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master

Degree

Master of Marine Studies (Taught)

About the program

  • 44,526 NZD

    Tuition
  • 18 months

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 70 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
optional
Research

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Master of Marine Studies (Taught)

Summary

The Master of Marine Studies is an advanced programme that will particularly appeal to international students who have completed an undergraduate degree in marine-related subjects. 

Programme overview

Learn about cross-disciplinary approaches to marine science, and develop your practical skills in research design, environmental management and field techniques.

Programme structure

The MMarineSt is an 18 month, 180-point programme. Students choose Option 1 or 2 and may begin their studies by enrolling in Semester One or Two for Option 1.

Option 1

90 points of coursework (6 courses) and 90 point research thesis MARINE 794A,B

Option 2

120 points of coursework (8 courses) and 60 point dissertation MARINE 792

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$60,930

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$44,526

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Taught 180 points:

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science with a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74%). Your study must have been in marine-related subjects and at a recognised university (or similar institution).

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

  1. Aquaculture technician
  2. Conservation ranger
  3. Environmental consultant
  4. Fishery analyst
  5. Marine biologist
  6. Marine technician
  7. Researcher

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