Marine Biology Help - need help getting starting on this career path!?

Hi there, I'm 23 years old and having already done 1 degree in the wrong subject I desperately want a career change. I have always wanted to get into marine biology and now I m planning on putting this into motion. My question is though, what is the best way to go about this? Is my best option to simply save money and go back to university? I have also seen a number of online level 3 diploma courses for marine biology, are these a waste of money? I am unsure where to get started really any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Asked By: Lew - 8/17/2010
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generally marine biology is a very popular subject, so your chances finding a job aren't that great. It's not impossible, but you need to consider whether that's a risk you are willing to take. Basically you will need a PhD in order to get a research position, though there are also a small number of lab manager... More
Answered By: tigri - 8/17/2010
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Go speak with your counselor- they will have all the info for you. You also might want to think about getting a job in marine biology field. Your going to have to live by the coast to have a good chance of finding a job.
Answered By: Nickie - 8/17/2010
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