BSc (Hons) Navigation and Maritime Science
90% of world trade is carried by sea, with a navigation and maritime science degree you can become a professional in this exciting and vital industry. Our graduates go on to careers in the shore-based maritime sector and, for those who follow the accredited route, to become a Ships Officer. Our degrees are accredited by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the Merchant Navy Training Board. You will study an exciting programme that develops the skills sought by employers across the sector.
You can increase your employability with an optional one-year industrial placement in a relevant maritime business or, if sponsored, work at sea towards the professional qualification of Officer of the Watch. We embed our full mission bridge simulator and sailing vessel in the teaching of this challenging applied degree. By studying with us, you will develop the skills required to join the next generation of leaders in the maritime sector.
- A course-specific scholarship scheme is available: for more information, see the 'Fees, costs and funding' section, below.
Excellence schemes: we
may make you a personalised offer if you are a strong candidate
visit our webpage for details.
Sponsorship can provide you with the sea time and financial support to achieve professional navigating officer qualifications.
The University does not guarantee sponsorship for any student.