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Maritime Engineering Science (Maritime Computational Fluid Dynamics)

Maritime Engineering Science (Maritime Computational Fluid Dynamics)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computational Biology Fluid Engineering Solid Mechanics Fluid Mechanics

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc programme will focus on teaching you computational techniques, their applications in predictions of fluid behaviour and the interactions with structure. Our course is suitable for graduates of engineering, mathematics and physical sciences. Prior specialised knowledge of the discipline isn’t necessary, as we will provide you with an introductory module to the fundamentals of Ship Science.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Fundamentals of Ship Science - Core
Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics - Core
Marine Safety and Environmental Engineering - Core
Marine Hydrodynamics - Core
Advances in Ship Resistance and Propulsion - Core
MSc Research Project - Core

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

Students need a upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) or above in marine engineering, naval architecture, ship science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, general engineering, electrical engineering, physics or mathematics. We may also consider applicants with undergraduate degrees in oceanography or architecture, or applicants from marine academies.

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia. A founding member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities, it is held in high regard, and ranked a top 100 global university in the QS World University Rankings 2019, as well as being a three-times winner of the Queen's...more

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