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5409p - Marine Tech Edu Consortium MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Marine Tech Edu Consortium MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Start in: September 2021

Our courses offer innovative and flexible training for graduates working in the marine industry. You'll develop advanced technical skills and business applications.

Overview

Our MTEC courses are delivered through a combination of:

  • distance learning materials
  • intensive schools

These courses allow a flexible approach to study in a supportive environment. They are part time and offer minimal disruption to your work responsibilities.

Our course material is highly relevant and practical for working in the marine industry. You'll reflect on the industrial relevance of the modules in relation to your work.

The Marine Technology Education Consortium deliver these courses. They are a consortium of leading UK universities. They teach one general and three specialist pathways leading to different awards:

  • Marine Technology: General (MSc, PGDip, PGCert)
  • Marine Technology: Marine Engineering (MSc, PGDip)
  • Marine Technology: Naval Architecture (MSc, PGDip)
  • Marine Technology: Offshore Marine Renewable Energy (MSc, PGDip)

The availability of these 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. The number will vary depending on the relevant stream and qualification. Each contain the following format:

 

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Qualifications explained

Find out about the different qualification options for this course.

MSc, PGDip, PGCert

What you'll learn

Pre-school material

You'll:

  • complete 50 hours of study. This enables you to revise and review essential material. This is so that the intensive school can run efficiently. This material will be available six to eight weeks before the intensive school
  • take a pre-school assignment (30% of the module mark). You'll submit this on the first day of the intensive school

A week-long intensive school

You'll have a contact time of 35 hours. This will include lectures, case studies, tutorials, presentations, discussions and visits. Academic and industrial tutors will take part.

You sit an examination (40% of the module mark) during this teaching week.

Post-school material

This pathway:

  • requires 15 hours of study
  • involves completion of a post school assignment (30% of the module mark). You'll submit this eight weeks after the intensive school
  • consolidates your learning on the module

Modules

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.

How you'll learn

Your future

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021

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  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Distance Learning Co-Ordinator
School of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6718
Email: SoE.PGT.MTEC@ncl.ac.uk

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