Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Sustainable Maritime Operations PgDip Sustainable Maritime Operations
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
Duration 6 months 1 year
Course type Part-time Part-time Distance learning
Placement - -
Location Marine Learning Alliance Marine Learning Alliance
Provider Marine Learning Alliance Ltd Marine Learning Alliance Ltd
Entry requirements

Please note this is a final year degree top-up course.

All applications are considered on individual merit in relation to the aims and outcomes of the programme.

The criteria below set out normal minimum qualifications required for entry to the BSc (Hons) Sustainable Maritime Operations course.

The standard entry requirements will be one of:

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

View course entry requirements on the Marine Learning Alliance website.

English language requirements

If you have not obtained or do not have the appropriate entry qualifications in the English language, you may be required to produce evidence of English language ability. This will normally be the equivalent of:

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English language.
  • IELTS average score of 6.0 or above with a score of at least 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).
  • Equivalencies are detailed in ‘Admissions Information and Procedures’ issued by the University Secretariat.

All applications are considered on individual merit in relation to the aims and outcomes of the programme.

The criteria below set out normal minimum qualifications required for entry to the PgDip Sustainable Maritime Operations course.

The standard entry requirements will be one of:

  • A first degree, or appropriate professional or academic qualifications (UK, EU or international) deemed by the University to be equivalent to a first degree. 
  • If you don’t possess appropriate HE qualifications, you may be admitted to a postgraduate programme on the basis of prior experience, if the programme leader/admissions tutor considers that you have demonstrated the potential to complete the programme successfully.

View course entry requirements on the Marine Learning Alliance website.

English language requirements

If you have not obtained or do not have the appropriate entry qualifications in the English language, you may be required to produce evidence of English language ability. This will normally be the equivalent of:

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English language.
  • IELTS average score of 6.5 or above with a score of at least 6.5 in the written component.
  • Equivalencies are detailed in ‘Admissions Information and Procedures’ issued by the University Secretariat.