Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

**This is a Connected Degree**
Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after youve started your course.

**Overview**
Marine biologists are the first line of defence for our blue planet, and are crucial to enhance the ecology and environment of our oceans.

This BSc (Hons) Marine Biology degree, accred...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

C160

Institution Code

P80

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

B,B,C

112-120 points to include 3 A levels, with Biology at grade B. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.

UCAS Tariff

112

120

112-120 points to include 3 A levels, or equivalent, with 40 points from A level Biology. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.

Scottish Higher

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

Access to HE Diploma

112-122 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Science).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

25

25 points from the IB Diploma, to include 3 Higher Level subjects, with 6 points from a Higher Level in Biology. 4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C or above).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DMM

Must be in a Science subject.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

To include Higher Level Biology at H3.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and Science/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and Science.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Higher

112-120 Tariff points, to include Biology at grade C.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Cambridge Pre-U score of 48-50, to include a Principal Subject in Biology at M2.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

112-120 points from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate including 2 A levels with 40 points from A level Biology, plus the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

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EU, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
International £19,200

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