Masters Programs in Coastal and Marine Management

Compare 15 Masters Programs in Coastal and Marine Management

Coastal and Marine Management

A master’s degree furthers the education of students who have earned an undergraduate degree. A Master in Coastal and Marine Management offers in-depth study of sustainability, natural resources, and management.

You may be asking, what is a Master in Coastal and Marine Management? It is an interdisciplinary, international degree in the area of resource management. Most programs emphasize methods and ideas from sociology, economics, ecology, and business studies. Graduates have knowledge of the valuable and diverse resources of the sea and coast, understand their present condition, and have the expertise and tools to encourage sustainability of marine resources.

There are multiple benefits for those who earn their Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. The degree gives graduates the opportunity to work in many different areas of the world, and they are able to make some major changes. Their work helps to improve the environment and make it a better place for generations to come, and their management skills are beneficial in many areas of life.

There are international programs all over the world for coastal and marine management. Costs can vary quite a bit depending on the school and duration of the program. Research multiple universities and find out from them directly what your financial obligations would be.

A master’s degree in coastal and marine management prepares graduates for high level careers in a variety of areas. These include employment in the scientific and technical realms, mediating and advising in management roles, and implementing new instruments on the territorial coastal and marine field. Graduates are also prepared for consulting positions in ocean energy, environmental restoration, management, marine resources, spatial planning, dredging, and oil.

It is easy to use our database to look for the perfect coastal and marine management program for your needs. Get started with your education right away and begin looking today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Coastal and Marine Management

University Centre of the Westfjords
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2018 Iceland Westfjords + 1 more

Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draw... [+]

Coastal and Marine Management is an international, interdisciplinary Master's degree in the field of resource management. The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Students completing the programme have knowledge of the diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand their current condition, and have gathered tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.

 

The course language, including all teaching, is English. The University Centre of the Westfjords offers this programme in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.

Entry requirementsThe main condition for acceptance is that applicants have completed a Bachelor's degree; whether a BA, BSc or BEd. Emphasis is placed on the applicant justifying their reasons and explaining how they hope to link the programme to their previous education and experience. An application form is available, in both electronic and pdf format, on the University Centre website.... [-]


Master of Water Resources Engineering (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven

The MSc in Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries. It is jointly organized by KU Leuven and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The general programme objective is to educate professionals and scientists through multi-disciplinary and high-quality university education to contribute effectively to the development and management of local and global water resources. [+]

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The MSc in Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries. It is jointly organized by KU Leuven and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The general programme objective is to educate professionals and scientists through multi-disciplinary and high-quality university education to contribute effectively to the development and management of local and global water resources. The programme trains students with cutting-edge technical and managerial knowledge and skills to

successfully plan, design, operate and manage water resources projects; and advise and support authorities in decision-making and policy-making that enhance the safe exploitation and re-use of wastewater and the equitable distribution and conservation of local, regional, and global water resources. ... [-]

Master in Pomor - Polar and Marine Research

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Unlike any other programs, the course offers insights into polar and marine ecosystems and climate change. During their practice modules, the students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St. Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. Overview Unlike any other programs, the course offers insights into polar and marine ecosystems and climate change. During their practice modules, the students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St. Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. “Polar and marine research” is an only educational program in natural sciences at SPbU, accredited by ASIIN e.V. The students are equipped with the best of a diverse range of opportunities for polar and marine research, locally, nationally and globally. They can pursue academic research in the top Russian and world’s research organizations in climate studies, oceanology, hydrology, biology, geology, paleography, geomorphology and polar geography. Programme outline Modules: Basic module Module 1. Ocean basins, bottom sediments and climate change Module 2. Oceanography of the oceans and coastal waters Module 3. Polar and marine ecosystems: Structure, functioning and vulnerability Module 4. Natural resources Module 5. Processes in coastal zones and environment management Module 6. Periglacial environment Credits: 120 ECTS [-]

MPhil in Marine Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

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. [+]

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. 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. Application deadline Please visit here for details. For more program details, please visit here. [-]

Master of Engineering Science in Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This programme prepares graduates to work in the broad field of environmental protection and management. Students in this programme will gain advanced theoretical and conceptual knowledge and understanding in the area of environmental engineering... [+]

MEngSc Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering FT/PT Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

This programme prepares graduates to work in the broad field of environmental protection and management. Students in this programme will gain advanced theoretical and conceptual knowledge and understanding in the area of environmental engineering on topics such as engineering hydrology, environmental modelling, water and wastewater treatment, solid waste management, and environmental data analysis, among others. This programme is also delivered by a culturally diverse group of internationally renowned academic staff.

Who should apply?

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes... [-]


Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry. [+]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry.

