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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

In this course the research area includes Shelf Sea and Coastal Processes; Biogeochemistry and Palaeoceanography and Marine Ecosystems: Conservation and Resource Management. Supervision is available for research across all discipline areas in the School of Ocean Sciences. Facilities include the research vessel (Prince Madog), aquaculture facilities and a full range of modern analytical equipment needed to study the biology, physics, geology and chemistry of oceans and seas. MPhil research degree and are awarded after the examination of a candidate's thesis, produced following a period of research.

Different course options

Full time | Bangor University | 2 years | SEP-20

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Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need an upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a non-UK institution) in natural science.

University information

Located in North Wales, between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers postgraduate degrees within three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Business Environmental Sciences and Engineering Human Sciences Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its research into industries like accounting, electronic engineering, sports science and psychology. In fact, the last Research Excellence Framework (REF,...more

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