MPhil in Marine Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Program Description

MPhil in Marine Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial.

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required.

Research Foci

The Environment Science Programs have three main research themes as follows:

  • Air and Water: Includes their relation to climate change.
  • Environmental Change: Studies investigate on regional and local scales, and explore their global effects and implications.
  • Economic and Social Impact: The effect of and solutions to environmental problems.
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Admission Requirements

i. General Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree should have:

  • obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification;

ii. English Language Admission Requirements

You have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments*:

  • TOEFL-iBT 80
  • TOEFL-pBT 550
  • IELTS (Academic Module) Overall score: 6.0 and all sub-scores: 5.5

*If your first language is English, and your bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English, you will be waived from fulfilling the above English Language requirements.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 25, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
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Price
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42,100 HKD
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Hong Kong - Hong Kong
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