|Study location||United Kingdom, Portsmouth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
A level 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 component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Applicants will normally need to pass the separate Science Practical Endorsement.
Our oceans are under threat, so there’s never been a greater need for experts in marine biology. Do you have the ambition to combat the challenges facing this diverse environment and play an active and positive role in understanding and protecting marine biodiversity and the future of our oceans?
On this BSc (Hons) Marine Biology degree course, you’ll learn the practical, theoretical and professional skills to start a career as a marine biologist.
You’ll develop your knowledge of marine organisms, from phytoplankton to cetaceans, as well as how to protect the oceans and their delicate ecosystems against the growing threats of climate change, habitat destruction and resource exploitation. All at a university that’s been carrying out marine biological research for more than 70 years.
When you finish the course, you can apply to be a Registered Marine Scientist. You’ll also meet some of the academic requirements to become a Chartered Marine Scientist.
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in:
coastal zone management
marine resource management
You could also continue your studies at postgraduate level. Many graduates go onto study MRes Science or MSc Applied Aquatic Biology.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.