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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Marine Biology programme focuses on understanding the biology of marine organisms and their ecosystems. We place special emphasis on whole animal biology, biodiversity, ecology and behaviour. The programme is delivered by internationally recognised research active staff who work at the cutting edge of applied and pure research on whole-organism biology, with particular focus on large marine vertebrates, including fish (bony fish and sharks), marine turtles, seabirds and cetaceans (eg, whales, dolphins and porpoises).The programme provides you with the skills, concepts and experience to understand all aspects of marine ecosystems and the pressures they face, ranging from overexploitation to climate change. Our interdisciplinary approach to the study of marine ecosystems, from rocky shores to open-oceans and from shallow surface seas to deep-water habitats, allows you to learn about a wide range of theoretical and practical techniques. This interface between research and learning provides critical skills for career opportunities across a wide range of scientific disciplines.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Excluding General Studies.Grade B in one of the following subjects required: Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Life and Health Sciences (Double Award only), Marine Science, Physics, Psychology or Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths, Nutrition and Food Science

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University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 100 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    160 72%

    19th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    64th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    48th

    25

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