervisor from an external organisation.
Graduates will be well prepared for careers in applied marine conservation or may continue to PhD research.
Potential employers may include:
- Ecological Consultancies
- Non-Governmental Organisations and Charities
- Research Institutes / Agencies
- Self employment
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- Ecology of Top Predators in Marine Systems
- Secondary Impacts of Harvest on Wild Populations and Ecosystems
- Applied Geographic Information Systems
- Data Analysis Using R and R Studio
- Sabird and Marine Mammal Population Assessment techniques
- Life History Strategies and Trade-offs
- The minimum requirement is a 2.2 in a cognate Honours Degree, e.g. Zoology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology.
- Non EU, non-native English speakers, must have a score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent.
International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Galway
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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