Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Marine Biology

The course covers an extraordinarily broad and dynamic subject, reflecting the diversity and energy of marine ecosystems and the diverse array of life they contain, making this a compelling subject to study. Marine processes exert massive influences on the Earth�s climate and the pattern of biogeochemical cycling. Closely linked with the diverse research pursuits of a range of scientists this programme allows you to apply and develop your particular skills in a marine context.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good degree (2.1 or above, USA GPA 3.1 or above) preferably in a biological science. Other suitable degrees may be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced research in marine biology; marine biology; postgraduate research skills and methods; marine ecology and conservation; molecular and cellular approaches in marine biology.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858