Course Code: UX9011
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
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.
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.
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.
There are a range of assessments, including exams, reports, essays, practicals and presentations.
On successful completion you may be able to progress to:
- the FdSc Naval Architecture or FdSc Marine Engineering Foundation Degree at the College
- the first year of the BEng (Hons) Marine Technology degree at the University of Plymouth (students must score above 60% overall and 60% in maths).
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.