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Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Discover the fascinating world of marine biology with our MRes programme in Marine Biology. Delve into the diverse ecosystems and incredible marine life that shape our planet. Developed in partnership with the Marine Biological Association (MBA) and Plymouth University, this programme offers a unique opportunity to enhance your research skills in a marine context. Choose between two pathways: biodiversity and ecology, or cellular and molecular biology, to tailor your studies to your interests. Benefit from expert teaching and work alongside renowned researchers on an extensive research project. Secure your place early, as demand is high. Join us and make a splash in the field of marine biology.

About the course

Marine biology is a broad and dynamic subject, reflecting the diversity of marine ecosystems and the fantastic array of life they contain. Biological marine processes exert massive influences on the Earth's climate and biogeochemical cycling. Closely linked with the diverse research pursuits of scientists at the Marine Biological Association (MBA) and University, this programme allows you to develop research skills in a marine context that are widely applicable.

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Entry Requirements

Typically a first-class honours degree or equivalent in a biological subject, or a 2:1 honours degree with a 1st class grade or equivalent in a research project or dissertation. Applications considered from well-qualified graduates in other disciplines with relevant experience or interests –contact us for advice.

Applicants should include in their personal statement a paragraph describing a research project they have been involved with, what the findings of that study were and what the wider relevance of these findings is. Applicants are advised to apply early as the course has limited capacity.

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Where is University of Plymouth
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