Program goals

To give students a high level of understanding and advanced analytical skills in key areas of offshore and coastal engineering including: exploration of ocean resources, development of infrastructure of offshore oil and gas industry and marine transport. To satisfy students’ personal needs in qualified professional education on the basis of common cultural and professional competences including Federal State Educational Standards and requirements of job offers. ... [-]

Master in Sustainable Water Management

Kristianstad University Sweden
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Kristianstad

Degradation of water and water resources is a worldwide issue. Given the importance of water to socio-economy, human and ecosystem health, an integrated approach is required if sustainable development is to be achieved. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. Why? Degradation of water and water resources is a worldwide issue. Given the importance of water to socio-economy, human and ecosystem health, an integrated approach is required if sustainable development is to be achieved. Who? You can be a Bachelor graduate or a practitioner with either environmental or technical backgrounds. You must be interested in advancing your water management skills, as well as developing your capacity to work in a multidisciplinary and international environment. It is important to note that this Programme does not intend to make an "ecologist" out of an "engineer", or an "engineer" out of an "ecologist". It however explicitly ensures that you deepen your water skills by integrating key knowledge complementary to your own field of study, and by deepening your own professional competences. What? You will acquire an ability to identify, define and discuss the potential impacts human activities have on the various aquatic ecosystems, as well as a capacity to identify, formulate and make a case for suitable water management in both developed and developing economies. You will use both ecological and engineering principles in developing prevention, mitigation and restoration measures that take into consideration socio-economical and public health issues. How? You will deal with problem solving and interdisciplinary cooperation on a daily basis. You will be immersed in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment (over 12 nationalities have so far attended this programme). We use a learning-by-doing approach, so you will have "hands-on" field and laboratory projects, seminar-based... [-]

Master in Marine and Coastal Systems

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Faro

The Marine and Coastal Systems MSc program is devoted to assess Human and natural forcings on coastal and marine systems using an interdisciplinary approach. Students will study the geological, physical, chemical and biological forcings operating within these systems and the associated consequences. [+]

The Marine and Coastal Systems master programme (MaCS - SIMCO) integrates knowledge using an interdisciplinary approach. It focuses on the study of processes operating within the coastal and marine systems, subject to complex geological, physical, chemical, biological and social forcings. The Marine and Coastal Systems MSc program is devoted to assess Human and natural forcings on coastal and marine systems using an interdisciplinary approach. Students will study the geological, physical, chemical and biological forcings operating within these systems and the associated consequences. The master program has a strong practical component (250 h of practical classes and 50 h of field work) and a semester devoted to training tools and skills, including sea trial and scientific diving (as optional). The hands-on approach and the use of the near-by located excellent natural labs of the Algarve coast are our trade marks. Teaching methods: Taught modules, core and optional Research training modules Field work and field visits (more than 50h) and use of field equipment Laboratory work (more than 200h) and use of extensive laboratory facilities and equipment Science communication in seminars Scientific diving (optional) Learning outcomes, skills and competences: Capacity to assess of Human and natural forcings on coastal and marine systems based on: Strong foundation in the Marine Sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, and geological aspects of marine/coastal systems. Ability to integrate knowledge and skills from all areas of study to address interdisciplinary problems and climate change challenges. Critical and analytical thinking skills: Define procedures, operations and techniques for problem solving... [-]

Specialized Graduate Studies In Marine Resource Management

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in marine resource management involves training managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. The specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in marine resource management involves training managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. It trains professionals able to use the methods, tools and management techniques to effectively contribute to decision making in the maritime sector, both operationally and strategically. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: fishing (fishing and aquaculture), management of the coastal and marine environment and maritime transport. Targeted audience The programs of the second cycle in marine resource management are addressed to candidates with training: Environmental sciences (biology, chemistry, geography, etc.) who wish to acquire management training applied to the field of the marine environment; in management science or in law who wish to specialize in the maritime sector. Passage Masters All courses of specialized graduate diploma (DESS) in management of marine resources are an integral part of the MA in marine resource management. It is therefore possible for a student to start his DESS path and continue to master. To complete his Masters, he must: have a minimum GPA of 3.2 to 4.3; meet the admission requirements of the Master; file a new application. Employment Opportunities Graduates in marine resource management UQAR in managerial functions, researchers and consultants in the public or private domain. The maritime sector is particularly characterized by the presence of a large number of public, semi-public and private, both in Canada and abroad: provincial and federal departments... [-]

Master in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy - University of Split
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Croatia Split

The program educates engineers enabling them to solve environmental and water resources problems by applying principles from natural sciences, engineering, economics and other disciplines. [+]

Master in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering PRESENTATION In the academic year 2013-2014, Faculty of Civil engineering, Architecture and Geodesy launches a new, English-taught, master program in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. The program educates engineers enabling them to solve environmental and water resources problems by applying principles from natural sciences, engineering, economics and other disciplines. Prospective students will be provided with the engineering and scientific fundamentals in order to be able to face current and future engineering and environmental problems. The study offers interdisciplinary approach to better understand the world labor market demand and provides students with a wider picture of water resources and environmental engineering through fundamentals and basic principles. OBJECTIVES / MISSION The goal of the WREE program is to train outstanding engineers and future scientists to conduct research in areas that are of great importance to modern engineering needs in the areas of water resources and environmental engineering. It is our intention to provide students with a high quality-learning environment to gain fundamentals and specialized engineering knowledge, while developing skills in critical thinking, communication, teamwork and leadership. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The master program addresses candidates holding at least Bachelor's Degree (first cycle, 6th EQF level, minimum 180 ECTS credits or equivalent) in civil engineering and related fields (e.g., agricultural or environmental engineering, geology, geography, etc.). The prospective students should have sufficient knowledge of English (knowledge level B1 of the Common European Framework CEF). Admission is subject to an assessment of candidates’ achievements and educational background. TUITION FEES... [-]

