Marine Engineering - Foundation Degree

Course Code: MH1HE46

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
09/09/2019Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Years / £6,750 per yearEnquire
17/02/2020Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Years / £6,750 per yearEnquire
08/09/2020Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Years / £6,750 per yearEnquire

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.

Unit Indicative Contact hours Self-study
Marine Engineering Operations 80 120
Academic & Digital Literacy 80 120
Mathematics for Engineers 80 120
Engineering Science 80 120
Electrical & Instrumentation Principles 80 120
Work-Based Learning (Operational) 80 120
Naval Architecture 80 120
Advanced Engineering Science 80 120
Marine Electro Technology 80 120
Marine Engineering Technology 80 120
Marine Management 80 120
Work-Based Learning (Managerial) 80 120

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

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: Lancaster University

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