|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in Biology
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
Additionally, state English examination results are accepted as proof of proficency.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Marine & Freshwater Biologists study the animals and plants that inhabit marine, freshwater and brackish water ecosystems. These range from microscopic plankton, to enormous blue whales! Marine & Freshwater Biologists study animal diversity, evolution, behaviour, anatomy, physiology, botany, and ecology, with a special emphasis on marine and freshwater ecosystems. Upon graduation, they possess the scientific and analytical skills demanded in a broad range of professions.
Here’s why we think Aberystwyth is a great place to study a degree in Marine & Freshwater Biology:
- Passionate teaching staff that conduct world-leading research across a wide range of marine and freshwater subject areas
- Fantastic modern aquariums, laboratories, microscopy suite and historic specimen collection
- Wonderful aquatic environments right on your doorstep, including rocky and sandy shores, estuaries, saltmarsh, dunes and lowland and upland rivers
- Access to species such as grey seals, bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoises, salmon and trout, as well as a myriad of marine and freshwater invertebrate species
- Two residential field courses in the third year of their course: a marine field course to Portugal and a freshwater field course to Loch Lomond!
If all the weird and wonderful animals and plants found in marine and freshwater environments fascinate you, and you want to explore some of the least understood habitats in the world, then Marine & Freshwater Biology is the degree course for you.
You will be fully supported with developing your employability skills throughout the degree scheme. The degree will allow you to develop specialist skills such as the ability to identify, either via own knowledge or dichotomous keys, marine and freshwater plants and animals as well as developing a range of transferable skills highly valued by employers.
On graduating with your BSc Marine and Freshwater Biology Degree you will be qualified for career-paths specifically related to the discipline. In addition, your degree will have taught you a broad range of skills such as observation, research, analysis and reflection which are demanded by employers in every field.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.