Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Hydrography

Measuring, describing and depicting the seabed is crucial to the maintenance and development of ports, safe navigation, offshore renewables and the continuing search for hydrocarbons. Yet there is an international shortage of hydrographic surveyors. Seize this opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of the science and technology of hydrography, experiencing the latest methods and equipment involved in exploring and managing the seabed whilst preparing for a career in this growth area.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good degree in survey, technology or science. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: MSc Dissertation, Acoustic and Oceanographic Surveying, Survey Project Management, Digital Mapping, Research Skills and Methods and Hydrography. Optional modules include: Marine Planning, Remote Sensing and GIS, Managing Marine Ecosystems, Coastal Erosion and Protection and Economics of the Marine Environment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858