Applications are inviting for fully funded scholarships for the next academic year of the EM JMD ACES programme, starting in September 2017. Applications from EU and non-EU candidates are welcome – the programme is aimed at students from all over the world.
The Erasmus Mundus AquaCulture, Environment and Society Joint Master Degree has been designed to address the major scientific, technological and social obstactles facing the sustainable development of the global aquaculture industry.
This full-time, 2 year course is specifically targeted at highly talented European and international students with a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in one of the fields of aquaculture, marine science, marine biology, biology, environmental or social sciences, who wish to advance their skills.
Our Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society (EM JMD ACES) will give you a unique opportunity to study in the United Kingdom, Crete and France, as well as allowing you to gain the practical and theoretical skills needed for a successful career in aquaculture through industry-le
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degreeprogramme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in AquaCulture, Environment and Society.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships will cover tuition fees, living and travel expenses.
Scholarship can be taken in United Kingdom, Crete and France
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Nationality: Applications from EU and non-EU candidates are welcome – the programme is aimed at students from all over the world.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have bachelor degree (or equivalent) in one of the fields of environmental or social sciences. An appropriate background could include; Aquaculture-related studies, Marine Science, Aquatic Biology, Biology, Environmental Sciences or Marine Resources, Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy. You should have a bachelor degree at the time of application for the scholarship, i.e. by 17 February 2017.
English language Requirements: All candidates must hold an IELTS (Academic) qualification or an equivalent qualification obtained through a Secure English Language Test (SELT), which is valid until at least September 2017. Please note that if you have taken an IELTS test on or after 6 April 2015, it will only be considered a SELT if it is was taken at an approved test centre and is an ‘IELTS test for UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) purposes’.
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for a place on the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society, you must study our page covering eligibility requirements. If you meet the requirements, then please follow the process below. If you are unsure or have any questions, contact us at ACES-at-sams.ac.uk.
To apply for a place on the programmme, you will need to download and complete in full TWO application forms. Both forms must be completed in English and then emailed, along with all supporting documents, as a single PDF file to Helen Bury at ACES-at-sams.ac.uk. Please note that there is no separate application process for the Erasmus Mundus JMD scholarships.
If you obtained your degree from a university or institution from outside the United Kingdom, we will normally accept the equivalent qualification from a recognised university. If you are uncertain about whether your qualification(s) and/or experience are equivalent to or meet the requirements of the EM JMD ACES programme, please contact us at ACES-at-sams.ac.uk
The following documents should be emailed as a single PDF file:
Application Deadline: Non-European and European EM JMD scholarship applications: February 17, 2017 (Intake 3 – Sept 2017 start date)
Self-funded applications: June 5, 2017 (intake 3 – Sept 2017 start date).