Marine Science Major

If you want to attain a MAJOR in Marine Science, the minimum essential requirements are:

  • 24 credit points of Junior Science*
  • 12 credit points of Mathematics and Statistics units of any level*
  • 24 credit points of Senior GEOS or BIOL units listed under Table 1 for marine science which must include 6 credit points of GEOS3XXX and BIOL3013/3913 Marine Biology as a compulsory core unit of study (see link below)

Recommendations: Intermediate and Senior units may have prerequisite units so plan your course study accordingly. To prepare for this, it is recommended that students complete 12 credit points of Junior Biology and 12 credit points of Junior Geosciences in first year.

* The Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science is excluded