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Marine Technology (MSc)

Master of Science
2 to 5 years
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2022

About this course

Learn to work with leadership and vision in the UK's marine industry on this MSc Marine Technology degree. You'll graduate with in-depth knowledge and skills in advanced technologies, management, business and IT. You'll be able to maintain and enhance the industry's knowledge base, and improve competitiveness.

This part-time-only master's course in marine technology is run by a consortium of 3 UK universities with a reputation for excellence in marine technology education and research:

Students are usually in in full-time employment in the marine sector.

You'll learn advanced technical and managerial techniques that can be applied in the marine industry and allow you to take on major responsibility early in your career.

You can adapt the course to your professional needs, or those of your supporting organisation, by choosing one of 3 'pathways':

  • general
  • marine engineering
  • naval architecture

Find more details about the course, including modules, on the Marine Technology Education Consortium (MTEC) website.

Most of the modules for this course are based at Newcastle University, and your degree will be awarded by Newcastle University. Find out more about study locations on the MTEC website.

Flexible study

If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:

  • a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) - you'll usually study for around 15 weeks and will not need to write a dissertation
  • a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) - you'll usually study for around 30 weeks and will not need to write a dissertation

Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.


Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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