Faculty of Nautical Studies

Nautical Studies

The Faculty offers a wide range of nautical studies subjects including Deck and Engineering Officer Trainee Programmes and Advanced Tanker Courses. 

We have a full range of marine operations courses from mandatory training for Merchant Navy Officers to a range of short courses such as MCA, RYA, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) and Personal Survival Techniques (PST) for the professional development of seafarers.

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Partner Organisations

The Faculty works closely with, and provides training for, a number of organisations including Clyde Marine Training which recruits approximately 50% of the annual Trainee Officer intake for the British Merchant Navy. 

We also work with the Ship Safe Training Group (SSTG) which recruits new entrant deck and engineer officer cadets for a career at sea onboard our members' vessels operating worldwide. Their member companies include Global Marine Systems, P&O Ferries, North Star Shipping and Evergreen Marine.

Find all our partner organisations in the table below:

Clyde Marine Training Ship Safe Training Group Ltd Carnival UK
DFDS RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) V Ships
Princess Cruises Anglo Eastern Chevron
Chiltern Maritime CalMac Ferries Sonangol Shipping
Teekay Shipping Corporation Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C. Royal Yachts of Oman

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International Educational Partners