Title

Marine Science and Engineering Management

Overview

Your first module of study will introduce you to studying at post-graduate level by distance learning and start your course with study of some important strategic subjects such as sustainability, shipping markets, marine operations and maritime governance.

Includes lectures in
  • Advanced marine vehicles
  • Offshore renewables
  • Global trade & transport modes
  • Meteorology & oceanography
  • Ship characteristics & vessel efficiency
  • Charting
  • IMO conventions such as:
    • Ballast water
    • Polar code
    • SOLAS
    • ISM
    • Marpol
Key skills learned
  • Evaluation & analysis
  • Criticism
  • Scientific method
  • Data presentation
  • Report writing
  • Academic overview of the maritime world
Language

English

Duration

16 weeks part-time study

Credits

20 transferable credits at academic level 7

Assessment

Coursework only. Multiple-choice quiz, reflective essay and exercises