BSc (Hons) Maritime Science (Engineering) – Online

Distance learning

  • Maritime Science
  • Full Time
  • 3 Years
  • Start Sept 20

About this programme

This online Maritime Science degree at the University of Gibraltar gives you the flexibility to get your qualifications via distance learning.
Whether you’re already a seafarer, or would like to become one, our Recognition of Prior Learning scheme means that you may be eligible for credit towards some modules. This is dependent on existing qualifications and experience.
Our BSc (Hons) Maritime Science programme is aligned to Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) standards.

Typical modules include:

Navigation | Ship Design & Architecture | Bridge Management | Ship Handling & Voyage Planning | Engineering | Mechanics & Propulsion

A unique feature of this programme is that engineering and nautical students can work together through the programme’s joint modules.
Please note that students can opt not to complete the final dissertation and exit with a BSc degree at an earlier stage in their studies.

Why choose this programme?

Dynamic Degree

For those working at sea, the online programme will allow you to complete your degree whilst working.

Choose your exit award

Should you prefer not to complete the final written dissertation, you have the option to exit the programme with a BSc (Ordinary) award instead of a BSc (Hons).

Innovative teaching

You will benefit from teaching approaches that place you at the heart of studying and ensures learning is enjoyable and aligned with industry standards.

Enhanced prospects

Excellent job opportunities due to a growing global demand for well qualified Ship Officers.

Entry profile

Typically, applicants for the BSc (Hons) Maritime Science programme will have:
  • ‘A’ levels (grade B,C,C) and 5 GCSE’s (minimum grade C or grade 4 including Maths and English) or international equivalent. Alternatively, evidence of relevant industry experience.
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate your ideas effectively in discussions, presentations and writing.
  • Basic IT skills such as word-processing, email and internet.
If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application.

English language requirements:

A proficiency equivalent to IELTS test average score of 6.0. If you do not meet this requirement additional intensive training can be provided.


Region Fee
UK and EU £9,250
International (Non-EU) £12,500

Fees are subject to indexation






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