Mechanical and Marine EngineeringUCAS Code: H390
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
128 UCAS points required Average A Level offer ABB Minimum of 200 UCAS points at A2-level from Maths and one of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Further Maths, Electronics or Engineering. LJMU will accept a combination of Band 4 qualifications e.g. A Levels and BTEC Diploma
27 IB Diploma Points with 6 IB points in HL Mathematics and 6 IB points in HL Physics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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.
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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Course at a glance ÂŠExcellent student support from academic tutors, technical staff and student mentors in both practical and academic activities throughout all levels of study ÂŠProfessionally accredited, design-led engineering curriculum emphasises developing understanding through application, with first and second year student taking part in two-week-long design projects supplied by industrial partners ÂŠTeaching is supported by well-equipped laboratories and workshops with state-of-the-art software and excellent technical support. All engineering students receive a personal copy of Solidworks 3-CAD software ÂŠProfessional engineers regularly contribute to courses, and industrial visits provide insights into careers in professional engineering; you also have the option of completing an industrial placement including an internal placement with the Formula Student Team ÂŠAccredited by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, giving exemption from theoretical components of the Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) professional qualifications, up to and including the level of Chief Engineer
Level 4: engineering practice 1; thermodynamics and fluid mechanics 1; materials and manufacture; mechanical engineering design 1; applied mechanics 1; engineering mathematics 1; electrical and electronic engineering. Level 5: Applied mechanics 2; thermodynamics and fluid mechanics 2; engineering practice 2; materials and processes; engineering mathematics 2; marine design and technology; marine electrical systems. Sandwich degree: Year-long placement. Level 6: (fourth year for sandwich students) Engineering project; engineering analysis; industrial management; marine design and propulsion. Option modules: fluid dynamics and heat transfer; thermodynamics; dynamics and control; structural integrity; materials engineering; manufacturing processes and industrial automation. Level 7: (fifth year for sandwich students) Maritime and offshore safety analysis; extended engineering project; group design project; operations research. Option modules: Advanced materials; finite element analysis; offshore engineering; marine design engineering; computational fluid dynamics; alternative energy systems.
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How you'll spend your time
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- Independent study
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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2:1 or above
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