Oceanography Degree Courses

Oceanography is a branch of earth Science that studies the oceans, including marine organisms and ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor; and fluxes of various chemical substances and physical properties within the ocean and across its boundaries.

Oceanography is the science of the world's oceans. It is an incredibly diverse field. Some things oceanographers investigate include:

  • What control's wave patterns?
  • How does a factory's chemical run-off affect an ocean ecosystem?
  • How have the brains of fish evolved?
  • Can chemicals from the ocean be used as cancer drugs?

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