Master Coastal Resources Management

Diponegoro University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Indonesia Semarang

Diponegoro University (Undip) opens the Master Coastal Resources Management program. [+]

Master Coastal Resources Management

Application date:January, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Selection:August 5, 2014

Announcement:August 12 - 19, 2014

Matriculation:September 16 - 24, 2014

Starting Program:Sept 30, 2014

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Masters of Marine & Environmental Science

University of the Virgin Islands
Campus Full time September 2018 Virgin Islands St. Thomas St. Croix USA Charlotte Amalie + 2 more

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science (MMES) degree provides students with the training and skills necessary for planning, conducting, and evaluating research in marine and environmental science. [+]

Masters of Marine & Environmental Science

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science (MMES) degree provides students with the training and skills necessary for planning, conducting, and evaluating research in marine and environmental science. Additionally, students explore how to utilize research to manage natural resources, with a particular focus on the issues and challenges related to natural resource management in the Caribbean region. The program draws upon the expertise of faculty within several units of UVI, in particular the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies and the Division of Science and Mathematics. Further, it is a bridge between academia and natural resource management sectors within the US Virgin Islands, the greater Caribbean, and beyond.... [-]


Doctorate In Oceanography

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Spain Las Palmas

Centre: Faculty of Marine Sciences Qualifications: Ph.D. in Oceanography. Type: Doctorate. Rama Sciences. ECTS Credit Hours: 25 [+]

PhD in Oceanography

Faculty of Marine Sciences

Qualifications: PhD in Oceanography

Type: Ph.D.

Branch: Science

ECTS Credit Hours: 25

Degree of presence: 40%

Total credits: 60

 

 

Curriculum

ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective I RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective II RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective III RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective IV RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective V RESEARCH WORK ANALYSIS OF DATA ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Elective VI RESEARCH WORK ACCREDITATION OF THE STAGE OF RESEARCH Compulsory MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO I Elective MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH II Elective OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH III Optional OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO Elective IV MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO OF V Optional MODELLING IN OCEANOGRAPHY AND SATELLITE IMAGERY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO RESEARCH VI Optional OCEANOGRAFÍA.TRABAJO METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective I RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective II RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective III RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective IV RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective V RESEARCH WORK METHODS IN ECOLOGY microbial ecology and ZOOPLANKTON MARINO. Elective VI RESEARCH WORK BREATHING... [-]

Master's Degree In Coastal Management

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Spain Las Palmas

Centre: Faculty of Marine Sciences Qualifications: Master in Coastal Management. Type: Master. Rama Sciences. ECTS Credit Hours: 25 [+]

Master in Coastal Management

 

Faculty of Marine Sciences

Qualification: Master in Coastal Management

Type: Master

Branch: Science

ECTS Credit Hours: 25

Degree of presence: 40%

Total credits: 120

 

 

Curriculum

First course

INTEREST, social, legal and economic Compulsory 2.A.1. MODELING AND SIMULATION Compulsory 2.A.2. APPLIED COASTAL DYNAMICS (THE MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING COSTS) Compulsory 2.A.3. GEOMORFODINÁMICA APPLIED GEOLOGY MARINE AND COASTAL Compulsory 2.A.4. PROCESSES AND CHEMICAL METHODS IN THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2.A.5. Ecology and exploitation of biological resources Compulsory IN THE COASTAL ZONE 2.B.1. LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS OF CONDITION Compulsory 2.B.2. ECONOMICS OF COASTAL Compulsory 2.C.1. USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF COASTAL Compulsory 2.C.2. PHENOMENA, Compulsory NATURAL DISASTERS AND DISASTER 3.A. TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT Compulsory 3.B. SELECTION OF PROJECTS OR EXAMPLES: ANALYSIS, STUDY AND GLOBAL ASSESSMENT Compulsory 3.C. NEW DESIGN AND PREPARATION OF SUSTAINABLE COASTAL MANAGEMENT PROJECTS Compulsory ... [-]

Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Umeå Uppsala Alnarp + 2 more

The Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. [+]

Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Why is wildlife important to human life? How do we handle depleted populations? Become a student and help solve the problem!

The programme covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. It includes obligatory courses, a Master’s thesis and elective courses. The programme targets both Swedish and international students, including students from developing countries. It is offered by the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, where approximately 55 researchers and PhD students actively conduct research in the fields of fish and wildlife management, biological conservation, and aquaculture.... [-]