Marine biologists study the natural processes affecting organisms in marine and estuarine environments and the human effects on these processes. Marine Biology encompasses all organisms in the marine world, from microbes to animals, from invertebrates to whales, as well as plants such as seagrasses and seaweeds.
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The Master of Biological Science, with a specialisation in Marine Biology, provides you with knowledge of marine organisms, their habitats and ecosystem functions and will equip you for a range of jobs in marine research, conservation and management.
Marine Biology includes a study of all marine life from seaweeds through to marine megafauna, considering their biology, ecology, behaviour, conservation and management. Through careful designed and executed field studies, you will gain a first-hand experience of our fascinating temperate ecosystems and the organisms they support. A graduate will understand the problems facing marine organisms at local and global spatial scales together within short and long-term timeframes.
UWA is well equipped for teaching and research in marine biology. The specialisation is taught jointly across the Schools of Animal Biology and Plant Biology, supported by the world class research of the Oceans Institute, Centre for Marine Futures, and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).
To be considered for admission into this course an applicant must meet one of the following requirements:(a) a relevant bachelor's degree of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or(b) successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Biological Science of this University, or equivalent. English language competency View Website
Recipient: University of Western Australia
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