MSc in Marine Engineering Management (University of Greenwich)

Recent developments in local and overseas markets for postgraduate engineering programmes have led to a significant increase in the demand for M.Sc. programmes in engineering disciplines with management focus. The aim of the M.Sc. in Engineering Management (Marine) is to provide a flexible Masters level programme attractive to a wide market, which offers a unique blend of Marine Engineering, Management and Information and  Communication Technology (ICT) directly relevant to the challenges facing the international maritime industry in the 21st Century.

In order to achieve the Master award, students must complete seven core modules and two optional modules, from the table below:


Core Modules

  • Strategy and Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Individual Project
  • Commercial Management of Ships
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vessel and Fleet Technical Management
  • Marine Engineering Law & Marine Insurance

Optional Modules

  • Marine Engineering Economics & Business
  • Operations Management
  • Quality Engineering
  • Engineering Enterprise
  • Global Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

One year (full-time) 

Two years (part-time, modular in one-week blocks)

The programme takes a strategic perspective of the maritime industry and places emphasis on the skills required for achieving the highest positions within this exciting industry.

On completion of this programme, graduates will have a detailed knowledge of the field of general management of maritime organizations and companies including: shipowning and shipmanagement companies, liner agents, freight forwarders, coastguard agencies, port authorities, shipbroking houses, classification societies etc.

They will have the academic knowledge and skills base to operate as an effective professional engineer in the area of marine engineering management; and have achieved an academic base that will contribute towards the requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).