University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Maritime Engineering Science (Marine Engineering)

This MSc programme will enable you to specialise in marine engineering systems on board ships and offshore platforms that facilitate their functional capability. Our course is suitable for graduates of engineering, mathematics and physical sciences. Prior specialised knowledge of the discipline isn't necessary, as we will provide you with an introductory module to the fundamentals of Ship Science.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Fundamentals of Ship Science; MSc Research Project; Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring; Marine Law and Management; Marine Engineering; Advanced Control Design; Advanced Electrical Systems; Marine Safety and Environmental Engineering Optional modules include: Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems 1; Tribology Engineering and Engine Tribology; Advances in Ship Resistance and Propulsion; Control and Instrumentation; Maritime Robotics.

Assessment methods

Written examinations and coursework in the form of problem solving exercises, assignments, laboratory reports, individual and group projects and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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 (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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Engineering and the Environment
Telephone number: 
02380594651