FdSc Sustainable Marine Technology (subject to approval)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Falmouth Marine School - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 years
LEARNING AREA
Marine & Natural Environment Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

FdSc Sustainable Marine Technology (subject to approval)

Falmouth Marine School is an excellent centre for learner study based in the South West of the UK and the approaches to the English Channel, thus allowing learners to undertake study within a major maritime commercial centre. With a strong global move towards the development of sources of renewable and sustainable energy our learners have the potential to engage with a wide range of sectors in being at the forefront of this change.

The program has a focus on the development of sustainability within the maritime sector allowing learners the opportunity to study a broad reach of marine industries with a focus upon the drive to develop environmental sustainability in meeting the challenges that are driving the pressures of global change upon the environment.

The industries of Cornwall have a focus on fishing and shipping; leisure and commerce, ports and harbours; rivers and estuaries; coastal defence and flood management.

With a broad and varied industrial history, our learners have the opportunity to undertake wide ranging field study and research within a major marine environment

LOCATION & START DATE
Falmouth Marine School - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 years
LEARNING AREA
Marine & Natural Environment Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

The program is delivered via a blend of formal lectures, guided research, field study and the use of on-line resources

Indicative Modules

YEAR 1

• Sustainable Marine Industries
• Practical skills for Marine Studies
• Climate change and delivering sustainability
• Coastal and Estuarine systems
• Introduction to Renewable Technologies
• Employability and Skills Development

YEAR 2

• Marine Ecology and Sustainability
• Aquatic Sustainability
• Marine Management and Monitoring
• Renewables and the Environment
• Marine Policy, Conservation and Sustainability
• Research Project

Entry requirements

School leavers:
Functional Skills GCSE (or equivalent) L2 Literacy and L2 Numeracy
Minimum of Grade C/grade 4 in Maths, English Language and Science

AS/A Levels 64 UCAS tariff points to include A2 level in appropriate subjects
BTEC National Diploma/Extended Diploma/ L3 Diploma BTEC 90 Credit Diploma/Subsidiary Diploma 64 UCAS tariff points – MPP grades in an appropriate subject 64 UCAS tariff points – MM grades in an appropriate subject

Mature learners – By interview

Assessment

Assessment will take the form of written assignment, presentation, discussion and individual interview, and blogs.

Progression

On completion of the program, learners will be ready to move in to employment within the renewable energy, environmental and sustainability sectors.

There are also opportunities for progression to other HEI’s to complete a BSc/ MSc program of study.

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


The program is delivered via a blend of formal lectures, guided research, field study and the use of on-line resources

Indicative Modules

YEAR 1

• Sustainable Marine Industries
• Practical skills for Marine Studies
• Climate change and delivering sustainability
• Coastal and Estuarine systems
• Introduction to Renewable Technologies
• Employability and Skills Development

YEAR 2

• Marine Ecology and Sustainability
• Aquatic Sustainability
• Marine Management and Monitoring
• Renewables and the Environment
• Marine Policy, Conservation and Sustainability
• Research Project

School leavers:
Functional Skills GCSE (or equivalent) L2 Literacy and L2 Numeracy
Minimum of Grade C/grade 4 in Maths, English Language and Science

AS/A Levels 64 UCAS tariff points to include A2 level in appropriate subjects
BTEC National Diploma/Extended Diploma/ L3 Diploma BTEC 90 Credit Diploma/Subsidiary Diploma 64 UCAS tariff points – MPP grades in an appropriate subject 64 UCAS tariff points – MM grades in an appropriate subject

Mature learners – By interview

Assessment will take the form of written assignment, presentation, discussion and individual interview, and blogs.

On completion of the program, learners will be ready to move in to employment within the renewable energy, environmental and sustainability sectors. There are also opportunities for progression to other HEI’s to complete a BSc/ MSc program of study.

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type University
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Falmouth Marine School
  • Start Date - 11 September 2023
  • UCAS Code - FMST
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