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Marine Science

Hawai'i Pacific University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1000 USD/credit
1000 USD/credit
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About

The Marine Science program at the Hawai'i Pacific University offers both an MSMS-A   (applied) track  MSMS-T  (thesis). Where better to learn about advanced marine systems than on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? 

Overview

The Marine Science program at the Hawai'i Pacific University students study at HPU’s Windward Hawaii Loa Campus in Kāne’ ohe featuring 135 tropical acres with awe-inspiring views of O’ahu’s majestic Ko’olau Mountains. 

Classes and laboratory research also take place at the Oceanic Institute: a research and development facility dedicated to marine aquaculture, biotechnology, and coastal resource management. The Oceanic Institute is situated along the scenic southeastern coast of O’ahu at Makapu’u Point, near the community of Waimanalo.

Funding 

HPU offers merit-based Graduate Assistantships (GAs) that provide a 50% or 25% tuition discount for four consecutive semesters.  For more GA details, go to the FAQs above.

Programme Structure

Course outline:
  • Demonstrate an interdisciplinary knowledge of marine systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement observational, theoretical, and experimental studies.
  • Interpret and critique professional scientific literature.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to apply and integrate scientific principles and research data to address complex questions in marine systems.
  • Demonstrate competence in scientific communication through technical and scientific reports, publications and oral presentations.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and scientific ethics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in the Natural Sciences is required for entry into the MSMS program. Certain course prerequisites may be required before enrolling in graduate MSMS courses, depending on the student’s academic preparation and research interests.
  • For students in the thesis track, the graduate thesis committee will determine whether any deficiencies exist and how these deficiencies will be addressed. Additionally, being paired with a faculty mentor is necessary for acceptance into the MSMS-T track.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1000 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1000 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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