The Faculty of Engineering and Technology offers professionally-accredited and industry-relevant postgraduate taught programmes and exciting research opportunities, founded on ongoing research rated as world leading and internationally excellent.
The Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) at LJMU is one of the world’s leading authorities in astronomy and astrophysics. Its work encompasses a comprehensive programme of observational and theoretical research, telescope operation and instrument development, academic learning and outreach activities.
In 2004, LJMU designed and built the Liverpool Telescope, one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated ground-based robotic telescopes. Since then, the ARI has played an instrumental role in the development of a global network of robotic telescopes that have helped to revolutionise the study of astronomy.
The Department of Built Environment at LJMU is one of the UK’s leading research departments for built environment and sustainability research.
The Department delivers an exciting range of professionally-accredited postgraduate programmes. Courses are designed to develop innovative and creative professionals equipped to react to the challenges of the modern global built environment.
Our portfolio of programmes includes courses for both experienced practitioners who want to enhance or refocus their skills, as well as graduates who want to enter a new area within this fascinating profession.
Whatever your ambitions for the future, LJMU’s Department of Civil Engineering offers you Masters programmes that will enhance your career prospects, both in the UK and internationally, enabling you to provide ‘real world’ solutions to the challenges of sustainable global development.
The Department is recognised as one of the UK’s leading research departments for built environment and sustainability research.
We have excellent relationships with local, national and international employers. These links support teaching, provide placement and work-shadowing opportunities and enable our students to gain industry knowledge through site visits and guest speaker sessions. When combined with our world-leading research, these links with professional bodies and employers help to ensure that our postgraduate degrees are industry focused, globally relevant and at the forefront of knowledge development in this field.
In an increasingly technological world, there are great challenges and opportunities for professionals with advanced qualifications in computing. LJMU’s Department of Computer Science can help to prepare you for the career of your choice thanks to our wide range of Masters programmes.
Our courses aim to provide you with a fuller, systematic understanding of current and developing computer systems and technologies. You can also be confident that you will be taught and supervised by subject specialists in a vibrant and supportive environment. Classroom and lab-based activities, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work, offer a varied and diverse range of postgraduate experiences. You will also be encouraged to attend seminars and locally held conferences, participating fully in the research culture of our Department.
LJMU’s Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering is one of the UK’s leading engineering departments, with wide-ranging links to industry in the UK and around the world.
The Department offers you access to high quality teaching environments and dedicated research laboratories plus a range of state-of-the-art facilities. These include several probe stations, semiconductor parameter analyzers, three-phase and multiphase (five-phase, six-phase and nine-phase), multiphase two-level and three-level voltage source inverters and a three-phase to nine-phase direct matrix converter. In essence, LJMU has the expertise and facilities to help you succeed in this dynamic sector.
LJMU’s Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering can trace its roots back to the foundation of the Liverpool Mechanics’ Institute in 1825, and the first Nautical College for the merchant marine in England in 1892. Today, the Department is one of the UK’s leading centres for maritime and engineering education.
All of our postgraduate courses are taught by academics active in industry-oriented research and scholarship. The city of Liverpool has one of the largest clusters of maritime businesses outside of London and a thriving engineering and advanced manufacturing base. Our teaching and research is supported by long-term partnerships with employers in the city plus with universities and companies around the world.