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INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES



INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES is a course run by Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Galway. It is a 'Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online' course with a duration of 2 Years full time. INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree. For more information about INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), please review the details below.

This is a unique opportunity to study at a choice of nine European universities and receive one joint degree, while gaining access to Europe’s top marine research institutes.

As a student on this exciting Masters programme, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of an international student community
  • Experience the diversity of European marine ecosystems
  • Choose a thematic specialization fit to your own personal interests
  • Gain valuable skills through extensive practical and laboratory training
  • Present your thesis at an international open symposium
  • Research projects as an integral part of your study programme
  • Participate in a 10-day field research project during the IMBRSea Joint School

 

About the International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea)

The two-year taught MSc programme, the International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master programme organized by ten leading European universities in the field of marine sciences.

IMBRSea covers a wide range of subjects related to the sustainable use of marine biological resources.

With an emphasis on marine biological and ecological processes, the programme links biology of marine organisms and environmental studies with subjects in marine policy and planning.

The International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master programme organized by ten leading European universities in the field of marine sciences:

  • Ghent University (BE)
  • Sorbonne Université (FR)
  • University of the Algarve (PT)
  • University of Oviedo (ES)
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (IE)
  • University of the Basque Country (ES)
  • Polytechnic University of Marche (IT)
  • University of Bergen (NO)
  • Université de Bretagne Occidentale (FR)
  • Université Côte d’Azur (FR)

It is supported by fourteen Marine Research Institutes belonging to the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC).

Based on the objectives of the EMBRC consortium, IMBRSea covers a wide range of subjects related to the sustainable use of marine biological resources. With an emphasis on marine biological and ecological processes, the programme links biology of marine organisms and environmental studies with subjects in marine policy and planning.

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Training ProviderGalway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
Course LocationGalway
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding Body DetailsMaster degree
Course Start Date13th September 2021
Course Duration2 Years full time
Course FeeDetails concerning scholarships and fees are available on the IMBRSea website (External link) .The IMBRSea Consortium have made an agreement to organise the master programme in a way that fees for students that participate on a self-funding basis are kept as low as possible. A reduction of €1000 euro per student per year to the actual participation costs was applied resulting in the following fees: €3500 per year for European citizens €4500 per year for non-European citizens The annual tuition fees cover: Enrolment and tuition costs at universities of study Joint School costs: food, accommodation Annual Symposium costs: food, accommodation
Entry RequirementsA prerequisite for admission is that applicants have a Bachelor (or Master) degree in biology, ecology, environmental sciences, oceanography, marine sciences, geography, geology, veterinary medicine or other equivalent degrees with minimum 180 credits (3 years).
Carear PathThe IMBRSea programme will prepare you for a broad range of careers from academic marine research to working within industry, governmental or non-governmental organisations. Potential roles include: Fisheries biologist Marine consultant Ocean and coastal policy coordinator Contract scientific diver Marine biologist Oceanographer Marine park manager
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GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW, GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway, Republic of Ireland

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