Planit


Naval Architecture with High Performance Marine Vehicles

University of Strathclyde

Content

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.

Year 5 (MEng only): group design project; further specialist technical and management classes.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry
4 or 5 Highers at AAAA or AAABB including Maths at A and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics preferred. 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 preferred. Higher English preferred.

A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of a non-essential Higher.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEng

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H521

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering

Department

Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

SCQF Level

11

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