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PhD/ MPhil/ EngD/ MRes Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

PhD/ MPhil/ EngD/ MRes Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

EngD - Doctor of Engineering

Subject areas

Naval Architecture Marine Engineering Engineering Studies

Course type


Course Summary

You can study an MPhil or an MRes over the course of one year, a PhD over three years or an EngD over four years.

PhD & MPhil

You can study either option in any of our research areas:

  • Safety
  • Sustainable shipping
  • Oil & gas
  • Marine renewables

You also have the option of studying in any area in which our staff have expertise.


Our MRes degree is specific to:

  • Engineering


Our EngD degree is specific to:

  • Offshore Renewable Energy

As part of your PhD degree, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PgCert RPD).

This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.

It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

knowledge and intellectual abilities to conduct your research
personal qualities to succeed in your research and chosen career
standards, requirements and conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline
working with others and communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences

All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.


The University Careers Service can help you with everything from writing your CV to interview preparation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Students require a first-class or upper second-class BEng Honours degree, or equivalent, or an MSc in a related subject.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is an international leading technological university, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options. With over 23,000 students from more than 100 countries, it has a vibrant, international community and welcomes students from around the globe. Research is at the heart of everything that the University of Strathclyde does, and almost 90% of Strathclyde’s research is rated ‘world leading’...more