Maritime Energy Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)

Industry and governments around the world are engaged in the international effort to battle climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutants, sea-level rise and weather-pattern changes. At the same time, there is a constant pressure towards cost-efficiency and market competitiveness. The programme equips maritime professionals with technical and socio-economic-environmental knowledge relating to IMO’s regulations on air pollution and potential mitigation measures to achieve a zero/low carbon and energy-efficient maritime future. For full details, including content, calendar, fees and payment system, and to apply for admission, please visit

Programme Information 

Time frame:    11 months
Credits:           40 EC
Fees:              US$ 9,250

Programme Content

Maritime Energy and Sustainable Development: introduces the historical context and the development of legal frameworks on maritime energy, and discusses science-oriented solutions and the role of technology and innovation 

Ships and Energy Efficiency: MARPOL Annex VI, energy efficient ship design operation, including resistance, propeller efficiency, propeller-hull interaction and fuel consumption etc.

Future Propulsion Technologies: alternatives to traditional propulsion, including renewable energy, alternative fuels and future technologies, such as fuel cells and batteries

Energy Conservation in Ports and Shipyards: energy management procedures and technologies in the framework of ports and shipyards. 

Best Practices and Life-Cycle Perspectives: the societal-economic environmental benefit of the reduction of GHG emissions, within a life-cycle perspective and examples of best practices from relevant stakeholders

The content of the programme is constantly updated to ensure relevance and topicality. For details, including content, calendar, fees and payment system, and to apply for admission, please visit If you have any queries, please send them to