Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 admission to the Master of

Marine Science and Management at Southern Cross University (SCU),
Australia. The application deadline is 16th January 2015 for International
students and February 2nd 2015 for Australian students.

The Master of Marine Science and Management is delivered at SCU’s National
Marine Science Centre (, a teaching and research
facility in Coffs Harbour. The Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art
marine research laboratories, a commercial aquaculture facility and
extensive field equipment. It has coral reef, kelp forest and mangrove
habitats on its doorstep, and is surrounded by the beautiful Solitary
Island Marine Park.

Students who have completed a relevant Bachelor degree will receive four
units of advanced standing towards the Masters degree.

The Master of Marine Science and Management is designed for university
graduates wanting to pursue specialist expertise in marine science with a
focus on sustainability and management.

The curriculum is strongly influenced by the needs of industry and
potential employers.  It has both a theoretical and a practical focus, with
field studies in a range of coastal and marine environments, including the
Solitary Islands Marine Park.

The program is taught by a range of leading researchers from SCU’s Marine
Ecology Research Centre and the Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry.

For more information, go to

or feel free to contact me at

Professor Les Christidis

Director, National Marine Science Centre

Course Co-ordinator Master of Marine Science and Management