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Marine Biology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

Student rating
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( 4.5) 5266 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C107
Marine biology is a fascinating subject involving the study of life in the sea, and this course will help you to develop knowledge and skills to open up a range of exciting career opportunities.As a student on the BSc Marine Biology with a Year Abroad, you will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, and discussion groups, supported by practical classes and field courses. Our coastal location gives easy access to a wide range of study habitats including exposed rocky shores, ... READ MORE

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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.
14th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
42nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time With Time Abroad
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 - 90 = 10% 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
£18,000
UK Ecology and Environmental Biology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

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
97%
Chemistry
40%
Geography
31%
Mathematics
29%
Psychology
13%

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Latest Marine Biology reviews

Marine Biology
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WKabiru
28 Jan 20

Marine Biology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

The experience has been pretty standard in some ways but I can't complain, while there are some things I think could be...

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How Marine Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 79 reviews

5 star 60%
4 star 30%
3 star 8%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 5,266 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
35th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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