Upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) or above, in marine engineering, naval architecture, ship science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, general engineering, electrical engineering, physics or mathematics. We may also consider applicants with undergraduate degrees in oceanography or architecture, or applicants from marine academies.
Months of entry
This MSc programme covers the design and structural analysis of offshore fixed and floating structures. It will provide students with an understanding of maritime robotics for oceanography, offshore exploitation and disaster response. It is suitable for engineering, mathematics and physical sciences graduates. No prior specialised knowledge of the discipline is required and an introductory module called Fundamentals of Ship Science is provided on the programme.
Compulsory modules: Fundamentals of Ship Science; MSc Research Project; Marine Law and Management; Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Marine Safety and Environmental Engineering; Offshore Engineering and Analysis; Marine Structures in Fluids; Maritime Robotics
Optional modules: Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics; Thermofluid Engineering for Low Carbon Energy; Advances in Ship Resistance and Propulsion; Design Search and Optimisation; Marine Hydrodynamics; Marine Structures; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows; Ship Manoeuvring and Control
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Engineering and the Environment
- +44 (0)23 8059 4651