This MSc is a full-time one-year course, consisting of 9 months taught course and 3 months research project, and examined by continuous assessment. The course provides theoretical and practical training in measuring and quantifying marine resources and the effects of conflicting usage upon them. It provides a sound scientific basis on which to develop policy and make decisions on marine resource exploitation and protection around the world.
The course provides training addressing the following major themes:
The programme is achieved through a series of compulsory modules encompassing theory, practical, private study and practical research.
Some funding may be available for eligible applicants. Nominations are made by Course Directors who take into account: degree classification, personal statement and references.