Diploma in Marine Science - Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Initiative Type: Training

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation, Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: South Africa

Time Frame: Ongoing


We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Nature Conservation and Marine Sciences (Marine Sciences replaced Oceanography as from 2015). Through hands-on education students obtain the tools, knowledge and skills to contribute towards the management of biodiversity and the marine environment in a sustainable way. The 3-year courses, which includes one year of practical experience for Nature Conservation and 6 months for Marine Science, provides excellent employability in various sectors such as nature conservation, marine science and technology, biodiversity management, education and training, government agencies, NGO’s, and the private sector.

Contact: Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Initiative Website: https://www.cput.ac.za/academic/faculties/appliedsciences/departments/biodiversity/qualifications/marine