This is a 4-year course. During the first 3 years, you will follow an appropriate BSc degree course structure in one of the following: Marine Biology BSc. At the end of Year 2, providing a satisfactory mark has been obtained, you continue with Year 3 of the BSc course and proceed to a 4th year specialised course. In Year 4 you carry out a substantial piece of research which forms your Year 4 dissertation. You will be able to work in a staff member’s research group and will gain valuable research experience of working in a research environment.

MSci, MSci, MSci Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
C167, C167, C167 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

136-112 tariff points including a level 3 qualification* in Biology and usually one other science subject.Second science subjects we consider include Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Environment Science etc. Please contact us for advice. *Level 3 qualifications include A levels, Irish Highers, International Baccalaureate, Welsh Baccalaureate, Scottish Advanced Highers and others – for a full list, please refer to the new UCAS tariff at www.ucas.com.

Due to the academic requirements for this programme, BTECs, City & Guilds and Access courses are considered on a case by case basis.

We also welcome applications from mature applicants, individuals with European qualifications and international applicants (subject to minimum English language requirements).

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