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Certificate in Naval Architecture: Introducing the essential elements of naval architecture by distance learning from Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Understand the key principles and tools used in ship design

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This essential introduction to naval architecture is organised in seven key modules. Over 14 weeks it will:

  • Introduce principal areas of knowledge
  • Examine the role of the Naval Architect
  • Clearly explain the fundamental tools, techniques and principles of naval architecture
  • Study the challenges imposed by the marine environment, and how these shape the design of ships
  • Provide knowledge of the science involved in naval architecture including hydrostatics, hydrodynamics and materials
  • Explain essential ship operations, components and technology which must be considered in design
  • Establish the framework of rules, regulations and standards within which naval architects work
  • Demystify the processes of ship design and construction

Download the Certificate in Naval Architecture course prospectus here.

Distance Learning Prospectus

Distance Learning Prospectus

Endorsed by RINA

Students who successfully complete the Certificate are eligible to join the Royal Institution of Naval Architects as an Associate of RINA (AssocRINA) and enjoy the membership benefits of this leading international professional society, serving those directly or indirectly involved with the design, construction and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Past participants represent:

  • Adamac Group of Companies
  • Andriaki Shipping Co Ltd
  • Anglo Eastern Group, HK
  • Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard
  • Architecture & Visuals
  • Babcock Marine
  • Bourbon Offshore
  • Braemar Falconer Vietnam Co Ltd
  • Bureau veritas
  • Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI)
  • Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources
  • Department of National Defence
  • Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
  • DNV Petroleum Services
  • DOK Engineering Services Nig. Ltd
  • DSSF Brest (French Navy)
  • Eagle Lyon Pope
  • Furgo Seacore
  • GAC/KazGAC Marine Services LLP
  • Global Maritime Consultancy Ltd
  • Golden Bay Cement
  • Grand Fleet Design
  • Guracao Drydock Company
  • Harris Pye UK Ltd
  • Hwang & Company Ltd
  • IMS Ship Management
  • In Gauge Sdn.Bhd
  • International Marine Experts Overseas
  • International Paint
  • International Tug SA
  • Interorient Marine Services Ltd
  • INTERSEA S. R. Ltd.
  • J. Basheer & Associates Surveyors Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kreuz Subsea
  • Marine Industrial Design Ltd
  • Marine Surveys and Services
  • Maritec NV
  • Maritime Propulsion Technologies Ltd
  • Mermaid Marine Australia
  • Moran Towing Corporation
  • Navtech Design Group
  • NB Engineering LLC
  • NCL
  • Nigerdock Nigeria PLC
  • Nigerian Ports Authority
  • NMA Maritime
  • OceanTech Design
  • Pas Design Consult
  • Port of London Authority
  • PTT Exploration and Production Public Co. Ltd
  • Rae-Marine Ltd
  • RBD Armatori Spa
  • Respsol YDF S.A
  • Royal New Zealand Navy
  • Sea Quest MPM
  • Sealion Shipping
  • Selene Ltd
  • Oceanautic Marine Surveyors & Consultants
  • Solas Marine Service Group
  • Soloi Inc
  • Southern Ship Management (Chile)
  • Stolt Tankers B.V.
  • SVITZER Salvage Australasia Pty Ltd
  • SY More Magic
  • The Maritime Authority of Jamaica
  • Tornado Marine Fleet
  • TOTAL Upstream Producing Nigeria
  • United Arab Chemical Carriers
  • University of Ottawa
  • Wärtsilä
  • Waterline Services SDN BHD
  • Zebac Marine Consultants & Services Pvt. Ltd

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