Study programme's generic objectives: a) To provide a level of academic training that allow the understanding and scientific scholarship in specific areas of marine sciences, demonstrative of deep level of knowledge; b) To strength the capacity to integrate knowledge and how to apply them to solve new problems and situations, often in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary context; c) To develop theoretical and operational skills for scientific research on original themes on the marine environment; d) To deepen the reflection on the ethical and social implications and responsibilities that result from the development of new marine scientific and technological solutions; e) To improve the scientific dissemination of marine science and technology into society, whether specialists or nonspecialists, in a clear and unambiguous way; f) To promote the learning throughout life, essentially autonomously; g) To increase the transfer of knowledge of this level of education to the business world.
The essential skills and knowledge that are expected to achieve with this course of study are as follows: a) Increase knowledge and general understanding of the main branches of marine sciences as biology, ecology, marine resources and oceanography, and their interactions; b) The high-quality training in a demanding research environment, supported by projects and teams of scientists at national and international level; c) The training methods and advanced R & D analysis techniques applied in the field and laboratory; d) Building the capacity to seek and interpret complex scientific information and conduct original research; as well as conceptualize, plan, implement and manage research scientific; e) Interact with multidisciplinary research teams; d) Find funding to carry out cutting-edge scientific research; g) Communicate ideas and scientific results to specialist and non-specialist audiences; h) To acquire skills in the area of entrepreneurship and self-employment.
May apply to the master’s degree holders of an undergraduate degree in Natural and Environmental Sciences, Biology, Marine Biology, Marine Biology and Fisheries, Oceanography, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Physics, Aquatic Sciences, Marine Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Biotechnological Engineering, Naval Military Sciences (Naval Academy) or equivalent degree, and holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Scientific Council as attesting the capacity to carry out the master’s.
Consultant in companies related to maritime-tourist activities; Consultant in blue technology companies (including biotechnology), in the public or private sector.
Full-time attendance, presence required in daytime schedule
|0200903||Descriptive Oceanography||1st year||1st semester|
|0200886||Ecology and the bio-diversity of the Oceans||1st year||1st semester|
|0200911||Marine Living Resources||1st year||1st semester|
|0200831||Methods of Cientific Dissemination||1st year||1st semester|
|0200897||Modeling of Ecosystems||1st year||1st semester|
|0200913||Operational Methods of Sea and Laboratory I||1st year||1st semester|
|0200909||Sampling Methods and Data Processing||1st year||1st semester|
|0200943||Conservation and Management of the Oceans||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200929||Data Analysis Methods in Ecology||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200872||Evaluation of fisheries resources||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200942||Mollecular Biology and Biotechnology||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200840||Oceanography by Satellite||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200865||Operational Methods of Sea and Laboratory II||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200915||Seminar||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200930||Composition/Project work||2nd year||Yearly|