Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Ocean Science and Marine Conservation BSc (Hons) Oceanography and Coastal Processes
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Biological and Marine Sciences School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Entry requirements

A Level: 112 -128 points to include a minimum of 2 A Levels, including Grade C in at least one relevent science subject: Hard Science- Biology, Chemistry, Further mathematics, Mathematics, Physics. Soft Science- Computer Science, Design and Technology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics.

BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM - DDM in a relevant science subject.

BTEC National Diploma modules: If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Pass Access (Science), (including GCSE English and mathematics grade C or above or equivalent) with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction in science. If not science related Access please contact the admissions team at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

International Baccalaureate: 26 - 28 points overall to include at least one relevant science subject.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

A Level: 112 -128 points to include a minimum of 2 A Levels, including Grade C in at least one relevent science subject: Hard Science- Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Mathematics, Physics. Soft Science- Computer Science, Design and Technology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics. Excluding General Studies.

BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM - DDM in a relevant science subject. 

BTEC National Diploma modules: If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Pass Access (Science), (including GCSE English and mathematics grade C or above or equivalent) with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction in science. If not science related Access please contact the admissions team at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

International Baccalaureate: 26 - 28 points overall to include at least one relevant Science subject.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.