This degree is particularly relevant if you are interested in a management career where you will be required to be a leader and strategic planner as well as an engineer.
The course aims to produce high quality mechanical engineers with good technical skills who also have the operational management skills demanded by many industrial sectors. Alongside the core engineering syllabus you will learn essential management techniques in areas such as:
Core 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.
Industry links 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 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.