Marine Technology MSc

Marine Technology MSc

MSc - part time: 36 months 


This Marine Technology course is for maritime professionals working full time in Singapore. Our dynamic course responds to the challenges and demands of the global maritime sector.

The MSc is only available to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents of Singapore.

This course develops technical and managerial techniques essential to the global maritime sector. You will study key topics including:

  • advanced marine engineering design
  • marine project management
  • marine systems identification, modelling and control
  • regulatory framework for the marine industry
  • surveying ships and offshore installations
  • advanced subsea and pipeline engineering
  • advanced marine design
  • advanced offshore technology
  • advanced hydrodynamics
  • mooring riser and drilling system


This course involves a mixture of online learning and face-to-face learning (blended learning) delivered in Singapore.

Each taught module consists of 100 notional study hours. 35 hours are at the intensive school. You will need to read and complete course work during your non-intensive study. Each module takes two months and you will undertake a five taught modules per year.

Pre-school materials are provided for you to review what will be taught and so that you get the most out of the intensive school. The pre-school materials are made available four weeks prior to the intensive school.

A typical school includes:

  • lectures
  • case studies
  • tutorials
  • presentations
  • discussions
  • visits

You will sit an examination during this intensive teaching week. It is worth 60% of the module mark.

Post-school materials include an assignment worth 40% of the module mark. You will submit this four weeks after the school. This consolidates your learning on a module. You must achieve a mark of 50% or more to pass.

Related Degrees

  • Marine Technology Education Consortium (MTEC) MSc, PGDip, PGCert

    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.

  • Shipping and Logistics MSc

    Marine transport moves billions of tonnes of cargo around the world each year. On completion of our course you can work internationally in this industry.

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You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

Modules for 2018 entry

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2019 entry will be available from mid-May 2019.

Fees & Funding

2020-2021 fees

Please see our Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) course webpages.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a marine technology subject or relevant engineering subject. Relevant experience is desirable, although not essential.

The course is only available to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents of Singapore.

For English Language entry requirements, see our Newcastle University International Singapore website.

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

You are required to visit Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) for a Pre-application Counselling Session.

  • E-mail the NewRIIS team for an appointment.
  • Bring along the following documents for verification when you visit NewRIIS:
    • National Registration Identification Card (Pink/Blue)
    • highest academic qualification
    • testimonials
    • CV

Before applying online, please ensure you have the following documents/items:

  • scanned National Registration Card (Pink/Blue)
  • scanned verified educational documents
  • CV
  • personal statement

You will be required to pay a non-refundable application fee (SGD90) by cheque or bank transfer. All fees charged are subject to rates of taxation.

For more information, please email the NewRIIS team at


Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute (NewRIIS)
80 Jurong East Street 21#05-04
Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
Singapore 609607

Telephone: (+65) 6514 0568

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