Marine vehicles use advanced materials and technology to become lighter, faster, greener and safer.
Year 1: Maths, Engineering Mechanics, Marine Design, Introduction to Naval Architecture and Marine
Engineering; group project to design, build and test a container ship.
Year 2: focus on flotation, stability and safety of ships, marine design and production; group project to build a radio-controlled sailing yacht and a wave energy device.
Year 3: topics cover resistance and propulsion of ships, marine engineering, design of marine structures, yacht and power craft design; individual project to design a ship.
Year 4: an individual project on a topic of your choice; classes covering High Performance Sailing Yachts, and High-Speed Ships as well as State-of-the-art Tools for Predicting Fluid Flow Around Ships and the Strength of Ship Structures.
2024 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AAAB or AABBB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics at AB or BA plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics recommended. Higher English preferred.
Widening access entry:
4 or 5 Highers at ABBB or BBBBB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics recommended. Higher English preferred.
Faculty of Engineering
Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering