|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton (Highfield campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||£7,190 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Honours degree in chemical, biological, physical, Earth and environmental sciences, engineering, oceanography or mathematics. A solid background in mathematics at undergraduate level and familiarity with computers will also be required. If you do not have these qualifications, but have relevant professional experience in coastal sciences, we will consider you.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum of 6.5 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
The 18-24 month Master of Science in Marine Environment and Resources (MER) is a European degree programme developed from a collaboration between three leading European institutions in this field:Universidad del Pais Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Spain Université de Bordeaux-1, France University of Liège (ULg), Belgium University of Southampton
You will develop your ability to think through complex issues, to analyse the marine environment and its resources and to ensure development is sustainable. Examples of topics you could study across the MER programme include integrated coastal zone management, the assessment of marine ecosystem health, protection and recovery of marine and estuary environments and competitive and responsible fisheries management.
You can find out more about the programme and studying at each of these universities on the MER Consortium website.
Our partner universities offer structured tuition in local languages during your stay and these are free of charge.
Semester one will be spent at either the University of Southampton or the University of Bordeaux-1. Semester two is at the University del Pais Vasco. For students who spent Semester 1 at the University of Bordeaux-1, Semester 3 will be at either the University of Southampton or University of Liege. For students who spent Semester 1 at the University of Southampton, Semester 3 will be at University of Liege. The instruction language is English.