Newcastle University

School of Marine Science and Technology

Naval Architecture


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Naval Architecture

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is designed to equip graduates with a well-founded knowledge and understanding of naval architecture and of its practical application, particularly in the areas of ship design, performance, production, structures and propulsion.
You take a selection of taught modules (100 credits) and undertake a research project and dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules (70 credits) include: marine production technology; theory of plates and grillages; ship performance; ship propulsion; marine transport and economics; advanced hydrodynamics; research skills.
You also select optional modules (30 credits) from a list which includes: design and analysis of marine transport systems; structural response analysis; optimal marine design; marine management technology; high-speed and advanced craft; design and analysis of marine transport systems.
The programme is also available with a Preliminary Year, which provides you with the necessary knowledge to study at Masters 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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