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Marine Systems and Policies MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Rapid climate change and the global expansion of human activities threaten the world’s oceans. How do we realistically balance the demand for development with the need to protect the environment?

The MSc in Marine Systems and Policies is unique from other marine programmes. It enables you to truly embrace the integrated approach needed to tackle the complex issues facing our oceans.

You can: explore diverse marine ecosystem; sunderstand the tensions between conservation and marine development; examine the policies in place to protect our coastlines and global ocean.

Career opportunities

Employers tell us that they seek candidates with real-world skills and an integrated understanding of marine ecosystems, development and planning as well as regional and international policies.

Our unique MSc programme provides you with this foundation so that you can work in a wide range of settings from grassroots community groups to universities and governments.

You can also seek a career with the marine industry, non-government organisations (NGOs) or international agencies.

Application deadline

31 January 2021, 31 March 2021, 30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 30,700per year

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

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    187 82%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    72nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    88th

    6

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