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MSc Global Marine Resource Management

University of Southampton

Explore the relationship between marine resources and society, with a particular focus on sustainability. You’ll study both in the UK and Hong Kong as you take a holistic approach to the study of the Earth's marine systems and processes.

The marine environment is the largest ecosystem on our planet. It provides essential ecological services to all living things and a large variety of goods to society. As the resources on land deplete, the proper management of marine resources becomes increasingly important to our long-term sustainability.

This double award master's degree will give you the opportunity to:

Studying at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS) and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), you’ll benefit from the expertise of both, as well as access to a wide range of bespoke facilities and international connections.

Upon graduating, you’ll be prepared for a career within private entities, NGOs, and governmental agencies, or for further studies. Find out more about your career options.

Your programme lead is Dr Charlie Thompson, a Coastal Scientist, Lecturer, and Director of the Channel Coastal Observatory.

Charlie has research interests in coastal monitoring and sediment dynamics.

Find out more about her research, publications and supervision.

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1 year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time