What will I learn?

This course provides graduates with advanced theory and practical skills that are essential for working in the field of Marine Biology. The Oceans provide us with key resources. This degree aims to provide graduates with a broad understanding of the fundamental aspects of the biology of life as well as more specialised aspects such as fisheries, marine animal behaviour, conservation genetics and marine pollution. Students will visit a range of local habitats and have the option to go overseas to undertake field work on a tropical coral reef. The degree will culminate in their dissertation. Graduates will be equipped with relevant and evidenced competency in the application of marine biology to practical settings, providing access to a wide range of employment opportunities or postgraduate level study.At Chester you will be taught a broad degree with subjects from genetics to biodiversity, physiology to marine impacts. Our staff have both national and international research, industry and consultancy experience, and use this to inform their teaching. Our department is friendly with an open door policy and uses a variety of teaching methods to assist students with all learning needs. students appreciate the sense of community. All students will be assigned a personal academic tutor who will support them throughout their degree. The University of Chester is located in close proximity to the Dee Estuary which comprises the marine areas of The Dee Estuary Special Protection Area (SPA) and Dee Estuary / Aber Dyfrdwy Special Area of Conservation (SAC) with internationally important wetland species.We have an excellent team to support students throughout their time with us and including careers advice for when they leave. With a marine biology degree from Chester you will enter the sector as a work ready graduate who is able to hit the ground running either within the sector or with a broader career should you so choose.

Which department am I in?

Biological Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,750.00 (US$ 16,866) per year
The tuition fees for international students studying undergraduate programmes in the 2021/22 academic year are £12,750. This fee is set for each year of study. There may be slight increase in the year 2022/23 entry.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Chester

Parkgate Road,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 4BJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To include A-level Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Social Science, World Development, Applied Science

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Chester

The University of Chester is home to students from 130 countries and is the #2 University in the UK for international students (WhatUni? 2020).

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