Maritime Courses Directory

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects organises various short maritime courses including an annual Dry Dock Training Course, a twice yearly Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair and Design Training Course and a Marine Coating - Risk Managment course. To find out more about these courses please visit the RINA Events programme.

RINA Training courses are beneficial for anyone working in the maritime industry, attendance at these courses counts as Continuing Professional Development.  Click on the link for more information on Continuing Professional Development.

The following universities, colleges and training providers offer courses in naval architecture or other subjects related to the design, construction and maintenance of marine structures. 

 *  Type:  Full-time (FT);  Part-time (PT); Correspondence (C) 

Note:  Part-time courses include time at specified university or college

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Name Location
Website
Title of course Level Type* Duration
Australia
Australian Maritime College Launceston
www.amc.edu.au
Naval Architecture BEng FT 4 Years
Ocean Engineering BEng FT 4 Years
Marine & Offshore Systems BEng FT 4 Years

Flinders University  
(in Collaboration with Australian Maritime College)

Bedford Park and Launceston
www.flinders.edu.au

Naval Architecture BEng FT 4 Years
University of New South Wales Sydney
www.mech.unsw.edu.au
Naval Architecture BEng FT 4 Years
Bangladesh
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dhaka
www.buet.ac.bd
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering BEng FT 4 Years
Naval Architecture MEng FT 2 Years
Naval Architecture PhD FT 6-7 Years

Chile

University Austral of Chile

Valdivia
www.uach.cl/naval

Naval Architecture BEng FT 5 Years
Denmark
Technical University of Denmark Department of Mechanical Engineering Kongens Lyngby Mechanical Engineering - Naval Architecture BEng FT 3.5 Years
Coastal and Maritime Engineering MSc FT 5 Years
Eygpt
University of Alexandria
Faculty of Engineering
Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture
Alexandria
www.alexu.edu.eg
Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture BSc FT 5 Years
Master of Science in Marine Engineering MSc PT 3 Years
Master in Engineering in Ship Design MSc FT 3 Years
PhD in Marine Engineering PhD PT 5 Years
PhD in Ship Design PhD PT 5 Years
Germany
University of Applied Science

Bremen
www.hs-bremen.de

 

 

Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering BEng FT 3.5 Years
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering MEng FT 1.5 Years
Greece    

National Technical University of Athens

School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Athens
www.naval.ntua.gr
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering MEng FT 5 Years
Naval Architecture/Marine Science Postgraduate FT 2 Years
India
AMET University Chennai
www.ametuniv.ac.in
Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering BEng FT

4 Years (3 AMET + 
1 UGS, UK)

Andhra University

Visakhapatnam
www.andhrauniversity.info
 

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering B.E. FT 4 Years
Marine Material Handling M.E. FT  
Naval Architecture M.Tech PT 2 Years
Anna University of Technology

Combiatore
www.autcbe.ac.in

 

 

Naval Architecture & Ship Building BEng FT  
Naval Architecture and Ship Building BE

 
FT

 
 
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Department of Ocean Engineering
Chennai
www.oec.iitm.ac.in
Naval Architecture BTech FT 4 Years
Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering BTech & MTech FT 5 Years
Ocean Engineering MTech FT 2 Years
Ocean Engineering MS (Masters by research) FT 2 Years
Ocean Engineering PhD FT 3 Years

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Department of Ship Technology

Cochin
www.shiptechnology.org

Naval Architecture & Ship Building
BTech FT 4 Years
Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design MTech. FT 2 Years
Naval Architecture & Ship Building PhD FT 3 Years
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Department of Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
Kharagpur
www.iitkgp.ac.in
 
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture BTech FT 4 Years
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture BTech + MTech (Ocean Engineering) FT 5 Years
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture BTech + MBA FT 5 Years
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture MTech FT 2 Years
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture PhD FT 3 Years
Maritime Operations & Management Post Graduate Diploma FT 1 Year
Adash Institute of Maritime Studies Pondicherry
www.adarshmaritime.com
Certification Course on Naval Architecture & Ship Building Diploma Holders in Mechanical/Civil/Structural/Marine Engineering FT 24 Weeks
Advanced Diploma in Naval Architecture & Shipbuilding Bachelor of Engineering in Mech/Civil/Structural/Production/Marine Engineering FT 1 Year
Bachelor of Naval Architecture Higher Secondary / 10 + 2 with Maths, Physics, Chemistry FT 4 Years

Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering (SNGCE)

Department of Naval Architecture and Ship Building Engg

Kadayirippu, Kochi, Kerala
www.sngce.ac.in
 

Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Engineering B Tech FT 4 Years
Indonesia
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)

