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Master of Engineering (Maritime Design)

University of Tasmania
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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33,950 AUD

Program description

Master of Engineering (Maritime Design)

Take on ground-breaking projects in the industry with the Master of Maritime Engineering.

If you are a professional engineer with a 4-year bachelor’s degree in any engineering discipline, this program will change the course of your career.

You will study a wide range of subjects relevant to the development and procurement of maritime engineering systems. Specialisations include Naval Engineering, Maritime Technology Management and Maritime Design. Each of these programs are aimed at engineering professionals already in the workforce, but with limited exposure to the maritime engineering sector.

Our graduates secure employment in advanced technical and management roles in maritime engineering. All programs lead to greater employment and higher degree study opportunities through industry relevant research projects.

Our specialist coursework is designed by experienced maritime engineers and researchers. Delivered through interactive online study resources, this course provides a flexible learning mode for students who wish to continue working while studying. In addition, some units are also available for on-campus study.

Postgraduate Specilisations

  • Master of Engineering (Maritime Design)
  • Master of Engineering (Technology Management)
  • Master of Engineering (Naval Engineering)

Course objectives

Our postgraduate maritime engineering programmes provide engineering graduates with in-depth exposure to a wide range of subjects relevant to the development and procurement of marine systems.

The Maritime Design programme is constructed for engineering graduates not yet in the work force wanting to raise their knowledge in advanced engineering practice and research. It is also available to current Engineers who wish to gain knowledge in the Maritime sector.

All programmes lead on to greater employment and higher degree study opportunities through industry relevant research projects. International students looking to gain work experience in Australia post-study, are encouraged to apply for this programme.

Admission requirements

The Master of Engineering degree is targeted at engineering professionals already in the workforce, who wish to pursue, or develop a career in the technical management of maritime engineering projects.


Admission to the Master of Engineering (Maritime Design) programme is a full four year Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree, or equivalent.

For international students, English language requirements are at least an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0).

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Program content

  • Research Methods
  • Marine Propulsion Systems
  • Ship Design
  • Principles of Naval Architecture
  • Management of Engineering Projects
  • Modelling and Simulation of Marine Systems
  • Signal Conditioning, Data Acquisition and Data Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Hydrodynamics
  • Design of Marine Machinery Systems
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Environmental and Spatial Data Analysis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Tasmania is a place unlike any other.  Our island is a living laboratory where environment, industry and society are uniquely connected.  With 45% of the island being National Park or World Heritage listed it is a stunning place to get...

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Why study at University of Tasmania

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Tasmania is unique and so are Tasmanians. We believe in our island. We embrace the unusual. And we love imagination.

From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our incredible island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.

We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

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TAS 7001 Hobart

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