The studies of Nautical Engineering and Maritime Transport have a scientific-technological character and give access to the exercise, on board of ships, of the professions of Pilot and Captain of the Merchant Marine.
The curriculum is designed to enable the student to perform the functions of steering in navigation, safety and prevention of pollution, personnel and all operations that are developed on a ship.
Why study the degree
The STUDY PLAN is designed according to the international regulation that regulates the training of marine professionals, Giving access to a labor market with high demand, With the possibility of exercising its activity anywhere in the world and in very broad sectors of the technological field. There is a HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHER, With majority professional experience in the professional field of the Merchant Marine and other maritime sectors. This ensures a training in direct connection with the reality of the sector, which is reinforced with a Business Practices up to 4 months. The existence of TWO SPECIALTIES, Allows you to orientate your vocation not only towards the Merchant Marine, but also to activities in the maritime sector, where our alumni enjoy high recognition.
It gives access to the Master necessary for the exercise of the profession of Captain.
What is learned
Curriculum subjects ensure the learning of competencies related to the operation, nautical management and commercial exploitation of the ship, including planning and direction of navigation, maneuvering and governing the ship, cargo and security.
Graduates acquire such a wide range of training that they have access to other activities in the maritime sector, such as administration, classification societies and shipping companies, among others.
Structure of the Study
Company and Maritime Law
Naval Hygiene and Labor Risks
Ship Energy and Auxiliary Systems
Electricity and electronic
Ship Theory I
Ship Navigation and Organization
Meteorology and Oceanography
Marine and Atmospheric Pollution
Navigation and communication systems
Regulation of Approaches, Signals and Buoys and IGS Code
Maritime Law I
Maritime Business Management
International Codes and Conventions
Management of Safety, Quality and Maritime Environment
Maritime Law II
Ship Theory II
Operator of Maritime Traffic Services and Rescue Coordination Centers
Investigation of Maritime Accidents
Maritime Cargo Inspections
English Commercial Maritime
Management of Nautical Sports Facilities
External Practices in Ship
Internships in Business
End of Grade Work. Ship's Nautical Operation
Professional and academic outputs
Insurers of the sector
Nautical and sport facilities
Inspection of ships.
Teaching and access to the Master and Doctorate
The recommended access profile is:
The one of the scientific-technological baccalaureate
The one of the superior cycles of the branch of Engineering and Architecture, counting in the latter case with a recognition of 30 credits at least.
It also contemplates the access of persons over 40 years of age who demonstrate professional or work experience related to the maritime environment and who do not have a degree or other qualification that qualifies them to enter university studies.
Common access requirements
In order to request a place, one of the following access requirements established in art. 2 of RD 1892/2008:
To be in possession of the title of Bachillerato, or equivalent, and to pass the Test of Access to the University (PAU)
Comply with the requirements for access to the university in the educational systems of member states of the European Union or other states with which Spain has signed international agreements in this area.
Have passed the University Access Test for over 25 years, or have it passed, in the University System of Galicia, according to previous regulations.
Have passed the university entrance test for those over 45 years.
Possess a title of superior technician of professional formation, teachings of plastic arts and design or superior technical technician, or equivalent titles.
Possess an official university degree, a degree from correspondents to the previous order of university education (graduate, graduate, engineer, etc.) or equivalent degrees.
To be able to access the university according to educational orders prior to that established by Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14, not contemplated in the previous sections.