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Marine and Offshore Engineering

This MSc degree programme will give you a range of engineering skills and techniques appropriate for companies working in the marine and offshore field. The skills acquired during this programme will allow you to make an immediate contribution to a company's capability and operation, and to ultimately progress into senior management positions. LJMU's expanding and internationally acclaimed marine and offshore engineering research underpins the programme, ensuring the curriculum reflects contemporary practice and thinking within the sector. Current research activities focus on Marine and Offshore Engineering, Maritime and offshore Safety Analysis, and Marine Design Engineering.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant engineering subject with a minimum 2.2 classification or a professional qualification with equivalent standing such as Maritime Coastguard Agency Class 1 (Marine Engineer) certificate of competence, or a non-UK equivalent.

English language requirements

Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to a minimum of IELTS 6.0. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.

Course modules

Core modules: maritime and offshore safety analysis; offshore engineering; marine design engineering; research skills; MSc project. option modules: advanced materials; finite element analysis; computational fluid dynamics; operations research; alternative energy systems; project management; engineering design using solidworks; engineering analysis using solidworks; modelling with matlab and Simulink; programming for engineering; LabVIEW..

Assessment methods

You will gain knowledge and skills on this course through lectures and directed student-centred learning.

You will also have the opportunity to complete open-ended reports and project work to demonstrate your understanding of topics.

Assessment is through a combination of coursework in the form of case study reports and assignment submissions and, where appropriate, short class tests.

Some modules also include testing of problem solving skills through a combination of unseen written examinations. Modules including CAD software and professional skills include assessment of development as well as attainment in these areas.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,050 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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