University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Marine Engineering

This course is designed to give graduates an opportunity to expand their knowledge and research skills in Marine Engineering which deals with on-board machinery and equipment such as engines, propulsion equipment, generators, electrical systems, cargo handling gear and control systems.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree; if English is not the 1st language, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 600 (or 250 computer based) should have been achieved.

Course modules

Instructional classes are offered during the 1st 2 semesters; these include generic and specialist modules: Advanced marine engineering; marine engineering simulation and modelling; shipbuilding technology; waterborne transportation systems; design management; project work and project management; environmental impact and sustainability; safety and risk assessment; marine engineering simulation and modelling; students with a lesser knowledge of marine engineering may be required to take the following modules instead of some of those listed above: Ship power systems and design; marine environment protection and safety; marine electrical systems; marine transmissions and propulsion systems; during the 1st 2 semesters, students also work in teams to tackle projects on a relevant subject and present their findings to an industrial panel.

Assessment methods

Students pursuing the Master's then undertake a research project of about 5 months duration and prepare a thesis for assessment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 548 3195