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Master of Marine Studies

  • Masters (Coursework)

Learn about cross-disciplinary approaches to marine science, and develop your practical skills in research design, environmental management and field techniques.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
18 months full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$9,461 per year

About this course

Learn about cross-disciplinary approaches to marine science, and develop your practical skills in research design, environmental management and field techniques.

Study locations

City

Course structure

The MMarineSt is an 18 month, 180-point programme. Students choose Option 1 or 2 and may begin their studies by enrolling in Semester One or Two for Option 1.

Option 1

90 points of coursework (6 courses) and 90 point research thesis MARINE 794A,B

Option 1A (for students starting in Semester One)

Semester One (year one)

  • MARINE 701 - Current Issues in Marine Science and
  • MARINE 702 - Field Techniques in Marine Science

and two courses from

BIOSCI 724 - Marine Ecology, BIOSCI 725 - Ecological Physiology, BIOSCI 738 - Advanced Biological Data Analysis, BIOSCI 739 - Dialogues in Biology, EARTHSCI 720 - Geochemistry of Our World, ENVMGT 742 - Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, ENVSCI 714 - Water Quality Science, FOODSCI 703 - Food Processing, GEOG 746 - Applied Coastal Geomorphology

Semester Two (year one)

  • BIOSCI 727 - Aquaculture
  • ENVSCI 702 - Applied Estuarine Ecology
  • MARINE 794A - Thesis in Marine Studies

Final semester

  • MARINE 794B Thesis in Marine Studies

Option 1B (for students starting in Semester Two)

Semester Two (year one)

  • BIOSCI 727 - Aquaculture
  • ENVSCI 702 - Applied Estuarine Ecology

and two courses from

BIOSCI 729 - Evolutionary Biology, BIOSCI 749 - Ecology of Microbial Interactions, CHEM 770 - Advanced Environmental Chemistry, ENVMGT 744 - Resource Management, ENVSCI 704 - Modelling of Environmental and Social Systems, FOODSCI 708 - Advanced Food Science, GEOG 748 - Current Issues in Coastal Management

Semester One (year two)

  • MARINE 701 - Current Issues in Marine Science and
  • MARINE 702 - Field Techniques in Marine Science
  • MARINE 794A - Thesis in Marine Studies

Final semester

  • MARINE 794B - Thesis in Marine Studies

Option 2

120 points of coursework (8 courses) and 60 point dissertation MARINE 792

Semester One

  • MARINE 701 - Current Issues in Marine Science and
  • MARINE 702 - Field Techniques in Marine Science

and two courses from

BIOSCI 724 - Marine Ecology, BIOSCI 725 - Ecological Physiology, BIOSCI 738 - Advanced Biological Data Analysis, BIOSCI 739 - Dialogues in Biology, EARTHSCI 720 - Geochemistry of Our World, ENVMGT 742 - Social Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, ENVSCI 714 - Water Quality Science, FOODSCI 703 - Food Processing, GEOG 746 - Applied Coastal Geomorphology

Semester Two

  • BIOSCI 727 - Aquaculture
  • ENVSCI 702 - Applied Estuarine Ecology

and two courses from

BIOSCI 729 - Evolutionary Biology, BIOSCI 749 - Ecology of Microbial Interactions, CHEM 770 - Advanced Environmental Chemistry, ENVMGT 744 - Resource Management, ENVSCI 704 - Modelling of Environmental and Social Systems, FOODSCI 708 - Advanced Food Science, GEOG 748 - Current Issues in Coastal Management

Final semester

  • MARINE 792 - Project in Marine Studies