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Naval Architecture

Course Code: UX9011

Level: 4
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Higher National Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years
When you'll study: Tuesdays, 9.00am - 6.15pm

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About the course

Naval architects can be responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of seagoing vessels and structures within the marine environment. This course has been designed to develop your skills and knowledge within core subjects related to naval architecture such as maths, science and materials. You will also benefit from learning in the College’s excellent engineering facilities, including the state-of-the-art Regional Centre of Excellence for STEM.

For more information about this course please read the Programme Quality Handbook which contains programme specifications and module information.

What you'll learn

The course includes the following subjects:

  • naval architecture
  • management techniques in naval architecture
  • engineering mathematics
  • engineering science
  • engineering materials
  • CAD (computer-aided design) techniques and design.
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those who have the following:

  • a level 3 qualification in Engineering
  • an A Level at grade C or above in maths or science.
Assessments/Exams

There are a range of assessments, including exams, reports, essays, practicals and presentations.

What's next?

On successful completion you may be able to progress to:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.