The programme is currently open only to applications from people who have successfully completed at least one of the following:
- UK Royal Navy PWO officer training course
- Royal Australian Navy PWO officer training course
Please note: each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements, such as undertaking short course(s), work experience and/or English language qualification(s). Meeting particular minimum entry requirements does not automatically guarantee a place.
Months of entry
November, August, May, February
The Technology (Maritime Operations) MSc was developed in partnership by the Royal Navy and Kingston University. The programme accredits the learning achieved during professional naval branch training. It is currently open only to applications from people who have successfully completed at least one of the following:
- UK Royal Navy principal warfare officer (PWO) training course.
- Royal Australian Navy principal warfare officer (PWO) training course.
Kingston University is a recognised provider for the UK military Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme (ELC) and thus eligible candidates are welcome to partially fund their course in this way.
The Royal Australian Navy Education Branch provides financial support to some of its officers undertaking this award.
The application process is ongoing throughout the year, with three start points – November, February and May – to provide flexibility. The course is targeted for completion within two years, and must be completed within four years.
Information for international students
Overseas fees would apply to all those holding the RAN PWO qualification, and includes for an individual assessment of prior learning.
Kingston University is a registered provider within the UK MOD ELCAS scheme. Almost all RN officers use this scheme for funding their studies.
The RAN offers and administers bursaries covering the full fees for this course for selected candidates.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Work-based learning admissions
- +44 (0)20 8417 4769