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Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Hull

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    The University of Hull

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Sea levels are rising. Icebergs are melting. Species are facing extinction. Now more than ever, we need to protect our precious marine resources. That’s where you come in…**When you choose Hull, you’re at the centre of one of the UK’s most important aquatic habitats. The North Sea, internationally recognised research facilities – including The Deep – and the rest of the Yorkshire Nature Triangle are on your doorstep.Fieldwork opportunities here are exceptional – both at home and overseas. Recently, our students got the chance to work in far-flung places like Brazil and Egypt. On top of this, we offer part-funded PADI advanced scuba dive training as part of your degree.Plus, this course is accredited by The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). So when you graduate, you have a clear pathway to become a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist.And then there’s the researchers, academics and technicians who’ll be teaching you…You learn from the best: a small, friendly department that does world-leading research.In fact, Hull is the only university in the world to have three winners in the Royal Society of Biology’s Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Awards.We teach you all aspects of the marine environment. From the diversity of marine organisms to the impact of ocean acidification and climate change.In your first year, you start with a broad and varied programme. While your second year gives you a thorough grounding in essential marine biology studies.Then, in your third year, you get the chance to specialise in areas that could become your future career.And you’ll become confident with survey and data analysis techniques, which will serve you well in years to come.You can also take modules from other subject areas, including Zoology, Geography and Environmental Science.We’re constantly reviewing our optional modules. So everything you learn reflects the cutting edge of the subject and the latest research by our staff.**Official Team GB partners**Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,550per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : C

Biology including a pass in the practical element(Applied Science may be considered)


University information

University of Hull

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  • Campus address

    University of Hull, Admissions Office, Cottingham Road, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, HU6 7RX, England

International students starting an undergraduate degree could receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year (terms apply).
Hull’s research takes on global issues – health inequalities, social injustice, climate change and more – to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon-neutral future.
At Hull, there are students from more than 100 countries from right across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    118 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%



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