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Ocean and Earth Science by Research, MSc

University of Southampton, the United Kingdom

University of Southampton

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About Ocean and Earth Science by Research, MSc - at University of Southampton

Join one of the largest marine science communities in Europe and a global top 100* university and address some of our biggest environmental challenges. You'll train alongside scientists at a world-leading training centre as you conduct research both in the field and in the laboratory. You'll study at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), our school for marine education and research. You'll benefit from access to our very own research vessel, the R.V. Callisata, as well as a range of other modern technologies and facilities. You'll have the chance to - Explore a diverse range of topics, from the processes operating on the Earth and its oceans to the impact of natural and human activity on ecosystems - Specialise your studies to better suit your background and career goals - Complete a research project using the latest marine environment knowledge This course is especially suitable if you already have a foundation in marine or Earth science. It will allow you to develop a specialism from your first degree as you build your knowledge and research skills. A Master of Science by Research course differs from a conventional MSc in the balance between teaching and research. As an MSc by Research student, you'll spend more time getting hands-on experience with your research project, and less time with formal teaching. You'll graduate primed to start your career or to continue your exploration in further research. *QS World University Rankings 2023

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