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Oceanography with Physical Geography 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-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore how our oceans are changing and the effects on marine ecosystems on our BSc Oceanography with Physical Geography degree. Oceanography helps us understand and address some of the key environmental issues we face today. You’ll have access to the latest technology, which includes, molecular biology, high-powered computing and robotic sampling.You’ll study at the world-leading National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), and use cutting-edge facilities, such as our geochemistry and coral reef laboratories. Our teaching staff are experts in a wide range of research areas, including:offshore renewable energyconservation of species and ecosystemsthe ocean’s role in climate changeAround 25% of the course will be Physical Geography, the rest will focus on Oceanography.Fieldwork and research are major parts of the programme. This includes experience aboard the Callista, our purpose-built research vessel, where you’ll use modern instruments and sampling methods. This course is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). Subject to revalidation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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

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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 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

    17th out of 71 4

    14th out of 30 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    142 71%

    19th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    39th

    19
  • 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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