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Marine Biology with Oceanography MSci (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our four-year integrated masters will provide you with a coherent programme of study which will offer you an extensive and in-depth knowledge and understanding of aspects of Marine Biology, and how it interrelates with the entire spectrum of marine science. Your course will develop your intellectual, practical and fieldwork skills in the collection, analysis, interpretation and understanding of marine biological and oceanographic data, and develop your critical and analytical problem-solving powers, especially in relation to the marine sciences, but also those which have a broader application. You will be based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), one of the largest marine science communities in Europe, which allows you to go from classroom or lab to our research vessel in minutes. You will spend a significant amount of time on our research vessels carrying out boat-based field work and getting hands on experience out in the field. You will be able to put the knowledge and skills you develop into practice by carrying out your very own original research project in your final year at the heart of one of our specialist research groups.You will also have the opportunity to expand your study skills and broaden your field research in the UK and abroad.This degree is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).Subject to revalidation.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 100 4

    19th out of 30 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 66%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    47th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    17th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    153 69%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    27th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    18th

    2

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