Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Birmingham City University · School of Engineering and the Built Environment

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

By studying MSc Mechanical Engineering course you will engineer a better future. A highly-respected course, our course will enhance your strategic management and leadership capabilities. The course builds on sustainable futures and the Government's STEM agenda, helping you to gain the knowledge and attributes needed to thrive in this ever-changing industry, and you'll 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 launch your career. In the UK, companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Honda all require a constant supply of highly-skilled engineers, and our course will ensure you have a fully-rounded experience in mechanical engineering.

Overall the course aims to produce skilled engineers capable of undertaking mechanical engineering tasks within and across organisations utilising the latest tools and technologies.

The course will encourage creative thinking and the development of engineering leadership skills. Building on a foundation of the generic skills required by tomorrow’s engineers, the courses explore the wider context of engineering, as well as the application of advanced engineering principles to solve problems through research. You will engage in independent study and systematic enquiry at an advanced level and take responsibility for the conclusions drawn from it.

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 online on the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    20-35 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)121 331 5595