Marine Biology Diploma - Level 3

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Course Code : ODL79
Format : Online
Accreditation : Online
Suggested Duration : 200 Hours
Level : 3

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Course Description

Marine Biology Diploma - Level 3

Our Marine Biology course will provide learners with a solid foundation of knowledge. This is the ideal programme for individuals who would like to continue their studies at a higher level, or for people that want to pursue a career in this field. 

This programme consists of ten modules, all of which will cover a different topic area of Marine Biology. Students will be required to complete a final online examination. You can expect to learn more about the different aspects of marine biology and oceanography. Learners will explore how life began and evolved over the last 4 million years, as well as how oceans are born and die.

This programme will also guide learners through a range of areas including:

The ocean as an ecological habitat

Marine environment and evolutionary adaptations of aquatic animals

The human impact on the marine ecosystem

Ocean habitats (the poles to the equator and the the sunlit surface of the sea to the dark depths of the deep ocean

Students can study the courses learning materials online, or you have the choice to have the materials delivered in print. This will incur an additional fee of £65.


No Previous Knowledge Required

There is no previous learning knowledge or experience needed to enrol on to this programme.


Course Modules

  • Module 1: Ocean Formation

  • Module 2: The Ocean as a Habitat

  • Module 3: Biology evolution in the oceans

  • Module 4: Food webs in the seas

  • Module 5: Adaptations to life in the sea

  • Module 6: Tropical environments

  • Module 7: Polar environments

  • Module 8: The Intertidal

  • Module 9: Beneath the tides

  • Module 10: The human impact on the sea


12 Months Tutor Support

This course provides learners with 12 months tutor support. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, throughout the duration of the course (via mail or email). They will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.



To successfully complete this course, students will be required to complete an online multiple choice examination. This counts for 100% of the final mark. During this course there are ten SAPs and a thesis. Please note: this work is not mandatory to complete, as it will have no influence on your final grade. However, we do highly recommend that you do complete them as they will prove beneficial when it comes to examination preparation. 


Awarding Organisation

This Level 3 Diploma has been Quality Assured by OLQA.  Once students have successfully completed the course they will receive a certificate by Oxford College. Please note: this qualification does not carry UCAS points but is recognised by employers and also universities as a level 3 qualification. It is vital that you check the entry requirements for your chosen university, to see if they will accept a Level 3 Diploma instead of UCAS points.


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