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M.Sc. Marine and Coastal Studies

Master of Science in Marine and Coastal Studies

Having a genuine desire to conserve our coastlines, oceans and the marine environment? Looking for a course that provides the best opportunity to pursue a career in managing coastal and marine resources? M.Sc Marine and Coastal Studies is one course you can undergo, to work in this field. Get here the details.

Course Name: M.Sc. Marine and Coastal Studies
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Marine
Duration: 2 Years


Since ages, the oceans have been providing us with the means for connecting with people across the continents. At the same time, it has been providing us with valuable resources, either in the form of food or mineral resources. A lot more resources are still to be unearthed from the depths of our oceans. In the years to come we are likely to be more dependent on them for our survival and progress. The way we are overusing our marine resources, there's an urgent need to protect them. Further utilization should be in a sustainable way only. This course prepares you for the challenges which mankind today faces in conserving the coastal and marine environment.

Eligibility and course duration

A Science graduate in Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Fisheries, Environmental Science, Biotechnology or any other branch of Life Sciences.

The duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.

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M.Sc. Marine and Coastal Studies - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Berhampur University, Odisha
Center of Advaced Study in Marine Biology, Tamil Nadu
Madras Christian College, Tamil Nadu
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University College, Tamil Nadu
Udaya College of Arts & Science, Tamil Nadu

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More about the course

This interdisciplinary course provides you with an in-depth knowledge of the role of economy, technology, development activities and public concern has over marine biological resources and the coastal environment. The course imparts you with the necessary skills to evolve effective and cost efficient methods of utilizing the coastal and marine resources. An application oriented course, it focuses on conducting researches in marine science with emphasis on conservation, management of resources and sustainable development. The course enthuses today's youth towards marine and coastal resource conservation, by linking environment protection to human welfare. Other than classroom activities, the curriculum provides you with various opportunities to learn from a variety of activities, like case study analysis, guest speakers and field trips. The students get to visit water bodies, fisheries research institutes and marine ecosystems.

Job opportunities

On graduation, you can find jobs in government bodies, environmental protection organizations and in research institutions that are into protecting our marine resources. Other than jobs based on conserving the natural resources of coasts and oceans, one gets to work in marine industries, consultancies and in sectors such as aquaculture, fisheries, marine biology and biochemistry. There are much scope for going for a research based job after pursuing a doctoral program in the field. It is worthwhile to remember that the work done by the people working in this field goes a long way in feeding the world's population and protecting our marine environment. This way they make the world a better place to live.

M.Sc. Marine and Coastal Studies Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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