Taught course

Mechanical Engineering H30071

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Technology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject. Students without formal academic qualifications but with extensive industry experience will be considered on an individual basis. For non-native speakers, there is an English language requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Mechanical Engineering MSc builds on your undergraduate knowledge base through a number of advanced modules in core subject areas. These are supported by modules in business and electromechanics, providing you with an insight of the engineering business environment and broadening your understanding of other engineering disciplines.

The course provides you with an understanding of the methodology used in research and an awareness of the numerical techniques underpinning the tools employed in mechanical and thermal analysis.

Topicality and direct application to the needs of society are also catered for, providing you with an understanding of the environmental impact of human activities and energy consumption and the role of the mechanical engineer in seeking appropriate solutions.

First semester (September to January)

- Electromechanics
- Engineering Business Environment and Energy Studies
- Numerical Techniques in Engineering
- Advanced Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Second semester (February to May)

- Advanced Solid Mechanics
- Research Methods
- Engineering Systems Dynamics and Control
- Advanced Materials and Design

Third semester (June to September)

- This is a major research-based individual project


Optional placement
We offer a great opportunity to boost your career prospects through an optional one year placement as part of your postgraduate studies.

Information for international students

Useful information for international students can be found at: www.dmu.ac.uk/international DMU guarantee on-site accommodation to international students. A number of English Language courses are run for international students before courses begin in September.

Fees and funding

We are delighted to offer the Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship worth up to £6,000 to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2016. Head to dmu.ac.uk/sports to see eligibility and how you can apply.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-72 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
8 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Technology Admissions
Email
techadmissions@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 257 7456
Fax
+44 (0)116 257 7693