Study at our unique Waterfront Campus, based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS) - one of the world's largest research and training centres. Work alongside researchers and academics who are exploring today’s toughest challenges in fields like marine biochemistry, physical oceanography and ecology. You'll work in research vessels and take scientific cruises to give you vital practical experience. Our supervisors will mentor you throughout your studies as you gain the expertise needed to take the next steps in your career.
Ocean and Earth science courses
Choose from a wide range of degrees in ocean and Earth science.
Study spaces and facilities
Our research makes a difference
Making offshore carbon storage safe
A team of researchers in Southampton played a key role in a European project to determine the viability of safely and securely storing carbon offshore
Read about this research
Coral reefs are one of my big interests. I'm passionate about studying how extreme environments and climate change impact our reefs so that we can better preserve them for future generations.
Professor of Biological Oceanography
My work in palaeoceanography and palaeoclimate examines the ways that the Earth's orbit and climate may have contributed to mass extinction events in the past.
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University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
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