Taught course

Marine Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in civil engineering; mechanical engineering; naval architecture; offshore engineering; ocean engineering; marine engineering.

Relevant professional experience is desirable, although not essential.

We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

You'll deepen your knowledge of marine engineering and understand how it can be applied. Our master's in Marine Engineering covers topics associated with:

  • ship propulsion machinery and transmission
  • ship performance
  • system reliability,
  • condition monitoring
  • electrical systems.

Our MSc is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates in subjects such as:

  • civil engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • naval architecture
  • offshore engineering
  • ocean engineering
  • marine engineering.

This course meets the growing needs for engineers skilled in marine engineering. It highlights the cutting-edge technologies and provides an understanding of:

  • design and operation
  • management and control
  • environmental impact.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School Admissions Team