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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Ship Science covers all aspects of maritime engineering, including the design, construction and testing of the vessels and offshore structures that use the ocean for transport, recreation and the harnessing of marine resources. This three-year course covers the theoretical principles of naval architecture and marine engineering alongside practical laboratories, design modules and projects.The first two years are the same for both the BEng and MEng Ship Science, providing you with a thorough understanding of the science and engineering associated with marine vehicles, structures, and their design.In your third year you will extend your knowledge through advanced naval architecture modules, and carry out an individual project, bringing together the concepts and skills you have learned.You will have access to extensive facilities, which include dedicated student design studios and workshops, a 138m towing tank with wave maker, wind tunnel complex and a professional manufacturing centre. Our courses are fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, the Institution of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and offer a route to chartered status.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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A level : AAB

Typical Offer: AAB including mathematics (minimum grade A) and an additional required subject (minimum grade A).If you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:ABB including mathematics (minimum grade A) and an additional required subject, plus grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional inf

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    167 75%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    19th

    11

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