Course Comparison

Course MSc Sustainable Aquaculture Systems MRes Marine Biology
Award Master of Science - MSc Master of Research - MRes
Duration 1 year 1 year
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Biological and Marine Sciences School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Entry requirements

UK / EU

For entry to postgraduate level, you should possess a good degree in a relevant subject. You may also be considered if you don’t have recent formal qualifications.

INTERNATIONAL

If you are an overseas applicant you can check the compatibility of your qualifications with the UK equivalent through the UK National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), who provide an advisory service.

English language requirements.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5. 

For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.

A 2:1 or first-class honours degree or equivalent, preferably in a biological subject, with 2:1 grade or equivalent in a research project or dissertation.

International students: IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent.

If you have overseas qualifications you can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through the UK National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), who provide an advisory service. 

English language requirements 

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5.