Applied Marine Conservation - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses

Applied Marine Conservation - Galway

Teaching is undertaken by research-active staff working in the field of applied marine conservation with particular interest in fisheries, marine mammals and seabirds. Participants complete a major research thesis, in collaboration with a supervisor from ATU Galway and a supervisor from an external organisation.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for those seeking a career in applied marine conservation or employment in ecological consultancies, Non-Governmental Organisations and charities, research institutes/agencies or self-employment.

Subjects taught

Data Analysis Using R and
Applied Geographic Information
Seabird and Marine Mammal
Population Assessment
Life History Strategies and
Secondary Impacts of Harvest
on Wild Populations and
Ecology of Top Predators in
Marine Systems
Research Thesis

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement is a 2.2 in a cognate Honours Degree, e.g. Zoology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology


1 year full-time. On campus.

On-Campus Attendance
This is a full-time on-campus taught Masters programme.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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