ATU - Galway Campuses
Applied Marine Conservation
This one year MSc degree focuses on core and specialist competences in key themes of fisheries, marine conservation; sustainability and ecosystem based management.
• Teaching by research-active staff working in the field of applied marine conservation with particular interest in fisheries, marine mammals and seabirds.
• An applied degree with fieldwork, practicals and 100% continuous assessment.
• A major research thesis, in collaboration with a supervisor from GMIT and a supervisor from an external organisation.
Data Analysis using R and RStudio
Applied Geographic Information Systems
Seabird and marine mammal population assessment techniques
Life history strategies and trade-offs
Secondary Impacts of Harvest on Wild Populations & Ecosystems
Ecology of top predators in marine systems
The minimum requirement is a 2.2 in a cognate Honours Degree, e.g. Zoology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology.
Non EU, non-native English speakers, must have a score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent.
To request an Application Form or for any queries about the application process please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mode of Study: Full Time
Method of Delivery: On Campus
Post Course Info
Graduates will be well prepared for careers in applied marine conservation or may continue to PhD research.
Potential employers may include:
• Ecological Consultancies
• Non-Governmental Organisations and Charities
• Research Institutes / Agencies
• Self employment