|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
- good results in Biology
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Our four-year Integrated Masters programme is designed to train high performing Marine Biologists to the best possible standard to prepare them for PhD research and employment.
You will follow the BSc programme for the first three years and then subject to performance, proceed to the final Masters year. During this year you will gain further skills in data analysis and conduct an advanced research project to publication standard. Specialist modules will focus on the latest research and issues in our field.
Programme Year One
Compulsory modules develop the essential skills required to be a Marine Biologist and build a foundation of knowledge on the physical and biological environments. Three optional modules allow you to focus a little more on the subjects that interest you.
Programme Year Two
Year 2 develops more specialist knowledge of Marine Biology, while allowing you to take a wide range of options in areas that interest you. You choose two optional modules.
Programme Year Three
The core compulsory modules focus on research skills and include your independent research project. A wide choice of specialist research-led modules from right across the University allows you to focus on the subjects which interest you the most. You choose four optional modules.
Programme Year Four
Your Masters Year focusses on the key modules required for contemporary research in Marine Biology. You choose two optional modules.
Our graduates have a diverse range of careers, including, media, environmental consultancy, administration, academia, teaching, local and national government and international banking. Recent graduates who have careers within the sector include fisheries observers, surveyor, seabird research assistant, field assistant on mammal surveys, rangers and conducting environmental surveys for construction work. Many choose to continue their studies at Masters or PhD level on topics such as fish assemblages in mangroves, marine ecosystem responses to climate change and carbon sequestration in soils.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.