Masters Programs in Coastal and Marine Management

Compare 23 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 2017 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 in Environmental Modelling

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere. [+]

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere. Guarantors of subjects from the ranks of scientists and teachers from Prague universities and research institutions – Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University, Czech Technical University – Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Danish Hydraulic Institute - DHI, a.s., Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v. v. i. and the Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i. contribute to the high-level of the field. Graduates find jobs in operating, administrative, management, consulting, forecasting and research segments and are trained for activities in international expert and research teams. Suitable for graduates of following bachelor programmes and similar fields of study: Natural Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, Informatics and Programming, Mathematics, Physics, Water Resources and Water Management, Hydraulics and Hydrology, Education with Focus on Natural Sciences [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. 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. For more program details, please visit here. [-]

Master in Pomor - Polar and Marine Research

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. [+]

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 [-]

Master in Maritime Management

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Part time Finland Finland Online

Maritime Management is a Master’s degree programme for sea captains and marine engineering professionals who want to deepen their managerial expertise. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. Maritime Management is a Master’s degree programme for sea captains and marine engineering professionals who want to deepen their managerial expertise. Expertise in Marine Environment Maritime Management is a Master’s degree programme for sea captains and marine engineering professionals who want to deepen their managerial expertise in safe international marine shipping. Students will be able to use the knowledge obtained for development, problem solving and innovation within marine engineering. They will gain skills to apply holistic perspective on the development and realization of marine engineering systems both individually and as part of teams. SAMK students will be employed Master’s studies on Maritime Management serve to educate highly skilled, competent and innovative specialists for demanding development, management and expert positions with marine engineering companies and organisations. Both vertical and horizontal career paths are likely to take place, even before the Master’s studies have been completed. Study Contents The Master’s Programme in Maritime Management will offer deeper insight into management of international shipping, risk assessment, safety and security management, resilience engineering, energy and environment of shipping, and modern automation and ICT applications in marine industry. In addition research and development methods and tools will be applied in the real life development project. Study Arrangements Tuition in the Master’s Degree Programme is organized so that studying can be combined with full-time work. Study courses worth 25 cr are delivered through three semesters. There will be an average two – three contact days per month. Contact sessions will... [-]

Master in International Environmental Policy

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 USA Monterey

We educate students to be leaders in solving the world's most pressing environmental problems. Our innovative curriculum for the International Environmental Policy program develops the critical knowledge and skills to tackle complex environmental challenges especially those posed by the multiple threats from climate change. [+]

We educate students to be leaders in solving the world's most pressing environmental problems. Our International Environmental Policy Program Our innovative curriculum for the International Environmental Policy program develops the critical knowledge and skills to tackle complex environmental challenges especially those posed by the multiple threats from climate change. As internationally recognized experts and practitioners, International Environmental Policy faculty members stay ahead of today's job market to ensure that our students are prepared for the careers of the future. Our students come from a variety of countries to pursue their interests on a wide range of interdisciplinary issues. Customized Focus Areas We have expertise at the forefront of new career opportunities in International Environmental Policy and offer interdisciplinary coursework and immersive field experience in the three following areas. Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Integrating traditional marine science and policy with economics and management to promote ocean and coastal sustainability. Business Sustainability and Development Exploring the role of markets in promoting global sustainability and sustainable development through business models, private-public partnerships, and public policy. Natural Resource Policy and Management Examining the role of the public and private sectors in conservation policy and management, from agriculture to protected areas to forestry. Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy Program Our Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy program provides an opportunity for students to earn two master's degrees in five semesters. Internships in International Environmental Policy Students gain professional experience through internships, prestigious fellowships and other real-world, immersive programs such as: Center for Blue Economy Summer... [-]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 of Engineering Science in Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 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 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. The programme is delivered by a School that is highly ranked among leading world universities - top 200 in the QS world subject rankings A culturally diverse group of internationally renowned academic staff deliver the programme. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes Part Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No This programme is designed for graduates from recognised 4-year (240 ECTS) honours level bachelor of engineering programmes (or equivalent) who wish to specialise in environmental engineering. (Graduates from “first cycle” (3-year, 180 ECTS) engineering programmes should see the related ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering.) Career Opportunities Graduates from the programme will find employment as engineers in the private sector (e.g., engineering consultancy, engineering design, project management, risk assessment,waste management), in the public sector (e.g., environmental protection, regulation, standards development, local government, river basin management), and in the non governmental sector (e.g., environmental advocacies, NGO’s), or may wish to pursue further qualifications... [-]

