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Bachelor in Scheepswerktuigkunde (Bachelor in Marine Engineering )

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 6 semesters
Cost 1000 USD/year for Belgian citizen, 7500 USD/year for foreigners

The three years bachelor in marine engineering curriculum offers those courses:

  • Ship management and shipboard operations
    Stability – Ship safety – Firefighting – Maritime ecology – ISPS & ISM – Ship administration and maritime law – Tanker familiarisation – Special ship types (elective)
  • Applied sciences
    Electricity – Marine diesel engines – Auxiliary machines – Ship construction and maritime technology – Technical drawing, workshop practice and practical training – Engine Resource Management – Strength of materials – Ship’s automation – Ship’s electronics and electrotechnics – Multidisciplinary simulator exercises – Thermodynamics and heat transfer – Steam installations
  • Economy and management
    Economic evaluation of maintenance
  • Exact sciences and computer science
    Mathematics – Informatics – Chemistry – General mechanics and hydromechanics
  • Social sciences and languages
    Maritime English – Maritime medicine – Communication and reporting

         + on-board training and Bachelor thesis

Structural components
Ship training
Industry partners
Practical/Field work
Language training

ISCED Categories

Project management
Personal skills and communication
Maritime economy
Policy and governance
Logistics and shipping management
Marine and maritime law
Scientific modelling
Environmental protection technology
Machinery and operators
Naval engineering
Near- and offshore constructions
Maritime security
Navigation and seamanship