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Freshwater and Marine Ecology MSc

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Aquatic ecosystems and species are under intense anthropogenic threats. Because of this, trained ecology professionals who can effectively manage the ecosystem process are in high-demand across the world. Do this course and be part of reducing the risk to services such as sustainable fisheries, drinking water or ecosystem resilience.

  • Choose a field course to either Cape Verde to work on sea turtle conservation projects, or to Borneo to focus on ecological processes in tropical rainforests
  • Fieldwork in Dorset at the Freshwater Biological Association’s River Laboratory on the River Frome
  • High-profile guest lecturers
  • Specialist skills prepare you for a career in environmental protection, conservation agencies, the water industry or PhD research
  • Access to analytical, mesocosm and temperature-controlled facilities within the Centre for the Aquatic and Terrestrial Environment

Facilities

  • Specialist analytical research facilities within our Centre for the Aquatic and Terrestrial Environment, developed from an investment of £1.8 million
  • The Freshwater Biological Association’s River Laboratory on the River Frome in Dorset, via our River Communities Group
  • Mesocosm and temperature controlled facilities at Queen Mary
  • We use our network of partner NGOs, research labs and industries to create further opportunities

Career paths

Graduation from this course allows you to apply your knowledge directly to the field and work in research-focused positions such as chemistry consultants, molecular microbiologists and conservation officers in labs as far afield as Australia, South Africa and the USA.

Graduates of this course have gone on to become:

  • Aquatic Ecology PhD student at Bournemouth University
  • NERC-funded PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London
  • Marine and Freshwater Intern at Zoological Society London (ZSL)

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 63%

    40th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    51st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    93rd

    2

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