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Marine Biology

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
Full-time
€27,196.01/year
1635 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English
Apply date
Jul 2022
Start date
Aug 2022

Program Description

Go below the surface. Marine biology is the study of our planet’s largest and most diverse ecosystem—the sea. Marine biologists observe, preserve and discover ocean life, from tiny shelled creatures and thriving underwater forests to flashing squids and roving sharks. The University of Adelaide is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Earth and Marine sciences and best in South Australia.

Top 100 in world and #1 in South Australia for Marine Science (QS World University Rankings by Subject, Earth and Marine Sciences, 2021)

No. 1 in South Australia for careers in Environmental Science (Good Universities Guide, 2021)

Field work in marine and freshwater environments

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
or
IB Diploma
26
English Level
IELTS
6.5
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
TOEFL (internet based)
79
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
58
or
PTE
58
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Prerequisites:

  • Assumed Knowledge: Chemistry and Mathematics is desirable

Curriculum

Year 1

Biology I: Molecules, Genes and Cells or Concepts in Biology I

Building a Habitable Planet

Science or Fiction (Marine Biology) I

Biology 1:Organisms

Ecological Issues I

Statistical Practice I (Life Sciences)

Botany II

Zoology II (Marine Biology)

Year 2

Ecology II

Research Methods in Marine Biology III

Concepts in Ecology III

Frontiers in Marine Biology III

Year 3

Marine Biology III

Marine Ecology III

Careers

The Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) degree sets you up for successful employment with:

  • conservation groups
  • consultancy firms
  • councils
  • environmental protection agencies
  • state governments
  • university research laboratories
  • water authorities

You might be:

  • collecting data and resources by scuba diving and boats
  • managing fisheries and coastal planning
  • monitoring climate change and water quality
  • policy formation and creating marine protected areas

Other careers:

  • Microbiologist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Life Scientist
  • Project Officer
  • Environmental Project Officer
  • Research Associates
  • Resource Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Scientific Officer
  • Biodiversity Assessment
  • Resource Manager
  • Environmental Remediation Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Aquaculture
  • Science Communicators
  • Ecotour Operator
  • Environmental Manager
  • Wedding Photographer
  • Wildlife Conservationist
  • Research Scientist
  • Environmental Biologist
  • Environmental Consultant
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