Marine Biology Major

Marine Biology Major

Marine Biology Major

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Major code


Available in

Bachelor of Engineering – Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours – Bachelor of Science

Credit point value

30 credit points

Other details


Core Subjects

Level 1

BZ1001:03 Fundamentals of Biology

BZ1004:03 The Diversity of Animal Life

Level 2

BZ2001:03 Quantitative Methods in Biology

MB2050:03 Functional Biology of Marine Organisms

MB2060:03 Marine Ecology and Environmental Assessment


MB2070:03 Evolution and Biogeography of Marine Organisms


MB2080:03 Marine and Terrestrial Invertebrate Biology


Select 12 credit points of MB level 3 subjects

MB3050:03 Biological Oceanography

MB3150:03 Fisheries Science

MB3160:03 Evolution and Ecology of Reef Fishes

MB3190:03 Coral Reef Ecology

MB3200:03 Marine Conservation Biology

MB3210:03 Life History and Evolution of Reef Corals

MB3230:03 Design and Analyses in Ecological Studies

MB3260:03 Ecological Dynamics: An Introduction to Modelling

MB3270:03 Coastal and Estuarine Ecosystems

MB3280:03 Marine Invertebrates of Commercial Importance