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Natural Sciences (MSci)

Award
Integrated Masters degree in Science
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campuses
Highfield, Boldrewood
UCAS course code
4T88

About this course

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 from over 1,000 modules across the university - the broadest choice in the UK

  • tailor your degree to your specific interests and career goals

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Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.