Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course info

UCAS CODE C160
**Overview**Our oceans are under threat, so theres never been a greater need for experts in marine biology. Do you have the ambition to combat the challenges facing this diverse environment and play an active and positive role in understanding and protecting marine biodiversity and the future of our oceans?On this BSc (Hons) Marine Biology degree course, youll learn the practical, theoretical and professional skills to start a career as a marine biologist.Youll develop your knowledge of marine ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 13-SEP-21

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
45th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
61st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2020

Entry requirements
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
92%
Chemistry
41%
Mathematics
31%
Psychology
19%
Geography
14%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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£17,600 per year
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Latest Marine Biology reviews

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Lois
27 Feb 20

Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

I have really enjoyed it so far, i enjoy my course a lot and i am looking forward to carrying it on in my second and...
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Isobel
19 Feb 20

Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

It's been good, a little difficult to get into the swing of things but it's getting better. Most of my friends are male...

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Student rating ( 4.5) 13 reviews

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3 star 15%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,614 reviews

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3 star 14%
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University of Portsmouth
CompUniGuide ranking
61st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Portsmouth is in the heart of the UK’s only island city. Taking inspiration from the city’s rich heritage as a trading and naval port, the University is dedicated to helping you get ready for your exciting life journey. Portsmouth’s commitment to the student experience has seen it achieve Gold in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Its record for graduate employment, and for boosting graduate’s salaries, is impressive. Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of science, technology, humanities, creative and cultural industries, business and law. All courses reflect the University’s commitment to your future career. There are many opportunities for work experience, placements and volunteering, plus an expert Careers and Employability Service. Strong student support is a major feature of Portsmouth.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away