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Marine Engineering

UHI Shetland

Venues

Lerwick Campus

Content

If you aspire to a career in the Merchant Navy, this HNC in Marine Engineering is the first step towards achieving your goal. The course covers many different aspects of engineering and as such provides an excellent basis for anyone wishing to become an engineer. It forms part of the Merchant Navy Cadet Programme for engineering officers. The programme runs over three years, the first year is the NC Shipping and Maritime Operations.

You will be sponsored throughout your training by a shipping company and receive an allowance and support at college, as well as spending a portion of your time onboard ships gaining hands-on marine training.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths or a physical science subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

206J

Course Length

1 year

Department

Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy