Ocean floor

Ocean Sciences Postgraduate Research

Course Details

  • Qualification MSc
  • Duration 1 year
  • Start Date

    September

  • Study Mode

    Full Time

    Part Time

  • Location

    Bangor

Bangor University's Prince Madog research vessel on the Menai strait

Explore More in Ocean Sciences

Ocean Science at Bangor is unique in encompassing the study of all aspects of the global marine environment, from estuaries and coasts to the deep ocean. Our research at spans the globe and ranges from causes of Arctic Sea ice retreat to  working in collaboration with NASA to examine the role ocean tides in the evolution of an early Venus. 

A harbor seal in the sea

Explore More in Marine Biology

Marine Biology has been taught at Bangor University for nearly 100 years. We are unique in encompassing the study of all aspects of the global marine environment, from estuaries and coasts to the deep ocean. Our unique location between the mountains and the sea, and our facilities, which include a fully equipped sea-going research vessel, make us one of the most popular Universities in the UK for the study of the Marine Biology.

Wind turbines generating green energy at sea

Explore More in Physics

We have been teaching Ocean Physics for over 50 years. Our research is underpinned by the development and application of state-of-the-art numerical modelling and observational techniques. Current research aims at improving climate and weather predictions, with particular focus on the role of the tides and their evolution over Earth History.

Wind turbines and photo voltaics

Explore More in Renewables

Our staff are working on all aspects of renewables research and teaching.  Our research in solar energy generation and the next generation of solar panels is leading in the field and is a theme running through all our teaching and research. Our staff are world leaders in ocean renewable energy research, have written “the” textbook on the subject, and are at the forefront of commercial and R&D developments in the sector, leading major research projects and providing leadership in many of the top conferences in the world.