2019 start

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

A winning combination of advanced teaching and invaluable research experience.
Mechanical Engineering postgraduate

Course description

Deepen your knowledge and understanding with a series of advanced engineering modules. You choose the subjects from a list of options. You’ll also have the chance to explore a subject that interests you through your own research project.

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Core modules

  • Technical Communication for Mechanical Engineers
  • Information Skills for Engineers
  • Advanced Experiments and Modelling
  • Individual Research Project
  • Design Innovation Toolbox

Optional modules

A selection from:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Mechanical Engineering of Railways
  • Sports Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing – Principlesand Applications
  • Renewable Energy
  • Condition Monitoring


You’ll learn through:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops
  • Practical classes
  • Small group work
  • Online modules


You’re assessed by:

  • Exams
  • Coursework assignments
  • Dissertation


1 year full-time

Image of Ruiqi Pan and Andrew Davies, postgraduate Mechanical Engineering students standing next to equipment

The most enjoyable aspects of my course are experimenting, designing and the opportunity to work and communicate with students from other countries. After finishing my MSc I plan to return to my home country and get a job related to automobiles.

Ruiqi Pan
MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 in mechanical engineering or a related subject.

If you have qualifications in other science/engineering subjects such as maths or physics, or you have relevant professional experience, we’ll consider your application.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.