M.Sc. On Campus

Marine Environmental Management

The University of Exeter

12 months
25500 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Join the Marine Environmental Management programme at The University of Exeter and explore the relationships between coastal and marine ecosystems and human activity. Includes an international field course to the Maldives with up to ten dives possible and UK-based fieldwork.


  • Gain transferable skills for marine environmental management, and learn to use 'R' and GIS
  • Dissertation can involve external placement/s
  • Delivered by internationally recognised experts in a location surrounded in coastal and marine biodiversity


This Marine Environmental Management programme at The University of Exeter will provide you with a diversity of skills that will equip you for a range of sectors of work and further study of marine environments. Skills include:

  • Scientific writing and poster preparation
  • Grant writing
  • Public speaking
  • Short film production
  • Press release and the professional use of social media
  • Data analysis
  • Writing scientific information for a lay audience
  • Use of “R” and GIS.

The programme will prepare students for careers in environmental NGOs, fisheries management bodies, government agencies, consultancy companies and marine-related businesses such as aquaculture, shipping, offshore energy, etc. The degree also offers a thorough training in research skills and methods so provides an excellent basis for an academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Fisheries Management
  • Protected Areas
  • The Art of Science
  • Planning and Leading Conservation Projects
  • GIS in Conservation Science

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally at least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required, although a 2:2 with relevant experience will be considered.
  • Applicants from non-science backgrounds will be considered, particularly where applicants have had work experience in the field of conservation/wildlife management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £7,250 part-time
International fees per year:
  • £12,750 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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