Years 1 and 2 provide a foundation in modern biology, including: Ecology; Pollution Biology; and Man’s Impact on the Environment. Year 3 gives a thorough grounding in many aspects of Marine Biology and Year 4 explores the applications of Marine Biology to Marine Resource Development and Marine Environmental Protection. Fieldwork plays an important part in the course.
The course aims to produce good Marine Biologists with a training in applied aspects of marine resource exploitation and protection. Breadth in the curriculum is provided by options including Molecular Biology and Microbiology.
2024 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology or Physics plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology or Physics at B plus English and Maths at National 5.
For entry to Level 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including Biology or Human Biology plus 4 Highers at AABB.
School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society