• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

Overview

Learn about cross-disciplinary approaches to marine science, and develop your practical skills in research design, environmental management and field techniques.

Career

Graduates of the Master of Marine Studies from University of Auckland can look forward to employment opportunities in a wide variety of careers based in government agencies, research institutes and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Current Issues in Marine Science 
  • Field Techniques in Marine Science
  • Marine Ecology
  • Ecological Physiology
  • Advanced Biological Data Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science with a GPE of 5.0. Your study must have been in marine-related subjects and at a recognised university (or similar institution).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26673 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26673 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    5748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5748 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,530.80 – $9,274.80
  • International: NZ$39,584

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Are you an international student considering studying at the University of Auckland or already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

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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