Course Comparison

Course
MSc Hydrography MRes Applied Marine Science
Award
Master of Science - MSc Master of Research - MRes
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Biological and Marine Sciences School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent preferably in surveying, technology or science subjects. We will consider a 2:2 or equivalent or other relevant awards. If you don’t have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept workplace experience.

If you are interested in following the programme on a part-time basis you're encouraged to contact the programme leader.

If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with Ecctis, who provide an advisory service.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

You should have:

  • A good honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent preferably in a science or engineering subject. If you don’t have any recent formal qualifications, we may accept work place experience.
  • If you have overseas qualifications you can check how they compare with the UK equivalent through Ecctis, who provide an advisory service. 

English language:

  • If English is not your first language then we’ll need evidence of your proficiency in English. The minimum IELTS score usually accepted is 6.5. Our International Office has more information.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.