The curriculum is strongly influenced by the needs of industry and potential employers. It has both a theoretical and a practical focus, with field studies in a range of coastal and marine environments, including the Solitary Islands Marine Park.
Several of the units are designed to develop research skills in areas that will enhance the students learning, academic and career opportunities.
The degree is delivered from the University’s National Marine Science Centre teaching and research facility in Coffs Harbour, which is equipped with purpose-built laboratories and field equipment.
Students who have completed a relevant Bachelor degree will receive four units of advanced standing towards the Masters degree.
The degree is designed so that students can integrate studies with their existing employment and focuses on quality science and best practice professional skill. The degree is ideal for those seeking to develop careers in fields such as:
Marine management and ecology
Marine park management
Industry research into sustainable practices
Governmental policy development
National Parks Service.
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