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Máster Universitario en Conservación Marina (Master's Programme in Marine Conservation )

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 2 semesters
Entry level Bachelor
Cost 1350€ to students in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), Morocco and Iberoamerica. 2700€ for the rest.

The University of Oviedo is an excellent destination for students and researchers. Throughout its more than four centuries of history, it has situated itself as a reference academic institution in different disciplines and has stood out for providing high quality teaching and conducting cutting-edge research. Since 2009, it bears the seal of Campus of International Excellence.

The Master in Marine Conservation is aimed at students with a Bachelor or Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences, Chemistry or Geology.
Graduates of the master will be trained to assess, understand and investigate the state of the marine environment, as well as the management of Marine Conservation.

Structural components
Internship/Workplace experience
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

Grant opportunities

There are different scholarships and grants available to University students to sustain their studies. The catalogue is extensive and ranges from tuition to materials, travel expenses, accommodation, and national and international mobility.

In addition to the call for general grants and mobility grants from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, including grants for tuition, materials, travel expenses, accommodation and final degree projects, the University of Oviedo devotes a significant portion of its budget to student grants and aid/scholarships.

The University's own programme represents one of the means contributing to the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities in exercising the right to education safeguarded in the Constitution. 

Learning outcomes

The profile of graduates will be that of specialists in Research and Management of Marine Conservation.

Professional opportunities related to the conservation and exploitation of marine resources, including land planning and natural areas management, aquiculture, ecological tourism and others.


Any person who has an official Spanish university degree, or a degree issued by a higher education institution of the EHEA that enables the degree issuing country to access official Master's degrees. Likewise, students with a foreign degree (external to the EESS) may also take this homologation, or without homologation, provided that the level of training is equivalent to the bachelor's degrees and that it enables the issuing country to access official Master's degrees.

The Master is aimed at students with a Bachelor or Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences, Chemistry or Geology. For students who do not have this profile, postgraduate studies in the aforementioned disciplines will be valued.

ISCED Categories

Maritime economy
Policy and governance
Marine and maritime law
Conservation and environmental management
Physical and chemical oceanography
Scientific modelling
Marine spatial planning