Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Marine Technology

The programmes in Marine Sciences provide research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. You can choose a wide range of topics within the marine science research groups of Marine Hydrodynamics and Structures (MHS) and Sustainable Shipping and Marine Engineering (SSME). Your research project will be in one of the areas addressed by the marine technology research groups: Marine Hydrodynamics and Structures (MHS), Sustainable Shipping and Marine Engineering (SSME). Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you may receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas. The substantial marine technology research community including 50 research students, 140 MSc students, six to 10 post-doctoral students, six technicians and 16 full-time academic staff provides you with opportunities to progress your career, whether in industry or academia. Our annual Postgraduate Research Conference provides you with an opportunity to share research experience and practise vital presentation skills. We also instigated the UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference which involves research student presentations from leading UK universities involved in Marine Technology research. These universities take turns to host the conference which is sponsored by Lloyds Register, the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent; applications whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Programme Co-ordinator, School of Marine Science and Technology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8912