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Marine Science with Professional Placement BSc (Hons)

University of Exeter

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UCAS CODE: CF23

Course options

  • 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

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

  • Study marine science in Cornwall’s distinctive marine environment
  • Graduate with training in physical marine science after undertaking practical, hands-on modules
  • Develop pure and applied marine sciences research projects with access to internationally-leading research groups
  • Placement opportunities within the offshore sector and marine and environmental agencies
  • Field courses and training at sea on a research vessel

How will I learn?

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials and small group discussion meetings
  • Seagoing and field work
  • Laboratory sessions
  • Independent study
  • Access to the latest geographical information systems (GIS), mapping statistics and coding software
  • Interactive activities such as discussion forums and blogging
  • Virtual field trips which integrate video and audio data, maps, datasets, documents and published research
  • Access to detailed information about modules and learning outcomes through our virtual learning environment

Assessment

Your progress is monitored through tutorial work and practical assessments. The final degree mark is based on approximately 50 per cent exam-based and 50 per cent coursework-based assessments. The latter include a final year dissertation, which is an independent research project in which you study the topic that excites you most. The modules taken in Year 1 must be passed to progress to Year 2, but the marks obtained do not influence your final degree classification.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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

    10th out of 30 3

    21st out of 75 5

  • 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
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    145 65%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    13th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    1st

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    147 65%

    26th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    13th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.64 73%

    52nd

    8

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