By completing this degree, you will develop the high level technical expertise required to practice manufacturing engineering and function in the role of Chartered Engineer within the engineering and manufacturing industries. Alongside the core engineering syllabus you will learn essential manufacturing techniques in areas such as manufacturing processes and materials engineering plus business skills.
LJMU is currently seeking Institution of Mechanical Engineers accreditation for this new programme. Such accreditation will qualify you for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
Links with industry and placement opportunities
Links with national and international companies, such as BMW, Airbus Industries, Rolls Royce and Shell mean that the course is tailored to the needs of employers. Capitalising on these and other links with industry, you will be encouraged to complete a year’s paid placement out industry so that you can apply what you have learnt at University in the workplace. Such experience will enhance your CV and your future job prospects.
Why study mechanical engineering at LJMU?
LJMU’s mechanical engineering programmes are delivered by the Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering. The Department has long-term partnerships with universities and employers in the UK and overseas and all courses are taught by academics active in industrially-oriented research and scholarship. The Department recruits students from around the world and staff provide excellent levels of support to help ensure you reach your full potential.
Plus you will have access to specialist labs and facilities, including the Vehicle Engineering Laboratory and have the opportunity to join the LJMU Racing Team, which designs, builds and races a single-seater racing car on professional circuits as part of the Formula Student competition.