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Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Environmental Sciences (13) Physics (29)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Physical Oceanography at Bangor University. This esteemed programme, boasting over 40 years of excellence, offers a unique opportunity for students with backgrounds in physical, mathematical, or numerate sciences to delve deep into the captivating realm of Physical Oceanography. Led by renowned experts like Dr. Mattias Green and Dr. Yueng Lenn, the course equips students with a comprehensive understanding of oceanographic theory, cutting-edge instrumentation, and practical skills essential for addressing real-world challenges in the coastal ocean environment. Through a blend of theoretical modules, hands-on experience, and a tailored research project, students hone their expertise and focus on areas of personal interest. Graduates of this programme have achieved remarkable success, with alumni holding prestigious positions in academia, research, and industry worldwide. Join this illustrious lineage by meeting the entry requirements of a 2(ii) Honours degree in a relevant field and demonstrating a passion for oceanography. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in Physical Oceanography - apply now!

About the course

This course introduces students with a degree in the physical, mathematical or other numerate sciences to the subject of Physical Oceanography. The course has run for over 40 years and is unique in the UK for the depth of physical oceanography training provided. As well as giving an overview of physical oceanography, the course enable students to study in detail those aspects of the subject for which they have particular interest.


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Entry Requirements

Successful applicants normally hold, or expect to obtain, a 2(ii) undergraduate Honours degree in a physical, mathematical or other numerate science. Applicants from other subject areas (e.g. Geography, Geology, Biology and other sciences) or with relevant employment experience are encouraged to apply, provided that they can demonstrate high levels of motivation and experience in their Personal Statement and CV and have mathematics to A-level or beyond.

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

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As you would expect from a university that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor is keen to offer extra help to students. There are bursaries and scholarships available for postgraduate students.

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