University of Southampton
Maritime Engineering Science (Yacht and Small Craft)
Our MSc specialises in the analysis, design and performance of yachts, small craft and other high-performance vessels, and will suit graduates of engineering, mathematics and physical sciences. Our engineers from the worldrenowned Wolfson unit will contribute to your teaching on this course. You will not require a specialised knowledge of this discipline as an introductory module, the Fundamentals of Ship Science, is part of the course.
MSc: Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) or above in marine engineering, naval architecture, ship science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, general engineering, electrical engineering, physics or mathematics. We may also consider applicants with undergraduate degrees in oceanography or architecture, or applicants from marine academies.
Compulsory modules include: Fundamentals of Ship Science; MSc Research Project; Yacht and High Performance Craft; Marine Law and Management; Sailing Yacht and Powercraft Design; Marine Safety and Environmental Engineering Optional modules include: Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Manufacturing Materials; Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics; Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring; Advances in Ship Resistance and Propulsion ; Ship Manoeuvring and Control; Marine Hydrodynamics; Marine Structures; Design Search and Optimisation; Composite Engineering Design and Mechanics; Failure of Materials and Components; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows.
Testing of the knowledge base is through a combination of unseen written examinations and assessed coursework in the form of problem solving exercises, laboratory reports, design exercises, essays, and individual and group projects. Analysis and problem solving skills are assessed through unseen written examinations and problem based exercises. Experimental, research and design skills are assessed through laboratory reports, coursework exercises, project reports and oral presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||21,578 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site - Highfield Campus||SO17 1BJ||South East|
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