School of Marine Science and Technology

Current Students

General info

If you're currently studying with us, you'll find lots of key information in this section.

Term and Semester Dates

We have page for term and semester dates.

School office hours

The School Office for Undergraduates and Postgraduates is on the 1st Floor of the Armstrong Building.

Open from:

8:45 - 5pm, Monday - Thursday
8:45 - 4.30pm Fridays

Course work must be handed in by 12.00 on the date of deadline.

For all student enquiries please ask at the School Office.

Contact number: 0191 208 6718

Student facilities opening times

Armstrong Building Computing Cluster

9:00 - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Not open Weekends

Common Room

8:00 - 8pm, Monday - Friday
Open Weekends

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Handbooks & forms

Induction Programme

Download the handbook for your course:


Undergraduate Marine Science Induction Programme 2016/17 (.pdf 200K)

Marine Biology, Marine Zoology, Marine Biology and Oceanography STAGE 2 and 3: REGISTRATION & INDUCTION (.pdf 196K)

Undergraduate Marine Technology Induction Programme (.pdf 197K)
BEng/MEng Marine Engineering, BEng/MEng Offshore Engineering, BEng/MEng Naval Architecture and BEng/MEng Small Craft Technology

Foundation Year Marine Technology Induction Programme (.pdf 200K)
BEng/MEng Marine Engineering, BEng/MEng Offshore Engineering, BEng/MEng Naval Architecture and BEng/MEng Small Craft Technology


MSc Marine Technology Induction Programme (.pdf 284K)

MSc International Marine Environmental Consultancy Induction Programme (.pdf 284K)

MSc/MRes Marine Science Programmes (.pdf 77K)


Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Technology Induction Programme Handbook (.pdf 857K)

Undergraduate Technology Programme Handbook (SINGAPORE) (.pdf 363K)

 Undergraduate Marine Science Degree Programme Handbook (.pdf 868K)

Marine Zoology Undergraduate Degree Programme Handbook, Stage 1 (.pdf 853K)

Marine Biology Undergraduate Degree Programme Handbook (.pdf 845K)

Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Marine Science and Technology Degree Handbook (.pdf 820K)


Useful Forms

See the University's page about what to do if things go wrong. You'll find forms and information about:

Personal Extenuating Circumstances Procedure

  • missed course work, tests or presentations
  • deadline extensions
  • giving a notice of extenuating circumstances
  • concessions

DPD Requests

  • module amendments
  • degree amendment
  • request to repeat a year/stage

Teaching & Demonstrating Claim Form

Download our teaching and demonstrating claim form (Word: 16.7 KB).

Resources & support

Find learning resources and support.

Learning support


Get access to Blackboard, and download our how-to guide on using Blackboard (PDF: 1.57 MB).


Endnote is a useful reference manager. See the Library's help page for more information.

Study skills

For help with study skills specific to Marine studies, see the Library's Marine section

You'll find resources such as the Informed Learner, which helps with essay and report writing. 


Maths-Aid is a great service run by the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

They can help you top up your maths skills, or develop your understanding. 

University resources

Use these links to find information on University timetables and degree programme regulations.


See the Robinson Library's website and visit their Marine Science and Technology section for more specific information.  

Health and Safety

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Key contacts

Find out who you can contact if you have any questions.

Key contacts

Head of School: Professor Andrew Willmott

Deputy Head of School: Prof. Bob Dow

Postgraduate enquires -

Marine Technology

Undergraduate DPD: Dr. Rose Norman

Postgraduate DPD: Prof. John Mangan

Undergraduate Marine Technology enquiries -

Marine Science

Undergraduate DPD: Dr Ben Wigham

Postgraduate DPD: Dr Clare Fitzsimmons

Undergraduate Marine Science enquiries -

IT Support

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5068

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