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Technology (Maritime Operations), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Technology (Maritime Operations) course at Kingston University was developed in partnership by the Royal Navy and Kingston University. The programme accredits the learning achieved during professional naval branch training.


There are three stages to the Technology (Maritime Operations) course at Kingston University:

  • Stage one: assessment of prior learning
  • Stage two: an academic paper on a topic related to maritime operations
  • Stage three: a reflective summary, presentation and oral examination (viva voce)

Where this course will take you

The Maritime Operations course helps to prepare you for roles such as:

  • More senior positions in the RN (RAN)
  • Civilian posts when retiring from the RN (RAN)

Programme Structure

What this course offers you
  • Designed and developed for Royal Navy Warfare Officers
  • Course can be undertaken entirely in the workplace
  • Assignments are based around a candidate's past and current work
  • Supervisor support from a tutor with long experience of working with the Royal Navy
  • No fixed dates for completing assignments, only a total time to undertake the course

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

The programme is currently open only to applications from people who have successfully completed at least one of the following:
  • UK Royal Navy PWO officer training course
  • Royal Australian Navy PWO officer training course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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