Master of Science (MSc) in Coastal and Marine Management

Best 10 Master of Science Programs in Coastal and Marine Management 2019

Coastal and Marine Management

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Students who pursue an education in coastal and marine management can learn how to develop solutions for conserving the world’s oceans, seas and coastal zones. Careers may be found in environmental consultancies, government agencies and research institutions.

MSc Program in Coastal and Marine Management

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Master of Science in Coastal Resource Management

Silliman University
Campus Full time November 2019 Philippines Dumaguete

Coverage of Comprehensive Exams: 6 topics [+]

Coverage of Comprehensive Exams:

Total number of topics = 6

Ecosystems Focuses on the different ecosystems, their components and interactions between them, with special emphasis on coastal ecosystems Socio-cultural Perspectives of CRM Principles and Techniques of CRM Elements of Research An introduction to the basic principles of scientific research including techniques in the collection, analysis and presentation of data One Topic from Major Subjects One Topic from Electives Cost & Fees

Foreign students are subject to additional fees

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Master of Science: Integrated Water Resources Management - IWRM International

Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time October 2019 Germany Cologne

Water resources, indispensable basis for development, food, and health, become ever scarcer and more polluted. The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) offers solutions to the water crisis in linking water to other vital resources and viewing the whole water cycle together with human interventions as the basis for sustainable water management. [+]

Water resources, indispensable basis for development, food, and health, become ever scarcer and more polluted. The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) offers solutions to the water crisis in linking water to other vital resources and viewing the whole water cycle together with human interventions as the basis for sustainable water management.

IWRM International At Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Current global trends such as population and economic growth as well as climate change exert increasing pressure on water resources worldwide, which are the basis for food production, urban and industrial water supplies and hydropower. Experts are needed who understand that multiple problems of water resources management can only be addressed through a holistic approach considering both technical and socioeconomic problems of resources use. These experts should also have knowledge of the practices of project funding and international cooperation.... [-]


Master in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans and Lakes)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time September 2019 Belgium Brussels

The interuniversity master’s programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and societal aspects and encourages students to also consider conservational and sustainability features. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The programme provides insight into the diversity and complexity of the life and processes in the oceans, seas, lakes and estuaries and skills to study and manage them. In many cases, this diversity is endangered because the aquatic environment is increasingly coming under pressure—climate change, biodiversity erosion, increasing fishery requirements and overfishing, pollution, developments in aquaculture, coastal reclamation, etc. This 2-year master programme addresses students with a background in Sciences. It provides you with strong fundamental and applied knowledge and prepares you for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine ecosystems. The programme adopts a multidisciplinary approach integrating physical, chemical geological, ecological and societal aspects and including nature conservation and sustainable development. This programme trains students in playing a key role in high quality scientific marine research providing advice in marine management based on sound scientific knowledge becoming critically minded, problem-solving and communicative scientists... [-]


M.Sc. in Management & Engineering in Water

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time September 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

Water management systems are fundamental to society, through the supply of safe drinking water, the treatment of wastewater, the flood and coastal protection and through the social and ecological roles of water management. Significant resources are invested to ensure that complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements as defined by increasing social and environmental requirements, whilst minimizing financial, environmental and social costs. The continued development, operation, and management of these systems require highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills that covers science, engineering and management disciplines. This M.Sc. program provides the educational base and professional foundation for this, educates graduates that stand out for their ability to integrate scientific principles, engineering knowledge and management techniques for innovative problem-solving. [+]

An expert in water resource is someone who...

Develops sustainable coast and river protection systems most cost-efficiently Unifies the ecological and economical approaches to natural water resources Develops sustainable wastewater treatment systems and provide high-level drinking water Consults municipal water companies in developing investment strategies to improve the water management systems Combines the technical demands of an urban water supply with the preservation of ecological systems Consults the government on water conservation strategies and sustainable water cycle management

to make a difference. Is this you?

Obtaining, distributing and managing the vulnerable resource water will play an even bigger role in the future than it does today. Reconciling ecology and economy in the water management is a challenging task where management skills and water engineering know-how is indispensable. Therefore it is important that the complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements defined by increasingly social and environmental demands, whilst minimizing financial, environmental and social costs. The continued development, operation, and management of these systems require highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills that covers science, engineering and management disciplines.... [-]


M.Sc. in Technology for Integrated Water Management

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time September 2019 Belgium Antwerp

This advanced master program is designed to equip students with the competency to understand the state-of-the-art on water technology and integrated water management. [+]

The main objective of this interuniversity study program between Ghent University and the University of Antwerp, is the education of specialists in water technology with knowledge and understanding of integrated water management and policy, the developments in the water sector and the global water issue. The study program is oriented towards the development of integrated competencies for the analysis and solution of water problems with adequate technology and management, and departs from competence-oriented learning based on integrated entities of knowledge and insight, competences and attitudes.

