BSc (Hons) Marine & Freshwater Biology

Marine and freshwater biology is the study of the world’s aquatic environments.

We have an Exploration Society to help you organise and conduct scientific expeditions
to all parts of the world.

Life Sciences at Glasgow

With hands-on experience and flexible degrees, studying at the School of Life Sciences challenges you to apply the theory of the classroom in practical situations, in the lab or the field. We offer an extremely wide range of courses in human and animal biology, biomolecular sciences, infection and immunity.

Our aim is to offer internationally competitive degrees that meet the needs of today’s science graduates. To achieve this aim, we utilise the research and teaching strengths of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences to provide our graduates with the skills necessary for success in any chosen career.

We have a large and diverse student body, which includes Scottish, UK, EU and international students. We regularly welcome visiting and exchange students, and we believe in the many advantages our students gain from adding an international dimension to their studies.


Your qualification is an entry point to a wide range of careers that demand the analytical and science-based communications skills developed during this degree programme. Our graduates move into many careers including conservation, environmental management, fisheries and aquaculture. Many choose to continue on to postgraduate study.


  • Fisheries project officer
  • Environmental filmmaker
  • Environmental specialist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Conservation project manager
  • Marine scientist
  • Consultant ornithologist
  • Research scientist
  • International wildlife consultant
  • Ecologist
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£30,240 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time