MLA College

Undergraduate Courses

This qualification is perfect for both marine professionals wanting to gain new hydrographic survey and oceanographic knowledge without having to study full time, and those with an academic interest in the subjects. The syllabus has been developed together with industry, so will give you both academic theory and practical skills in hydrography and its allied disciplines.

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.

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.

Postgraduate Courses

This postgraduate qualification combines the essential skills that a senior hydrographic professional should poses, such as critical thinking and analysis, alongside communication, and management & leadership, with an academic examination of the key disciplines within hydrography. This qualification is perfect for marine professionals wanting to expand their knowledge base and to study hydrography and its allied disciplines to the highest academic level, whilst also developing advanced hydrographic survey and oceanographic practical skills without having to study full time.

The course is perfect for marine professionals wanting to gain new survey and oceanographic skills and qualifications without having to study full time. The syllabus has been developed together with industry, so will give you academic theory and practical skills including subjects such as hydrographic survey practice and positioning, oceanography, and underwater acoustics.

This postgraduate qualification combines the skills of critical thinking, analysis and communication required by a senior manager with an academic examination and appreciation of the important strategic and technological issues in today’s maritime industry.

Masters Tops-Ups

The MSc Advanced Hydrography for Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level-7 for:
1. Predominantly employed professional students from the hydrographic industry who have studied up to PGDip level to date.
2. Students wishing to apply using general credit from other PGDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professionals from industry
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.

The MSc Advanced Meteorology for Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level 7 for:
1. Predominantly employed professional students working within the discipline of meteorology, who have studied up to PGDip level to date.
2. Students wishing to apply using general credit from other PGDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professionals from industry
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.

The MSc Advanced Navigation for Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level 7 for:
1. Predominantly employed individuals working as professional mariners, who have studied up to PGDip level to date.
2. Students wishing to apply using general credit from other PGDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professional mariners
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.

The MSc Advanced Oceanography for Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level-7 for:
1. Predominantly employed professional students from working in the discipline of marine sciences, who have studied up to PGDip level to date.
2. Students wishing to apply using general credit (APEL) from other PGDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professionals from industry
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.

The MSc Engineering for Marine Professionals programme consists of a stand-alone 60 credit research module, which provides the opportunity to complete a full 180 credits at Level 7 for:
1. Predominantly employed engineering professionals seeking Chartered status.
2. Employed professional students from the marine industry who may be qualified to BEng Level and have a significant level of professional experience.
3. Students wishing to apply using general credit from other PgDip or full MSc programmes at other institutions, or as professionals from industry.
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to undertake advanced research methods training, project planning, data management and statistics; and carry out independent research as part of the MSc Project.