Course Comparison

Course MSc Advanced Hydrography for Professionals BSc (Hons) Geography with Ocean Science
Award Master of Science - MSc Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Part-time Distance learning Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Marine Learning Alliance Plymouth
Provider Marine Learning Alliance Ltd School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Entry requirements

Likely to be a postgraduate qualification such as PG Diploma but will depend on your existing qualifications and professional experience.  Flexibility exists to be considered by the Admissions Tutor, for example membership of professional bodies such as IMarEST will count favourably.

IB
28 overall to include 5 in geography at Higher Level. English and mathematics must be included.

A level/AS level
A typical offer is 112 points from a minimum of 2 A levels including C @ geography, excluding general studies

BTEC
Please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk, stating explicitly the full list of modules within your qualification.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access
Pass a named Access to HE Diploma (e.g. science, humanities, combined), (including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C /4 or above or equivalent) with at least 33 credits at merit and to include at least 12 credits in geography related units with merits

GCSE
Mathematics and English language grade C.

Other
Equivalent qualifications may be considered.
 

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.