Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3

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Tutor Support Included

Learning remotely doesn’t mean you’re on your own! You’ll be able to message your tutor through our industry-leading learning platform.

Flexible Payment Options

Enrol today for only £9.99 and pay no course fees until next year. What’s more you’ll be able to access your course materials straight away!

Learn At Your Own Pace

Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for two years so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3

100% online
learning
6 units
60 guided
learning hours

Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3

Key Points

  • Learn about common theories surrounding the evolution of marine animals
  • Explore how marine animals have adapted to their harsh environments
  • Understand the threats humans have posed on the world’s oceans

 

  • Study online from anywhere, at any time
  • No previous qualifications or experience needed
  • Complete the course within a couple of months

About your Course

The Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 helps you to build a solid foundation of knowledge on marine life. Exploring the aspects of evolution and how animals have adapted to their environments from the tropics to the arctic seas.  

This qualification can lead to opportunities of employment within the marine sector. From charities campaigning for better legislation protecting our oceans to becoming an educator at an aquarium.  

Throughout your course, you’ll learn about the life cycle within the ocean by exploring various marine invertebrates and vertebrates. Gaining an understanding of the food web and the importance of the dispersal of phytoplankton and zooplankton.

You’ll also have modules specifically on marine conservation. Developing your knowledge of current issues and challenges surrounding climate change and the preventative measures in place.

Upon completion of this qualification you’ll have gained a strong understanding of the core concepts of marine zoology. Ideal for aspiring marine biologists and conservationists who wish to continue their studies further at university and beyond.

ZSL Fellowship

When you study a wildlife, zoology or conservation course with Animal Courses Direct, you will be eligible to apply for ZSL Fellowship. Fellows get unlimited access for them and a family guest to ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos plus borrowing rights in the extensive ZSL library of rare zoological texts. Enrol on your course and apply directly to ZSL for Fellowship.

Getting Started

Enrolling on an online course gives you the flexibility to progress with your learning at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to advance your knowledge of Marine Zoology no matter what your schedule is like.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning providers. Our online courses allow you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Simply log in and begin learning whenever the time is right.

If you have any questions or require support, you will have full access to our student support and tutor teams. There are also flexible payment methods available and you can start the minute you enrol.

You’re able to realise your ambitions with minimal impact on your current schedule. Whether you study during your lunch break, on the weekends or after the school-run, it’s completely up to you.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science (National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

The qualification will include all elements involved in the units. However, assignments are designed so you’re able to complete multiple tasks together where possible. Therefore, you’ll see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still cover all units and complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Did Life Evolve in the Ocean?

  • Explore the theories of how life evolved in the ocean
  • Learn about various animals that adapted to their environment

Unit 2: Marine Invertebrates

  • Explore marine invertebrates such as jellyfish, molluscs and coral
  • Understand the importance of marine invertebrates to the ocean

Unit 3: The Web of Life in the Sea

  • Learn about food webs
  • Explore the diversity and distribution of small organisms

Unit 4: Marine Vertebrates

  • Learn about marine vertebrates such as rays, reptiles and fish
  • Explore the varied environments marine vertebrates live

Unit 5: Marine Adaptations

  • Explore how marine animals have adapted to their environment
  • Understand how marine animals feed and reproduce

Unit 6: Marine Conservation

  • Explore the threats to marine life from pollution to overfishing
  • Understand the threats humans have caused to the ocean
  • Learn what we can do to prevent any further damage

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in marine conservation.

You’ll also need to have a stable internet connection and laptop you’re able to progress through the course. The estimated Study time for this course is 60 hours.

When studying your Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Gaining the Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 can give you the fundamental knowledge to build on with further study. Helping you realise your ambition of working with marine life.

Should you wish to become a marine biologist then this course gives you a solid base to develop further at university and beyond. As a fully qualified marine biologist, you can expect to earn up to £45,000 with experience.

Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3

Key Points

  • Learn about common theories surrounding the evolution of marine animals
  • Explore how marine animals have adapted to their harsh environments
  • Understand the threats humans have posed on the world’s oceans

 

  • Study online from anywhere, at any time
  • No previous qualifications or experience needed
  • Complete the course within a couple of months

About your Course

The Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 helps you to build a solid foundation of knowledge on marine life. Exploring the aspects of evolution and how animals have adapted to their environments from the tropics to the arctic seas.  

This qualification can lead to opportunities of employment within the marine sector. From charities campaigning for better legislation protecting our oceans to becoming an educator at an aquarium.  

Throughout your course, you’ll learn about the life cycle within the ocean by exploring various marine invertebrates and vertebrates. Gaining an understanding of the food web and the importance of the dispersal of phytoplankton and zooplankton.

You’ll also have modules specifically on marine conservation. Developing your knowledge of current issues and challenges surrounding climate change and the preventative measures in place.

Upon completion of this qualification you’ll have gained a strong understanding of the core concepts of marine zoology. Ideal for aspiring marine biologists and conservationists who wish to continue their studies further at university and beyond.

ZSL Fellowship

When you study a wildlife, zoology or conservation course with Animal Courses Direct, you will be eligible to apply for ZSL Fellowship. Fellows get unlimited access for them and a family guest to ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos plus borrowing rights in the extensive ZSL library of rare zoological texts. Enrol on your course and apply directly to ZSL for Fellowship.

Getting Started

Enrolling on an online course gives you the flexibility to progress with your learning at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to advance your knowledge of Marine Zoology no matter what your schedule is like.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning providers. Our online courses allow you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Simply log in and begin learning whenever the time is right.

If you have any questions or require support, you will have full access to our student support and tutor teams. There are also flexible payment methods available and you can start the minute you enrol.

You’re able to realise your ambitions with minimal impact on your current schedule. Whether you study during your lunch break, on the weekends or after the school-run, it’s completely up to you.

Modules

The qualification will include all elements involved in the units. However, assignments are designed so you’re able to complete multiple tasks together where possible. Therefore, you’ll see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still cover all units and complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Did Life Evolve in the Ocean?

  • Explore the theories of how life evolved in the ocean
  • Learn about various animals that adapted to their environment

Unit 2: Marine Invertebrates

  • Explore marine invertebrates such as jellyfish, molluscs and coral
  • Understand the importance of marine invertebrates to the ocean

Unit 3: The Web of Life in the Sea

  • Learn about food webs
  • Explore the diversity and distribution of small organisms

Unit 4: Marine Vertebrates

  • Learn about marine vertebrates such as rays, reptiles and fish
  • Explore the varied environments marine vertebrates live

Unit 5: Marine Adaptations

  • Explore how marine animals have adapted to their environment
  • Understand how marine animals feed and reproduce

Unit 6: Marine Conservation

  • Explore the threats to marine life from pollution to overfishing
  • Understand the threats humans have caused to the ocean
  • Learn what we can do to prevent any further damage

Requirements

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in marine conservation.

You’ll also need to have a stable internet connection and laptop you’re able to progress through the course. The estimated Study time for this course is 60 hours.

Assessment

When studying your Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Gaining the Marine Zoology Diploma Level 3 can give you the fundamental knowledge to build on with further study. Helping you realise your ambition of working with marine life.

Should you wish to become a marine biologist then this course gives you a solid base to develop further at university and beyond. As a fully qualified marine biologist, you can expect to earn up to £45,000 with experience.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)

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