Taught course

Maritime Safety and Security Management

City, University of London · School of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

For those already working in the industry, we require a first degree, recognised professional qualification or the equivalent Certificate of Competence as Master or Chief Engineer: Class 1 Master Mariner or Class 1 Engineer and experience in one of these roles.

For those coming straight from an undergraduate course, we require a lower second-class honours degree (or higher) in a relevant subject from a recognised institution.
Other suitable qualifications
If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners.
INTO City, University of London
Don't meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You'll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre.
These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry. To prepare for this degree course learn more about the Graduate Diploma in Computing, Science and Engineering.
Kaplan International College London
City works in partnership with Kaplan International College (KIC) London to provide preparatory courses for international students. Pre-Masters courses at KIC London offer comprehensive support to students wishing to complete their postgraduate study at City.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to give you a balanced education in the various aspects of the safety and security marine industry. This will enable you to follow your career aspirations while at the same time opening up new horizons for the future.

If you want to learn about the safety and security aspects of the maritime and offshore industries, then this course is perfect.
This MSc is designed for existing professionals serving in the industry as well as those looking for a career within maritime, offshore and sea transport trade.
You may already have a responsible sea-going or middle management position and be qualified to that level but want to achieve the next level in your career. If you are new to the industry it’s likely you’ll have a degree in a related technical or management subject.

Fees and funding

Please visit: https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/postgraduate/maritime-safety-and-security-management

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    28 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
020 7040 8877