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Natural Sciences (MSci)

Integrated Masters degree in Science
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Highfield, Boldrewood
UCAS course code

About this course

Do you have a passion for science and discovery? Do you want to make a difference to our planet’s future? We’ll help you develop the skills and knowledge you'll need 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 Masters 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

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 598.05 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield in Southampton and Boldrewood campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.