Welcome to MLA College


MLA College offers Higher Education degree qualifications in Partnership with the University of Plymouth. Through the use of our Total Learning Package (TLP), we pride ourselves in being able to deliver distance learning, both online and offline, allowing students to obtain a relevant degree in whilst balancing their careers and other life commitments, and regardless of their global location.

With a strong focus on the maritime Industry, programmes include undergraduate and postgraduate degree qualifications in Sustainable Maritime Operations for Seafarers (Deck and Engineer). Both the MSc and BSc in Sustainable Maritime Operations (SMO) are designed to give world class qualifications and provide you with a wide array of both maritime subject-specific and transferable business and managerial skills. The SMO programmes will allow you to reach your desired professional goals and enhance your career in the maritime and marine industries.

MLA College also offers a range of Master's programmes which can be achieved through research project dissertation only. These subjects include Hydrography, Meteorology, Oceanography, Navigation and Engineering for Marine Professionals.

As the official Academic Partner of CIFAL City of London, the 25th international training and research centre of the CIFAL Global Network and part of the UNITAR organisation, MLA College have launched a range of programmes which focus on global sustainability and the importance attached to making changes to the way we operate across all industries. Both the BSc (Hons) Global Sustainable Development and the MSc Sustainability in Practice programmes are aimed at mid to senior managers with the motivation and ability to make change.

In addition to our educational programmes, we also offer technology-enhanced education and training to a number of large organisations both within and outside the marine and maritime sectors. If you have educational or corporate training needs, please contact us.