Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Marine Biology

Marine biology is an extraordinarily broad and dynamic subject, reflecting the diversity and energy of marine ecosystems and the fantastic 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

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 with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through the UK National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), who provide an advisory service.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced research in marine biology; dissertation; research skills and methods. Optional modules include: marine ecology and conservation; molecular and cellular approaches in marine biology. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858