Ocean, atmosphere and climate area encompasses a wide range of marine, atmospheric physics/chemistry, physical/biological/chemical oceanography, climate research, focusing on inter- and multidisciplinary aspects.
The course structure is based on a 90 ECTS model, with 20 ECTS coming from four core modules and two optional modules, which account for 5 ECTS. A research project accounts for the remaining 60 ECTS.
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- Dr. Peter Croot
- Dr. Jessica Gier
- Dr. Jurgita Ovadnevaite
- Dr. Dagmar Stengel
NQAI Level 8 honours degree or equivalent to a minimum standard of Second Class Honours, Grade 1 or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
- Owing to SOLAS long-lasting relationship with major stakeholders, this MSc offers students an opportunity to develop the necessary skills to continue with PhD studies or work in marine renewable energy and other marine/atmosphere related industry settings.
- The partnership with the international SOLAS project provides the best chance to gain research experience across disciplinary and national boundaries.
- The MSc provides the opportunity to learn from and work with the world-renowned experts in the field of Climate and Sustainability. Students will investigate sustainability challenges that enables them with appropriate career skills.
- Hands-on training will allow understanding the key interactions and feedbacks between the ocean and atmosphere, and how this coupled system affects and is affected by climate and people.