MSCI2001 – Introductory Marine Science

MSCI2001 – Introductory Marine Science introduces students to a cross-section of the theory and application of marine science and includes an opportunity to experience field research. Spanning the disciplines of geology, chemistry, physics, and biology, it provides a fundamental understanding of how oceans work. Topics covered are: the chemistry of seawater; air-sea interactions; ocean circulation; waves, tides, and coastlines; biological productivity and biological diversity.

Term 1

Study level: Undergraduate

6 units of credit


Current handbook entry Current timetable Course outline

Who should I contact?

Coordinator: Associate Professor Paul Gribben

Where does this course fit into my degree?

This is a second year course.

Are there mandatory activities for this course?

This course requires a compulsory field camp, duration of 4 days. Personal costs will be incurred.

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