Taught course

Applied Marine Geoscience

Bangor University · School of Ocean Sciences

Entry requirements

Successful applicants normally hold, or are expected to be awarded, a 2(ii) undergraduate Honours degree in a Natural Science or related subject, preferably with mathematics at A2 level or equivalent. Applicants without a mathematics background will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All applicants should express knowledgeable interest in the course on their application form. Non-graduates who are over 25 years in age and have at least two years work experience relevant to the course are also encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc is a full-time one-year course, consisting of 9 months taught course and 3 months research project, and assessed by coursework and examinations. The course provides theoretical and practical training in measuring, quantifying and understanding the physical processes within the geological marine environment. It provides a sound scientific basis on which to decide how best to design and execute marine surveys, be they geophysical, sedimentological or geological, for the required purpose.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Fees and funding

Some funding may be available for eligible applicants. Please contact the School for details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Dr Dei Huws
01248 382523