Institute of Marine Science


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Our courses

The Institute of Marine Science offers a diverse range of Marine Science courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Institute of Marine Science staff are involved in teaching a number of related courses hosted by other University departments and schools.

  • Undergraduate courses

    The Institute of Marine Science offers two undergraduate courses in Marine Science which can be combined in the Bachelor of Science degree with courses in Biological Sciences, Statistics, Geography, Geology and Geophysics.

  • Postgraduate courses

    Postgraduate courses, at the Institute of Marine Science, teach field techniques and research methods, address issues in Marine Science and climate change, and cover a range of specialist topics such as fisheries, geochemistry and sedimentology.

  • General Education

    Students who are interested in the global environment and the challenges faced by human interactions with that environment will find this General Education course insightful and stimulating.