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Field Courses

The ideal location for your undergraduate, MSc or A Level field trips.


The Dove Marine Laboratory offers an excellent base from which to explore the wide range of marine and terrestrial habitats.

We have all the facilities, equipment and local expertise to ensure your field course is both memorable and enjoyable.

We also provide undergraduate and master’s level field teaching for our own students at the Dove.


We can provide high quality academic teaching for your courses at an additional cost. The RV Princess Royal is available for charter to accommodate your teaching.

For professional CPD courses for practitioners and managers in the environmental sector, the Dove offers an excellent facility from which to run courses and workshops.


Find out more about our accommodation here.

Get in touch

Contact us to discuss your needs and allow us to give you a quote for your course or workshop.

If you are interested in undertaking a short course in marine biology with a field course component, please visit our Delve Deeper pages.


The juxtaposition of pristine and polluted sites in easy reach of the Dove Marine Laboratory means that a range of biodiversity levels and anthropogenic impacts can be easily studied.

This is essential for the development of the professional skills required by marine and environmental scientists.

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