M.Sc. On Campus Online

Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
22912 GBP/year
9120 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Large global changes, and climate change in particular, are having significant impacts on the environment. The Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment programme from Heriot-Watt University measures in the marine environment requires a truly interdisciplinary approach.  


It is essential that scientists, engineers and environmental decision-makers understand the fundamentals of the causes, impacts and management measures involved in dealing with such important issues. 


  • The Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment programme at Heriot-Watt University specialises in the challenges facing the marine environment and is part of the University's programme of teaching and research in climate change related issues. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Marine Resources and Sustainability
  • Applied Research Design and Analysis
  • Climate Change: Sustainability and Adaptation
  • Marine Environmental Monitoring
  • GIS: Geographic Information System for Marine Environmental Scientists
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area
  • For postgraduate conversion courses, non-related degrees will be considered
  • Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22912 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22912 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9120 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9120 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • UK £4,560
  • Overseas £11,456

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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