Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2021/2022)
34 Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Science in Maritime Studies (Safety: The Human Element)

The degree of Master of Science in Maritime Studies is a research-focused Master’s degree offered by the School of Maritime Studies, at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. The degree of Master of Science in Maritime Studies is offered, at present, in Safety: The Human Element.

An Academic Advisory Committee will be appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Vice-President (Marine Institute). This Committee will consist of an Academic Director as Chair, three members from the Marine Institute, and two members from other academic units of the University. Normally, all appointments will be for a period of three years.

Every student in graduate studies shall comply with the General Regulations, the Degree Regulations, and all additional requirements of the appropriate academic unit.

34.1 Maritime Studies (Safety: The Human Element)

The degree of Master of Science in Maritime Studies (Safety: The Human Element) is a research-focused Master’s degree offered by the School of Maritime Studies, at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. This program is for students who aim to pursue a career in maritime studies, and includes skills training that will empower students to conduct publication-quality research in areas of safety and survival. The degree is normally offered to full-time students.

These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies of Memorial University of Newfoundland.