The programme provides you with the skills, concepts and experience to understand all aspects of marine ecosystems and the pressures they face, ranging from overexploitation to climate change. Our interdisciplinary approach to the study of marine ecosystems, from rocky shores to open-oceans and from shallow surface seas to deep-water habitats, allows you to learn about a wide range of techniques. Marine biology is concerned with the study of all the flora and fauna that lives in this incredibly diverse but hostile environment. You will learn about the various “zones” and how they affect all aspects of our lives. The weather is the biggest influence on where we live and how we survive – it’s driven almost entirely by what happens in the ocean.
If you want to really understand the biggest and least controllable influence on the human race, this course is a great place to start. Enrol today.
This course is divided into several modules and is delivered online through our interactive learning management system. Students are given access to the learning portal where they can access the course 24/7. This gives them complete control over the pace of their learning while also enabling them to study from home, in their offices or from a laptop while travelling.
Unit 1- The Ocean as a Habitat
Unit 2 – Patterns of Association
Unit 3- Phytoplankton groups
Unit 4 – Marine Plants
Unit 5 – Microbial Heterotrophs and Invertebrates
Unit 6 – Marine vertebrates – Fishes, Reptiles, Seabirds and Marine mammals
Unit 7 – Estuaries
Unit 8 – Coastal Seas, Coral reef
Unit 9 – The open sea
Unit 10 – The Deep Sea Floor
Who is this course for?
If you're fascinated by the sea and the life in it, this course will give you a great grounding in the ocean environment. The sea is the last great unexplored environment on planet Earth, and we still don't fully understand it. Explore from the safety of your lounge, office or bedroom. Gain some real knowledge without getting wet.
There are No entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round.
Upon completion, graduates will receive a diploma from Elearn College.
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