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[MLA College] BSc Sustainable Maritime Operations

This qualification is aimed at those wish to gain a full Bachelor’s degree, possibly upgrading from another previous achievement, e.g. Foundation degree. It will particularly suit those with a professional experience in the maritime world or an academic interest in the subject. It is delivered by fully tutor supported technology-enhanced distance learning. This course can fit flexibly around your work and life commitments.

Course Duration

18 months of part-time distance learning

Awarding Institution

Plymouth University

Course Outline

The BSc undergraduate course has three modules and a final honours project. It is possible to take a break between modules for family or professional reasons.

Compulsory Module
Maritime Industry in the 21st Century (20 credits)

Optional Modules (choose two from the options below)
Metocean Processes and Impacts (30 credits)
Maritime Regulation and Governance (30 credits)
Maritime Operations (30 credits)

Hons Project (40 credits)

Course Outcome

This course will give you new management skills in analysis, evaluation, presentation and writing at a higher level. When you combine this with an understanding gained in the operation, governance and technology of the maritime world, then you will fully equipped to progress to a more advanced career level.

Entry Requirements

An equivalent to year two of a British degree in a relevant subject or Portfolio accreditation of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) and relevant work experience.


Total amount: £7,160 (4 modules at £1,790 per module). Flexible payment options and IMarEST Bursaries available upon application. Please contact us for details.

Contact Information

MLA College
Tel: (44) 1752 764864
Email: [email protected]

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