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Job Description

Oceanographers study and explain the formulation of the sea bed, its shape, water depth and the properties of the sea water as well as the coast and the environment. They are employed in a variety of industry sectors including fisheries management, exploration of minerals, energy resources, mining and drilling and coastal development and construction.

Entry Requirements

A degree in oceanography, sea/ocean science, marine science, maths, chemistry, biology, chemical and physical science, computer sciences, engineering or another related subject.

Required Skills

  • You will need excellent communication skills
  • Experience of the marine environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Excellent observational and practical skills
  • Good at problem solving
  • Determination and perseverance

Starting Salary

£18,000 to £25,000

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