12 months
8250 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full-time interdisciplinary Marine Science and Climate Change programme from University of Gibraltar blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. 

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You will cover specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems.

As well as access to cutting-edge facilities and learning resources at our Europa Point Campus, the iconic Straits of Gibraltar, a unique location for marine biological research, provides a natural laboratory for your studies. The Straits, and their surrounding area, have long been recognised for their marine biodiversity.

You are able to choose full, or part-time study and have the freedom to choose your exit award (Post Graduate Certificate, Post Graduate Diploma or full Master’s Degree).

Programme Specification

The Marine Science and Climate Change programme from University of Gibraltar has been designed blending elements of Marine Science programme whilst dedicated to promote understanding and advanced skills relating to marine and coastal Climate Change Adaptation and Ecological Disaster and Risk Reduction. The programme provides insights in to ‘real-world’ applications as well as maximising the skills of students to produce highly-skilled graduates with the specialist skills required to tackle ecological scenarios of the 21st Century.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Biology, Ecosystems and Conservation
  • Oceanographic processes
  • Research Skills & Methods (Sciences and Social Sciences)
  • Coastal Zone Management: Area Based Marine Tools
  • Marine Systems and Sustainability
  • Advanced Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation
  • Ecological Disaster Risk Reduction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Typically, all applicants will have:

  • ​​Possess a minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) awarded by a UK university or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Be able to communicate ideas effectively in writing, in discussions and presentations. Basic IT skills, such as word-processing, email and Internet are expected.
  • Alternate entry into the Masters programme can be achieved through suitably documented extensive work experience (e.g. >1 year) relevant to the programme (e.g. marine environmental research, government planning, environmental impact work, work for non-governmental organisation i.e. NGO or international agency). Such applicants may be required to submit a discursive account of why this experience is relevant.

Tuition Fee

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    8250 GBP/year
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