Research course

Technology in the Marine Environment

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Marine Science and Technology
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in subjects related to marine technology, engineering, science, maths or environmental studies.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Technology in the Marine Environment MRes provides research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards in the topics covered by the marine technology research groups.
The MRes breaks down into approximately 40% taught modules and 60% research in collaboration with an industrial partner.
Your research project will normally be in one of the areas addressed by the marine technology research groups:
  • Marine Hydrodynamics and Structures
  • Marine Design, Production and Operations
  • Sustainable Maritime Engineering
  • New Energy Infrastructure
Depending on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project, you may receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas.
The substantial marine technology research community, including 50 research students, 140 MSc students, six-10 post-doctoral students, six technicians and 16 full-time academic staff, provides you with opportunities to progress your career, whether in industry or academia.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 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 Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Susan Davies, Postgraduate Programme Co-ordinator
Email
mast.pg@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8912