Newcastle University

School of Marine Science and Technology

Marine and Offshore Power Systems


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

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).


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