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Undergraduate Pathway in Navigation, Marine and Ocean

Plymouth University is home to Europe's largest marine institute. With its superb coastal location, a fantastic range of courses on offer and the only university-based diving and marine centre in the UK, Plymouth University is at the pinnacle of academia and research in this area.
  • Academic staff have relevant industrial and academic backgrounds including sea-going and shore-based experience.
  • Two possible start dates (January and September).
  • Students have their own alumni association, PYNDA, the Plymouth Nautical Degree Association.
This pathway is specifically designed to allow international students to reach their full potential in pursuit of a Plymouth University Marine and Ocean degree. The pathway comprises of modules developed to ensure successful transition from international education systems to the academic structures of one of the UK's leading modern universities.

Pathways at Plymouth University

High School

Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree in Navigation, Marine and Ocean Stage 3: Second Year Degree Stage 4: Final Year Degree

£12,500 (two semesters)

£13,200

£12,500

£12,500

Location

Duration

Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Stage 1: University Foundation

Location

PUIC at Plymouth University

Modules

  • Biology

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics 1

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Navigation, Marine and Ocean

Location

PUIC at Plymouth University

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Location

Plymouth University

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Location

Plymouth University

Please note: First, Second and Final Year modules differ depending on the pathway, you can find out more about them on the Plymouth University website by clicking the links below:

Plymouth University degree pathways

Popular Careers

Employment and career options:

Potential careers in: Aquaculture; conservation; environmental consulting; environmental monitoring; fisheries management; gas turbine manufacture; petroleum exploration; pollution control; propeller design; vessel design and construction; water-supply industry.

Employers of previous Plymouth University graduates have included:

Babcock Marine; Environmental agencies; Hydrocarbon industry; Ministry of Defence; Princess Yachts.