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MSc Coastal and Marine Environments, NUIG

The Master of Science, Coastal and Marine Environments Programme at the University of Galway is now considering applications for the 2022-2023 cohort. Applications are considered individually and rolling admissions will remain open until the class has been filled. For non-EU students, we recommend submitting a complete application by July 10th.

To prepare and submit an application, please visit our Postgraduate Portal:

The Discipline of Geography at NUI Galway is internationally recognised, and financial aid (including FAFSA) and scholarships are available to both high-achieving EU and non-EU students.

The 12-month MSc is a field-based programme, and carries unique strengths, including dedicated ship-time and field-based research. The faculty carry a range of expertise, including physical geography, oceanography, and climatology, as well as social-ecological systems, stakeholder-led research, community development, nature-based solutions and policy critique.

The MSc is directed at graduates from Geography, related Natural, Environmental, and Social Sciences, and professionals in the field interested in advancing their knowledge and skills. MSc graduates have gone on to PhD programmes as well as agency and private-sector positions both in Ireland and around the world.

Please feel free to contact the Course Director, Dr Liam M. Carr, directly with any enquiries, and of course distribute to any interested undergraduate students or professionals seeking further skills.


Liam M. Carr, PhD MSc Course Director, Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice US Fulbright Alumnus 2016 (e)

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