Published: August 16, 2023

Location: Italy


Closing Date: September 4, 2023

MSc. in Marine Sciences

About the organisation

The international Master’s degree in Marine Sciences is offered jointly by the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy and The Maldives National University.

About the course

The course provides with the skills to conceive solutions and develop strategies to solve marine and coastal areas problematic issues. In particular, the student will be prepared to study and analyse: a) natural processes and related risks, with reference to the marine ecosystem (chemical, biological, ecological, earth sciences fields); b) human interactions with the marine system (socio-economic and legal fields), for a policy of sustainable management and protection from anthropogenic risks in oceanic and coastal environments.

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Applicants to the Master’s Degree in Marine Sciences – Scienze Marine must possess a first-level, three-year (Bachelor’s) university degree or diploma, or a recognized qualification from a non-Italian institution.

More specifically applicants should possess at least 18 credits (CFUs) in the following disciplines:

  • Chemistry and allied areas (CHIM/01, CHIM/02, CHIM/03, CHIM/06),
  • Biology and allied areas (BIO/01, BIO/05),
  • Earth Sciences (GEO/04, GEO/07),
  • Ecology and allied areas (BIO/03, BIO/07).

International students will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record in the above-mentioned subjects and an interview whose procedures will be established by the Course Board and published on the University website.

English: applicants must have certificate of English language at B2 level (or higher) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages issued by recognized institutions (for a full list of certificates recognized by our University, please download the pdf file published here) OR have obtained a Bachelor’s degree taught in English.


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The MSc. is a two-year Master’s degree.

Application for admission:

Application until September 4th 2023 with interviews on September 14th-15th 2023.

SECOND WINDOW: Application from January 9th to 26th 2024 and interviews on February 16th 2024.

How to apply

For the application procedure please click here

Contacts: To inquire more, feel free to contact