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Maritime Engineering Science (Advanced Materials)

Our MSc programme is designed for graduates of engineering, mathematics and physical sciences. Prior specialised knowledge of the discipline isn't essential, as we will provide you with an introductory module to the fundamentals of Ship Science. Throughout the course, you will learn core naval and architecture subject areas with an in-depth study of engineering materials.

Entry requirements

MSc: 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) or above in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Ship Science, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. We may also consider applicants with undergraduate degrees in Oceanography or Architecture, or applicants from Marine Academies.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Fundamentals of Ship Science; MSc Research Project; Microstructural Engineering for Transport Applications; Marine Law and Management; Failure of Materials and Components; Marine Safety and Environmental Engineering.
Optional modules include: Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Manufacturing and Materials; Yacht and High Performance Craft; Surface Engineering; Microstructural and Surface Characterisation; Ship Manoeuvring and Control; Marine Hydrodynamics; Marine Structures; Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics; Marine Structures in Fluids

Assessment methods

Written examinations and assessed coursework in the form of problem solving exercises, laboratory reports, design exercises, essays, and individual and group projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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