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Oceanography with French (4 years) MSci

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you aspire to work in organisations such as the European Union or the United Nations, then a second language is often a fundamental requirement. This four year integrated masters explores the broad study of the oceans whilst developing a good working knowledge of French.Studying under the supervision of world-leading research staff, you will gain a full understanding of a variety of marine processes from waves, tides and ocean currents, to sediment transport, fisheries and marine ecosystems. You will continue to improve your French, particularly specialist science language and communication skills, making yourself highly employable with a range of transferable skills. Three of your four-year degree will be spent at our unique Waterfront Campus at the world-leading National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), with one-year being taught in French at the University of Bordeaux, which will enhance your language skills. Your year in Bordeaux will also give you a choice of units, some of which are not available in Southampton, allowing you to discover a wide range of topics.All of our Oceanography courses are accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology. Oceanography is ranked 4th in the world for academic rankings of world universities. *Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB to include two science subjects. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. A Level French is preferred but at least grade A GCSE French is required. Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: ABB including two acceptable science subjects


University information

University of Southampton

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  • 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

    8th out of 49 1

    10th out of 29 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    155 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%



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