Master's Degrees

  • Master´s Degree in Marine Conservation

    General Information

    Teaching Languages:
    English
    Places:
    10
    Duration:
    1 year (60 ECTS credits)
    Access Requirements:

    Cualquier persona que tengan un título universitario oficial español, o bien un título expedido por una institución de enseñanza superior del EEES que faculte en el país expedidor del título para acceder a enseñanzas oficiales de Máster. Asimismo también podrán cursar este máster alumnos con un título extranjero (externo al EESS) homologado, o sin homologar siempre que el nivel de formación sea equivalente a los títulos de grado y que faculte en el país expedidor para acceder a enseñanzas oficiales de Máster.

    El Master está dirigido a estudiantes con una Licenciatura o Grado en Biología, Biotecnología, Ciencias Medioambientales, Ciencias del Mar, Química o Geología. Para los estudiantes que no dispongan de este perfil, se valorará estudios de postgrado en las disciplinas mencionadas.

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    Modality:
    Attendance required
    Schedule:
    Monday to Friday, morning classes (9:00-14:00) and evening classes (15:00-20:00), plus fieldwork. Two-week courses.
    Teaching Center:
    Faculty of Biology, International Masters room building (ground floor)

    Professional Opportunities

    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.

    Syllabus

    Knowledge module

    It consists of 7 face-to-face courses - 3 credits. The student must complete a minimum of 9 credits corresponding to the 3 compulsory courses, up to a maximum of 21 credits.

    1st Semester

    Compulsory:

    • Genetic Biodiversity:: 3 ECTS
    • Biodiversity of trophic marine networks: 3 ECTS
    • Global change: 3 ECTS

    Elective:

    • Biological invasions: 3 ECTS
    • Protected marine areas 1 Elective: 3 ECTS
    • Evolution and biogeography of marine organisms: 3 ECTS
    • Aquiculture: 3 ECTS

    Tools module

    It consists of 7 face-to-face courses - 3 credits. The student must complete a minimum of 9 credits corresponding to the 3 compulsory courses, up to a maximum of 21 credits.

    1st Semester

    Compulsory:

    • Molecular techniques and their application: 3 ECTS
    • Impact detection and evaluation: 3 ECTS
    • Coastal areas resource management: 3 ECTS

    Elective:

    • Geographic information systems and remote sensing: 3 ECTS
    • Ecological modelling: 3 ECTS
    • Legal and economic aspects of marine resources: 3 ECTS
    • Population biology applied to conservation: 3 ECTS

    Internhips module

    2nd Semester

    Compulsory:

    • Internships in companies: 18 ECTS

    Master's thesis

    2nd Semester

    Compulsory:

    • Master´s Thesis: 12 ECTS

    Contact

    • International Graduate Center
      Plaza de Riego s/n.Historical Building 33003 Oviedo
      Telephone:
      985 10 49 17 / 985 10 49 18
      Fax:
      985 10 49 59
      infopostgrado@uniovi.es

    Coordination :

    • Eva García Vázquez
      Telephone:
      985 10 27 26
      egv@uniovi.es

    Internationalization and Companies