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Single Major

Marine Science

Diploma in Science

Develop and apply expertise in Marine Science to solve complex challenges facing our oceans.

Dive into the scientific study of coastal processes, ecology, fisheries, marine geology and marine conservation.

You’ll learn to apply a wide range of evidence-based environmental and conservation strategies to protect vital coastal habitats and marine ecosystems across the globe.

Studying Marine Science can lead to opportunities in various fields, including teaching, fisheries laboratories, marine parks, planning and management, museums and universities.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for earth and marine sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

44 in the world for earth and marine sciences

QS World University Rankings 2020

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Marine Science
  • Tropical Marine Ecosystems
  • Marine Geoscience and Paleoceanography
  • Global Challenges in Biology
  • Coastal Processes & Management
  • Marine Ecology and Conservation
  • Fish, Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Geology of Coral Reefs
  • Ecology
  • Ecology Field Studies

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