Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
Birmingham City University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: We would normally expect you to hold at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. However, we can also consider your application without standard entry qualifications if you can provide evidence of the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Overview

Advance your knowledge and understanding, develop your critical thinking and prepare to work across a range of organisations with our MSc Mechanical Engineering course.

You will engage in independent study and systematic enquiry at an advanced level, developing new skills and becoming capable of undertaking mechanical engineering tasks using the latest technologies.You'll also work on industry-standard complex analytical tools such as Matlab/Simulink, CATIA, Ansys and ADAMS Mechanisms. You will work collaboratively with tutors, practitioners, theorists and designers, equipping you with everything you need to launch your career.

In the UK, companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Honda require a constant supply of highly-skilled engineers with the kind of fully-rounded experience which our course will give you.

In addition to further academic research opportunities, career prospects are expected to keep pace with the rapid advances in computer aided methods and intelligent technologies, hence, there is expected to be continuing demand for competent, versatile postgraduates who can design and implement innovative solutions for industry.

Key Facts

  • Our accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) keeps our course fresh and relevant, as well as providing us with key industry contacts and insight. It also means the course satisfies academic requirements towards, and allows graduates to apply for Chartered Engineer status (CEng).
  • Our newly refurbished laboratories enhance your educational experience, providing a bridge between theoretical learning and hands-on teaching to prepare you for a career in industry.
  • You will gain the interpersonal skills necessary to liaise and work in teams, structuring your work and meeting the varying demands of the workplace.
  • You will be able to apply real-life problem-based learning to industry and commerce, while also learning new technologies and techniques to solve global engineering problems.

Information for international students

The University accepts a wide range of overseas qualifications. To find out if your current qualifications are comparable to British standards, please contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) or the International Admissions Office, telephone 0121 331 5162 or email international.admissions@bcu.ac.uk. International Students can apply on-line on the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,900 (2018)
International students
£12,000 (2018)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
29 months
full time
13 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595
Fax
+44 (0)121 331 7994