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Partnership Masters Programme: Maritime Studies MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

Overview

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an maritime studies Master's degree alongside your current job?

On this MSc Maritime Studies Learning at Work Master's course, you'll gain skills, knowledge and confidence that'll help you become a greater asset to your ship – whether you're aiming to move from navigating officer to a managerial role, looking to pursue a role in international maritime policy or maritime security and defence, or thinking about transitioning from the Royal Navy to the private sector.

Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position (such as a military role) or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.

You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.

You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.

Successful completion of this course can also count in part or in full towards professional registration with the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST).

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Choose modules and study topics that match your personal and professional goals, as well as your employer's objectives
  • Develop your ability to analyse problems, research and propose solutions, and make sound professional judgements when faced with the organisational, financial and management aspects of a business
  • Take part in work-based learning (WBL) projects that form part of your daily workload, which ensure that the knowledge you develop is relevant to your employer's business
  • Get an optional 1-day induction in Portsmouth at the start of the course and have the opportunity to study on campus, if it suits you
  • Develop your learning plan with the University and your employer, so you can make an effective contribution to your workplace as you learn
  • Have full access to our student support services and community including study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students' Union

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to advance your career with your current employer and boost your long-term career prospects.

After the course, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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    7th out of 54 12

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  • Graduate prospects

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    90 90%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.95 79%

    43rd

    6
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    106 51%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    73 73%

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  • Student satisfaction

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  • Entry standards

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  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.92 78%

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    8

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