MCAST Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering

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MCAST Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering
Course Code ME4-A4-15
MQF Level Level 4
Duration 2 years on apprenticeship
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees
Entry Requirements MCAST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

or

MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)

or

4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes

Compulsory: Mathematics, Physics

Preferred: Chemistry

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This course is the first step for those who wish to embark in a career in the maritime sector, with opportunities being available both locally and internationally. The course introduces the basics of engineering related to marine vessels and is ideal for those who wish to be introduced into this sector and obtain a formal vocational qualification. After the successful completion of the course, you will become a technical person with sound theoretical and practical competences.
Study/Course Delivery Modular and both at MCAST and Work Placement
Assessment Varied and dependent on Study Unit. A final project is mandatory to be passed at the end of the course.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Be familiar with relevant Shipping Industry Regulations and Legislation and Standards

2. Identify elements of marine engineering plant

3. Understand the application of mechanical engineering theory in a marine engineering environment

4. Follow operations and maintenance procedures as applicable to marine engineering.

Core Study Units
  • Mathematics 1
  • Materials Selection
  • Engineering Drawing and CAD
  • Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Safety and Environment
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Ship Management
  • Entrepreneurship 1
  • English
  • Engineering Practice
  • Mathematics 2
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Thermofluids
  • Electrical Power and Electronics
  • Installing and Commissioning Engineering Equipment
  • Fundamentals of Control Systems and Transducers
  • Entreprenurship 2
  • Critical Thinking
  • Engineering Project Design and Implementation related to internship
Specialist Units Mathematics 1 Materials Selection Engineering Drawing and CAD Statics and Strength of Materials Safety and Environment Engineering Dynamics Ship Management Entrepreneurship 1 English Engineering Practice Mathematics 2 Pneumatics and Hydraulics Thermofluids Electrical Power and Electronics Installing and Commissioning Engineering Equipment Fundamentals of Control Systems and Transducers Entreprenurship 2 Critical Thinking Engineering Project Design and Implementation related to internship
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities
  • Marine technician
  • Ship repair technician
  • Ship repair fitter

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