Naval Architects and Marine Engineers deal with the world’s most powerful vehicles and largest moving structures.
Years 1: Engineering Mechanics, Maths, Computing and 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 include resistance, propulsion and strength of ships, marine design, principles of marine
machinery, and marine business and management; individual project to design a ship.
Year 4: individual project on a topic of your choice; classes covering Marine Machinery, Power and Electrical Systems, 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.
2024 entry requirements
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 AABB or ABBBB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics preferred. Higher English preferred.
Faculty of Engineering
Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering