Masters in Engineering & Technology

Marine Engineering

Information about Marine Engineering Degrees

Marine engineering is the discipline that deals with matters related to the design, innovation, construction and maintenance of seagoing vessels and navigation equipment. Marine engineers focus primary on the development and production of internal systems of boats, ships, or submarines. They are engaged in designing propulsion systems, auxiliary power machinery and operation equipment. Their technical responsibilities also include working on-board to maintain these systems.

Marine engineering is closely related to other fields such as naval architecture, nautical sciences, oceanographic engineering, or automotive and mechanical engineering. These study areas require very good knowledge of physics, and more specifically fluid mechanics, propulsion, applied mathematics, control engineering, and computer-aided design (CAD).

Students of marine engineering have the opportunity to specialise in certain areas including hydrodynamics, naval operations, design and logistics, resources and aquaculture and technology management. A graduate of marine engineering possesses good knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, materials science and specialised computer software.

Professionals work in many different settings and industries, from marine engineering firms and the naval forces, to offshore oil and gas industries and mineral extraction companies, and marine consultancy and survey agencies. Typical job roles include ship engineer, travelling service engineer, sales engineer, port engineer, consultant in maritime accidents, casualties and claims.

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Check out our list of Master's degrees in Marine Engineering. Keep in mind you can also study an online Masters in Marine Engineering.

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Universities Location Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2017)
Shanghai, China 1
Trondheim, Norway 2
Lisbon, Portugal 3
Dalian, China 4
Delft, Netherlands 5
Santander, Spain 6
Singapore, Singapore 7
Plymouth, United Kingdom 8
Perth, Australia 9
Harbin, China 10
Hangzhou, China 11
Seoul, South Korea 12
Fort Collins, United States 13
San Diego, United States 14
Glasgow, United Kingdom 14
Southampton, United Kingdom 16
Copenhagen, Denmark 17
Sydney, Australia 18
Norman, United States 19
Ann Arbor, United States 20
Busan, South Korea 21
London, United Kingdom 22
Qinzhou, China 23
Boulder, United States 25
Seattle, United States 26
Aalborg, Denmark 27
Southport, Australia 28
South Miami, United States 29
College Park, United States 30
Iowa City, United States 31
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom 32
College Station, United States 33
Tianjin, China 33
Newark, United States 35
Tokyo, Japan 36
Corvallis, United States 37
Osaka-shi, Japan 38
Helsinki, Finland 39
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 40
Ithaca, United States 41
Singapore, Singapore 42
Istanbul, Turkey 43
Brisbane, Australia 44
Tainan, Taiwan 45
Athens, Greece 46
Beijing, China 47
Honolulu, United States 48
Kyoto, Japan 49
Cambridge, United States 50
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