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Bachelor's degree project in Marine Science

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: MAR300

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course provides advanced knowledge in any of the research areas of marine sciences. The course can be used in a bachelor´s degree in marine sciences and the student can choose a project focusing on oceanography, biology, chemistry, or geology. The student carries out a supervised independent scientific project that may consist of experimental work or the analysis and evaluation of existing scientific data. The finished work is presented in writing in the form of a scientific report and an oral presentation.

The work can be done at the Department of Marine Sciences, at another institution in a relevant discipline, or externally at a company, institution or authority, and is supervised by scientifically trained researchers. To be registered on the course requires an approved individual study plan. The degree course may also, in agreement with the institution, be registered as 30 credits.

As a student, you have the responsibility to find a supervisor and contact an examiner before being accepted to the course. In connection with these contacts, you should show that you have taken the courses required for the subject area. Choice of project assignment is done in a discussion with the examiner and the supervisor. The date for starting the course is also decided in the discussions with subject examiner and supervisor. For project suggestions see the project catalogue.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Barbara Casari, 031-786 3763,


Department of Marine Sciences
Box 461
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Carl Skottsbergs gata 22 B

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