School of Marine Science and Technology
Marine and Offshore Power Systems
This programme is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to specialise in design, analysis and operation of power systems on ships and offshore structures.
You take a selection of taught modules (100 credits) and undertake a research project and dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules (70 credits) include: marine machinery systems; marine electrical power systems; marine electric propulsion; ship propulsion; advanced offshore design; research skills; marine power transmission. You also select optional modules (30 credits) from a list that includes: dynamics of offshore installations; offshore engineering applications; marine electro-technology; marine management technology; optimal marine design; surveying ships and offshore installations.
The programme is also available with a Preliminary Year, which provides you with the necessary knowledge to study at Master's level. You select one module (20 credits) from: marine engineering design; marine design; offshore design; small craft design. You also take 70 credits of optional modules and complete a project and report (30 credits).
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission