Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Marine Technology (International, Singapore)

This course is for maritime professionals working full time in Singapore. It responds to the challenges and demands of the global maritime sector. This course develops technical and managerial techniques essential to the global maritime sector. Students will study key topics including advanced marine engineering design, marine project management, marine systems identification, modelling and control, regulatory framework for the marine industry, surveying ships and offshore installations, advanced subsea and pipeline engineering, advanced marine design, advanced offshore technology, advanced hydrodynamics, mooring riser and drilling system. This course involves a mixture of distance learning and week-long intensive schools delivered in Singapore. Each taught module consists of 100 notional study hours. 35 hours are at the intensive school. Students will need to read and complete course work during their non-intensive study. Each module takes 2 months and students will undertake 5 taught modules per year. Pre-school materials are provided for students to review what will be taught and so that they get the most out of the intensive school. The pre-school materials are made available 4 weeks prior to the intensive school. Each 1 week intensive school runs from Saturday to Saturday: Saturday 14:00 to 18:00, Sunday 10:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday 18:30 to 21:30, Saturday 14:00 to 18:00. A typical school includes lectures, case studies, tutorials, presentations, discussions, visits. Students will sit an examination during this intensive teaching week. It is worth 60 per cent of the module mark. Post-school materials include an assignment worth 40 per cent of the module mark. Students will submit this 4 weeks after the school. Students must achieve a mark of 50 per cent or more to pass.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a marine technology subject or another relevant engineering subject; relevant experience is desirable, although not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 24 months
Certificate of Professional Development Part-time - 2 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singapore campus Singapore 179104

Key information

School of Marine Science and Technology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8912