Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

As a world centre for degrees in ocean and earth science, we seek to understand how the ocean fits within the dynamic earth system.

Our unique Waterfront Campus attracts prominent researchers and educators from around the world, who join us to work within the areas of geochemistry, geology and geophysics, ocean biodiversity, geochemistry and ecosystems, physical oceanography, palaeoceanography and palaeoclimate, and coastal and shelf seas.

Through degree programmes in oceanography, marine biology, geology and geophysics, our ocean and earth science students have access to research boats, ocean technology and opportunities for fieldwork and scientific cruises not traditionally found in standard university environments.

Your planet, your future

Undergraduate

Here on the Solent Estuary, you will be in a unique position to study for your first degree in Oceanography, Marine Biology, Geology or Geophysics.

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Your next move

Postgraduate

One of Europe's largest Earth and marine science communities, we host an exciting portfolio of taught masters and research programmes.

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Excellence in research

Research

The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise ranked us among the top in the UK for Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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Equipment and expertise to share

Outreach

With our specialist knowledge and cutting-edge facilities, there are many ways in which we can assist your project or business.

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Latest News

  • 2014/09/10

    Call for Early Career Researcher participants to workshop on: Marine Science and Technology: promoting UK-Colombian interdisciplinary research collaboration and career opportunities

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  • 2014/08/20

    Ocean and Earth Science September Open days 2014!

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Ocean and Earth Sciences Southampon

Ocean and Earth Sciences Southampon

League table success!

Take a virtual tour of our Waterfront Campus at NOCS

Take a virtual tour of our Waterfront Campus at NOCS

Ocean and Earth Science awarded Bronze accolade

Ocean and Earth Science awarded Bronze accolade

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