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Welcome to  Marine Science at the University of Gibraltar

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, Marine Science and Climate Change, blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work.

You will cover specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems.

“The Course has been well thought out and planned. Concepts, Ideas and principles have been adapted by lectures in a very conceptual and well presented manner.”

– Marine Science Student

Our Programmes

This course focuses on oceanography and marine biology, research skills and methods, marine conservation, sustainability and management of marine ecosystems.

This includes the content covered in the PGCert Progamme while covering specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems.

This progamme includes the PGCert and PGDip Progamme and allows you to undertake your research project working directly with researchers at the University of Gibraltar and with external specialists. It may be possible to carry out your research project abroad.

Why Study Marine Science at University of Gibraltar?

Located in a unique zone where three distinct marine biogeographical provinces converge, the region of the Straits of Gibraltar provides a matchless natural laboratory for marine studies, allowing ready access to a wide range of different environments that highlight the sheer breadth of diversity and dynamism of this compelling subject.
The MSc Marine Science & Climate Change teaching team brings together a multi-disciplinary group of internationally-recognised specialists in the area of Marine Science and Climate Change who have extensive expertise in developing and delivering academic programmes in the marine sciences.
The actual campus is based in two iconic military buildings dating back to the 19th century. A purpose-built modern atrium connects the two structures, creating a synergy between old and new forms.