On our Master of Science in Marine Biology, you will learn about the rich marine ecosystems in the Baltic sea and oceans beyond. The program aims to provide an in-depth theoretical background in marine ecology along with applied practical training, to give you a range of skills and a competitive edge.
Reasons to choose
Teaching by internationally renowned researchers
Field stations Askö and Tjärnö provide excellent research facilities for practical courses and degree projects
Freedom to create your own program from the broad range of available courses
The Master of Science in Marine Biology has three alternative approaches: Marine ecology, ecotoxicology, and tropical marine environments. Broad training within a range of subjects including ecosystem dynamics and marine conservation ecology, spanning systems from the Baltic to the tropics. There is space within the program for you to choose from a selection of additional elective or optional courses so you can create a program adapted to your chosen career path.
Optional course(s) and degree project (30 or 45 credits)
Degree project 60 credits
The Master of Science in Marine Biology opens career possibilities both in academic research or a future career working with aquatic environmental questions within, for example, an environmental agency, county administrative and local district administrative authorities or consulting firms.
Why Stockholm University?
Studying at Stockholm University makes a difference
Stockholm University is one of the 100 highest-ranked universities in the world and Sweden’s largest institution of higher education with top-quality education and outstanding research in a wide variety of fields.
Our campus is situated in the Royal National City Park, just minutes away from the center of Stockholm city. Stockholm has recently been rated the safest capital in Europe and is famous for its many green and clean areas. Stockholm is leading in areas such as social welfare, equality, IT, sustainability and innovation. Known for being an open society, Sweden is also ranked second in the world in the Social Progress Index.
To be eligible for the program we require the equivalent to Bachelor's degree with a major in biology, including the ecology and species identification. In addition, you are required to show English proficiency equivalent to the Swedish high school level.
Application and tuition fees are required unless you are EU/EEA citizen or have long-term/permanent residency status in Sweden (or temporary residency for reasons other than studies).