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International Marine Environmental Consultancy (IMEC) MSc, PGDip

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our International Marine Environmental Consultancy course meets the growing demand for marine consultants and coastal managers in UK, European and international business.

The course brings together core ecological skills with the business elements required to compete in this growing sector. Our expert academic staff maintain an extensive network of industry contacts.

A four month consultancy project provides opportunities for developing a proposal to collaborate with a world-leading marine consultancy.

This interdisciplinary course attracts a wide range of honours graduates. Your background skills may come from geography, the law and politics as well as marine biology and the environmental sciences. An interest in the marine environment and its management, and a professional, committed attitude are essential.

Your project

You will do a research project in one of the areas of the Marine Biology, Ecosystems and Governance (MBEG) research group and key consultancies operating across these areas:

structural and functional integrity of ecosystems
biological and socio-economic drivers of ecosystem change
governance and management of resource use

There may be opportunities in other marine science research groups:

Marine Resources and Renewable Energy (MRRE):

antifouling and ballast water treatment
bacterial bioactive products
bioenergy

Oceans and Climate focuses on the production, consumption and air-sea exchange of greenhouse gases.

Our research

The marine science research groups form part of extensive national and international networks. Recent partnerships and collaborations include:

the Environment Agency
Natural England
Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority
University of the West Indies (Barbados)
National Oceanographic Centre Southampton (NOCS)
University of Costa Rica
North Sea Regional Advisory Council
Haribon Foundation.

Accreditation

Our course is accredited by Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.

Students can also exit with Pgdip awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 20 1

    23rd out of 123 2

    16th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    132 88%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    13th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    112th

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    144 68%

    22nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    33rd

    2

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