Teaching methods

  • Taught modules, core and optional research training modules
  • Field work and field visits (more than 50h) and use of field equipment
  • Laboratory work (more than 200h) and use of extensive laboratory facilities and equipment
  • Science communication in seminars
  • Scientific diving (optional)

Duration of the
study program:

2 years (4 semesters), 120 ECTS, full time

CONTACTS

MSc Commission members:

Óscar Ferreira
Alexandra Cravo
José Jacob

Director:

oferreir@ualg.pt
fctdirmsimco@ualg.pt

FCT Masters:

fctmestrados@ualg.pt

Webpages:

http://www.macsmaster.com
http://www.ualg.pt/home/pt/curso/1740

1st Semester

  • Large Scale Ocean Processes
  • Geology and Geophysics of Ocean Basins
  • Marine Morphodynamics
  • Marine Trophic Dynamics
  • Anthropic Disturbances of Marine Systems
  • Monitoring of Marine Systems

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2nd Semester

  • Coastal Oceanography
  • Remote sensing and marine cartography
  • Modelling of Marine Systems
  • Oceanographic Data Analysis
  • Option I – Oceanographic Research Cruise
  • Option II – Fundamentals of Scientific Diving in Oceanology (Optional)

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3rd Semester

  • Eutrophication and Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Isotopic Tracers of Marine Processes
  • Coastal and Marine Hazards
  • Records and Measures of Environmental Changes
  • Basin Analysis
  • Dissertation Plan – Seminar

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4th Semester

  • Dissertation

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