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BSc (Hons) Marine Biology

University of Plymouth

1 Location : University of Plymouth Campus

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Optional

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Optional

Student Satisfaction

94%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings

18,000

£18,000

15 months after the course for Ecology and environmental biology graduates at University of Plymouth

Employment

90%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

94%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students (87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
35 students
(87% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

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100%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

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  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduates' earnings

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Average earnings for all full-time Ecology and environmental biology courses

For graduates from University of Plymouth

After 15 months

£18,000

Typical range: £17,000 - £21,000

Data from
30 people

(60% of those asked).

students graduating during 2018-2019.

After 3 years

£19,000

Typical range: £15,500 - £22,500

Data from
105 people.


students graduating during 2011-2013.

After 5 years

£22,500

Typical range: £15,500 - £29,000

Data from
100 people.


students graduating during 2011-2013.

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After 15 months

£19,000

Typical range: £16,000 - £24,000

Data from
155 people.

95% of UK-resident Ecology and environmental biology graduates from University of Plymouth are employed in England.

students graduating during 2018-2019.

After 3 years

£18,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £13,500 - £22,500

Data from
580 people.

92% of UK-resident Ecology and environmental biology graduates from University of Plymouth are based in England.

students graduating during 2011-2013.

After 5 years

£21,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £17,000 - £27,000

Data from
585 people.

93% of UK-resident Ecology and environmental biology graduates from University of Plymouth are based in England.

students graduating during 2011-2013.

90%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
25 students (65% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
25 students

(65% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
10 students

(65% of those who were asked).

65%

In highly skilled work

15%

Artistic, literary and media occupations

10%

Natural and social science professionals

10%

Information technology and telecommunications professionals

10%

Conservation and environment professionals

10%

Quality and regulatory professionals

10%

Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

10%

Business and public service associate professionals

35%

In other work

15%

Administrative occupations

10%

Sales occupations

10%

Elementary occupations

0%

In unknown work

Percentage of those employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

60%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
10 students (65% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
10 students (65% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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