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¿Qué aprenderé?

About this course

Study our Oceanography MSc at the University's School of Ocean and Earth Science, based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS). NOCS is home to the largest single group of marine and earth scientists in the world.

This course is subject to revalidation for 2022 entry.

On this master's you'll work alongside experts in their field as you learn how to become an oceanographer. You'll learn how they develop their understanding of marine systems, from coasts to the vast unexplored deep ocean.

You’ll be taught by researchers at the forefront of their disciplines, contributing to some of today’s biggest challenges, such as:

  • sea-level rise
  • ocean pollution
  • sustainable fisheries
  • climate change
  • deep-sea mining
  • marine biodiversity

This course is open to UK and international students who are passionate about working in marine science but may not have previous experience. This course welcomes students from all scientific backgrounds.

You’ll benefit from the centre’s modern equipment, laboratory facilities and dedicated teaching vessel, Callista. Our flexible course structure means you can mix and match your module choices to adapt your studies around career goals

This course also allows you to specialise your studies in a specific area.

Study theme options include:

  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Physical Oceanography and Climate Dynamics
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
  • Marine Geology and Geophysics

Careers

There are a variety of oceanography careers. With this master's, you can work in a wide range of organisations - from global corporations and consultancies to government agencies, museums and universities. Transferable skills in analysis, research, problem-solving and teamwork mean you'll be ideally suited for a variety of different roles. Past students have gone on to the following jobs:

  • marine scientist
  • oceanographer
  • geologist
  • fisheries officer
  • oil spill consultant
  • marine science officer

Around one-third of our students have gone on to complete PhD research. Past students have gone to work at the following organisations:

  • British Antarctic Survey
  • Environment Agency
  • BP
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)
  • Natural England

Our careers and employability service will help you to find work placements and graduate jobs, as well as offering specialist careers advice. You’ll also be supported by your personal academic tutor and an employability coordinator, who can advise you on your career path throughout your course.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Ocean and Earth Science

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£25.400,00 (US$ 30.753) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

29 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS)

Waterfront Campus,

European Way,

Southampton,

SO14 3ZH, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students need to have a Bachelors degree from a recognised institution minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4. UK 1st degree equivalent: GPA 3.6 out of 4.0, UK 2.1 degree equivalent: GPA 3.2 out of 4.0; GPA 3.0 depending on awarding institution. IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students will need a 2:1 degree in one of the following subjects: environmental science, geology, physics, physical geography, a biological science, chemistry and mathematics. If English is not your first language, you'll need to complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to demonstrate your competence in English. You'll need all of the following scores as a minimum: IELTS overall score:7.0; reading: 6.0; writing: 6.0; speaking: 6.0; listening: 6.0. TOEFL: 100.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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Acerca de University of Southampton

Clasificada en el top 100 mundial y en el top 15 del Reino Unido, University of Southampton es una institución líder con una excelente reputación.

  • Entre las top 100 universidades del mundo
  • Población estudiantil internacional numerosa y diversa
  • Servicio de carreras profesionales, premiado varias veces
  • Incubadora de empresas N° 1 en el mundo (UBI Global)

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