Marine Science Graduate Degree Program

Description

Marine Science is a field which encompasses many traditional disciplines including biology, geology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. The program recognizes the intrinsic interdisciplinary nature of modern marine science and the necessity for cross-disciplinary, graduate-level training through a program which brings together 43 marine faculty located in nine departments on campus. The program emphasizes the understanding of the ocean as an integrated system. Students conduct research in areas such as biological, chemical, and physical oceanography, marine geology and geophysics, marine biology, paleoceanography, marine optics and remote sensing, ocean engineering, and marine policy.

General Information

Website http://igpms.ucsb.edu/
Address Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Marine Science
University of California, Santa Barbara
Life Sciences Building, Room 4314
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9620
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-2979
Email marsci-gradasst@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered MS, PhD
Requirements
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (Submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (Submitted online)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Deadlines Fall Only - December 15, 2017 (by 11:59 PM PST)
Emphases N/A
Specializations N/A
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      • Address
        • Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Marine Science
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          Life Sciences Building, Room 4314 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9620
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-2979
      • Degrees Offered
        • MS, PhD
      • Requirements
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
          • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
          • Three Letters of Recommendation (Submitted online)
          • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (Submitted online)
          • GRE General test scores
          • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
        • Fall Only - December 15, 2017 (by 11:59 PM PST)
      • Emphases
        • N/A
      • Specializations
          N/A