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Master of Science (Marine Sciences)

Type
Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)
Taal

Engels

Cost International student - 2500 USD/year, Malaysia student - RM 6700/year

This Programme includes research on various fields. The fields offered are as followed:-

Research Thrust Areas:

Study on Mangrove Ecosystems

  • Research on various aspects of the dynamics operating in this complex ecosystem such as biological productivity, estuarine hydrodynamics and nutrient fluxes.

Marine Pollution and Toxicology

  • Research on the behaviour of environmental pollutants in the estuarine and coastal waters, and their effects on physiological status of marine organisms

Mariculture

  • Research on marine aquaculture of fish, seaweed, mollusk and crustacean for sustainability.

Coral Reef Ecosystem

  • Research in monitoring, understanding and restoring coral reefs from the microbiology and genetics aspects and also reef processes and the effects of natural and man-made influences on the health and conservation of coral reefs.

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

  • Research in the management of the coast using an integrated approach, regarding all aspects of the coastal zone, including geographical and political boundaries, in an attempt to achieve sustainability.

Marine Sciences

  • Research in marine biodiversity, impacts and adaptation to climate change, water quality and ecosystem health.

Biodiversity Conservation

  • Research in the theory and practice of ecological networks to conserve biodiversity; sustainable utilization and conservation of flora and fauna; biodiversity change and sustainable development


Expertise available in the following Centre:
Centre For Marine And Coastal Studies
www.usm.my/cemacs

Structurele componenten
Thesis/Dissertation
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Projectmanagement
Biologie
Toxicologie
Ecologie
Conservatie en milieumanagement
Statistiek
Milieubeschermingstechnologie
Aquacultuur
Visserij