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Ship Science courses

At Southampton we have over 50 years of teaching Ship Science, the science and engineering of marine vehicles and structures.

Our courses will equip you with the skills to design analyse and manufacture the largest and most complex vessels in the field of engineering operating in one of the most extreme environments on this planet. 

BEng Ship Science

BEng Ship Science

This three year BEng course applies engineering science to the field of ships and other maritime structures. The course provides core naval architecture and marine engineering knowledge. 

MEng Ship Science

MEng Ship Science

This four-year naval architecture and marine engineering course applies engineering science to the field of ships and other maritime structures. You can also specialise through 6 pathways.

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Explore our Ship Science facilities

Explore some of the facilities used by our undergraduate Ship Science students

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Careers

Find out about our graduates' careers

Tom Ballantine graduated in 2017 with an MEng in Ship Science/Yacht and Small Craft.   He now works at Gurit as a Composite Structural Design Engineer.   

Students have access to our 138m towing tank
Teaching from Wolfson Unit consultants

I chose Southampton because of its international academic reputation and the MEng Ship Science degree is among the best worldwide.

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