This MSc provides students with a superior understanding of marine systems, exploring the interconnections between the physical environment, biodiversity and the impacts of human activities. Taught by leading experts from the Scottish Oceans Institute, it is designed to prepare students for professional careers in research and management.
Modules include intense training in quantitative techniques (for example, statistical modelling and GIS). Students have the exciting opportunity to conduct fieldwork and practical boat-based training, locally as part of the core module (included in course fee), and further afield as part of optional field courses (extra cost applicable) in Antarctica (polar ecology) or Indonesia (scientific diving).
A first or upper 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant natural science. ther scientific, engineering or mathematics degrees may be acceptable.
You should have skills in advanced maths and statistics, such as Higher Maths.
Faculty of Science