Postgraduate Courses

The School of Biology offers the following Postgraduate Courses:

MSc Marine Mammal Science

030806_B009_128The Masters in Marine Mammal Science is intended to prepare students fully for a professional career involved with conservation of and research into marine mammals.

This is, first and foremost, a course in quantitative marine ecology. The degree aims to address the unique scientific challenges of marine mammal physiology and behaviour with strong components of methodology, laboratory work, and field study. The course is led by members of the world renowned Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU). [course details..]


MSc Ecosystem-based Management of Marine Systems

13LW4000The Ecosystem-Based Management of Marine Systems MSc course is jointly organised and delivered by two internationally renowned organisations: The Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI) at the University of St Andrews and theScottish Marine Institute at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) at Oban on the Scottish west coast.

Students study marine environments from the tropics to polar regions as integrated systems, exploring interconnections between the physical environment, biodiversity and the impacts of human activity and resource use. [course details..]


PG Certificate/PG Dip/MSc Sustainable Aquaculture

aquaculture_1 copyThe School of Biology, University of St Andrews and the offer a range of part- time, e-learning, postgraduate level courses in Sustainable Aquaculture. [course details..]