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Sustainable Engineering (Marine Technology)

The course is designed for experienced or newly qualified engineers in: Naval architecture; marine engineering; mechanical engineering; civil engineering; electrical engineering or related disciplines.

This flexible programme combines study in specialist, advanced engineering technologies underpinned with training in sustainability. The programme has been developed with direct industrial involvement to provide you with a solid understanding of modern, sustainable engineering. As well as gaining an understanding of how sustainable engineering applies to Marine Technology, this programme will also provide you with key transferable skills to aid your employability.

Entry requirements

First degree or other qualification equivalent to an Honours degree in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline. Entry may be possible with other qualifications provided there is evidence of relevant experience.

Course modules

Instructional modules: Maritime transport and economics; maritime safety and risk; risers and mooring lines; advanced marine structures; sustainability; design management; financial engineering; information management; risk management.

Assessment methods

There are two types of method for module assessment. One is course work assessment only, the other is examination assessment. For examined modules the final assessment mark consists of 30-40 percent course work and 60-70 percent examination.


Course fees for Scottish and EU students are £5,500. For students from the rest of the UK, course fees are £9,000. Course fees for international students are £18,000.

Please contact the department for part-time course fees.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
PgDip Full-time 9 Months
PgDip Part-time 21 Months
MSc Full-time 12 Months
MSc Part-time 24 Months

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