The Marine Technology Education Consortium courses offer innovative and flexible training for graduates working in the marine industry. You will develop advanced technical skills and business applications. The courses are part time and offer minimal disruption to your work responsibilities.
Delivered through a combination of distance learning materials and intensive schools, our course allows a flexible approach to study in a supportive environment. Our course material is highly relevant and practical for working in the marine industry. You will be encouraged to reflect on the industrial relevance of the modules in relation to your work.
The courses are operated by the Marine Technology Education Consortium (MTEC), a consortium of four UK universities.
The availability of one general and three specialised pathways ensures that the course is tailored to suit your professional needs. The general MSc and Postgraduate Diploma is available for those seeking a broader-based study package.
Each pathway has compulsory modules, but the number will vary depending on the relevant stream and qualification. Each contain the following format:
The Marine Technology Education Consortium delivers one general and three specialist pathways leading to different awards:
Modules on the MSc and PGDip are accredited jointly by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) on behalf of the Engineering Council.
This gives you an additional benchmark of quality to your degree, making you more attractive to graduate employers. It can also open the door to higher-level jobs, most of which require Chartered Engineer status.
You have access to University facilities throughout the course including:
Visit the Marine Technology Education Consortium - MSc/PGDip/PGCert page on the Newcastle University website for more details!
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