Coastal Science and Policy, M.Sc. | University of California, Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, United States
24 months
Duration
15102 USD/year
15102 USD/year
14178 USD/year
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About

Coastal Science and Policy from University of California, Santa Cruz prepares future leaders to solve current and emerging challenges to coastal sustainability.

Overview

Coastal Science and Policy from University of California, Santa Cruz focuses on practical training to provide integrated solutions to social and ecological challenges via four interconnected nodes that leverage UCSC’s existing leadership in coastal sustainability:

Students at Coastal Science and Policy from University of California, Santa Cruz will gain knowledge in:

  • Conserving biodiversity, sustaining ecosystem processes, and ensuring human well-being
  • Mitigating hazards to nature and society; fostering societal adaptation
  • Maintaining security of marine, freshwater, and terrestrial food and energy systems
  • Advancing innovative economic and financial models in business and industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Coastal Natural Science 
  • Coastal Social Science 
  • Coastal Economics 
  • Adaptation and Planning 
  • Facilitating Change: Leadership and Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

83 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Résumé 
  • Please submit no more than two writing samples or excerpts between one and five (1-5) pages in length.
  • A Statement of Purpose 
  • A Personal History Statement 
  • Statement of Financial Need 
  • Letters of Reference Instructions 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GPA 3.0
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Santa Cruz

1710 - 2560 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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