Earth and Ocean Science BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton

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Course Summary

Our Earth and Ocean Science BSc (Hons) course combines the study of oceanography with geology and earth science. It introduces the earth-ocean system and investigates the role of earth and ocean science in managing contemporary environmental problems. The course focuses on employability, transferable skills and applied learning. You will develop your practical skills through lab work using specialist facilities, and fieldwork in diverse areas such as Portugal, Cyprus and Wales. Our students benefit from close proximity to local issues such as dredging, pollutants, cliff collapse and other environmental impacts, which help form a real-world basis for learning.

The university has excellent links with local coastal consultants and environmental agencies. The broad range of skills developed in this degree provides an effective foundation for careers in the coastal and offshore industries, environmental management and consultancy, commercial marine environmental services and construction. It will also prepare you for postgraduate research and study.

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The University of Brighton is a thriving multi-campus university on the south coast of England with a longstanding focus on practice-based, creative and professional education. All undergraduate courses provide opportunities for work-related learning, with many offering professional accreditation and extended work placements. Students can tailor their degree through optional modules that fit with their particular interests.



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