Biology - Marine Biology

University College Cork

 

Course Name Biology - Marine Biology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKR38
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

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• A candidate for the MSc in Marine Biology must have obtained at least a Second Class Honours, Grade II degree in any Biological Science or relevant equivalent area.
• In addition, NFQ Level 8 graduates with relevant professional ...

Course Content

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The MSc Marine Biology aims to train graduates in multiple areas of marine biology and equip them with professional certificates in Sea Survival, Powerboat Handling, Marine Radio and First Aid as well as necessary field skills.

The...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules (90 credits):
Part I
• BL6012 Marine Megafauna (10 credits)
• BL6013 Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture (10 credits)
• BL6014 Marine Fieldwork and Survey Techniques (10 credits)
• BL6015 Practical Marine Workplace Skills (5 credit...

Assessment Method The taught modules in the course are assessed by a combination of written examinations and continuous assessment elements (including essays, practical reports, critiques, seminars, dossiers and analytical elements). The four-month research project is assessed by a dissertation, project seminar and an assessment of your practical ability throughout the duration of the project.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
As well as a number of professionally certified courses that will be provided throughout the course, students will also gain a variety of technical skills associated with research and computer skills (GIS in particular). Many transferable skills are also fostered through different learning approaches, including critical thinking, problem solving, report writing, oral presentations, statistical analysis, independent research and time management.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Rob McAllen
r.mcallen@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 4647
http://www.ucc.ie/en/bees/

Christine Dennehy
c.dennehy@ucc.ie
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