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M.Sc. On Campus

Marine Biology

Bangor University

12 months
Duration
17800 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Marine Biology programme offered by the Bangor University is a full-time one-year course, consisting of 9 months taught course and 3 months research project, and examined by continuous assessment. The course provides advanced theoretical and practical training in marine biology. 

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Overview

The course provides advanced theoretical and practical training in marine biology. The School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University has over 50 years’ experience of teaching at postgraduate level, and excellent teaching and research facilities for the study of the marine biology.

The MSc course in Marine Biology offered at the Bangor University is one of a suite of 5 focused MSc courses in marine science run within the School housed in a fully serviced and dedicated postgraduate suite. The MSc course is managed by a course team comprising of Dr Ian McCarthy (Course Director), Dr Luis Gimenez (Deputy Course Director) and Chris White Postgraduate Course Administrator. The School has 30 academics teaching and researching across the marine science disciplines of Marine Biology, Biogeochemistry, Physical Oceanography and Geological Oceanography with 24 technical and administrative support staff. Teaching on the MSc Marine Biology is provided 'in house' by School academic staff in the main, with additional teaching provided from the University's School of Biological Sciences the National Museum of Wales and by guest lecturers.

Careers and Employability

Graduates of our Biological MScs have taken up the following career paths in recent years:

  • Public Sector, e.g. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Waterways Board, County Councils, Fisheries Protection Committee, National Rivers Authority/Environment Agency, EEC Environmental Commission.
  • Private Sector, e.g. Aquatic consultancies specialising in survey and environmental impact assessment, aquaculture, oil industry, mining, instrument development, informatics and computing.
  • Voluntary organisations such as World Wide Fund for Nature, Greenpeace, Wildlife Trusts, RSPCA, Royal Geographical Society.
  • Higher Education and Research, e.g. Doctorate Research, Research Assistants.
  • Overseas students return to comparable posts overseas.
  • UK students employed overseas in comparable posts.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Marine Ecology Skills
  • Habitat Ecology / Coastal Survey
  • Marine Fisheries
  • Marine Vertebrates
  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Research Design & Planning
  • Research Project / Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake).

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to the MSc/Diploma Marine Biology requires a 2(ii) undergraduate Honours degree in a Biological Science (e.g. Biology, Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Marine Biology).  
  • Applicants from other science subject areas or with relevant employment experience are encouraged to apply, provided that they can demonstrate evidence of motivation and experience in their Personal Statement and CV.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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