Threats to the ecosystem goods and services that aquatic resources provide (eg clean drinking water, sustainable fisheries) are constantly in the media and on the agendas of governments. To maintain these goods and services requires a fundamental understanding of the biodiversity and ecosystem processes responsible, for without knowledge there can be no application or effective management.
Why study your MSc in Freshwater and Marine Ecology at Queen Mary?
- Small taught component aligned to well established MSc Freshwater and Coastal Sciences (FACS), led by expert staff with world class research profiles from both the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences and the Geography Department.
- The programme’ s Advisory Board is made up of experts from the government, the voluntary sector, compliance agencies, water undertaking and conservation fields
- We offer you close links with industry, through visiting lectures, industrial visits and the completion of a research project in collaboration with the water industry.