METU Middle East Technical University

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


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




120 ECTS


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.

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.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

METU Middle East Technical University