About Marine and Freshwater Resources - Management programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Graduates of the Marine and Freshwater Resources - Management programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway will learn advanced problem solving, management, analytical and communication skills. It will develop their capacity and capability for scientific leadership and solution-based approaches relevant to their career trajectory. An MSc in Marine and Freshwater Resources: Monitoring and Management will build on undergraduate courses in Earth and Ocean Sciences, Marine Science, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Geography and Geosystems and the Bachelor of Science degree programme. It will provide a pathway for students interested in pursuing a career in industries concerned with the protection and use of water. The course will also be targeted at professionals in industry, government, and the regulatory sector who wish to further develop their skills and resources.
The subject knowledge, transferable skills and thesis elements of the course are designed to provide graduates with the opportunity to carry out further research, work in the public or private sector, or create their own employment.
Graduates will acquire transversal and multidisciplinary skills in science, communication and management, enabling them to take on roles within an industrial setting, or within a regulatory body or private consultancy firm. Careers such as project managers, consultants and advisors exist within public and private sectors in Ireland and elsewhere. In addition, the course will provide graduates with a portfolio of generic skills that will help them compete for PhD programmes and improve their ability for other research roles and upskilling for professionals in Local Authorities, government, regulatory and industry sectors.
- Environmental Problems in Marine and Freshwater Environments: Contaminants
- Environmental Problems in Marine and Freshwater Environments: Methodological Aspects and Applications
- Marine and Freshwater Acidification
- Water Framework Directive
- Metals in the Environment, Speciation, Bioavailability, Remediation
- Water Quality
- 12 months
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DisciplinesBiology Hydrology & Water Management Marine Studies View 29 other Masters in Biology in Ireland
- Minimum academic standards (proposed 2.1 hons, or equivalent, though 2.2 students (or equivalent) with relevant experience will also be considered), English language proficiency: IELTS 6.5 (NUI Galway minimum requirement). Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is considered.
- The ‘Marine and Freshwater Resources: Management’ Programme Board will consider non-standard applications. Both the appropriate discipline and required relevant experience are at the discretion of the Programme Board.
International23666 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23666 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7606 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7606 EUR per year during 12 months.
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