Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) (Honours / Honours with Research)

Marine Sciences


Pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board.


The B.Sc. course in Marine Sciences explores the multifaceted study of oceanic phenomena, encompassing physical, chemical, geological, and biological attributes, including marine life. This interdisciplinary curriculum encompasses subjects such as Marine Biology, Marine Microbiology, Marine Ecology, and Biodiversity.

Students undergo rigorous training to explore the varied and vast world of marine life, acquiring advanced and practical knowledge to address environmental challenges via the B.Sc Marine Sciences degree. Moreover, the programme is thoughtfully designed to expand their understanding of biological sciences, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Its overarching goal is to equip students with the practical, intellectual, and scientific aptitudes essential for a successful career in marine biology.

Program code: 003A
Course code : 3A10

Study Campus

School of Sciences
#34, 1st Cross
J C Road
Bangalore - 560027
P +91 80434 30100

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : 080 - 46501773,
P : +91 7593896798

Curriculum Structure
  • English I
  • Fundamentals Of Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Fundamentals Of Chemistry Lab
  • Cell Biology Lab
  • Language
  • Marine Biodiversity
  • Bioinstrumentation & Biostatistics
  • Marine Biodiversity Lab
  • Bioinstrumentation & Biostatistics Lab
  • English II
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • Language
  • Marine Ecology
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Biology Of Marine Organisms
  • Marine Ecology Lab
  • Chemical Oceanography Lab
  • Biology Of Marine Organisms Lab
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Microbiology
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Fundamentals Of Fishery Science
  • Marine Microbiology Lab
  • Physical Oceanography Lab
  • Fundamentals Of Fishery Science Lab
  • Communicative English
  • Fundamentals Of Innovation And Venture Development In Entrepreneurship 1
  • Marine Conservation And Ecotourism
  • Marine Pollution
  • Marine Conservation And Ecotourism Lab
  • Marine Pollution Lab
  • Fundamentals Of Marine Pharmacology
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Fundamentals Of Marine Pharmacology Lab
  • Marine Biotechnology Lab
  • Fisheries Resource Management
  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries Resource Management Lab
  • Aquaculture Lab
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Marine Geology
  • Marine Mineral Science
  • Marine Geology Lab
  • Marine Mineral Science Lab
  • Fundamentals Of Innovation And Venture Development In Entrepreneurship 2
  • Remote Sensing, Gis &Their Applications In Marine Sciences
  • Satellite Oceanography
  • Remote Sensing, Gis &Their Applications In Marine Sciences Lab
  • Satellite Oceanography Lab
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Marine Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Coastal Zone Management Lab
  • Marine Environmental Impact Assessment Lab
  • Climate Change And Disaster Management
  • Climate Change And Disaster Management Lab
  • Business Management
  • Introduction To Elements Of Entrepreneurship
  • Seafood Processing, Quality Assurance And Marketing
  • Mariculture
  • Seafood Processing, Quality Assurance And Marketing Lab
  • Mariculture Lab
Course Highlights
  • BSc. degree course equips the students with transformative experiences through innovative methods
  • Opportunity to collaborate with State and Central institutes to develop research skills
  • Opportunity to build entrepreneurial capability among young marine scientists 
Career Enhancement Programs

The Career Enhancement programmes are tailored to align with current industry standards. This approach reflects the institution's commitment to building a unique and capable talent pool. Evaluation is based on internal assessment, seminars, assignments, practical and theory examinations and reports prepared by the students. To ensure students remain at the forefront of employability, the career enhancement programme focuses on equipping them with essential soft skills. These skills include communication, presentation, public speaking, personality development, and interview techniques.

Career Outcomes

Exploring Opportunities after B.Sc. Marine Sciences

The B.Sc. Marine Science course graduates have abundant opportunities to choose their career paths. These prospects are related to wider sciences training and marine life conservation. Graduates are largely hired in aquariums, research institutes and government agencies.

Career Prospects

  • Marine Biologist
  • Marine Scientist
  • Marine Researcher
  • Seafood Quality Control Expert
  • Aquarium Consultants
  • Marine Archaeologist
  • Marine Mammal Trainer