Course Comparison

Course
MSc Hydrography MSc Marine Conservation
Award
Master of Science - MSc Master of Science - MSc
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Biological and Marine Sciences School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent preferably in surveying, technology or science subjects. We will consider a 2:2 or equivalent or other relevant awards. If you don’t have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept workplace experience.

If you are interested in following the programme on a part-time basis you're encouraged to contact the programme leader.

If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with Ecctis, who provide an advisory service.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Candidates will require an appropriate background in primarily a biological, marine and environmental sciences degree to honours level at good  2:1 or above. Applications are also considered from well-qualified graduates in other disciplines with relevant experience or interests. Please refer to institution for additional advice: admissions@plymouth.ac.uk or telephone 01752 585858

All applicants are required to present a personal statement on what their career aims within marine conservation are, plus a short written piece around marine conservation priorities in the UK (see proforma in 'How to apply' that needs completing). CV as standard.

English Language: IELTS 6.5 with scores of 5.5 in all elements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.