Newcastle University

School of Marine Science and Technology

Marine Technology (Master's Training Package)


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Marine Technology, Diploma, Certificate, Certificate (Rolls-Royce plc) & Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is offered by the Marine Technology Education Consortium, a collaboration between six UK universities. It is designed specifically for graduates and their employers in the marine industry and teaches new and advanced technical and managerial skills, in conjunction with business and management applications. Each module is delivered by a combination of distance learning and a one-week intensive school.
The MSc and Diploma are approved/accredited as a Matching Section for CEng registration by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. The programme also links in with the Rolls-Royce graduate training programme. Seven technology streams are available for those studying for the MSc or Diploma: Naval Architecture; Marine Engineering; Offshore Engineering; Small Craft Design; Classification and Survey; Conversion and Repair; Defence. In addition, an open programme in Marine Technology may be followed by students who do not wish to specialise in a particular area.
For the MSc you take four core modules (40 credits) six specialist modules (60 credits) and complete an industrial project based within your organisation (80 credits). For the Diploma four core modules (40 credits) and four specialist modules (40 credits) are taken, and a shorter industrial project is completed (40 credits). For the Certificate six modules (60 credits) are taken. For the Certificate (Rolls-Royce plc) a maximum of three modules (30 credits) are taken from the four approved Rolls-Royce modules, and a minimum of three modules (30 credits) from the Marine Technology (MTEC) programme.


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