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Marine Science

University of California, Berkeley

48 months
Duration
29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
14312 USD/year
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About

The Marine Science at University of California, Berkeley plays a central role in physical, biological, chemical, and geological processes on Earth. The field of marine science thus requires an understanding of the interactions between the biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and atmosphere.

Overview

Some Marine Science at University of California, Berkeley examples of the current research directions of societal concern in the marine sciences include: the role of the ocean in climate change, the ocean's role in climate phenomena such as El Niño and La Niña (and their effect on modern marine ecosystems), the history of El Niño and other climatic/oceanographic events recorded in marine sediments and corals, coastal pollution and its effect on coastal marine ecosystems, and coastal erosion (natural and human-caused).

Learning outcomes

The department strongly encourages students to see the student services advisor as early as possible. Students are accepted into the major with a C average or better. There are a number of scholarships and research opportunities as well as other benefits available to declared majors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methods of Mathematics: Calculus, Statistics, and Combinatorics
  • General Chemistry
  • General Biology Lecture and Laboratory
  • Optics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who apply to Berkeley should meet the following minimum requirements:

    Meet the A-G subject course requirements. 
  • Have a 3.0 GPA in A-G courses taken in the 10th and 11th grade years. (3.4 GPA for non-residents)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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