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What will I learn?

Do you dream of designing race-winning yachts or multi-million-pound superyachts? Take the first step to fulfilling your ambition by studying on Solent’s unique and highly-regarded yacht design and production course, delivered right in the heart of the south coast’s marine industry.Solent’s yacht design and production course has an international reputation and has been developed in conjunction with the industry to ensure essential skills in both the design and production of yachts and commercial craft are covered.Students on this modern course will study the engineering science underlying great design, along with the fundamental principles of naval architecture, construction methods and high-tech fibre reinforced composite materials. Planning and management processes for the efficient, effective production of racing sailing yachts, RIBs, motor yachts, cruising yachts, patrol boats and commercial craft are also key elements in the syllabus.A strong practical emphasis is present throughout the course, allowing students to gain valuable knowledge of hands-on examples, design applications and workshop experience in production methods and materials.Teaching is handled by a team of expert professionals with ongoing industry consultancy expertise.**What does this course lead to?**The course maintains close links with previous graduates, some of whom have gone on to work as naval architects, design engineers and yacht designers at companies such as Dubois Yachts, Laurent Giles Naval Architects, Ker Yacht Design, Sunseeker Yachts, Monaco Marine and Viareggio Shipyards in Italy.**Who is this course for?**This popular course is perfect for aspiring designers of racing yachts or luxury superyachts.Students learn the fundamentals of yacht design alongside the latest construction methods to gain a solid grounding for roles in yacht design, naval architecture or management of new builds and refits.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,488) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

East Park Terrace,

Southampton,

SO14 0YN, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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