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Course summary

This programme allows graduate engineers or those from related disciplines to specialise in, or convert to, marine engineering. Marine engineering involves the systems and equipment onboard marine vehicles including: design; construction; installation; support. There’s a particular emphasis on propulsion and control systems. High efficiency and low environmental impact of marine engines are the key factors in assuring economical operation and environmental protection in maritime transportation. This has important implications for both economic success and environmental impact.


Instructional classes: Advanced Marine Engineering, Marine Engineering Simulation & Modelling, Maritime Safety & Risk, Onboard Energy Management & Marine Environment Protection, Systems Availability & Maintenance, Shipping Economics and Market Sector Analysis Elective classes: Autonomous Marine Vehicles and Digital Twin, Risk Management, Project Management, Data Analysis for Engineering, Offshore Structural Integrity

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £23050 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

Marine Engineering at University of Strathclyde - UCAS