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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Research an area of ocean science that sparks your interest and learn from experts in the field on MRes Ocean Science.

This UK master’s degree is tailored to your study needs and you’ll learn in a shore-based environment with access to the best facilities.

On our MRes Ocean Science degree, you’ll focus on an area that interests you, such as physical, chemical or biological oceanography.

On this UK research master’s course you’ll decide the subject areas you study and choose the nature of the research you undertake for your dissertation project.

As an MRes student, you will spend around two thirds of your year on your research project and the rest of your time studying taught modules.

You’ll conduct research alongside experienced academics in marine science, at our Waterfront Campus and attend our research seminars, delivered by leading scientists. Our purpose built campus gives you access to ships and ocean technology, and provides the opportunity for fieldwork and scientific cruises not traditionally found in university environments.

Careers

Our postgraduate students progress into a broad range of careers, including roles in industries like:

  • industrial
  • commercial
  • governmental
  • academic
  • research posts

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,400per year

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

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • 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 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 30 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 65%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    5

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