Master's Degree In Coastal Management

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 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 in Urban Water Cycle

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Faro

This master programme aims to train professionals with skills to develop technological solutions based on scientific knowledge, to ensure water needs for modern societies. In our days, the sustainable water management for various uses is a major challenge, especially in a socioeconomic context of high complexity and in a scenario of climate change. [+]

This master programme aims to train professionals with skills to develop technological solutions based on scientific knowledge, to ensure water needs for modern societies. In our days, the sustainable water management for various uses is a major challenge, especially in a socioeconomic context of high complexity and in a scenario of climate change. Thus, coastal cities and in particular cities in the Mediterranean region, have lack of professionals trained to develop integrated solutions that increase the resilience to water scarcity. Career Opportunities: Public companies of the water sector; Research institutes; Public administration; Analysis laboratories; Consultancy firms; International organizations with competences in the water domain (e.g., UNESCO, UNICEF, FAO). [-]

Masters of Marine & Environmental Science

University of the Virgin Islands
Campus Full time September 2017 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.... [-]


Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2018 Thailand Pathumthani

AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative... [+]

Master in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)AARM is committed to improving regional institutional capacity in aquaculture and aquatic resources management and related fields through innovative approaches that integrate education, research and outreach.Asia contributes over 90% of global aquaculture production and plays a key role in the development of appropriate culture systems and technologies. Aquaculture production accounts for almost half of world fish supply and increases by 10%. It is expected to surpass capture fisheries production in the next 10 years. Further development of aquaculture is also expected to help us move away from dependence on overexploited capture fisheries resources and to enhance and conserve aquatic habitats and biodiversity; but this expansion should not exceed the carrying capacity of water resources.Wild aquatic resources are essential sources of nutrition for rural populations. Any degradation of these resources from over-fishing, use of illegal fishing gears, introduction of exotic fish, misuse of chemicals, agro-industrial waste discharge, deforestation, breeding ground degradation and dam construction that can lead to blocking of migratory pathways will have dramatic impacts on the nutritional and health status of rural people.Population growth, poverty, resource use conflicts, illegal activities, pollution, biodiversity conservation, policy and institutional gaps and conflicts are the major issues and problems in coastal management. A management approach that integrates sectors (government agencies, non-government organizations, community, etc.), disciplines (science, engineering and management), land- and sea-based activities (agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.) is important to address the various issues and problems in the coastal area.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Water Management

Kristianstad University Sweden
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 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 Hydrobiology

Shanghai Ocean University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 China Shanghai

Shanghai Government Scholarships A for Foreign Students (Full Scholarship): Scholarships A aims at financing outstanding foreign students at Shanghai Ocean [+]

Master in Fishery Economics and Management

Master in Hydrobiology

Study period: three-year program

 Time to Apply: autumn term enrollment apply before 30th, June
spring term enrollment apply before 31th, December

Qualifications and Documents Requested

Holding Bachelor degree (or equivalent), healthy, non Chinese-residential foreigner)


1. Application form


2. Certified Bachelor degree or   equivalent, transcripts


3. Two recommended letters from academic experts


4. Certificate of HSK6
5.Academic examing( in writing and in oral)

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Master of Philosophy in Hydraulics

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Campus Full time 3 semesters January 2018 Malaysia Johor Bahru

The programme is offered to those interested in in-depth research on a specialized area. A student must take one university general elective course (3 credits) and a research project equivalent to 33 credit hours. [+]

Masters in Coastal and Marine Management. Master of Philosophy Hydraulics The programme is offered to those interested in in-depth research on a specialized area. A student must take one university general elective course (3 credits) and a research project equivalent to 33 credit hours. A lecturer or a panel of lecturers appointed by the faculty will supervise the research work. The minimum duration for full time students is three (3) semesters. The student may be allowed to convert his/her programme of study to Ph.D. degree subjected to approval by the faculty. The student may carry out research in any research area as stated in the Areas of Research Section. Assessment is based on the semester progress reports, and the award of the degree is based on the submission and presentation of the thesis (viva voce). The fields of specialization are Structures, Materials, Geotechnic, Transportation, Traffic, Highway, Hydraulics, Hydrology, Water Resources, Coastal and Maritime, Environmental, Wastewater, Construction Management and Construction Technology. [-]