SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity & Conservation
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SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity & Conservation

Subjects & Courses

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Conservation & Preservation
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • International Policy & Diplomacy
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Marine Biology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Social Sciences

Year(s) Offered


Terms Available


Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

* 18 course credits issued by Boston University (or home institution, if affiliated with SEA)
* Student housing on the SEA campus in Woods Hole during the shore component
* Prepaid grocery cards for use during the shore component
* Three meals plus three snacks a day at sea, prepared by a professional steward
* Research fees & access to SEA library, computer lab & wireless network; WHOI/MBL joint library membership
* Academic field trip and science lab fees
* Full-time Head Resident on site for student support and supervision
* 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site staff

Accommodation Options

  • Other
  • Group living

Experience Required


Minimum Education

High School

Application Procedures

  • Transcript
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Scholarships Offered

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