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Christian Albrecht University of Kiel


Biological Oceanography

Subjects: Biological Oceanography,Oceanography,Biology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
60 EUR

💶  Cost per Semester
250 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Marine animals, marine plants, and humans share a common bond: they all rely on the ocean, either as a home or a vital resource. The ocean, the largest and most mysterious habitat on Earth, holds countless undiscovered secrets and plays a crucial role in maintaining the planet's systems. Its potential as a resource for various services and products is growing, necessitating the development of new technologies. However, our increasing use of the oceans is causing significant changes to the marine environment, impacting the entire ecosystem and society. At the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel (CAU), you can delve into these issues through the Biological Oceanography master's program. This single-subject program, taught in English, allows you to explore the ocean's natural systems, its potential uses, and the changes it undergoes. Studying Biological Oceanography at CAU equips you with the knowledge to understand and address the challenges facing our oceans. The program emphasizes the importance of the ocean in the Earth's system and prepares you to contribute to sustainable solutions. Join us in uncovering the ocean's mysteries and safeguarding its future.

Program Information

Study Location Kiel
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU 60 EUR
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 250 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

According to the study qualification statutes, the following language requirements apply, which must be proven upon enrollment: Sufficient knowledge of English: TOEFL® ITP (paper-based test): 580 points or TOEFL® iBT (Internet-based test): 90 points or IELTS 6.5 (no part below 6.0) or Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): grade C minimum or Cambridge Certificate for Proficiency in English (CPE): grade B or Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR) Level: C1 or Completion of an English-language bachelor's degree program or equivalent test.

Qualification Requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the master's program is a completed bachelor's degree in the relevant field or an equivalent degree.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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