School of Marine Science and Technology

About

About

More than 300 students from 40+ countries register each year for our accredited degrees.

A marine student lowers research equipment into the River Tyne. Photo: Simon Veit-Wilson

We are the UK's first marine school to provide a single base for all education, innovation and research related to the sea. We provide global solutions for marine sustainability. 

Our teaching

Our teaching is informed by research that is both internationally recognised and industrially relevant. Students also have access to our range of specialised facilities.

Marine Science focuses on sustainable use of the seas, conservation of sea life and management of the marine environment and coastline. All of our students become experienced ecologists.

Marine Technology focuses on finding new solutions to ensure the use of the sea and waterways for energy resources, transport and leisure is undertaken in a sustainable way.

Our exciting and vibrant learning and recreational environment includes the Student Room. This is where the Wet Soc committee can often be found planning events from visiting shipyards or fish farms to the annual ball.

Our research

We have a friendly and flourishing research culture, offering postgraduate courses across a wide range of research activity.

As a postgraduate student, whether taught or research based, you will be associated with a specific group, enjoying close contact with staff and fellow students.

Careers and employability

Our graduates enjoy extremely high rates of employability. Each November, the school organises a Careers Fair exclusively for our students, attended by many local and worldwide employers. Companies include:

  • Shell
  • BP International
  • Saipem Ltd
  • Bel Valves
  • Det Norske Veritas
  • Lloyd's Registe

Athena SWAN

We have recently been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for committing to provide a fair working environment for all.‌

For further information please e-mail marine@ncl.ac.uk

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