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Biology and Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

To fully understand life underwater it is essential to know how plants, animals and other organisms interact with their environment and respond to short and long term change.This three-year interdisciplinary degree, combines modules from Biological Sciences and Ocean and Earth Science, balancing lectures in terrestrial and marine biology. Based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), a world-leading research centre, you will get the opportunity to undertake a balanced programme in both subjects whilst gaining the relevant skills and knowledge for a career in Biology and Marine Biology. You will develop your understanding of (marine) biological systems and processes in theory and practice, and have the opportunity to develop a knowledge and understanding of living organisms from the molecular through to cells, whole organisms to ecosystems. Modules combine theory and practice, some in the laboratory and some at sea. You will get the opportunity to spend a significant amount of time on our 22m research vessel Callista, getting hands on experience out in the field. The breadth of modules and fieldwork will prepare you for a wide variety of careers which will prepare you for higher degrees and careers in (marine) biological research

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 63%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    37th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    24th

    3

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