Taught course

Applied Science (Marine Biology)

University College Cork · Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science

Entry requirements

A candidate for the MSc in Marine Biology must have obtained at least a second class Honours, Grade II degree in any Biological Science or equivalent area.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Marine Biology is a full-time multidisciplinary degree running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme. The aim of the MSc programme is to train and educate graduates in multiple areas of Marine Biology and to provide an understanding of the disciplines, which impinge upon these areas in order to meet the growing demand for such personnel at home and abroad. In addition, a number of professionally certified courses will be provided throughout the course (BL6015) equipping students with qualifications essential for work in the marine environment.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. Rob McAllen, Department of Zoology Ecology & Plant Science