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1 Yacht Engineering at Southampton Solent University Giles Barkley, Senior Lecturer - Yacht Engineering

2 Types Of Craft Covered Courses for Employability - working with industry

3 Careers Over 1000 graduates in the small craft industry Many in very senior positions Lots of the big names in yacht design studied at SSU Courses for Employability - working with industry

4 Academic Profiles of Yacht Engineering Industry

5 B.Eng Yacht Design & Production A new degree meeting future requirements of the industry More CAD, especially 3D modelling using industry standard CAD packages Rhinoceros and Solidworks More hands on manufacturing skills for ALL first year yacht Engineering students which continues for year 2 & 3 for YDP More case study experience, giving closer links with industry whilst studying A greater understanding of technical and statutory rules and regulations for craft under 24 metres

6 B.Eng Yacht & Powercraft Design Established degree, revalidated in 2014 More CAD, especially 3D modelling using industry standard CAD packages Rhinoceros and Solidworks More theoretical structural design and naval architecture More case study experience, giving closer links with industry whilst studying A greater understanding of technical and statutory rules and regulations for craft under 24 metres Courses for Employability - working with industry

7 PRACTICE THEORY Teaching Ethos

8 Yacht Engineering Facilities Towing Tank 60m industry-standard towing tank Courses for Employability - working with industry

9 Composites Lab

10 4m Stability Tank

11 CAD Suite - 2-D Draughting

12 40’ Family Cruising Yacht – Final Year Student. CAD Suite - 3-D Modelling Courses for Employability - working with industry

13 RINA-BAe Systems and BMF prizes awarded for “best final year project presentation” before an audience of industrialists Course accredited by RINA

14 Admissions (2015) Entry Requirements UCAS points Yacht and Powercraft Design students must have 140 UCAS points from 2 analytical subjects ie: Maths, Physics etc Yacht Design and Production students must have one analytical A level from numerically based subjects Contact Giles Barkley (Programme Manager) Courses for Employability - working with industry


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