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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions M Marine Science MRSC
Marine Science MRSC

Most formal courses in Marine Science are offered at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre that is owned by the Western Canadian Universities Marine Sciences Society. The Centre is situated in Bamfield on the Pacific Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C.

Students must apply to and be accepted by the Centre before they are permitted to register for the Marine Science courses at the University of Calgary. Additional mandatory fees may be required and will be paid directly to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre. For further information students should consult the Department of Biological Sciences.

Graduate Courses

Special Graduate Courses: Each year the Western Canadian Universities Marine Biological Society offers short (one-week) intensive courses especially for graduate students interested in Marine Biology. Topics vary from year-to-year. Details are available from the Department of Biological Sciences science.ucalgary.ca/biological-sciences.

Marine Science 600       Directed Studies
A course of directed studies under the supervision of a member of faculty, involving a research project approved by the supervisor. Each study will be designed to take maximum advantage of laboratory and/or field opportunities offered by the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.
Course Hours:
6 units; (0-6)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Also known as:
(Marine Science 500)
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Marine Science 601       Special Topics (3 weeks)
Courses of a specialized nature offered, as opportunities arise, by distinguished scientists visiting the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Also known as:
(Marine Science 502)
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Marine Science 602       Special Topics (6 weeks)
Courses of a specialized nature offered, as opportunities arise, by distinguished scientists visiting the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.
Course Hours:
6 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Also known as:
(Marine Science 501)
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