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Freshwater and Marine Ecology PGCert

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • 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.

  • Specialist skills prepare you for a career in environmental protection, conservation agencies, the water industry or PhD research
  • Conduct both field work and lab projects at Dorset Field Facilities
  • No lengthy dissertations
  • Access to analytical, mesocosm and temperature-controlled facilities within the Centre for the Aquatic and Terrestrial Environment

Facilities

At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities, some of which are designated exclusively to postgraduate students.

  • 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 will use our network of partner NGOs, research labs and industries to create further opportunities

Career paths

This interdisciplinary programme provides a strong foundation for employment with environmental protection and conservation agencies, the water industry and environmental consultancies or PhD research.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 7,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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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