Our professionally accredited three-year Small Craft Technology BEng Honours degree covers aspects of design and operation of small craft including yachts, leisure craft and high-speed craft such as catamarans.
In the early Stages of your degree you study a range of topics including ships' internal systems and the design, production and operation of ships.
In your final year, you specialise in small craft technology, with modules in small craft design, small craft powering and marine structures.
The degree responds to the fast growth in this industry and encompasses naval architecture, marine dynamics, propulsion and materials science.
The quality of the marine technology study experience at Newcastle is recognised with a very impressive overall student satisfaction score of 100% in the 2013 National Student Survey.
One of our strengths is that we teach engineering in a marine context right from the start through specialist topics such as:
To ensure you have a firm foundation in engineering principles we cover topics in core subjects including:
Core modules in Stage 2 and beyond are also shared by all of our Marine Technology students, building on your acquired skills and knowledge in areas such as:
At Newcastle, you will join a vibrant, global community of staff and students in the School of Marine Science and Technology.
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS) for entry to all technical corps.
DTUS is a Ministry of Defence sponsorship programme.
It is for students who, when they graduate, want to become a technical officer in:
Newcastle is one of only 10 UK universities taking part in DTUS. Find out more on the Armed Forces page on our website.