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Marine Biology with Oceanography 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

Uncover the secrets of life in the oceans with Southampton’s three-year multidisciplinary Marine Biology with Oceanography programme. Based at our unique Waterfront Campus at the world-leading National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), this programme will provide you with a solid foundation of the marine environment with a strong emphasis on biology. Students are able to make use of the excellent teaching labs and cutting-edge research labs as well as our research vessels which are only a 10 minute walk from the lecture theatres.You will gain detailed knowledge of marine biota and the physics, chemistry and sedimentology that influence them, covering a broad variety of topics, from hydrothermal vents to coastal lagoons. A full fieldwork programme including a residential field trip in years one and two, combined with a final-year independent research project working alongside research active staff, will set you up for career in further research, a specialised masters, or working in a government agency or consultancy. Our Marine Biology and Oceanography degree is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

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

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 102 2

    7th out of 29 4

  • 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
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    156 65%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    16th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

    6

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