The study program provides you with advanced knowledge, a critical attitude, self-reflection, and a research mentality. You will have gained specialist, academic knowledge and competencies about the functioning of the water system and the application of technology for integrated water policy and management. This enables you to bring about technological solutions and to integrate them into integrated water policy and water management in various application fields all over the world.... [-]


Master in Earth Surface and Water

Utrecht University
Campus Full time September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

The Earth Surface and Water program trains students to quantitatively study the natural and human-induced physical and chemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of Earth’s continental and coastal systems as well as their responses to global change. [+]

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The Master’s program in Earth Surface and Water involves the study of natural and human-induced physical and geochemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of the Earth’s continental and coastal systems. This two-year program provides you with the knowledge that is essential to manage the planet sustainably, guarantee the availability of natural resources for future generations, and understand and avert natural hazards.

The main subject areas you will study consist of the dynamics of coastal and river systems, (geo-)hydrological processes, groundwater remediation, land degradation in drylands and mountainous regions, natural hazards, and delta evolution on centennial and longer timescales.... [-]


Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management

Ghent University - Faculty of Sciences
Campus September 2019 Belgium Ghent

The two-year program Master in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes) – organized jointly by Ghent University, University of Antwerp and Vrij Universiteit Brussel – addresses students with a background in sciences. It provides students a strong fundamental and applied knowledge and prepares them for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems. [+]

Bodies of water, including oceans, large lakes, seas and estuaries, make up the largest part of the earth’s surface. Well above 70% of the earth’s surface consists of water, which is essential for all life. Humans extract both directly and indirectly a major part of their food from the seas, photosynthesis in the oceans is responsible for approximately half of the global oxygen production, the oceans continue to yield unknown life forms at an astonishing rate. In spite of the importance of the water bodies of this earth, much of them remains unknown. Course content

The two-year program Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes) addresses students with a background in sciences. Oceans & Lakes is an interuniversity program jointly offered by Ghent University, University of Antwerp and Vrije Universiteit Brussel. It provides students with a strong fundamental and applied knowledge and prepares them for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems.... [-]


International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources

Ghent University - Faculty of Sciences
Campus September 2019 Belgium Ghent

The International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master’s program organized by ten leading European universities in the field of marine sciences; Ghent University (BE), Sorbonne Université (FR), University of the Algarve (PT), University of Oviedo (ES), Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (IE), University of the Basque Country (ES), Polytechnic University of Marche (IT), University of Bergen (NO) and Université de Bretagne Occidentale (FR), Université Côte d'Azur (FR). It is supported by fourteen Marine Research Institutes belonging to the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC). [+]

Course content

The International Master in Marine Biological Resources (IMBRSea), is a joint Master’s program organized by ten leading European universities in the field of marine sciences; Ghent University (BE), Sorbonne Université (FR), University of the Algarve (PT), University of Oviedo (ES), Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (IE), University of the Basque Country (ES), Polytechnic University of Marche (IT), University of Bergen (NO) and Université de Bretagne Occidentale (FR), Université Côte d'Azur (FR). It is supported by fourteen Marine Research Institutes belonging to the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC).

Course structure

IMBRSea is a two-year, 120 ECTS study program that starts with the first semester of courses within the fundamental modules in which students gain the core competencies required for starting any of the five specialization tracks of the program. This first semester is offered by Ghent University, University of the Algarve, Université de Bretagne Occidentale and University of Oviedo. During the second and the third semester, the students follow two thematic modules, leading to one of the five specialization tracks are defined according to the EU Horizon2020 Blue Growth innovation challenges.... [-]


MSc Aquatic Science and Technology

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Graduate Programs
Campus Full time September 2019 Denmark Lyngby

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate. [+]

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate.

Two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, and the seas, lakes, and streams have a crucial role to play in regulating our planet’s biogeography and climate—and in maintaining biodiversity. Moreover, a large part of the global population is dependent on fisheries and aquaculture as a source of food or income, and ‘blue growth’ features high on the EU’s political agenda.... [-]


Msc in Science, Conservation & Valorization of Marine Resources

Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 France Nice + 2 more

Engage in an interdisciplinary approach to appraise marine biological resources and their scientific, economic and social values. As we are only now beginning to uncover the role of the ocean in our society, it's crucial to bring together scientific, economic and societal stakeholders. The greater understanding of marine ecosystems offered by scientists is now opening up brand new socio-economic opportunities. The idea: develop our knowledge of the ocean to better value and protect its resources. [+]

Engage in an interdisciplinary approach to appraise marine biological resources and their scientific, economic and social values. Degree: Master of Science (MSc) FI (initial training)/FC (executive training)/FP (continued training) Duration: 2 years Location: Nice Campus Valrose and Sophia Antipolis Language: English Website: http://app.univ-cotedazur.fr/marres

As we are only now beginning to uncover the role of the ocean in our society, it's crucial to bring together scientific, economic and societal stakeholders. The greater understanding of marine ecosystems offered by scientists is now opening up brand new socio-economic opportunities. The idea: develop our knowledge of the ocean to better value and protect its resources.... [-]