Certificate in Marine Studies

Pursue your passion for marine life with the online Certificate in Marine Studies, expertly crafted by industry professionals to provide a solid foundation in the marine sector and propel you towards a rewarding career with marine animals.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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24/7 Course Access

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Flexible Payment Plans

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course contains 200 hours of study time, with 12 months course access.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Marine Biologist
  • Ecotourism Operator
  • Aquaculturist
  • Wildlife Officer
  • Park Ranger
  • Animal Rescue Worker
  • Wildlife Observation 
  • Marine Wildlife Inspector
Course Modules

Marine Studies 1:

  1. Marine Ecology System
  2. Shallow Waters & Reefs
  3. Shellfish & Crustaceans
  4. Fish Part A
  5. Fish Part B
  6. Marine Mammals
  7. Turtles, Sea Snakes and Seabirds
  8. Human Impact on Marine Environments & Fishing

Marine Studies 2:

  1. Introduction and Simple Organisms
  2. Marine Plants
  3. Cnidarians and Worms
  4. Arthropods
  5. Molluscs
  6. Echinoderms
  7. Non-Bony Fishes
  8. Bony Fishes I
  9. Bony Fishes II
  10. Marine Mammals and Higher Animals
Course Fees Include
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the learning portal allowing you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • All study materials, including access to a variety of learning formats including video tutorials and text-based guides.
  • A course tutor to provide support, help and answer all your questions throughout the course.
  • A certificate of attainment upon completion of your course.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $25 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

Calling all students who have a passion for Ocean wildlife and habitats!

This course is ideal for those students who want to learn all about the big blue. Learn about Sharks, Dolphins, Whales and Turtles. Learn about the environment these animals come from and how we as human beings can work to conserve and protect our oceans.

Being one of the more comprehensive and specific Marine Studies Certificates online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking for entry-level employment in this incredible industry.

The Marine Studies Certificate is perfect for those students looking to go on to study Marine Biology at University. Or for those students looking for entry-level jobs in the industry!

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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