Ocean Sciences Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Cornwall College 82% 1% 6% £6167 £6633 93 Redruth On campus Part-time
University of Southampton 83% 3% 10% £9250 £21580 148 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 83% 0% 10% £9250 £24400 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 5% 5% £9000 - 111 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 71% 0% 3% - - 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 82% 1% 6% - - 93 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 145 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 5% 0% £9000 - 128 Bangor On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 4% 1% - - 116 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 1% 6% - - 110 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 75% 4% 1% - - 102 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Bangor University 75% 4% 1% - - 102 Bangor On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 83% 0% 10% - - 149 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Bangor University 83% 0% 10% - - 149 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 0% 10% £9000 - 112 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 0% 5% £9000 - 113 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 0% - - 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 86% 1% 6% - - 113 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 1% 10% - - 110 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 0% 10% £9000 - 112 Bangor On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
5151 students of Ocean Sciences in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Ocean Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22593 £22910 £26699
25-75 percentile range £19101 - £26635 £17239 - £29571 £20463 - £33631

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22267 £24414 £28299
25-75 percentile range £18977 - £25935 £18600 - £29791 £21771 - £34096

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Ocean Sciences

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Ocean Sciences who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Ocean Sciences

  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Engineering Companies
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Organisations
  • Marine Environmental Consultancies
  • Pollution and Water Control Companies
  • Public Bodies
  • Marine Research Laboratories
  • Museums and Aquariums

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Ocean Sciences who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Ocean Sciences (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Ocean Sciences at Imperial College of Science

25% Natural and social science professionals
20% Information Technology Professionals
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
20% Engineering professionals
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Protective service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Ocean Sciences

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Ocean Sciences studies:
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of Ocean Sciences was £22593 15 months after graduation, £22910 3 years after graduation and £26699 5 years after graduation.

Physical Geography and Oceanography at Bangor University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 98 out of 100 among 21 respondents.