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Applied Marine Conservation

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

12 months
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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
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
55
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
55
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

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

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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