Marine Sciences

UniMIB International - Marine

Description of the course

MSc. Degree in Marine Science is a 2-year joint degree program offered by the University of Milano-Bicocca in partnership with Maldives National University. The program provides theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of marine sciences. The graduates can select from 3 main specialization tracks on Bio-ecology, Environment and Human Geography.

The teaching is based on a multi-disciplinary approach integrating cutting-edge knowledge and research in this rapidly developing field. The program is associated with MaRHE Center in Maldives, which is dedicated to scientific research on marine biology, where our students get the opportunity to work in scientific labs. Our goal is to provide students with the broad expertise on this inter-disciplinary field, that better prepares them to address present and future environmental challenges.

Career path

Our graduates are equipped with competencies and skills to work across diverse positions in organizations focusing on marine processes in the public or private sectors as well as in highly specialized research fields. The program also provides a solid foundation to pursue doctoral studies.

Course director

Prof. Cesare Corselli.


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Degree requirements

Min. 3 years Bachelor Degree from an accredited college/university or its equivalent English Certification: Certificate of proficiency in English corresponding to min. B2 level, issued by recognized institutions. 

Admission procedure: From the month of May

Admission procedures vary according to the student’s nationality and place of residence. For complete clarity concerning different pocedures, we invite those interested to consult our website. Since the procedure may take several weeks/months of processing, we highly recommend you to get in touch with the competent offices as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE: The number of seats available are limited, therefore we request you to apply as soon as possible.

Accommodation at University of Milano - Bicocca

In order for you to fully experience Bicocca campus life, we have carefully selected the residence close to the main campus building that encourage you to not only integrate with your peers, but also with the local community. The University of Milano - Bicocca makes available at their residences ( Building U12 , via Vizzola 5 in Milan and Building U22 , via Mantova in Sesto San Giovanni ) some rooms destined to guest service. To book an accomodation and know costs and terms of your stay you can write to:

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