Our fully-accredited degree programmes in ocean science will provide you with a range of transferrable skills, so that your degree can be a foundation for an exciting and fruitful career. Our training is designed to provide you with the skills needed to work in the environment sector, as identified by employer surveys run by the Natural Environment Research Council, but thanks to their strong employability, you can find our graduates working across many sectors in the UK and abroad.
88% of our graduates are in work or further study within 6 months of finishing their degree
Example careers of our recent graduates within the environmental sector include: the UK Met Office, the National Oceanography Centre, the Environment Agency, the UK Hydrographic Office, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), environmental consulting (e.g. Oceanwise, UTEC), the renewable energy industry (e.g. ARCUS) and many more.
Many graduates choose to continue their studies at Masters or PhD level.
Employment outside the environment sector makes use of the excellent transferable skills learned from an Ocean Science degree, including numeracy, risk analysis, problem solving and team work. Our graduates enjoy a wide range of careers across many sectors including the finance sector, the fashion industry, the Civil Service, the armed forces, teaching or starting their own businesses. Some example employers of our recent graduates include: Lloyds Insurance, Diesel, ROK construction and many more.