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Marine Science - Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , FL,
Marine Science is an interdisciplinary program dealing with the study of the world’s oceans: their physical and biological constituents, the influence of oceanic resources on human society and the conservation and future development of those resources.

About

Physical properties of seawater, light and sound in the ocean, tides and waves, how water and energy are circulated by currents, the interaction of the ocean and the atmosphere, and the ocean's effects on weather and climate.

Marine Science is an interdisciplinary program dealing with the study of the world’s oceans, their physical and biological constituents, the influence of oceanic resources on human society, and the conservation and future development of these resources.

The Bachelor of Science double major in Marine Science prepares students for admission to graduate programs and for careers in teaching and research as well as for technical careers in government and private industries concerned with the oceans. The Bachelor of Science in Marine Science is a full double major program that requires a major in Marine Science through the Rosenstiel School and a second major in one of the sciences through the College of Arts and Sciences, RSMAS, or the College of Engineering. Common second majors are Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Meteorology and Microbiology & Immunology. Required courses for these combinations are listed within the major tab.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127-129 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Marine Science
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Introduction to Marine Biology
  • Introduction to Physical Oceanography
  • Introduction to Physical Oceanography lab
  • University Physics I
  • University Physics II
  • University Physics III

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    66274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    66274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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