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Marine Sciences MPhil, PhD

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Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | 08-JAN-24

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Full time


36 months

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Marine Biology Oceanography

Course type


Course Summary

The MPhil and PhD programmes provide research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. Choose from a wide range of topics within our marine science research groups.


Join us for your PhD in Marine Sciences.

Your research project will be in one of the areas covered by the marine science research groups:

  • Marine Resources and Renewable Energy (MRRE):
  • Ecology
  • Modelling, Evidence and Policy

Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas such as laboratory safety and sea survival.

This provides you with abundant opportunities to progress your scientific career in any sector. Our research students have been successful at finding work across industry, academia, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.

Your development

Many research projects include industrial work experience. Other projects involve working with other universities, government institutes and scientific associations. The marine science research groups form part of extensive national and international networks.

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university renowned for the quality of its teaching and research. The university is recognised internationally for its contributions to global problem solving in innovative and creative ways. Newcastle University is a prestigious founding member of the Russell Group association of research-intensive universities in the UK. The university enjoys an outstanding reputation as an institution at which...more

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