MSc Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies, Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies MSc


Oceanography is a subject that deals with physical, chemical, biological, geographical and behavioral nature of the ocean. Hence it also includes the study of coastal Areas to make a complete package of expertise study so that the degree holders in this field can handle any type of sensitive issue related to ocean and its impact on the coastal areas. Hence there are numerous available degrees at various levels. At the post graduate level, MSc is offered in Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies.


A candidate is considered eligible for the MSc degree in oceanography when he or she satisfies following condition. The candidate must secure a minimum of 50 % marks in the graduation degree from any recognized university. The graduation should be in B.Sc. in Zoology / Botany / Chemistry / Agriculture / Fishery Science / Earth Science / Physics / Microbiology / Applied Sciences.

Course Outlook

The 2 year Msc Degree in Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies is offered in various college with special focus on topics like physical and chemical aspects of the ocean bodies, Geographical behavior of the oceans, Marine life form- their utilization as well as  proper preservation. Along with this a study of coastal areas are also included to create a complete package.

Job prospect

There are lucrative and adventurous job prospect for an MSc degree holder in Oceanography. They are appointed in offshore mineral cultivation plants, maintenance and surveillance for marine life force and the various research Vessels.

Best Place to pursue

National Institute of Oceanography Goa

Alagappa University



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10 Responses to “MSc Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies, Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies MSc”

  1. 10
    chandan sode:

    I need to know when arer the entrance exams for the admission for Msc. Marine science will be held? for academic year 2013 2014

  2. 9

    i will have completed physics in 2013. due to lefting my study after 12th, my age cross 23 years in 2013. in that case am i elligible for applying in any research of india? please guide me on my email id…

  3. 8
    rajeeb ku hota:

    how can i get a sit in nio

  4. 7
    Sapna borah:

    What are the best universities for oceanography

  5. 6

    what is the sylubbus for msc oceanography entrance exam

  6. 5
    how are the fee structure for the course and scholarships:

    i like to do it in my masters

  7. 4

    what r the qalification for msc remotsensing

  8. 3

    can i chose any branch of physics to do my p.hd after in ocenography?

  9. 2
    gauri shelar:

    i miss gauri s. shelar want to do in oceanography, i am fisheries graduate, please reply me soon.
    thanking you in anticipation.

  10. 1
    priya kute:

    send me all institutes of oceangeography with fee structure mainly mumbai or pune institutes