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Marine Ecosystem and Fischeries Science

Subjects: Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Science,Marine,Ecosystem,Fisheries

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
332 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Master of Science in Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Sciences is a consecutive, research-focused degree program. Graduates gain hands-on and theoretical expertise in Biological Oceanography (BO) and Fisheries Science (FS). They apply these skills in lab work, field studies, and theoretical research. Students learn to develop scientific hypotheses by analyzing problems and choosing the best methods to test them. They stay informed about the current discussions on human impacts on marine ecosystems. With their knowledge, they can engage in social debates on managing and conserving ocean ecosystems and marine life. Graduates are well-prepared for scientific careers and roles in assessing and managing ocean ecosystems.

Program Information

Study Location Hamburg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 332 EUR
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Language Requirements

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Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2; or b) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Test with a score of at least 5.0 or c) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet-based test with a score of at least 72 points or d) Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE), Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or e) Seven years of English instruction at a German school f) Equivalent proof. Comparability of proof is determined by the selection committee

Qualification Requirements

1.1 Successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, of a comparable degree program, or of another mathematics and physics-based degree program, provided that applicants can substantiate at least 90 ECTS credits of completed coursework in courses comparable to the curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. 1.2 Sufficient proficiency in English is required for the Master of Science in Atmospheric Science in order to reasonably understand the technical language and specialist literature.

Document Requirements

The summary of your online application (PDF print, see above) • Degree certificate or provisional Transcript of Records If you cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current Transcript of Records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program. • Proof of English language proficiency (at level B2 or higher) • Letter of motivation In a concise letter (1 page max.), please explain what motivates you to study Manuscript Cultures, and which subject area your research interest would fall into. (For an exemplary list of subjects, see the section „University Degree“ above). • Curriculum Vitae

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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