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Marine Biology Course Level 2 Award – Endorsed

Marine Biology Course (Level 2)


Qualification: Marine Biology Level 2 Award
Support: 6 months support included
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year 
Endorsed Specification: Certificate of Achievement 
Price: Interest-Free Finance

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 4 units of study in total as listed below.
4 tutor marked assignments to complete

The Ocean as a habitat

Differentiate between different marine habitats, including the tropics and the polar regions.
Describe how organisms that live in extreme habitats within the ocean are specifically adapted to survive.

Ocean Zones

Show how the ocean is zoned according to the penetration of light
Give examples of organisms that live in these different zones and suggest how they are adapted for this.

Marine Inhabitants

Identify marine fish and mammals and describe their key characteristics and structures
Explain food webs and chains and how marine animals interact

Conservation

Outline some of the challenges the ocean faces and give ways in which humans have contributed to this
Outline initiatives and actions designed to reverse or at least show these effects and protect the oceans.

Entry Requirements

There are no previous qualifications required. However, students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Be aged 14 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Students do not require a placement to complete this course. 

Course Duration

This course comes with 6 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 40 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 50 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 4 months

Study Method

Your initial study pack will be posted to you within 7 days of making payment. Your course pack will contain all you need to start your course, including your course lessons, tutor details, support contact details and student study guide.

Learners are than able to prepare their assignments using a word processing program ready to be emailed direct to their tutor for marking.  Using our online learning platform, you can access all of your correspondence, access sample assignments, FAQ’s and general course guidance. Our platform can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

 

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Assessment

Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

Why UK Open College?

✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
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✅ Flexible learning – Study at a time that suits you
✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

*NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £14.99 fee per year applies.

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