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. Other companies include Northern Marine Ship Management, Sonangol USA, Bibby Ship Management Ltd, Maersk Crewing and Carnival Cruises.

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.

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