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Studying Biology - Marine Biology Conversion Programm at the University College Cork

The Postgraduate Certificate in Marine Biology (Conversion Programme) is a part-time programme running from September to March for graduates from non-biological or environmental disciplines unable to meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto the MSc in Marine Biology programme. Students successfully passing all modules will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Marine Biology. Those wishing to progress onto the MSc in Marine Biology must obtain an aggregate of at least 60% to be eligible to transfer onto the Master’s programme in the following academic year and will hold exemptions in passed modules taken in the Postgraduate Certificate in Marine Biology if she/he applies for the Master's in Marine Biology within 5 years from the date of successful completion of the Certificate Examinations.

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Certificate in Marine Biology (NFQ Level 9, Minor award)

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Describe key marine flora and fauna, the marine environment and its biological and physical properties and processes;
  • Define the roles of management and conservation across the marine environment;
  • Apply the knowledge and skills acquired in this course in the working environment enabling the development of policy

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Biology - Marine Biology Conversion Programm: Course:

This part time 30 credit programme will run from September to the end of March. Two modules (BL6012 and BL6016) will run from September to December with examinations in December and two modules (BL6019 and BL6025) will run from mid- January to the end of February with an examination at the end of February. There will be continuous assessment associated with all four modules on the programme and it is expected that students will also need to do significant reading of texts and scientific journals in their own time during the programme to show their wider knowledge of the subject matter.

The core teaching team on this course are from the School of BEES and include researchers with expertise in marine mammal biology, fisheries and aquaculture, intertidal and subtidal ecology, seabird ecology, marine conservation, shellfish disease and immunology. The core team are supported by occasional visiting and guest lecturers.


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Biology - Marine Biology Conversion Programm: Career:

As well as a number of professionally certified courses that will be provided throughout the course, students will also gain a variety of technical skills associated with research and computer skills (GIS in particular). Many transferable skills are also fostered through different learning approaches, including critical thinking, problem solving, report writing, oral presentations, statistical analysis, independent research and time management.


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Biology - Marine Biology Conversion Programm: Requirements

  • Candidates must have at least a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in any discipline.

English Language Requirements

Applicants that are non-native speakers of the English language must meet the university approved English language requirements available here.

For applicants with qualifications completed outside of Ireland

Applicants must meet the required entry academic grade, equivalent to Irish requirements, please find our grades comparison by country here


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Institution

University College Cork


Location: Cork Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork
Irland
South-West Region
T   +353 21 4902876
E   graduatestudies@ucc.ie

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Cork

Field of study

Science & Mathematics

Degree

Postgraduate Certificate

Language

English

Start

winter semester - 13 September 2021

Application deadline

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Type of study

Part-time

Duration of study: 6 months

Tuition fees EU: 2880 EUR / total costs

Tuition fees Non EU: 5630 EUR / total costs

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Cork

Field of study

Science & Mathematics

Degree

Postgraduate Certificate

Language

English

Start

winter semester - 13 September 2021

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Part-time

Duration of study: 6 months

Tuition fees EU: 2880 EUR / total costs

Tuition fees Non EU: 5630 EUR / total costs

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