Taught course

Mechanical Engineering Design

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent in an engineering discipline.

If you want to apply for Chartered Engineer status (standard route), you will need to have an IEng accredited Honours degree or academic qualifications that have been approved at IEng level, to meet the Engineering Council's registration requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study MSc Mechanical Engineering Design at BU?

  • The course fully meets the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • Apply mathematical and computer-based models for solving problems in engineering design
  • Gain a detailed understanding of materials and structural integrity, enabling you to analyse design and engineering problems
  • Apply your analytical and innovative business skills to the design process in order to assess its impact on the environment, legislation and economy
  • Use the opportunity of international placements and our career support to enhance your employability and work in a global environment
  • Explore an area of interest in greater depth through the research undertaken as part of the Individual Master’s Project.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as meeting the further learning requirement for Chartered Engineer (CEng) registration. Graduates holding professional status and accredited degrees are highly valued by employers in the UK and internationally.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (academic) 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers.

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44(0)1202 961 916