MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Programme code: MECT53

MSc Advanced Mechanical EngineeringThis 12 month highly flexible degree programme is designed to deepen your knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Engineering. It offers a wide selection of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your studies to reflect your interests, and graduates of this course go on to work in many areas of Mechanical Engineering.

While the main focus of the course is on taught modules you will also have the opportunity to explore a particular subject in more detail through an individual research project.

Subject areas covered include:

  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Structural Vibrations
  • Tribology of Machine Elements
  • Aerodynamic Design
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Fundamental Biomechanics

For more information about this course, please follow the highlighted links. If you have any further questions or queries, please contact:

Alice Thomas - MSc Admissions Officer
Tel: +44 (0)114 222 7704
Email: me-pgadmit@sheffield.ac.uk

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Careers and employability

Our graduates will have expertise designed to improve their employability within the automotive, design and development and aerospace industry sectors.

It's also an excellent stepping stone towards undertaking a PhD in mechanical engineering.

Find out more about our graduates' prospects.

Course accreditation

All our courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.This MSc meets, in part, the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status.

MSc graduates from our courses who also have an accredited BEng (Hons) will be able to show they have met all the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.




The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.