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International Marine Science

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
22912 GBP/year
9120 GBP/year
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About

This International Marine Science course from Heriot-Watt University offers students with a background in marine biology, geology or geography the opportunity to integrate their expertise in the wider marine science context.

Overview

The highly interdisciplinary field of Marine Science aims to understand the biology, chemistry, geology and physics of this dynamic system so central to all our lives. It also considers the overarching influence of climate change and how policy can be brought to bear on managing the resources of the ocean as part of the Blue Economy.

Key Features 

  • The International Marine Science course at Heriot-Watt University has two mandatory courses in Oceanography and GIS for Marine and Environmental Scientists, and offers a wide variety of options with maximum flexibility, allowing students to pursue their studies according to their academic interests.
  • This course also offers students incredible opportunities during their MSc to work extensively with academics in active research groups, often leading to co-authorship on peer-reviewed publications. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Marine Renewable Energy Technology
  • Marine Resources and Sustainability
  • Climate Change, Sustainability and Adaptation
  • Diversity of Marine Organisms
  • Marine Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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