Faculty of Marine Technology
Surabaya
www.its.ac.id/en/index.php  
Naval Architecture & Shipbuilding Engineering BEng FT 4 Years
Marine System Engineering BEng FT 4 Years
Ocean Engineering BEng FT 4 Years
Offshore Engineering MEng FT 2 Years
Marine Material and Production Engineering MEng FT 2 Years
Marine System and Control MEng FT 2 Years
Marine Transport and Management MEng FT 2 Years
Coastal Engineering and Management MEng FT 2 Years
Marine Technology PhD FT 3 Years
Politeknik Perkapalan Negeri Surabaya

Surabaya
www.ppns.ac.id

Design and Contruction Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 3 Years
Design and Contruction Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 3 Years
Shipbuilding Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 3 Years
Marine Electrical Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 3 Years
Piping Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 4 Years
Welding Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 4 Years
Safety Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 4 Years
Diploma Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 4 Years
Design and Manufacture Engineering Diploma Engineering FT 4 Years
Korea
Chosun University

Dept of Naval Architecture & Ocean Eng
Gwangju
www.chosun.ac.kr/~naval
 
Naval Architecture BEng FT 4 Years
Naval Architecture MSc FT/PT 2 Years
Malaysia
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Department Of Marine Technology
Johor Bahru
www.fkm.utm.my/marine
Mechanical-Marine Technology BEng FT 4 Year
Mechanical-Marine Technology MEng FT 1 Year
Myanmar
Myanmar Maritime University Yangon
www.mmu.info.ms

Naval Architecture 

BEng FT 5 Years
Marine Engineering BEng  FT 5 Years
Marine Electrical System & Electronics BEng  FT 5 Years
Port & Harbour Engineering BEng FT 5 Years
River & Coastal Engineering BEng  FT 5 Years
Nautical Science BSc  FT 5 Years
Netherlands
Netherlands Maritime University Rotterdam
www.stc-nmu.eu
Master Shipping and Transport MSc FT 1.5 Yea
New Zealand
Auckland University of Technology

Auckland
www.aut.ac.nz
 

Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) BEng FT 4 Years
Bachelor of Enginering (Ocean Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Engineering)
Unitec New Zealand

Department of Marine Technology
Auckland
www.unitec.ac.nz
Bachelor of Applied Technology (Marine) BApp Tech FT/PT 3 Years (FT)
Certificate in Applied Technology (Boatbuilding) CertAppTech FT 1 Years
Philippines

University of Perpetual Help System DALTA

College of Maritime Education

Las Pinas City, Metro Manila
www.perpetualdalta.edu.ph
Marine Transportation BS FT  
Marine Engineering BS FT  
Naval Architecture BS FT  
Portugal
Technical University of Lisbon

Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
 
Lisbon
www.mar.ist.utl.pt
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering BEng FT 5 Years
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering MSc FT 2 Years
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering PhD FT 3 Years
Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology

Departmen of Shipping and Marine Technology
 
 

Gothenburg

www.chalmers.se/smt/EN/
 
 

 Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering  MSc FT  2 Years
 Nautical Science  BSc  FT  3 Years
 Marine Engineering  BSc  FT  3 Years
World Maritime University

Malmö
www.wmu.se
 

Maritime Affairs MSc FT 14 Months
United Kingdom

University of Strathclyde

Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Glasgow
www.strath.ac.uk/na-me
Naval Architecture MEng FT 5 Years
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering MEng/BEng FT 5/4 Years
Naval Architecture with Ocean Engineering MEng/BEng FT 5/4 Years
Naval Architecure with Small Craft Engineering MEng/BEng FT 5/4 Years
Marine Technology MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths
Marine Engineering MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths
Technical Management of Ship Operations MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths
Offshore Floating Systems MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths
Offshore Renewable Energy MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths
Subsea Engineering   MSc/PG Dipl. FT 9-12 Mths

Ship and Offshore Structures

MSc/PG Diploma

FT 9-!2
Lloyd's Maritime Academy

London
www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/narina

Certificate in Naval Architecture Certificate PT
Distance Learning
14 Weeks
Lloyd's Maritime Academy

London
www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com

 

Maritime Energy Management PG Dipl. PT
Distance Learning
12 Months
Lloyd's Maritime Academy and IBC Academy

London
www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com
www.ibc-academy.com

 

Certificate in Marine Warranty Surveying Certificate PT Distance Learning 12 Weeks
Lloyd's Register

Marine Training Services
London
www.lr.org/marine-training
Classification and Statutory Requirements Officer / Superintendent/
Shipyard Staff
 
