The MSc Engineering for Marine Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level 7 for:
- Predominantly employed engineering professionals seeking Chartered status.
- Employed professional students from the marine industry who may be qualified to BEng Level and have a significant level of professional experience.
- Students wishing to apply using general credit from other PgDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professionals from industry.
During the programme, you will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.
Level 7 Credits (CRED500)
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Engineering for Marine Professionals (MLA717)
Students have the opportunity to research a topic or problem of interest in marine engineering. Starting with a taught chapter on Advanced Research Methods, the module covers project planning and literature review, building the student's capability to undertake an in-depth investigation employing numerical, analytical and/or modelling of data. Collaboration with the student's employer is encouraged.
Engineering for Marine Professionals (MLA717B)
Students have the opportunity to research a topic or problem of interest in marine engineering. Starting with a taught chapter on Advanced Research Methods, the module covers project planning and literature review, building the student’s capability to undertake an in-depth investigation employing numerical, analytical and/or modelling of data. Collaboration with the student’s employer is encouraged.
Typically, you will be a practicing engineer, employed in a related area of the industry and seeking registration from the IMarEST at Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Chartered Marine Engineer (CMarEng) level.
This programme is designed to augment you professional skills.
Entry routes are flexible, and could be made up of formal academic qualifications, experience or a combination of the two. Membership of professional bodies such as IMarEST will count favourably.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
Our partnership with MLA College
Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
The MLA College has developed blended distance e-learning programmes that are perfectly suited to marine professionals seeking advancement of skills and qualifications without having to attend university full time.