Welcome to MLA College

MLA College offers Higher Education degree qualifications in Partnership with the University of Plymouth. Adding to the established Hydrographic Academy courses, new programmes include undergraduate and postgraduate degree qualifications in Sustainable Maritime Operations for Seafarers (Deck and Engineer), and Master's programmes in Hydrography, MeteorologyOceanographyNavigation and Engineering for Marine Professionals.

MLA College is a provider of online and distance learning degrees in a range of Maritime and Marine based subjects. We offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees which are taught by distance learning, both online and offline, allowing students to obtain a relevant degree in Maritime and Marine subjects whilst balancing their careers and other life commitments.

We are an award winning educational provider with all our degree programmes being fully validated by the University of Plymouth. Currently we offer fully tutor-supported undergraduate and postgraduate distance learning courses in Hydrography through our Hydrographic Academy. The Hydrographic Academy provides educational qualifications designed specifically to meet the needs of marine industry professionals and employers working in the field of hydrographic surveying.

For those interested in marine and maritime business and management we offer distance learning undergraduate and postgraduate degree qualifications in Sustainable Maritime Operations, these e-learning degrees are perfect for all types of seafarers. 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.

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