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Naval Architecture with High Performance Marine Vehicles

60 months
22400 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Naval Architecture with High Performance Marine Vehicles course at the University of Strathclyde creates designers with all the core skills of ship design, construction, operation and maintenance. They also have a particular specialisation in the creative design and engineering of high performance leisure and commercial vehicles, including sailing and power yachts, fast ferries, hydrofoils.


All our courses offer you the chance to take classes in specialist subjects such as high performance marine vehicles, marine engineering or ocean engineering.

Work placement

Lots of our students go on work placements during the summer holidays. Due to our close links with industry, there are many work placement and internship opportunities for students.

Previous work placement opportunities include:

  • student internships at Samsung Heavy Industries ship building yard in South Korea
  • group work experience visits to ship building yards in China
  • numerous summer internships with various high-profile companies in the maritime and oil & gas industries
  • research internships within our own world class research centre


With skills including analytical, numeracy and problem-solving Naval Architecture and High Performance Marine Vehicles graduates are suited to a wide range of career opportunities.

Naval Architecture with High Performance Marine Vehicles graduates from University of Strathclyde work in Defence, Marine Designers, Oil and Gas – subsea, on-shore/off-shore, Ship classification, Technical Services, Engineering consulting. Job titles include Naval Architect, Junior Naval Architect, Ship Surveyor, Marine Engineer and Project Engineer.


Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Analysis Tools for Marine Design
  • Mathematics
  • Hydrostatics and Stability of Marine Vehicles
  • Marine Engineering Fundamentals
  • Principles of Marine Design and Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


600 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • AAAA or AAABB (Maths A, Physics B and/or Engineering Science B)
Advanced Highers
  • Maths and Physics recommended 
A Levels
  • Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB

(Maths and Physics)

  • Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB

(Maths and Physics at A)

International Baccalaureate
  • Year 1 entry: 36-32

(Maths HL5, Physics HL5)

  • Year 2 entry: 38-34

(Maths HL6, Physics HL6)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • England, Wales & Northern Ireland: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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