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Course summary

Why study MSc Marine Operations Management at Middlesex University? The MSc in Marine Operations is exclusively available for graduates of the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and North Kent College qualifying Diploma courses to continue their study to postgraduate level. This masters gives you the unique opportunity to build on your maritime qualification and progress your existing shipping knowledge and practical expertise. This MSc has been specifically designed for senior professionals in the Marine Operations industries enabling you to apply your existing specialist knowledge to the ever changing global industry and develop your ability to manage strategically. This course covers technical and managerial aspects of the role of marine surveyors and the accompanying modules will focus on technical skills in the industry as well as strategy and management techniques for marine surveyors. You will have the opportunity to work similarly to a senior manager and you will be working with MSc colleagues, broadening the learning process. As the course is delivered online, you can study from anywhere in the world, day or night. Blending a variety of resources and interaction methods including asynchronous discussions, group participation activities and individual assignments, the programme can be successfully completed from home, work or even whilst travelling. It will be delivered through our learning management system, myUniHub. This is a sophisticated 24-hour online portal which gives the flexibility to work on a high quality MSc while still meeting work and other commitments. The programme is also facilitated using a variety of media and online tools (podcasts, wikis) which allow flexible access to a diverse range of online resources, quizzes and learning materials as well as collaborative tools with which you can engage and learn with peers. You can choose whether to follow the MSc Marine Operations pathway or to tailor the applied project to your specific Diploma award to achieve one of the following: MSc Marine Operations (Marine Surveying) MSc Marine Operations (Ship Superintendency) MSc Marine Operations (Small Craft Surveying) MSc Marine Operations (Marine Accident Investigation) MSc Marine Operations (Marine Engineering) MSc Marine Operations (Surveying of Offshore Floating Units) The MSc Marine Operations is more than an educational course; it is also a management development programme. You will find that as the programme progresses, your perspectives on your roles, on managerial challenges, and on career will be ever more contextualised as the perspective broadens.


Modules Management Skills for Marine Operations (20 credits) - Compulsory Ship Design and Systems (20 credits) - Compulsory Optimising Business Performance (20 credits) - Compulsory Applied Project (60 credits) - Compulsory

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree or above A minimum of three years’ managerial or professional experience at the appropriate level in an occupation closely related to Marine Operations

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9800 Year 1
EU £9800 Year 1
England £9800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9800 Year 1
Scotland £9800 Year 1
Wales £9800 Year 1
International £9800 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at
Marine Operations Management (Top up) at Middlesex University - UCAS