Marine & Natural Environment

Cornwall has the longest coastline of any English county along with countless in this section Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and marine conservation zones.

As well as being passionate advocates of sustainability, The Cornwall College Group is rapidly positioning itself at the forefront of education and training in wildlife and conservation. Whether you are looking to train as a marine scientist or zoologist you will learn from lecturers who are experts in this field as well as benefiting from the insights of industry professionals.

We have established powerful links to key organisations in this growing and important sector, with colleagues across the college working with the likes of Newquay Zoo, Blue Reef Aquarium, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, independent consultants and more.

Because of the wide reaching courses we offer across our campuses, you can begin your #GenerationRestoration journey at Falmouth Marine School before having the chance to progress onto our unique degree courses at Cornwall College Newquay or a range of other universities.

If your chosen path is more action-packed, we can take your sporting journey to the next level with our range of qualifications, training and amazing facilities. Our fantastic partnership with South West Lakes, is designed to help you get the career you want.

Our unique watersports courses will prepare you for a career in the industry, making them ideal for anyone with a passion for being outdoors.
Falmouth Marine School students in the lab looking down a microscope

Featured courses in Marine & Natural Environment

Cornwall College logoFdSc Marine Biology with Oceanography

FdSc Marine Biology with Oceanography

University
  • Location - Cornwall College Newquay
  • Duration - Spread over upto 5 days per week for 3 years as infill on the full time course   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 19/09/2022, 25/09/2023
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Cornwall College logoFdSc Marine Biology with Conservation

FdSc Marine Biology with Conservation

University
  • Location - Cornwall College Newquay
  • Duration - Spread over upto 5 days per week for 3 years as infill on the full time course   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 19/09/2022, 25/09/2023
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Cornwall College logoFdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare

FdSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare

University
  • Location - Cornwall College Newquay
  • Duration - Spread over upto 5 days per week for 3 years as infill on the full time course   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - 12/09/2022, 20/09/2022, 25/09/2023
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Cornwall College logoBSc (Hons) Applied Marine Zoology (top up)

BSc (Hons) Applied Marine Zoology (top up)

University
  • Location - Cornwall College Newquay
  • Duration - 1 year   |   Full-time
  • Level - Level 6
  • Available Starts - 21/09/2022, 28/09/2023
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