Newcastle University

School of Marine Science and Technology

Marine Engineering


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The programme is designed to produce graduates who have developed a well-founded knowledge and understanding of marine engineering and its practical application.

You take a selection of taught modules (100 credits) and undertake a research project and dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules (70 credits) include: research skills; marine power transmission; marine machinery systems; ship performance at sea; ship propulsion; marine electrical power systems; marine electrical propulsion.

Optional modules (30 credits) include: optimal marine design; marine electro-technology; data analysis and interpretation; marine management technology II; surveying ships and offshore installations; marine transport and economics.

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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