FT 3 Days
Hull Inspection, Damage and Repair FT 3 Days
Shaft Allignment FT 3 Days
MPI Group Farnham
www.marinediplomas.com
Yacht & Small Craft Surveying Dip C 1 Year
Marine Industry Surveying Dip C 1 Year
Engineering Surveying Dip C 1 Year
Superyacht Operations Dip C 1 Year
Marine Surveying Practice Dip C 1 Year
Southampton Solent University

School of Engineering, Construction & Maritime
Southampton
www.solent.ac.uk
Yacht & Powercraft Design BEng FT 3 Years
Yacht Production & Surveying BEng FT 3 Years
Newcastle University

School of Marine Science & Technology
 
 Newcastle
 
www.ncl.ac.uk
Naval Architecture MEng/BEng FT 4/3 Years
Offshore Engineering MEng/BEng FT 4/3 Years
Small Craft Technology MEng/BEng FT 4/3 Years
Marine Engineering MEng/BEng FT 4/3 Years
Marine and Offshore Power Systems MSc FT 1 Year
Marine Electrical Power Technology MSc FT 1 Year
Marine Engineering  MSc/ FT 1 Year
Marine Structures and Integrity  MSc FT 1 Year
Marine Transport and Management MSc FT 1 Year
Naval Architecture  MSc FT 1 Year
Offshore Engineering MSc FT 1 Year
Offshore and Environmental Technology MSc FT 1 Year
Pipeline Engineering MSc FT 1 Year

Subsea Engineering and Management

MSc FT/PT 1-3 Year
University of Plymouth

School of Engineering
Plymouth
www.plymouth.ac.uk
Marine Technology BEng FT 3 Years
Marine & Composites Technology BSc FT 3 Years
Marine Sports Technology BSc FT 3 Years
University of Southampton School of Engineering Sciences
 
Southampton
 
Ship Science (Naval Architecture) MEng FT 4 Years
Ship Science (Yacht and Small Craft) MEng FT 4 Years
Ship Science (Advanced Materials) MEng FT 4 Years
Ship Science (Engineering Management) MEng FT 4 Years
Maritime Engineering Science (Naval Architecture) MSc FT 1 Year
Maritime Engineering Science (Yacht and Small Craft) MSc FT 1 Year
Sustainable Energy Technologies MSc FT 1 Year
Ship Science BEng FT 3 Years

University College London

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

London
www.mecheng.ucl.ac.uk

  
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering MEng/BEng FT 4/3 years
Naval Architecture MSc FT 1 Year
Marine Engineering MSc FT 1 Year
 Submarine Design Graduate FT 9 Weeks
City University

School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
London
http://www.city.ac.uk/study/courses/engineering-maths/maritime-operations-management-msc.html
Maritime Operations and Management MSc/PG Diploma FT 12-18 Months
Maritime Operations and Management MSc/PG Diploma PT 3 Years

Portsmouth University

Maritime School

Portsmouth
www.port.ac.uk
Port Administration PG Diploma FT 1 Year
International Transport & Logistics PG Diploma FT 1 Year
Boat Building Academy Lyme Regis
www.boatbuildingacademy.com
Boat Building, Maintenance & Support City & Guilds Level 3 FT 38 Weeks
Wooden Boat Restoration Practical, professional or pleasure FT 5 Days
Traditional Wooden Boat Building Practical, professional or pleasure FT 5 Days
Modern Wooden Boat Building Practical, professional or pleasure FT 5 Days
Building a Boat - Initial Set-up Practical, professional or pleasure FT 5 Days

University of Greenwich

London
www.gre.ac.uk/gmi
Maritime Management MBA FT
PT
PT

15 Mths
30 Mths
48 Mths

Falmouth Marine School Falmouth
www.falmouthmarineschool.ac.uk
Introduction to Boatbuilding Techniques
 
NVQ1 FT 1 Year
Boatbuilding Techniques NVQ2 FT 1 Year
Boatbuilding & Maintenance NVQ3 FT 1 Year
Traditional Boatbuilding C&G3 FT 1 Year
Boat Design and Production Foundation Degree FT 2 Years
United States
University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
www.uno.edu/coe/depts/name

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering B.S. FT 4 Years
Master of Science (Engineering - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) M.S FT 2 Years
Doctorate of Engineering and Applied Science (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Ph.D FT 3 Years
Webb Institute Glen Cove
www.webb-institute.edu
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering B.S FT 4 Years
Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology Mystic, CT
www.westlawn.edu   
Yacht Design Program Diploma C 4 Years
Elements of Technical Boat Design Continuing Education C 1 Year
Metal Corrosion in Boats Continuing Education C 6 Months
Fuel Systems For Boats Continuing Education C 6 Months
Fiberglass Boatbuilding Production Methods Continuing Education C 6 Months
Interior Design Methods for the Boatbuilding Industry Continuing Education C 6 Months

 

 

 



 

 

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