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Natural Sciences (MSci)

Integrated Masters degree in Science
4 years
Course Type
Highfield and Boldrewood
UCAS Course code

About this course

This course is not open to applicants for 2024 entry.

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Do you have a passion for science and discovery? Do you want to make a difference to our planet’s future? On this MSci Natural Sciences degree, we’ll help you develop the skills and knowledge to address some of our biggest challenges. You’ll apply your knowledge across the sciences, to better understand the laws and phenomena of the physical world.

This interdisciplinary master's course is not like a traditional degree. We offer modules from across all the science disciplines. This will let you apply real-world contexts to global problems, such as:

  • air pollution
  • climate change
  • plastic waste
  • neurodegenerative diseases
  • loss of biodiversity

You'll have access to our world-class facilities in our research centres and institutes, including the:

  • National Oceanography Centre
  • Centre for Cancer Immunology
  • Web Sciences Institute
  • Nanofabrication Centre

As part of this course you can:

  • carry out original research projects that may be publishable in major scientific journals
  • explore the ethical, social and political issues in science
  • take a 6-month, full-time research placement in the UK or overseas
  • choose your own modules from a custom-made base of options
  • tailor your degree to your specific interests and career goals

Course locations

This course is based at Highfield and Boldrewood.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

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