FdSc Oprational Yacht Science

Falmouth Marine School
United Kingdom
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
2 years
September January
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Entry Requirements

  • 120 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 80 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification i.e. BTEC National Diploma/BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required, specific unit grades may be required.
  • Access to HE Diplomas - 45 credits at level 3.
  • Plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply. 


  • Yacht Theory and Practice (20 credits)
  • Yacht Operations (20 credits)
  • Navigation and Meteorology (20 credits)
  • Reflective Practice (20 credits)
  • Marine  Engineering (20 credits)
  • Personal & Employability Skills Development (20 credits)
  • Small Ships Business (20 credits)
  • Ocean Passage Planning and Global Weather Systems (20 credits)
  • Yacht  Construction and Design (20 credits)
  • Leadership and Management at Sea (20 credits)
  • Research Project (30 credits)

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