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Course summary

This course is designed to give graduate engineers and well-qualified sea-going personnel an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for technical ship management. 90% of world trade is carried by sea. You'll gain an understanding of the subjects essential for effective and efficient management of ships and fleets. This course allows you to develop multidisciplinary interests and skills by working with other areas of naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering. As a graduate you could expect to work in the industry as a technical ship superintendent or manager. You will develop the skills essential for efficient management of ships and fleets.


Compulsory Classes: Project Management, Systems Availability and Maintenance, Shipping Economics and Market Sector Analysis, Maritime Regulatory Framework, Onboard Energy Management and Marine Environment, Maritime Safety and Risk Optional Classes: Data Analysis for Engineering, Financial Engineering, Ship Powering in Service

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, nautical, marine, ocean, shipping, or a related technical engineering discipline.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £8850 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £21850 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

Technical Ship Management at University of Strathclyde - UCAS