Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management - BSc Hons Degree - Topup
Course Code: ES1HE04
UCAS Code: F710
Our BSc Hons in Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management tops up graduates of the foundation course to a full BSc Hons in this sector. This qualification is ideally constructed to provide the students with a genuine research dissertation, with past students creating large scale local studies and generating further research and scientific study using their findings. Following successful completion of this course, graduates can go on to study post-graduate courses, or go into scientific employment. The experiences gained with employers throughout this course will be invaluable, and students will gain a real experience of industry and numerous links to potential employers. This course is validated by Lancaster University.
To do this course you will need to have achieved a minimum of a pass in our Foundation Degree Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management.
Modules and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Methods
Teaching and learning comprises close-knit seminar and lecture sessions, with lots of individual learning and fieldwork. Our flexible approach means we are happy to adapt curriculum delivery to accommodate your own unique learning style.
During this top-up year, we will encourage you to become more independent in your learning, for example you will need to complete a dissertation project with minimal supervision. These independent skills contribute to lifelong learning and could facilitate progression to level 7 and beyond.
The course consists of around 400 lecture hours and 150 hours’ independent learning.
Work Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.