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Applied Marine Conservation

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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About

Applied Marine Conservation is a one year taught MSc degree from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology focusing on fisheries, marine conservation, sustainability and ecosystem based management

Overview

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.

Course Highlights

  • 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.

Career Opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

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
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
55

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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