Course Overview

(Subject to approval)

This unique, industry-driven foundation degree has been designed to prepare you for employment within the marine sector; ashore or on the water. A range of modules will develop your understanding of the scale and scope of the industry, as well as the legislation that governs business and professionals within it. This is a fast developing industry and your studies will also look at innovation in the field and the future of the industry. You will develop a broad range of transferable skills, enabling you to pursue opportunities in a variety of careers within the maritime sector.

This course is delivered primarily at South Devon Marine Academy, our brand new purpose-built facility based in Kingswear on the River Dart. Situated within a working marina, with a range of marine businesses on site, this facility provides a fantastic learning environment. You will also have the opportunity to apply the skills and theory you learn through practical delivery on the water; using our own fleet of vessels.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time and part-time available
Foundation Degree
Awarded by
South Devon College
2 years (full-time), 3 years (part-time)
Location of Delivery
South Devon Marine Academy
Academic Year
September 2022 - June 2024 (full-time), September 2022 - June 2025 (part-time)

The full time fees for the academic year 2022-23 are:

BA and BSc (Hons) – £8400 (per year)

Foundation Degree (FdA and FdSc) – £8400 (per year)

Higher National Certificate (HNC)- £8400 (per year)

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2022, please contact the team on [email protected].

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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