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Delve Deeper Marine Biology Course

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Delve Deeper

A 6 month online Distance Learning course in Marine Biology open to all.

No previous experience or qualifications in science or marine biology needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age by 1st March 2018. There is no upper age limit.

Study is done from the comfort of your own home via the internet, except for a one week residential field course in Newcastle in May 2018.

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Course Dates

1st March 2018 – 31st August 2018

Course Leader

Jane Delany
Course Description

This course does not lead to a professional qualification but students successfully completing the course receive a Certificate of Completion from the University.

The course provides an ideal taster for those considering studying this subject formally at university, or considering changing careers.

The May 2018 field course takes place on main campus city centre Newcastle-upon-Tyne, at the coastal Dove Marine Laboratory in Cullercoats, and on coach and boat trips up the Northumberland coast.

Travel to Newcastle for the May field course and accommodation during that week are not included in the tuition fee.