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Oceanography and Coastal Processes BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Course info

UCAS CODE F730
Are you motivated by a desire to understand processes in the world’s oceans that drive phenomena such as ocean circulation, ocean acidification, sea-level rise or coastal erosion? If so, this course prepares you for a career in applied oceanography, coastal zone management or scientific research. You’ll develop the practical skills needed to collect and analyse data from the marine environment alongside an advanced understanding of ocean dynamics and processes contributing to shoreline ... READ MORE

Different course options

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

Key stats

Uni rankings

Geology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
65th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
71st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Earth Sciences

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 - 85 = 15% 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

Earth Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Earth Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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

Earth Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
61%
Biology
40%
Geology
32%
Chemistry
22%
Mathematics
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 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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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,800 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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How Oceanography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 20 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 60%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,745 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 46%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Plymouth
CompUniGuide ranking
71st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, nestled between picturesque Dartmoor and Cornwall. The University is always looking to develop their facilities. Not only have they recently invested into their medical and health facilities, but they have refurbished their laboratories and invested in campus buildings which include spaces for marine and art disciplines. The Uni takes the stress out of securing a place in halls by guaranteeing housing to all applicants who put Plymouth as their firm choice by the deadline stated on their website.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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