Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

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Course info

UCAS CODE C160
Marine Biology is the study of organisms that occupy 95% of the biosphere of our planet, living in conditions ranging from the polar seas (below -2℃) to hydrothermal vents (greater than 100℃). We are increasingly aware of the value of marine organisms for their role in influencing and indicating changes in our climate, for food, medicine and other products. The majority of the worlds species are found in the oceans; and range from the smallest micro-organism on the planet to the largest ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
4th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
63rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
76th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Ecology and Environmental Biology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Ecology and Environmental Biology graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Ecology and Environmental Biology graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Ecology and Environmental Biology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
88%
Chemistry
55%
Mathematics
35%
Geography
29%
Physics
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Latest Marine Biology reviews

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Daniel
14 Mar 22

Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

For me the course is the best aspect about my time at Bangor, with it being the main reason I was drawn here....
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Maciej
14 Mar 22

Marine Biology MSc

Best part about uni life at Bangor university is the clubs and societies. But I can't fail to mention the people and...

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How Marine Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 92 reviews

5 star 56%
4 star 41%
3 star 2%
2 star 0%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,636 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 32%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bangor University
CUG ranking
63rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Located between the mountains and the sea in North Wales, Bangor University has a close-knit community with around 10,000 students currently studying here. It’s small nature and welcoming environment are some reasons why so many choose to study here. Bangor University offers the highest quality teaching in a supportive learning environment. You can choose to study from courses across the sciences, arts, business, law and humanities. There are a variety of learning pathways, including degree apprenticeships and foundation degrees.

Where you'll study

Bangor University

Bangor University Bangor, Gwynedd
LL57 2DG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bangor   0.3 miles away

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