This course equips you with an understanding of naval architecture and its practical application. You will gain knowledge in ship design, hydrodynamic performance, ship production and structures.
We are currently enhancing our taught programmes to:
- provide more industrial context
- offer more flexibility and choice
- deliver an enhanced educational experience
About this course
Our teaching is by lectures, practical sessions, seminars and personal supervision. It uses expert staff based in the School of Engineering. You choose from a variety of naval architecture related topics for your dissertation using the research strengths of the School. Subjects include:
- ship design
- hydrodynamic performance
- production and/or ship structures
More diverse subjects will be considered on a case-by-case basis. You also benefit from taking part in projects sponsored directly by industry partners whenever they are available.
Seven taught modules worth 100 credits are delivered through semester one and/or two. A dissertation research project, worth 80 credits, is undertaken across the three semesters.
The course is also available with a preliminary year if you do not meet the entry criteria for the one year MSc course.