University of New South Wales, Australia

Master Marine Science and Management - Máster en Gestión y Ciencias del Mar

University of New South Wales, Australia
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en New South Wales
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    Información no disponible
  • Lugar:
    UNSW Australia International Centre, East Wing, Red Centre Building
    New South Wales 2052
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master Marine Science and Management


The Master of Marine Science & Management (MMSM) is a 12 to 18 month full-time program depending on the grant of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and is normally taken as a 72 Unit of Credit (UoC) program, full-time or part-time. The program can be taken in 48 UoC (1 year full-time equivalent) subject to RPL (e.g. a Bachelor of Science (Honours) or equivalent industry experience).

The Program is aimed at both domestic and international students interested in the interdisciplinary field of marine science and management. Topics in marine science include coastal management and engineering, climate change, marine ecology and conservation, physical oceanography and modelling.


Completion of a recognized bachelor degree
Meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.


Knowledge: graduates will have in-depth knowledge of marine science, especially in the links among oceanography, climate and marine ecology - the hallmark of this program;
Critical thinking and problem solving: graduates will use a diversity of numerical and interpretative skills relevant to marine science and management and environmental science, tailored to interests and specialization by selecting their electives from specialty areas of other partner universities.
The seminar series from DPI-Fisheries and Office Environment & Heritage staff and the session on recreational fishing will provide students with knowledge of policy, government and industry.
Communication. Students will prepare reports and deliver lucid seminars to scientists and managers, and manage their style for the general public or schools.
Teamwork. Graduates in marine science will work together to find synergy and cross-disciplinary expertise.


The MMSM consists of 72 units of credit (UoC) comprised of the following:

24 UoC of compulsory core courses undertaken at UNSW
30 UoC of directed electives taken at UNSW
18 UoC of electives taken at the three SIMS partner universities (University of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney, and Macquarie University)

These courses may be taken in any order, full-time or part-time, starting in either Semester 1 or Semester 2.

Compulsory Core Courses

Students must complete the following 24 UoC:

MSCI5004 Oceanographic Processes (6 UOC)
MSCI5005 Topics in Marine Science (6 UOC)
MSCI6681 Topics in Aust. Mar. Sc. (6 UOC)
MSCI9001 Conserv. In Aquatic Ecosystems (6 UOC)

Directed Electives

Students must complete 30 UoC from the following list of approved electives:

(Note: not all courses are offered every semester or every year)
BEES5001 Topics in Biological Science (6 UOC)
BEES5003 Topics in Geography (6 UOC)
BEES5004 Topics in Geology (6 UOC)
BEES5041 Data Analysis: Env Sc & Mgt (6 UOC)
BIOS6671 Biodiv. & Cons. of Nat. Res. (6 UOC)
BIOS9231 Res. Intern. Mar.Terrest. Ecol (12 UOC)
CHEM7123 Environmental Toxicology (6 UOC)
CVEN9620 Channels, Rivers & Estuaries (6 UOC)
GEOS9011 Environmental Impact Assess´t (6 UOC)
GEOS9012 Remote Sensing Applications (6 UOC)
GEOS9016 Principles of Geog Inf Systems (6 UOC)
GEOS9017 Adv. Geographic Info. Systems (6 UOC)
IEST5002 Tools for Env. Management (6 UOC)
IEST5008 Ecosystem Management (6 UOC)
IEST6909 Environmental Mngt Systems (6 UOC)
IEST7100 Environ Management: Economics (6 UOC)
IEST7200 Environmental Law Fundamentals (6 UOC)
IEST7500 Env. Eng Fundamentals (6 UOC)
LAWS8086 Law of the Sea (6 UOC)
LAWS8366 Environmental Markets (6 UOC)
MATH5285 Fluids, Oceans and Climate (6 UOC)
MICR9071 Marine Microbiology (6 UOC)

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