[MARMAM] Master in Marine Mammal Science - entry September 2011

Sonja Heinrich sh52 at st-andrews.ac.uk
Tue Feb 15 13:21:37 PST 2011


Master in Marine Mammal Science - entry September 2011

We are currently accepting applications for the 2011/12 entry to the Master
of Research (MRes) in Marine Mammal Science based at the University of St
Andrews in Scotland, UK. This is an intense, one-year Master's level course
intended to prepare students for professional careers in marine mammal
research and conservation. The programme is tailored to address the
scientific challenges of marine mammal ecology, behaviour and population
biology with strong components of analytical methodology, laboratory work,
and field study. The course is being taught by members of the Sea Mammal
Research Unit (SMRU), the School of Biology and the Centre for Research into
Ecological and Environmental Modelling (CREEM) which are part of the
Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St Andrews. 

For detailed information about this unique programme, entry requirements and
how to apply please refer to the MRes MMS website:
 http://bio.st-andrews.ac.uk/mms/. 
Applications for the upcoming academic year (starting September 2011) must
be received by Friday, 08 April 2011, and should be submitted online via the
St Andrews postgraduate admission portal.

Please get in touch if you have further questions:
via email: mresbiology at st-andrews.ac.uk
<mailto:mresmammals at st-andrews.ac.uk>  

or write to:
	MRes Marine Mammal Science, 
	School of Biology
	Scottish Oceans Institute, 
	University of St Andrews, St Andrews, 
	Fife, KY16 8LB, UK

You may wish to consult the following websites for more details about the
course, the staff, and the University.

MRes Marine Mammal Science: http://bio.st-andrews.ac.uk/mms/
SMRU: http://www.smru.st-and.ac.uk/
St Andrews School of Biology: http://biology.st-andrews.ac.uk/
Scottish Oceans Institute: http://soi.st-andrews.ac.uk/default.aspx
University of St Andrews: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/
CREEM: http://creem2.st-andrews.ac.uk/

Some of this year's MRes Marine Mammal Science students are currently en
route to Antarctica as part of an optional module in polar ecology. You can
follow our expedition via the students' blog (pictures will go live on
Tuesday): 
http://www.smru.st-andrews.ac.uk/antarctic

Best wishes from World's end Ushuaia,
Sonja

Dr Sonja Heinrich
MRes MMS Programme Director

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