Course Comparison

Course MSc Sustainable Maritime Operations BSc (Hons) Sustainable Maritime Operations
Award Master of Science - MSc Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 9 months 6 months
Course type Part-time Distance learning Part-time
Placement - -
Location Marine Learning Alliance Marine Learning Alliance
Provider Marine Learning Alliance Ltd Marine Learning Alliance Ltd
Entry requirements

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 MSc Sustainable Maritime Operations course.

The standard entry requirements will be one of:

  • 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.

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.

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.