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The Master Degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation equips professionals with the knowledge they need to improve conservation of marine biodiversity in the world's most diverse and threatened eco-regions. It is focused on development of local capacity and science-based management tools. The program is designed to teach current and future professionals about marine ecosystems from the scientific, economic and policy perspectives, as well as provide important cultural and communications skills.
Students have the benefit of enjoying interdisciplinary studies by taking course offerings from a variety of top-ranked departments at UCSD, including the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, the Department of Economics, as well as Communications, Visual Arts, and other departments.