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Unit of Study ERTH6001 Frontiers in Marine Science II - Physical and Chemical Oceanography (2025)

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    Offered only at the National Marine Science Centre in a three-week intensive mode, which includes a compulsory 6-day residential held outside normal external residential weeks. Please refer to for further information on timetables.

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an advanced understanding of highly topical issues in oceanography

apply knowledge of contemporary oceanographic issues in laboratory and/or field settings

critically evaluate a range of research methodologies for answering key scientific questions

synthesize information and present this as a professional report.

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