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Marine Biology MSci

Bangor University

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( 4.5) 2672 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C167
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, Marine Biology and Zoology BSc, Marine Vertebrate Zoology 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 ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
4th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
83rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
82nd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
4 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 - 96 = 4% 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, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
UCAS Tariff
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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

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£16,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Marine Biology reviews

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How Marine Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 120 reviews

5 star 68%
4 star 31%
3 star 1%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 2,672 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 28%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
83rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
Bangor University achieved a Gold Award for ‘outstanding teaching’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has around 10,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, Psychology, Law, Music, Ocean Sciences, English Literature and Language, Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Zoology. Bangor University came within the top 10 in the University of the Year category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, and this success is reflected in comments left by our student reviewers, many of whom have nothing but great things to say about their entire time studying at Bangor. Bangor students on Whatuni say: “ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Amazing course, amazing location. Incredible lecturers, incredible facilities.

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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