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Maestría en en Oceanografía Costera (Master in Coastal Oceanography )

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 4 semesters
Cost $ 4,600.24 Mexican pesos per semester

This program aims to train high-level human resources in the area of ​​Natural and Exact Sciences, with the potential to develop scientific research and the ability to successfully face the challenges imposed by a career in the area of ​​geological, physical, chemical, and oceanographic oceanography. biological.

The program's efforts are aimed at generating first-rate human resources that can successfully face the challenges posed by a career in the area of ​​geological, physical, chemical and biological oceanography, in their country or region of origin.

The institutional purpose of the program includes the following objectives:

1) Promote and reinforce the development of research in the area of ​​Marine Sciences.
2) Train qualified professional scientists to develop high-level basic and applied research in the area of ​​Marine Sciences.
3) Train professionals from the public and private sectors for a better understanding of the ocean and its processes, and with greater capacity to establish efficient use of ocean resources.

Structural components
Ship training
Dive training
Industry partners
Internship/Workplace experience
International component
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Language training
Research Project

Application procedure

STEP 1: Fill out the application online  ( In this section, you should include the email of your possible academic tutor and the email of three contracts that can write you a recommendation letter. 

When you send your application, you will receive an email with a password to later attach your supporting documents.

STEP 2: Attach supporting documents to your request

The files to attach in your Master's application are:

Curriculum vitae.
Copy of personal identification with photograph (INE, passport).
Academic history or Certificate of studies of the degree.
Birth certificate.
English TOEFL or equivalent test results.
Results of the PAEP exam.

At the time of sending your documents, both the potential academic tutor and the 3 recommendations will receive an email to continue with your request. They will have 10 business days to finalize their application and for it to be considered for evaluation. In the case of the academic tutor, he must record the results of his interview, as well as attach the letter of commitment and the schedule of activities to be carried out during his studies.

Grant opportunities

The Master of Science in Coastal Oceanography program has been continuously certified since 1985 within the CONACyT Postgraduate Certificate of Excellence, the CONACyT National Postgraduate Program and, more recently, the CONACyT National Postgraduate Program of Quality. That is why this governmental institution offers the possibilities of granting scholarships to students, nationals and/or foreigners, who are accepted in this postgraduate program. For more information, it is recommended to visit the page of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT)

This scholarship granted by CONACyT does not include the registration fee to the program of $ 4,600.24 Mexican pesos per semester (There will be financing options)




-Have a degree in Science or related areas.
-Have a minimum average of 80.0, or its equivalent, in Bachelor studies.
-Establish contact with any of the researchers from any of the curricular areas, or line of research of your interest, to request their participation as Academic Tutor.
-Hold an interview-evaluation with the possible tutor (This can be in person, by phone and / or Skype)
-Have the availability of Full-time dedication to the program, at least 2.5 years after entering the program.

ISCED Categories

Physical and chemical oceanography
Scientific modelling
Maritime security