List of Postgraduate Courses in Oceanography


Oceanography is the study of the ocean as a whole. It deals with ocean currents and plate tectonics. As oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface, there is scope for Oceanographers to a large extent. There are a lot of UG, PG and research programmes in Oceanography. Various Universities are institutions are coming forward with courses in the respective field. Aspirants can choose among any recognized study center for doing any of the courses in oceanography. For doing the masters’ course in the respective areas, one has to clear an entrance test. Different Universities conduct these tests. Some of the postgraduate programs in Oceanography are listed below.

List of Postgraduation Courses

  • M Sc. Applied Marine Science
  • M Sc. Physical Oceanography
  • M Sc. Ocean and Atmosphere Science
  • M Sc. Applied Physical Oceanography
  • M Sc. Marine Environmental Protection
  • M Sc. International Marine Environmental Consultancy
  • M Sc. Marine Renewable Energy
  • M.Sc. Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
  • M Sc. Marine Biology and Oceanography
  • M Sc. Coastal Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology
  • M Sc. Marine Geology
  • M Sc. Marine Geophysics
  • M Tech in Oceanography
  • M Tech in Meteorology
  • M Tech in Marine geology
  • M Tech in Ocean Technology
  • Master of Biostatistics
  • Master of Applied Science - Oceanography and Meteorology
  • Master of Antarctic Science
  • PG Diploma in International Marine Environmental Consultancy
  • PG Diploma in Marine Renewable Energy
  • PG Diploma in Marine Environmental management
  • M Phil in Ocean science
  • M Phil Chemical Oceanography
  • M Phil in Marine Sciences
  • PhD in Marine Sciences
  • PhD in Ocean and Earth Science PhD
  • PhD in Oceanography
  • PhD in Engineering and Science in the Marine Environment
  • PhD in Ocean Science
  • PhD in Physical Oceanography

Career Prospects

Aspirants who have completed the Postgraduate courses in oceanography are called oceanographers. There are numerous career opportunities prevailing for these passed outs. Professionals on successful completion of the program can seek for employment in public as well as private undertakings. Oceanographers can earn excellent remuneration of about Rs. 15000/- and above in India. The salary scale will increase with experience. The scope abroad is also good for candidates of this profile. There are many research laboratories abroad. They can gain a lot of knowledge and experience if they try to join any of these research laboratories.



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5 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in Oceanography”

  1. 5
    sai vineeth:

    what is the process of admission to oceanography ?? what is the percentage reqired in ?

  2. 4
    Alejandro Vichot Llano:

    Where can be applied these courses to?
    How can be applied these courses to?
    I need more information about the programs and apply for it

  3. 3
    Alejandro Vichot Llano:

    How can be applied these courses to?
    Where can be applied these courses to?

  4. 2
    neha patil:

    plz give me all information about the phd programs in international university in oceanology and atmosphere sceince

  5. 1
    nikhil patil:

    m doing B tech ( food technology), can i take admission in oceanography .
    is there Mtech in oceanography , and apply for it?