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Marine Biology with Oceanography

University of Southampton
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Program description

Uncover the secrets of life in the oceans with Southampton’s three-year multidisciplinary Marine Biology with Oceanography programme.

This programme is based at our unique Waterfront Campus at the world-leading National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS). Students are able to make use of the excellent new teaching labs and cutting-edge research labs as well as our fleet of research vessels which are only a 10 minute walk from the lecture theatres.

You will gain detailed knowledge of marine biota and the physics, chemistry and sedimentology that influence them, covering a broad variety of topics, from hydrothermal vents to coastal lagoons.

A full fieldwork programme including a residential field trip in years 1 and 2, combined with a final-year independent research project working alongside research active staff, will set you up for career in further research, a specialised masters, or working in a government agency or consultancy.

Our Marine Biology and Oceanography degree is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

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University of Southampton

The University of Southampton combines academic excellence with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to research, supporting a culture that engages and challenges students and staff in their pursuit of learning. The University of Southampton is one of the top 15 research...

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University of Southampton

University Road
SO17 1BJ. Southampton
United kingdom


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