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University of Tuscia International Master Degree Course in Marine Biology and Ecology
University of Tuscia

International Master Degree Course in Marine Biology and Ecology

Civitavecchia, Italy

2 Years


Full time

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* the deadline for enrollment for the first year of Master's Degrees; 29/02/24 the enrollment deadline for those who graduate from January to February 2024 and intend to enroll in the first year of a master's degree course


The educational program will lead the Master’s Degree student to an in-depth knowledge of the specific ecological processes of the marine and coastal environment, thus being able to contribute both to their conservation and to the sustainable management of the goods and services they produce. The Master’s Degree will cover a number of topics related to the functioning of marine and coastal environments, to marine biodiversity and research, and to the characterization of new resources for the development of innovative biotechnological products and processes.


The training course aims to provide students with:

• In-depth knowledge in the field of biological and ecological disciplines, both basic and applied to the marine environment;

• Elements of applied management, useful to adequately contextualize biological resources in the reference environmental system;

• Methods of laboratory analysis and field monitoring in the different disciplines, also taking into account the main environmental directives;

• Methods for the research, characterization, and sustainable exploitation of marine diversity for biotechnological purposes.

• Professional experiences through external and/or internal training activities, such as internships and the preparation of an experimental thesis.


At the end of the program, the following skills will be acquired:

• Monitoring and management of environmental systems and processes with specific reference to biological resources;

• Design and management of assessment, rehabilitation, restoration, and conservation of the coastal and marine environment;

• Sustainable management and conservation of marine biodiversity;

• Research and characterization of new marine resources for innovative biotechnological processes.


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