Middlesex University

Marine Surveying (Top up) MSc

Middlesex University
En London (England)

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Tipología Master
Lugar London (England)
Duración 18
Inicio Octubre 2020
  • Master
  • London (England)
  • Duración:
  • Inicio:
    Octubre 2020

This MSc in Marine Surveying (Top up) is offered by Lloyd's Maritime Academy and Middlesex University Business School. The programme has been designed with the busy maritime professional in mind, enabling you to apply your existing specialist knowledge of surveying to the ever changing global industry and develop your ability to manage strategically.

Having already passed either of the Lloyd's Maritime Academy surveying diplomas, this MSc top up route gives you the unique opportunity to gain a master's degree delivered by distance learning from the well established partnership between Lloyd's Maritime Academy and Middlesex University Business School.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

This top up programme consists of two compulsory core modules; management skills for the marine surveyor and ship design and the impact on the surveyor followed by an Applied Project. The two modules cover both technical and a broad range of higher level management and strategic thinking then the project allows you to apply these new skills to a particular issue or area of interest.

As you know, distance education provides a flexible approach to your studies, allowing you to develop your knowledge and professional practice at a time and place that is convenient to you.

Requisitos: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.



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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Strategic Management
Business School
IT Management
Management skills
Marine surveying
Structures design


Having already passed either the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Diploma in Marine Surveying or Small Craft Surveying, you have gained 80 credits towards a 180 credit masters qualification. This MSc in Marine Surveying (Top up) provides the remaining 100 credits, giving you the unique opportunity to gain a master’s degree delivered by distance learning

MSc in Marine Surveying (Top Up) Syllabus


The programme begins with a compulsory two week induction providing you with the opportunity to access and familiarise yourself with our state of the art online learning portal and other available resources. There are some compulsory short exercises during this period to allow introductions to the programme, faculty and fellow peers

Management skills for the marine surveyor (20 credits)

As an advanced marine surveyor you face a range of challenges that go beyond professional technical expertise. Chief amongst these is the ability to work with people in a number of differing roles and responsibilities, from your principal to co workers.

You also need to understand how your work impacts on the strategic requirements of your organisation. Be able to successfully manage projects and have the ability to contribute positively to the winning of new business. This module provides an introduction to key concepts and techniques, enabling you to make a positive strategic difference in your practice.

Module syllabus includes:
  • Organisations: structures, cultures, teams
  • Managing interpersonal relationships: power, influence, authority, delegation, negotiation
  • Managing resources: using financial and performance information, budgetary control and resource planning, project management
  • Strategic management: analysing environments and markets, strategic decision making
  • Responsibility: corporate responsibility, business ethics, environmental responsibilities
  • Ship design and the impact on the surveyor (20 credits)
This module will raise the your awareness about; modern ship design, cutting edge construction methods and materials, the latest engineering systems and their influence on the work of the marine surveyor in the future.

You will be expected to understand appropriate regulations and the latest thinking in protecting the environment, ensuring that you are equipped to become a progressive surveyor operating in the modern maritime industry.

Module syllabus includes:

Design techniques and criteria
  • Hydrostatics and stability, Hydrodynamics, Design/ship types
Construction and materials
  • Structures design, Materials/fabrication, Surveying/quality control
Marine Engineering development trends
  • Technological advancement of marine engineering, Total life cycle costs, Machinery surveys today and tomorrow
Topics such as human factors, different ship types, safety, legislation and regulations will appear throughout all material as necessary.

Applied Project (60 credits)

The Applied Project can provide extensive benefits to both you and your organisation. You will have the opportunity to develop further and integrate your skills and knowledge gained on the programme by undertaking a major, extended piece of research on an aspect of marine surveying of your choice.

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