University of Plymouth: Marine Biology

InstitutionUniversity of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Web https://www.plymouth.ac.uk
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

Marine biology is an extraordinarily broad and dynamic subject, reflecting the diversity and energy of marine ecosystems and the fantastic array of life they contain, making this a compelling subject to study. Marine processes exert massive influences on the Earth’s climate and the pattern of biogeochemical cycling. Closely linked with the diverse research pursuits of a range of scientists this programme allows you to apply and develop your particular skills in a marine context.

* Study in Plymouth, an internationally renowned city for marine biological research.

* Participate in a specifically designed, topical programme jointly hosted by Plymouth University and the Marine Biological Association (MBA) of the UK.

* Choose between two pathways to suit your research interests, biodiversity and ecology or cellular and molecular biology.

* Benefit from being taught by recognised experts with worldwide links to research organisations and projects.

* Draw on our expertise, working alongside research staff on a personal project.

* Undertake an extensive, original and innovative research project, often in collaboration with MBA Research Fellows, or one of our other partner institutions (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science and the National Marine Aquarium), either in the UK or abroad.

* Excellent training for further research.

* See the benefit from close links with the research community worldwide.

Master of Research - MRes

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The University of Plymouth is a high-quality, research-rich institution with a mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through specialist teaching. The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, situated between picturesque Dartmoor and the stunning beaches of Cornwall.

Why choose Plymouth?

  •  Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2018)
  • Top 10 modern university (Times Higher Education rankings)
  • Two thirds of our most recent submission to ...

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