Programme Streams

Take a look at the three technology streams available for our postgraduate qualifications.

The choices we provide ensure that you can tailor your training programme to suit your professional needs and the needs of your organisation.

Choose from:

  • Naval Architecture
  • Marine Engineering
  • General

The General programme provides a broader-based study package.


Click on the Module Code for more details.

Module TitleModule CodeLocationNaval ArchitectureMarine EngineeringGeneral
Fundamentals of Ship Science A3: MAR8176 Southampton As required As required As required
Marine Engineering A2: MAR8106 UCL As required As required As required
Maritime Economics B1: MAR8137 Newcastle Compulsory Compulsory Compulsory
Marine Project Management B2: MAR8102 Newcastle Compulsory Compulsory Compulsory
Reliability and Integrity Management of Marine Systems B3: MAR8107 Newcastle Compulsory Compulsory Compulsory
Structural and Material Response to the Marine Environment B4: MAR8108 Southampton Compulsory Compulsory Compulsory
Optimisation C2: MAR8104 Newcastle Elective Elective Elective
Advanced Structural Design and Analysis C3: MAR8110 Newcastle Compulsory Elective Elective
Marine Systems Identification, Modelling and Control C6: MAR8103 Newcastle Elective Compulsory Elective
Marine Electrical and Electronic Systems C7: MAR8112 UCL Elective Compulsory Elective
Yacht Design C18: MAR8140 Newcastle Elective Elective Elective
Marine Renewable Energy: Sources and Recovery TCE1: MAR8134 Southampton Compulsory Elective Elective
Introduction to Hydro, Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy TCE6: SPG8014 Newcastle Elective Elective Elective

If you do not have a sufficient background in marine technology, you may have to take the MAR8176 Fundamentals of Ship Science module. This module is a good 'refresher' for most students to take in any case.

You should normally take modules in the following order:

  1. A modules
  2. B modules
  3. any compulsory C modules
  4. any elective C modules

You need the following credits to achieve a postgraduate qualification:

  • MSc: 180 credits (10 modules + 80-credit dissertation)
  • Postgraduate Diploma: 120 credits (12 modules)
  • Postgraduate Certificate: 60 credits (6 modules)