Auckland University of Technology

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Marine Biology

Auckland University of Technology

Field of Study:Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography


Marine biology is an exciting and extremely rewarding area of science in New Zealand. With 71 percent of the earth’s surface covered by ocean, marine life is critical to our existence, making it one of the world’s most valuable resources – food, medicine, and raw materials. New discoveries are occurring daily in the areas of marine biology and ecology, making this an exciting and dynamic career choice with endless potential. With this major you will gain the skills and knowledge required in this profession. This major covers both marine biology (the scientific study of organisms in the ocean) and marine ecology (the study of how marine organisms interact with each other and the environment).
Modified on November 20, 2017