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Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
Duration
16540 EUR/year
6850 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice at National University of Ireland, Galway is directed at graduates from Geography, Natural Sciences and other related disciplines in the social and natural sciences, and at professionals in the field who are interested in furthering their knowledge of the field.

Overview

About Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice at National University of Ireland, Galway

Coastal and marine environments are critical to local and national economies, support diverse habitats and communities, and provide a suite of ecosystem services. This field-intensive postgraduate Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice programme at National University of Ireland, Galway examines emerging discourses surrounding the long-term health, use, and management of coastal and marine systems.Through lectures, workshops, ship time, field work, and independent research, MSc students are challenged to:

  • Engage scientifically and critically analyse how coastal and marine systems function and are used by communities;
  • Evaluate plans and policies that address the complex relationships between coastal and marine environments and communities;
  • Assess how well policies and legislation work to ensure long-term ecosystem sustainability and mitigate negative impacts on coastal communities and sectors.

Careers

Recent MSc Graduates have gone onto PhD programmes, as well as joining the professional workforce as: consultants, ecologists, teachers and instructors, researchers, and managers. Employers have included: the Marine Institute, Irish Lights, EPA Ireland, MaREI, NPWS, Environmental Consultancies, Public Outreach and Education, Industry and the Private Sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biodiversity and Coastal Change
  • Dynamics of Climate Change
  • Research Methods and Mapping
  • Coastal Processes and Landform
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level 8 degree, Second Class Honours or equivalent, with Second Class Honours Grade 1 or equivalent in a relevant field of study. Selection is based on candidates’ academic record at undergraduate level, statement of intent and academic letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16540 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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