METU Middle East Technical University

24 months
46 USD/year
268 USD/year
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The Institute of Marine Sciences is offering a Master of Science in Oceanography at METU Middle East Technical University.

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The Master of Science in Oceanography at METU Middle East Technical University has the scope to study the:

  • determination of physical structure of our seas
  • sea-atmosphere interactions and their effects on the climate system
  • studies on the concentration, distribution and affects on water quality of substances transported via the atmosphere and sediments
  • interaction of chemical / biological / physical processes; the relationship between the climate and carbon cycle
  • genetic biodiversity, species diversity and ecosystem processes
  • how gas cycles interact with atmospheric and marine particles
  • how atmospheric nutrient inputs can affect marine production and determination of how these processes affect climate
  • research on ocean-ice-atmosphere interactions with the Antarctic and Arctic ecosystems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Oceanography
  • Biogeochemistry of Seafloor Ecosystems
  • Programming in R for Marine Sciences
  • Trophic Modeling with ECOPATH with ECOSIM and Quantification of Ecosystem Health
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Geochemical Cycles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE 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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • ALES or GRE
  • English Proficiency
  • Bachelor Diploma
  • Transcript(s) (Authorized by the University or notarised)
  • Reference Letters
  • Application Fee Receipt

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester


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