"Swansea is the ideal place to study Marine Biology, with a department packed with world-leading researchers, passionate lecturers and the beautiful Gower peninsula right on the doorstep. The course is designed to produce skilled marine scientists, beginning with an introduction to core subjects and essential research skills before moving on to in-depth study of marine species, habitats and processes. It’s also an amazing place to live and offers a student experience you would struggle to find elsewhere.
The knowledge and skills accumulated during my time at Swansea helped me find employment with the Environment Agency Wales and a 15 month placement with the Countryside Council for Wales during my degree. Following graduation, I was offered a research assistant post by Dr Richard Unsworth and spent a month studying seagrass and coral reef connectivity on Green Island, Australia.
I am now working as Marine Policy Officer for WWF Wales, where I work on a campaign with other NGOs to secure greater conservation and sustainable management of Welsh seas.”
Dan Crook, BSc Marine Biology, 2012
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