Undergraduate Marine Science courses

Undergraduate courses provide an overview and foundation in Marine Science, and prepare you for further study opportunities.

Course code Course title Semester offered Coordinator
MARINE 100 The Oceans Around Us S1 Andrew Jeffs
MARINE 100G The Oceans Around Us S1 Andrew Jeffs
MARINE 202 Principles of Marine Science S1 Craig Radford
MARINE 302 Dynamics of Marine Systems S2 Alwyn Rees
MARINE 303 Freshwater and Estuarine Ecology S1 Richard Taylor
MARINE 304 Directed Study in Marine Science S1; S2 Richard Taylor
MARINE 305 Practical Skills in Marine Science Summer Richard Taylor
MARINE 399 Capstone - Marine Science S1; S2 Alwyn Rees (S1)
Neill Herbert (S2)

Our undergraduate Marine Science adviser is Neill Herbert.

Find timetable information at Student Services Online.

The following courses can be included in your undergraduate Marine Science degree:

Course code Course title Semester offered Coordinator
BIOSCI 100 Antarctica: The Frozen Continent S2 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 101 Life! Origins and Mechanisms S2 Amanda Harper
BIOSCI 108 Biodiversity: Patterns of life S1 Leah Barnfather
BIOSCI 109 Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life S1 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 206 Principles of Ecology S1 Caroline Aspden
BIOSCI 208 Invertebrate Diversity S1 Mary Sewell
BIOSCI 220 Quantitative Biology S1 Jenn Jury
BIOSCI 328 Fisheries and Aquaculture S1 Neill Herbert
BIOSCI 333 Marine Ecology and Conservation S2 Rochelle Constantine
BIOSCI 334 Biology of Marine Organisms S1 Brendon Dunphy
BIOSCI 335 Ecological Physiology S2 Tony Hickey
BIOSCI 394 Conservation Ecology S1 Margaret Stanley
BIOSCI 395 Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity S2 Shane Wright
EARTHSCI 303 Sedimentary Systems S1 Lorna Strachan
EARTHSCI 361 Exploration Geophysics S2 Jennifer Eccles
ENVSCI 203 Discovering Environmental Modelling S2 Giovanni Coco
GEOG 101 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms S1; S2 Joe Fagan
GEOG 103 Mapping Our World S1 Murray Ford
GEOG 250 Geographical Research in Practice S1 Joe Fagan
GEOG 262 Geomorphology S2 tbc
GEOG 351 Coastal and Marine Studies S1 Mark Dickson
GEOPHYS 311 Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics S2 tbc
GISCI 241 Principles of Remote Sensing S2 Murray Ford
STATS 101 Introduction to Statistics Summer; S1; S2 David Smith
STATS 201 Data Analysis Summer; S1; S2 David Smith

2024 field trips

More details about the field trips can be found in the Course Outline.

If you require further information, please reach out to the course coordinator.