University of Southampton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Ship Science with Foundation Year

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Course summary

This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further four-year undergraduate degree, and will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our MEng Ship Science degree. It is aimed at students who are highly motivated but did not choose the A level subjects required for direct entry to their chosen degree, are studying a BTEC, are an international or a mature student. Successful completion of this Foundation Year guarantees progression to one of seventeen subject areas, including Ship Science. You will study full time through a combination of lectures, workshops, tutorials, and independent study, with three hours of laboratory practical work each week. You will learn the core principles of mathematics, mechanical and physical science, and electricity and electronics. You will undertake laboratory work and a variety of assignments to develop your critical thinking and problem solving and will receive full support and feedback from subject tutors to progress your academic development.

Course details

Modules

Whichever degree you are aiming for you will take these core modules: Electricity and Electronics, Engineering Principles, Coursework (including computer applications), Mathematics A and B, Mechanical Science, and Routes to Success. Specialist Science and Engineering English language module available.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework activities such as formal reports and laboratory reports – all of which you will encounter as typical assessment methods throughout your degree.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Naval Architects, Royal Institution of
  • Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, Institute of
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H510
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an aptitude for mathematics and may be required to take our own mathematics test. Some applicants may also be invited to attend an interview. If you are not sure whether your qualifications meet the requirements of this course please contact our Admissions Team.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/foundation-years/engineering-physics-maths-geophysics.page#entry_requirements


English language requirements

The English language requirements for this course will be confirmed in May 2022.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £20475 Year 1
EU £20475 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the fees shown are those charged for entry in September 2022. Fees for entry in September 2023 will be available at the end of August 2022. Please see our website for further details and updates : www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page
Ship Science with Foundation Year at University of Southampton - UCAS