University of Barcelona

Oceanography and Marine Environmental Management

Course curriculum

No specializations are offered. The study load of sixty credits is configured as follows:

- 15 compulsory credits for the subject Principles and Critical Questions of Oceanography and Marine Environmental Management.

- 33 optional credits corresponding to free-elective subjects in four areas:

  • Data Acquisition and Processing in Oceanography: Methodology and Field Techniques (18 credits)

  • Biodiversity and Marine Ecology (27 credits)

  • Physical, Geological and Biogeochemical Oceanography (18 credits)

  • Marine Environmental Analysis and Management (21 credits)

- 12 compulsory credits for the final project.

This master's degree can be taken over two years, provided that students enrol in at least 20 credits during the first year of study.