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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


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our unique interdisciplinary degree will develop your understanding of our marine environment and how it interacts with the Earth’s processes. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of oceanography and the study of the ocean and its relationship to the planet, whilst complimenting your study with modules in physical geography. You will gain a full picture of the Earth from its core, through to the ocean and land right up to the atmosphere. Our students typically spend 75% of their degree in Oceanography with 25% in Physical Geography. Taught by expert staff, you will be part of an innovative research environment with access to cutting edge facilities including our dedicated research vessels, which are moored just minutes away from our lecture theatres. In year-three you will complete an independent project in one of our research groups. Fieldwork is an integral part of the course and you will be coached in a variety of current fieldwork techniques in a number of exciting locations.All of our Oceanography courses are accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). 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

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 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

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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

    21st out of 72 3

    10th out of 29 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    149 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%



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