The Discipline of Marine Studies lies within the School of Agriculture Geography Environment Oceans and Natural Sciences (SAGEONS). Marine Studies is an interdisciplinary Discipline, integrating science (Marine Science Program) and social science (Marine Management Programme). The Discipline also supports marine programmes in other sections of SAGEONS, and other Schools in the University. The diverse marine programmes are coordinated by the Discipline Coordinator for Marine Studies. The teaching and research programs are developed through the Marine Studies Advisory Board.
Marine Studies Academic Programme branches in two disciplines namely:
The Discipline of Marine Studies Mission is to:
Our key areas are:
The Discipline of Marine Studies also provides support services to all marine-related activities at the University, including the operations of a research vessel and small boats to access to the field, and a dive facility.
CAREER PROSPECTS – MARINE STUDIES DISCIPLINE
Marine Studies courses and programs are specifically developed/tailored to meet the needs and aspirations of USP member countries, and to ensure that graduates are employable in the job market. Listed below are some marine studies prospects: