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BEng (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BEng (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

25%

Subjects
  • Electronic & electrical engineering
Student score
61% LOW
% employed or in further study
90% MED
Average graduate salary
£23k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

112 UCAS points required Minimum of 64 UCAS points at A2-level (or equivalent) from Maths and one of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Further Maths, Electronics or Engineering. Average A Level offer BBC LJMU will accept a combination of Band 4 qualifications e.g. A Levels and BTEC Diploma

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
26

26 IB Diploma Points with 5 IB points in HL Mathematics and 5 IB points in HL Physics.

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

25%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Course at a glance ŠExcellent student support from academic tutors and student mentors, including a three-day field activity to help new students get to know their course mates and tutors ŠProfessionally accredited design-led engineering curriculum emphasises developing understanding through application and first and second year students take part in two week-long design projects supplied by industrial partners ŠProfessional engineers regularly contribute to courses, and industrial visits provide insights into careers in professional engineering; you can also choose to complete an industrial placement ŠTeaching is supported by well-equipped laboratories and workshops with state-of-the-art software and excellent technical support ŠOur students run a thriving Autosport Society which competes successfully in the Formula Student competition

Modules

Level 4: mathematics for computing; introduction to embedded control; introductory programming and systems analysis; digital and analogue electronics; electrical engineering practice 1; introduction to telecommunication systems. Level 5: data structures and algorithms; electrical engineering practice 2; microcontrollers and interfacing; programming and windows applications; networks and systems connectivity; group project. Sandwich degree: year-long placement. Level 6; engineering project; industrial management; advanced programming; embedded systems. Option modules: automation; internet and open source; wireless sensor networks; advanced networks.

Liverpool John Moores University

Design Academy

With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. Our research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. Wherever you’ve come from and wherever you’re planning to get to, LJMU can help you find your place in the world.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
36%
64%

Year 1

35%
65%

Year 2

26%
74%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
74%
26%

Year 1

56%
44%

Year 2

43%
50%
7%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 63%
Student score 61% LOW
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

63%

Library resources are satisfactory

95%

Feedback on work has been helpful

53%

Feedback on work has been prompt

42%

Staff are good at explaining things

79%

Received sufficient advice and support

53%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
27% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
9% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
14% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
373 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
60% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
19% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 90% MED
Average graduate salary £23k MED
Graduates who are information technology and telecommunications professionals

10%

Graduates who are customer service occupations

6%

Graduates who are engineering professionals

48%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The recession has made things difficult for graduates in this subject and you would normally expect a lower unemployment rate – but most graduates do get jobs quite quickly after university, and starting salaries are pretty good. The most common jobs are in telecommunications, electrical and electronic engineering, but there is some crossover with the computing industry, so many graduates start work in IT and computing jobs. At the moment, there's a particular demand for electrical engineers in the oil and gas industries, electronics and the car and aerospace industries. Bear in mind that a lot of courses are four years long, and lead to an MEng qualification – this is necessary if you want to become a Chartered Engineer.
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