Could studying marine biology at Hull be a gateway to your future?

Our series of articles on degree courses in marine biology aims to help you choose the right course in the right place. In this edition the spotlight turns to Hull in East Yorkshire, England. By Sue Hull.
Author:
Dr Sue Hull
Category:
Careers in marine biology
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A career in marine biology

Marine biology is the study of all aspects of life in the sea and the environment on which it depends. The main aims are to improve our understanding of the marine world and to understand and predict changes in ecosystems affected by human and natural disturbances.

Author:
Paul Greer
Category:
Careers in marine biology
Paul Rose, Sharks

Going for it: Paul Rose talks about opportunities, communication and pristine seas

Paul Rose is an explorer and one of the world’s most experienced divers and polar experts. He is Expedition Leader for the National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions and has just finished his second term as Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society. The Marine Biologist caught up with him between expeditions.
Author:
Paul Rose
Category:
Interview
Pollution
Marine Protected Area
Marine policy
Fishing & aquaculture
Careers in marine biology
Bangor Students Fieldwork

Studying at Bangor: marine biology for life’s explorers

Dr Andrew Davies appeals to budding marine biology students with this article on studying at Bangor University. From ocean-going vessels to local habitats this well connected university prides itself on its inter and multi-disciplinary approach to its teaching where students cover a wide range of skills, proving successful with its high student satisfaction rating.

Author:
Dr Andrew Davies
Category:
Careers in marine biology
Amy Wright MBA conference

Things I wish I’d known as an undergraduate

Amy wright walks you through useful hints and tips for students attempting to break into marine biology, from volunteering, networking and the benefits of developing a wide range of experience. 

Author:
Amy Wright (arwrig@essex.ac.uk)
Category:
Careers in marine biology
Plymouth Sound

Plymouth – a hub of activity for the study of marine life

John Spicer invites students to become a part of one of the greatest concentrations of marine scientists in Europe by studying at Plymouth University. Although fantastic facilities are present there his emphasis is on the quality of scientists and their wealth of knowledge of the marine environment. With a 97% satisfaction rate over 3 flavours of marine biology degrees he encourages open day student participation to witness this for themselves.

Author:
John Spicer
Category:
Careers in marine biology
Portsmouth Students Sampling

Marine biology at the University of Portsmouth

With a maritime history dating back 500 years Portsmouth is described as ideal location to study Marine Biology. Human exploitation and damage of the local marine environment is a key theme within this degree with emphasis on how to restore and protect the varied ecosystems. The university boasts an impressive record of high impact research and exposes students to a multidisciplinary approach to the study of marine biology.

Author:
Gordon Watson
Category:
Careers in marine biology
Liverpool

One hundred and thirty five years of marine biology at the University of Liverpool

With a prominent maritime history and marine biology research pre-dating the 20th century, the University of Liverpool is proud to be the first UK institution to offer a degree in Marine Biology. Bryony Caswell explains the development of this course over the decades to reflect contemporary challenges. Following this is a student’s perspective which provides an in-situ experience of marine biology at the University of Liverpool.

Author:
Bryony Caswell
Category:
Careers in marine biology