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BSc (Hons) Maritime Science with Cadetship

University of Gibraltar
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Gibraltar
English
September 2021

Program description

BSc (Hons) Maritime Science with Cadetship

This unique programme will be the foundation and optimum training platform from which to start a rewarding career in the maritime industry.

Admission requirements

Typically, all applicants should have:

  • BCC at ‘A level’, (104 UCAS) or international equivalent.
  • Relevant industry experience is also beneficial but not required.

All applicants should have:

  • 5 GCSE’s A*– C (grade 4 or above post 2017) including English Language (min grade C or grade 4 ) and Mathematics (min grade B or grade 6 ) or international equivalent. Alternatively, evidence (i.e. accreditation/recognition) of relevant industry experience or prior Certificated and Experiential Learning.
  • 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.

English language requirements:

An overall IELTS test result of 6.0, including a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, Duolingo English Test, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency). If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Typical modules include:

A unique feature of this programme is that engineering and nautical students can work together through the programme’s joint modules. Typical joint modules include:

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

 Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) Approval

 The University of Gibraltar’s cadet programme has obtained Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) Approval with reduced sea time of 12 months.

Our BSc (Hons) Maritime Science with cadetship programmes have obtained MCA approval. This means that the qualification BSc Maritime Science has been approved as meeting the requirements of the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code (II/1 and II/2 – Deck and III/1 and III/2 – Engineering).

In addition, the University of Gibraltar has also been approved as an Examination Centre for MCA Safety (Deck) and Professional Exams Engineering, which are currently administered by the Scottish Quality Authority (SQA) and International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI).

Scholarships & funding

The University of Gibraltar hosts or directly offers a number of scholarship programmes to support your studies. Scholarships are available to support undergraduate, Master’s degree and PhD programmes and are made available to students based on certain criteria.

 Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Home Full-time: £9,250

For 2021, international and EU fees will be the same as Home fees

Career opportunities

This degree will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an officer at sea. Graduates may, for example, choose to work in the Merchant Navy; on a research ship; a cruise ship or a super-yacht. Our BSc (Hons) Maritime Science programme is aligned to Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) standards.

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University of Gibraltar

The University of Gibraltar offers its students high quality, in-person teaching and UK-aligned standards in a unique, safe and multicultural location. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the Southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula that is often described...


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University of Gibraltar

Europa Point Campus
GX11 1AA Gibraltar

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www.unigib.edu.gi

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