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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, APR, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MPhil programmes provide research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. You can choose a wide range of topics within our marine science research groups.

Your research project will be in one of the areas covered by the marine science research groups:

Marine Resources and Renewable Energy (MRRE):

antifouling and ballast water treatment
bacterial bioactive products
bioenergy

Ecology

Modelling, Evidence and Policy

Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas such as laboratory safety and sea survival.

You'll be part of our research community which includes 30 research students, 10-20 MSc students, six to 10 post-doctoral scientists, six technicians and 13 full-time academic staff. This provides you with abundant opportunities to progress your scientific career in any sector. Our research students have been successful at finding work across industry, academia, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.

Work experience

Many research projects include industrial work experience. Other projects involve working with other universities, government institutes and scientific associations. The marine science research groups form part of extensive national and international networks. Recent collaboration includes:

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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,200per 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

    32nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 65%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    68th

    16

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