MSc in Ship & Offshore Technology
This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to acquire advanced knowledge in a broad range of subjects of ship and offshore technologies.
This two year course is offered jointly with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Germany. Year 1 is completed at Strathclyde and Year 2 in Hamburg. The award is made in the name of both universities.
We have excellent teaching facilities at the University of Strathclyde including:
- Catalina - our departmental racing yacht
- Kelvin Hydrodynamics Lab - the largest ship-model experiment tank in any UK university
- Towing/wave tank exclusively for teaching purposes
- Marine engine laboratory
- Hydrogen fuel cell laboratory
- Cutting-edge computer facilities
- Industry standard software
TUHH is one of Germany’s newest and most successful universities.
Year 1 - University of Strathclyde
- Offshore Engineering Practice
- Risers & Mooring Lines
- Marine Pipelines
- Dynamics of Floating Offshore Installations
- Maritime Safety & Risk
- Design & Construction of Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading Vessels
- Theory & Practice of Marine Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
- Inspection & Survey
- Group Project
- Research Project
Year 2 - Hamburg University of Technology
- Structural Analysis of Ships & Offshore Structures
- Sea-keeping of Ships
- Ship Design
- Manoeuvrability of Ships
- Fatigue Strength of Ships &Offshore Structures
- Ship Vibration
- Master’s Thesis
- Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
- Computational Fluid Dynamics II
- Nonlinear Structural Analysis
- Special Topics of Ship Propulsion
- German 1 or 2 (where appropriate)
- Learning & teaching
You’ll study at University of Strathclyde in Year 1.
Between the end of Year 1, April/May and October you’ll do a research project, move to Hamburg and complete a German Language course.
This is offered as a four- week summer school in August or as a three-week course in October.
You can choose the moving date which may depend on your research project. This can be supervised in conjunction with a TUHH professor.
Lectures in Hamburg are held in English. You’ll attend lectures between October and February and then complete exams between February and March.
Following March, you’ll complete your dissertation.
BEng with second-class Honours or equivalent overseas qualification.
English Language Requirement
IELTs 6.5 or equivalent
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Last updated July 1, 2016