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25 Masters Programs in 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 met… Read more

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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Universidad de Cádiz
Puerto Real , Spain

This University Master's Degree provides students with specific training oriented towards the management and handling of the coastline from an integrated and interdisciplinary ... +

This University Master's Degree provides students with specific training oriented towards the management and handling of the coastline from an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective, providing techniques that allow all territories, sectors of activity and groups involved to be included in the management. This methodology, essential to achieve sustainability, allows to deal effectively with complex problems. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Malta
Valletta , Malta

This Master’s degree programme on Ocean Governance being offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the International Ocean Institute is unique in its approach – ... +

This Master’s degree programme on Ocean Governance being offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the International Ocean Institute is unique in its approach – it aims to forge a knowledge base that is essentially legal but which also delves into the natural and social sciences to determine how an effective regulatory framework should operate. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður , Iceland

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

Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draws... -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Campus
 

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Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

The Earth Surface and Water programme trains students to quantitatively study the natural and human-induced physical and chemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of Earth’s ... +

The Earth Surface and Water programme trains students to quantitatively study the natural and human-induced physical and chemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of Earth’s continental and coastal systems as well as their responses to global change. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels , Belgium

The interuniversity master’s programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and socie ... +

The interuniversity master’s programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and societal aspects and encourages students to also consider conservational and sustainability features. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
20 Sep 2021
31 Mar 2021
Campus
 
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on o ... +

The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Saint Petersburg University
Saint Petersburg , Russia

The programme is aimed at training specialists who are capable of independently carrying out theoretical and applied research in ecological, hydro-meteorological, paleogeograp ... +

The programme is aimed at training specialists who are capable of independently carrying out theoretical and applied research in ecological, hydro-meteorological, paleogeographical, landscape, pedological and nature management processes in Polar Regions of the Earth (The Arctic, Antarctic, Permafrost zone and the upland territories). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Ghent University - Faculty of Sciences
Ghent , Belgium

The International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master’s program organized by ten leading European universities in the field of marine sciences; ... +

The International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master’s program 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) and 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 Center (EMBRC). -
MSc
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews , United Kingdom

This MSc provides students with a superior understanding of marine systems, exploring the interconnections between the physical environment, biodiversity and the impacts of hu ... +

This MSc provides students with a superior understanding of marine systems, exploring the interconnections between the physical environment, biodiversity and the impacts of human activities. Taught by leading experts from the Scottish Oceans Institute, it is designed to prepare students for professional careers in research and management. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona , Spain

The Master in Marine Science and Technology is specially designed to meet university graduates of medium or higher degree who, due to their personal characteristics or their e ... +

The Master in Marine Science and Technology is specially designed to meet university graduates of medium or higher degree who, due to their personal characteristics or their experience, may wish for quality training in the field of oceanography and coastal management. -
Master
Part-time
6 months
Online
 
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal , Saudi Arabia

The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the ... +

The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the biology and ecology of the multitude of marine life forms. There is an intentional focus on the local Red Sea system, both as a primary study system and as a system with which general concepts from other marine systems can be compared. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Algarve
Faro , Portugal

The Master Course in Ecohydrology aims to create specialists with a transdisciplinary vision of global water issues, including ecosystem functioning, understanding of the pres ... +

The Master Course in Ecohydrology aims to create specialists with a transdisciplinary vision of global water issues, including ecosystem functioning, understanding of the pressures on aquatic ecosystems under global changes, and that are able to develop and to implement sustainable solutions for the restoration of aquatic ecosystems. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Nice , France

Engage in an interdisciplinary approach to appraise marine biological resources and their scientific, economic and social values. As we are now beginning to uncover the role o ... +

Engage in an interdisciplinary approach to appraise marine biological resources and their scientific, economic and social values. As we are now beginning to uncover the role of the ocean in our society, it's crucial to bring together scientific, economic and societal stakeholders. Science seeks to better understand the relationships between marine organisms and their environment, thus facilitating the protection of the ocean by highlighting its value to society. In parallel, our understanding of the marine environment opens up new economic opportunities in the fields of aquaculture, pharmaceuticals, cosmeceuticals, tourism, construction and energy. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington , New Zealand

With the increasing pressures on the marine environment, both in the South Pacific region and worldwide, experts in the conservation and management of marine organisms and eco ... +

With the increasing pressures on the marine environment, both in the South Pacific region and worldwide, experts in the conservation and management of marine organisms and ecosystems are in demand. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 18 months
English
Jan 2021
Campus
Online
 
Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Cologne , Germany

Water resources, indispensable basis for development, food, and health, become ever scarcer and more polluted. The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) offe ... +

Water resources, indispensable basis for development, food, and health, become ever scarcer and more polluted. The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) offers solutions to the water crisis in linking water to other vital resources and viewing the whole water cycle together with human interventions as the basis for sustainable water management. -
MSc
Full-time
Campus
 

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