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Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology MSc

Aberdeen University School of Biological Sciences

Full time & Part time September, January MSc 12 months Full Time, 24 months part time

About the course

Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology gives you the skills and knowledge to understand how an ecosystem-based approach can be used to understand and manage the effects of human activities in the marine environment.

You will gain essential knowledge of fisheries science, aquaculture and marine ecological principles, as well as insight into marine spatial planning and related policies, to ensure well-rounded, advanced knowledge of Marine and Fisheries Ecology.

You will learn about the environmental effects of a range of industries, including oil and gas and marine renewable energy - all of which need to be managed to ensure environmental sustainability. There is a significant challenge for business to balance economic growth against environmental protection and, in some circumstances,

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Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography or other relevant subject; applicants with a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent), particularly with some relevant experience, may also be considered. We also consider individuals with degrees in a wider range of disciplines who are clearly motivated by the programme and have some relevant experience.


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