If you are interested in applying for a place on the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in AquaCulture, Environment and Society+, please study our page covering eligibility requirements. You should have a background in marine science or biology, fisheries, aquaculture, aquatic science and/or environmental studies. If you meet the requirements, then please follow the process below. If you are unsure or have any questions, please contact us at ACES@sams.ac.uk.
We are now offering fully funded Erasmus Mundus scholarships for our EMJMD ACES+ from the EACEA of the European Union. Scholarships are available for our next intake of students starting in September 2019. The EU has committed a total of 68 scholarship awards over the next 4 years to support places on our EMJMD ACES+ course.
To apply for a place on our next intake (2019-2021), 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@sams.ac.uk. If you are applying for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship, please submit your application by 15 February 2019.
We are also offering a scholarship sponsored by Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd. This scholarship is available to applicants who are UK or EU nationals, and it will cover tuition fees (at €4,500 per academic year) and insurance. Marine Harvest will also provide a six-month work experience placement to the successful recipient of this scholarship as part of his/her research dissertation which will be undertaken during the final semester of the programme. Marine Harvest (Scotland) Limited is the largest producer of Atlantic salmon in Scotland, producing over 50,000 tonnes of salmon per year. Based in Fort William, Scotland, the company prides itself on being a major employer of skilled people, who strive to produce high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way.
The closing date for Marine Harvest scholarship and self-funding applications is August 2019.
Application forms can be downloaded here:
MHS – EM JMD ACES
Supporting documents include your CV, professional reference letter, copy of your degree certificates and transcripts (with certified translations in English where applicable), main passport page and evidence of English language proficiency (i.e. IELTS certificate) – please see below for further information.
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 EMJMD ACES+ programme, please contact us.