MSc Applied Aquatic Biology

MSc Applied Aquatic Biology

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,300
Domestic tuition: £9,400

Program overview

On this course, you'll: Research at the Institute of Marine Sciences, or carry out microbiological work at the University’s Field Centre for Environmental Technology at Petersfield Sewage Works Rear coldwater species for restocking programmes, or trial fish food at the Sparsholt College National Aquatics Training Centre Cover ecosystem function and management, and learn advanced laboratory and field skills Learn from leading international researchers and outside agencies, including environmental consultancies, government bodies and the industry Go on field trips, taking part in freshwater stream surveys, learning sampling techniques, and the opportunity to take part in a week-long practical in the Mediterranean Sea Get the chance to study abroad through Erasmus+, or other conservation and research schemes

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Qualifications or experience
  • An upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement.
English language requirements
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Career opportunities

Previous graduates have gone on to pursue:
  • consultancy work
  • government-based research
  • conservation
  • teaching
  • further study

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom

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