Marine Science majors

In order to achieve a degree in Marine Science at the University of Sydney you enroll in one of the three majors offered:

Marine Geosciences

Marine Biology

Marine Science which includes units of Marine Geosciences and Marine Biology

Marine Biology major

Recommended: To complete a Marine Biology major the minimum requirement is 24 credit points of BIOL units listed under Table 1 for marine biology (Go to page 83 in Acrobat reader). It is recommended to prepare for this that a student complete 12 credit points of Junior Biology, 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry and 12 credit points of Junior Geosciences.

Marine Geoscience major

Essential: 24 credit points of Junior Science study.
Recommended: To complete a Marine Geoscience major the minimum requirement is 24 credit points of GEOS units listed under Table 1 for marine geoscience (Go to page 84 in Acrobat reader). It is recommended to prepare for this that a student complete 12 credit points of junior Biology, 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry and 12 credit points of Junior Geosciences.

Marine Science major

Essential: 24 credit points of Junior Science study.
Recommended: To complete a Marine Science major the minimum requirement is 24 credit points of GEOS or BIOL units listed under Table 1 for marine science (Go to page 84 in Acrobat reader) which must include one senior BIOL unit and one senior GEOS unit. It is recommended to prepare for this that a student complete 12 credit points of Junior Biology, 12 credit