Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a lower second class honours degree in mechanical or automotive engineering or a related scientific or engineering discipline, or the equivalent from an international institution. Consideration is given to candidates who can demonstrate work experience in an appropriate field.

Other Suitable Qualifications: INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City University London means guaranteed progression to this degree. Kaplan International College (KIC) London: Additionally, the University works in partnership with KIC London to provide preparatory courses for international students. Foundation and Pre Masters courses at KIC London offer comprehensive support to students including regular one-to-one tuition. Progression to the University is guaranteed if you complete the KIC London course at the required level.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides broad-based knowledge of the latest technological developments in mechanical engineering: Internal combustion engines, Renewable energy and alternative fuel, Computational fluid dynamics, Gas turbine engineering, Vehicle engineering, Computer aided design.

You will be trained in structured design process using the latest version of industry standard CAD tools; CATIA, Ansys, Cambridge Engineering Selector (CES), Fluent and solid work.

Our cutting edge academics deliver modules in mechanics, structures, dynamics of structures, materials, fluids, thermodynamics and mechatronics. These modules are designed to improve your knowledge in science and technology, but they also help to develop transferable skills such as communication, team work, leadership, multi-tasking, planning and management. These important skills will help you to become successful in your future career and initiating new innovative technologies.

The course requires that each student completes a research project which will: Focus your research interests, Develop your report writing, Enhance your presentation, critical thinking and analytical skills.

There are a wide range of project areas to choose from which include materials, energy conversation, compressors, expanders, energy efficient vehicle technologies and appropriate technologies. These projects are often the result of a collaboration between our students and either local, national or global companies.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time EU: £9,000, Part-time EU: £4,500 per year
International students
Full-time Non EU: £14,000, Part-time Non EU: £7,000 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

The School offers generous scholarships for this course:

  • UK/EU applicants - Engineering & Mathematics Scholarship of £2,000
  • City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount
  • International Student Scholarships of £2,000
  • Other scholarships, bursaries and prizes.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 0248