Marine Biology and Oceanography

This single honours degree, taught predominantly within the School of Ocean Sciences, provides an in-depth study of the important processes in the oceans, shelf seas and estuaries. The course combines detailed study of life in the sea, from the smallest bacteria to the largest mammals, with a specialised understanding of their physical and chemical environments: the currents, tides and waves, and the biogeochemical interactions within the atmosphere, ocean and sea floor. 

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There is also a 4-year Master of Marine Science MMSci option available. In Year 4 of the Master of Marine Science, you will carry out a substantial piece of research which forms your Year 4 dissertation.

Location: Most lectures are held in Bangor. Some 3rd year lectures and all practicals are held at the Menai Bridge site.

Duration
  1. 3 years
Course Type Description

UG

Instruction Language
English / Welsh
Assessment Language
English
How you will study
Your commitment
Commitment Description
  1. Full time
Where you will be based
Duration Description
  1. Starts: 2015

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Support available from the Coleg Cymraeg

25% of the course available in the medium of Welsh

The Coleg plans and supports the provision of Welsh medium higher education on a strategic basis across all the universities in Wales. By working with the universities, the Coleg enables them to secure and develop more opportunities for students studying through the medium of Welsh. In particular, the Coleg sponsors Welsh medium lecturing posts, supports projects to create new resources, and offers scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate students to study through the medium of Welsh. More information on the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol's work can be found on the website www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk

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