Marine Engineering - Foundation Degree

Course Code: MH1HE46

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
11/02/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 YearsEnquire
09/09/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 YearsEnquire
17/02/2020Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 YearsEnquire

Course Overview

The Foundation Degree in Marine Engineering develops the skills and underpinning knowledge needed for a rewarding career in the international maritime industry. Within world-class learning facilities, we offer an employer-focused programme of study fully aligned to the requirements of both the Maritime and Coastguard Agencies (MCA) and the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB). This will support your eligibility for a career as a Marine Engineering Officer. This programme is only available to students sponsored by a shipping company or cadet training provider due to the work-based learning modules, which should be completed on board ships.

Entry Requirements

To enrol on the foundation degree you need 48 points under the new UCAS tariff system. This must include subjects relevant to Engineering or Mathematics. A GCSE Mathematics Grade B or higher is also required.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

The programme is delivered through interactive lectures, incorporating short presentations from both tutors and students. Students will be provided with the opportunity to work in groups to critically analyse and solve problems and apply knowledge and understanding to a range of tutor and student-defined contexts. Students will have the opportunity to work both independently and with peers in a supervised manner.

UnitIndicative Contact hoursSelf-study
Marine Engineering Operations80120
Academic & Digital Literacy80120
Mathematics for Engineers80120
Engineering Science80120
Electrical & Instrumentation Principles80120
Work-Based Learning (Operational)80120
Naval Architecture80120
Advanced Engineering Science80120
Marine Electro Technology80120
Marine Engineering Technology80120
Marine Management80120
Work-Based Learning (Managerial)80120

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of maritime and nautical courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant vocational and industrial experience and professional practice. .

Regulation and Accreditation

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