School of Biological and Marine Sciences, marine biology subject page. Find out more about the marine biology courses at Plymouth.
Take the helm with our marine biology students
Hop aboard the University's own yacht and discover what it was like to take part in this year's four-day marine mammal survey.
BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology
A world-leading degree course in marine biology and coastal ecology - providing you with an extra dimension to marine biology, exploring the interaction between the marine and terrestrial environments in a wonderful location.
Marine mammal survey 2020
Discover what it was like for the marine biology students who took part in a four-day marine mammal survey in 2020.
Coastal ecosystems being ‘burned’ by double whammy of rising temperatures and ocean acidification
Researchers have published two new studies showing the combined effects that rising temperatures and ocean acidification are having on coastal environments
Rory Moore – BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology graduate
University of Plymouth – Rory Moore BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology graduate. Rory Moore talks about his role at the Blue Marine Foundation and his life after graduating.
New species of diving beetle found living in isolation in Africa
Plymouth University news: A striking new species of beetle with no direct relatives has been identified by a scientist from Plymouth University living in wetlands on the outskirts of Cape Town
Careers in marine biology and oceanography
Find out where you can go with a degree in marine biology and oceanography
Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology careers
Discover where a degree in marine biology and coastal ecology at Plymouth University can take you.