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MTech in Ocean Structures


2 Years

Total Credits


School of

Engineering & Science




The MTech in Ocean Structures program presents a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum designed to cultivate expertise Ocean structures covering Offshore Platforms for oil and Gas exploration, Renewable Energy such as offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, port and harbour infrastructures including jetties, berths, breakwater, dredging and reclamation aspects. Along with core courses like Wave hydrodynamics, Offshore Structures, Port and harbour structures and a selection of supplementary electives. There is a heavy emphasis on hands-on lab work cum tutorials in design of the above and industry driven projects. The course will enable the students to acquire research aptitude along with the necessary skills to succeed in the job market.

Job Prospects

Graduates of our MTech Ocean Structures program are in high demand, contributing expertise to the dynamic field of coastal and offshore engineering, shaping sustainable solutions for maritime infrastructure and environmental resilience. The potential employers include both government and private employers in Tanzania and around the globe in the port, harbour and energy market. The potential employers are as follows::

  • Songas Ltd
  • Panafrican Energy Tanzania Limited
  • Equinor Tanzania As
  • East Coast Energy Tanzania Limited
  • Mogas Tanzania Limited.
  • BG Tanzania Limited
  • Houston Power
  • Oilcom Tanzania Limited
  • International & Regional Companies in such as
  • Aker Solutions
  • Technip
  • Mcdermot International
  • COWI

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • 4-year Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks.

  • Eligible applicants will appear for an online screening test; shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. A holistic assessment of the quality of the application, performance in the screening test, and interviews conducted by the expert faculty panel will be used to admit students. The screening test will be similar to SAT in level/type.


Stream 1: Offshore and Ship structures

Stream 2: Port, Harbour & Coastal structures

Note: Stream selection will be based on the CGPA obtained by the students at the end of first semester.

Course NameCategoryLTEPOTotal Credits
Basics of Ocean Engineering300069
Wave hydrodynamics3010610
Dynamics of ocean structures300069
Marine geotechnical engineering300069
Conceptual design of marine structures300069
Statics and Dynamics of floating structures300069

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