Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Marine Sciences

The programme provides research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. You can choose a wide range of topics within our marine science research groups. Your research project will be in 1 of the areas covered by the marine science research groups: Marine Resources and Renewable Energy (MRRE): antifouling and ballast water treatment, bacterial bioactive products, bioenergy. Marine Biology, Ecosystems and Governance structural and functional integrity of ecosystems, biological and socio-economic drivers of ecosystem change, governance and management of resource use. Oceans and Climate focuses on the production, consumption and air-sea exchange of greenhouse gases. Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas such as laboratory safety and sea survival.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Postgraduate Programme Co-ordinator, School of Marine Science and Technology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8912