Marine Science discipline is a first-level discipline in the school of marine science and technology, with the right to confer master degrees. This discipline includes physical oceanography, marine chemistry, marine biology and marine technology directions and focuses on the conservation and utilization of ocean. The discipline will promote the integration and coordinated development of marine science and marine technology, aiming at the major development strategies and talent needs in the field of marine sciences. Besides, marine science discipline also carries out scientific research and personnel training work, which focuses on the current international research frontier in the field of marine science, the urgent need for national development, and the potentially practical high-value scientific research projects.
The aim of SMST is to cultivate high-quality innovative talents of Marine Science with "national feelings, global vision, innovative spirit and practical ability" to meet the needs of social development. And to master the students with theoretical and practical skills of modern marine science, solid basic theory of marine science, systematic professional training in scientific research, and the comprehensive ability to independently engage in marine technology and marine scientific research and solve practical problems , the high-level skills of teaching, scientific research and management.