Maritime Science with Deck Cadetship programme (BSc (Hons))


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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GIP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GIP 9250 per year

All study options

About Maritime Science with Deck Cadetship programme at University of Gibraltar

The broad skill set developed during the programme offers opportunities for graduates to work shore side (BSc) or at sea (OOW Certification) maximising employability.

The academic and technical qualifications included in this degree complement each other and open up careers on shore or at sea.

Shore side: Achieving the Officer of the Watch (OOW) qualification provides graduates with a better understanding of shipping operations, offering added value to potential employers.

At sea: A BSc (Hons) qualification will grant graduates advantages for promotions as the academic content covered in the programmes is up to management level.

Achieving the technical and academic qualifications will maximise your opportunities in the maritime industry, allowing you to change career paths at any time.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGIP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGIP 9250 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Additional fees will apply for your Cadetship, please contact us for more information.

Entry requirements

Typically, all applicants should have:

  • BCC at 'A level', (104 UCAS) or international equivalent.
  • Relevant industry experience is also beneficial but not required.

All applicants should have:

  • 5 GCSE's A*– C (grade 4 or above post 2017) including English Language (min grade C or grade 4 ) and Mathematics (min grade B or grade 6 ) or international equivalent. Alternatively, evidence (i.e. accreditation/recognition) of relevant industry experience or prior Certificated and Experiential Learning.
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate your ideas effectively in discussions, presentations and writing.
  • Basic IT skills, such as word-processing, email and Internet.

English language requirements:

  • An overall IELTS test result of 6.0, including a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson's Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, Duolingo English Test, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency). If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application.

What students think about University of Gibraltar

    Louis Requena, BBA Student

    The course is well timed and very flexible as you can study or work in the mornings. The teachers communicate in a direct manner with the students in contrast to the programmes offered abroad.

    Zainab Seddeki, BBA Student

    I’m very proud of it because I have found everything that I have dreamed about my university life.

    Ainslie Andrews, BBA Student

    There is a good variety of modules and with great student to lecturer collaboration.

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