The Marine Biology MSc programme aims to promote multidisciplinary advanced training in Marine Biology, providing skills for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning and diversity. The program includes a strong component of participation in practical research, including laboratory and field work in different marine ecosystems. Applications include marine biological resource exploitation, conservation and biotechnology. Courses are taught in English.STUDY PLANCampus Map
To apply click on the button below and then on the UALG site click on Admissions.Applications
The class schedules are available at UALGNET. Please click on the button below and then you will need to login with the same username and password of your email account @ UALG.Schedule
IMPORTANT NOTE - If you have any electives of other MSc programmes you need to check their schedules and see whether they are compatible to your MBM schedule.
See the calendar for the current Academic Year. It contains important dates for the start and end of the semesters, exam periods, Christmas and Easter Breaks, etc.Academic Year
Fisheries Biology and Ecology (6 ECTS)
Marine Population Biology (6 ECTS)
Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics (6 ECTS)
Techniques in Molecular & Cellular Biology (6 ECTS)
Basic Statistics in R (3 ECTS)
Experimental planning (3 ECTS)
Ecophysiology of Marine Plants (6 ECTS)
Marine Biogeography & Evolution (6 ECTS)
Advanced Methods in Biological Oceanography (6 ECTS)
Biogeochemical Processes & Global Changes (6 ECTS)
Electives 1.2 - students must choose one 6-ECTS elective unit or two 3-ECTS electives available in the 2nd semester.
IMPORTANT NOTE - To know which elective units are available to you click on ELECTIVES at the top of the page and see which ones are available in this curricular year. Some elective units are available in both years.
Electives 2.1 - students must choose one 6-ECTS elective unit or two 3-ECTS electives available in the 1st semester.
MSc Thesis (24 ECTS)
IMPORTANT NOTE - To know which elective units are available to you click on ELECTIVES at the top of the page and see which ones are avilable in this curricular year. Some elective units are available in both years.
MSc Thesis (30 ECTS)
NOTE - Students of other MSc programmes must choose electives available in the semester of your elective unit.