Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Advanced Hydrography for Professionals

The programme covers the demands of the global hydrographic survey industry. A number of intensive practical, residential sessions are held.

Entry requirements

All applications are considered on individual merit. An Honours degree would normally be expected in hydrographic surveying or a marine-based science subject with a hydrographic survey component. Applicants without appropriate qualifications can be considered on an individual basis, based on prior experience. GCSE grade C or above in English language is required. If English is not the applicants native language an IELTS average score of 6.5 or above with a score of at least 6.5 in the written component.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced nautical science for hydrography; fundamentals of hydrography; meteorology and oceanography; sensors and underwater acoustics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PgDip Part-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858