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Master of Marine Science and Management

Southern Cross University
Program overview
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
Coffs Harbour
February 2019  (English)
July 2019  (English)
February 2020  (English)
July 2020  (English)
February 2021  (English)
July 2021  (English)

Program Description

Program Description

Study a Master of Marine Science & Management in Australia

Those pursuing careers within marine science and management, particularly those interested in focusing on sustainability, will benefit from this master degree from Southern Cross University. The course has been designed to meet the needs of the industry and employers, offering both a theoretical practical education that develops students' research skills and career opportunities.

Topics explored through this program include:

  • Ocean change biology
  • Pollution of the marine environment
  • Sustainable use of the marine environment
  • Tailored marine research projects

The program is delivered at Southern Cross University's National Marine Science Centre in Coffs Harbour, with field study opportunities in a range of coastal and marine environments, including Solitary Islands Marine Park.. 

Degree & diploma

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be awarded a Master of Marine Science and Management from Southern Cross University.

Career opportunities

This master degree is ideal for those wanting to pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Marine research
  • Marine management and ecology
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Marine park management
  • Human impacts mitigation
  • Marine-based tourism
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Carbon accounting
  • Governmental policy development

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Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University

Explore Australia with Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is a progressive, young and well-connected regional research university located in Australia. They have vibrant campuses in two different states. The campuses locations boast extraordinary natural beauty and creativity. These are Coffs Harbour in the Mid North...

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Contact information for Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University

Southern Cross Drive
QLD 4225 Bilinga

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