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Marine & Freshwater Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Marine and freshwater biology is the study of the world’s aquatic environments.

We have an Exploration Society to help you organise and conduct scientific expeditions
to all parts of the world.

Life Sciences at Glasgow

With hands-on experience and flexible degrees, studying at the School of Life Sciences challenges you to apply the theory of the classroom in practical situations, in the lab or the field. We offer an extremely wide range of courses in human and animal biology, biomolecular sciences, infection and immunity.

Our aim is to offer internationally competitive degrees that meet the needs of today’s science graduates. To achieve this aim, we utilise the research and teaching strengths of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences to provide our graduates with the skills necessary for success in any chosen career.

We have a large and diverse student body, which includes Scottish, UK, EU and international students. We regularly welcome visiting and exchange students, and we believe in the many advantages our students gain from adding an international dimension to their studies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Your qualification is an entry point to a wide range of careers that demand the analytical and science-based communications skills developed during this degree programme. Our graduates move into many careers including conservation, environmental management, fisheries and aquaculture. Many choose to continue on to postgraduate study.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Fisheries project officer
  • Environmental filmmaker
  • Environmental specialist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Conservation project manager
  • Marine scientist
  • Consultant ornithologist
  • Research scientist
  • International wildlife consultant
  • Ecologist

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,020per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    199 90%

    3rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    47th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    44th

    19

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