GCSE: all applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and English at grade C or above.

 

Students are admitted to the MSc on the basis of one of the following:

  • A diploma/foundation degree (FdSc/HND) in Marine Engineering/Navigation Science (or equivalent) plus at least two years work experience as a senior officer (2nd officer and above).
  • A relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Portfolio accreditation of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) and relevant work experience.

 

Students are admitted to the BSc on the basis of one of the following:

  • An equivalent to year two of a British degree in a relevant subject.
  • Portfolio accreditation of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) and relevant work experience.

 

Applicants from our Videotel or ABMA partners who wish to study the SMO programme should contact us for further details on entry requirements.

 

International Students English language requirements

To be accepted onto a course with us you must have a suitable English language qualification. The table below show the minimum English language requirements for courses at NQF 6 and above.

Plymouth University requirement - IELTS (Academic)
Undergraduate programmes (level 6) Postgraduate programmes (level 7) Minimum component scores
6.0 overall 6.5 overall 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing)

 

For further information and alternatives to IELTS, see Plymouth University’s International Student Entry Requirements