Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh

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Careers, Employability & Your Future: Department of Oceanography


A degree on Ocean Science/ Oceanography not only provides sound scientific knowledge of the marine environment, but places strong emphasis on the key skills which are highly regarded by employers. Depending on their degree and specialist module choices, graduates from the Department of Oceanography can apply for jobs in following areas (Home and abroad) :

  • Coastal and water resource management
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Pollution monitoring/treatment and waste disposal management
  • Coastal and offshore engineering, hydrography
  • Remote sensing
  • Sea bed exploration and surveying
  • Research institutes
  • Universities
  • Water companies
  • Government laboratories (including Environmental Agency and CEFAS)
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Oil and gas industries
  • Aquaculture industries
  • Marine conservation
  • Fisheries
  • Ecotourism
  • Fish and shellfish culture
  • Oceangraphic institutes
  • Marine environmental impact studies
  • Hydrocarbon companies
  • Marine environmental consultancy
  • The Environment Agency
  • Policy Making
  • Regulatory Authorities