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MSc Technical Ship Management

University of Strathclyde

This course is designed to give graduate engineers and well-qualified sea-going personnel an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for technical ship management. 90% of world trade is carried by sea. You'll gain an understanding of the subjects essential for effective and efficient management of ships and fleets. This course allows you to develop multidisciplinary interests and skills by working with other areas of naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering.

As a graduate you could expect to work in the industry as a technical ship superintendent or manager. You will develop the skills essential for efficient management of ships and fleets.


There are two types of method for module assessment. One is course work assessment only, the other is exam assessment. For examined modules the final assessment mark consists of 30-40% course work marks and 60-70% exam marks.


Glasgow is one of the largest centres of ship management industry in the world. There's demand for well-qualified ship superintendents of various levels of practical experience. As a graduate you’ll be able to make a valuable contribution to the shipping industry.

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  • Shipping Economics and Market Sector Analysis
  • Maritime Safety & Risk
  • Maritime Regulatory Framework
  • Systems Availability & Maintenance
  • Onboard Energy Management and Marine Environment Protection
  • Project Management
  • Group Design Project
  • Financial Engineering
  • Data Analysis for Engineering
  • Inspection and Survey
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time