Taught course

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The entry requirements are a good Honours degree (2.i) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics, or a closely related subject. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Alternative backgrounds, such as vocational training complemented with sufficient relevant industrial experience and continued professional development will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to develop the knowledge and skills of a Bachelor’s-level graduate Mechanical Engineering to Masters level through advanced teaching, design work and research. As such it is also an opportunity for candidates from a different Engineering background to develop key Mechanical Engineering knowledge and skills required for their professional development. A key objective of the programme is to be an accredited route to becoming Chartered Engineer.

This programme makes use of masters-level courses in the Energy Sciences and Manufacture & Design complemented with specialist courses from relevant MSc courses offered by the institute. We have seen a growing need for an advanced mechanical engineering programme at the request of applicants, and our industry partners. This programme has been specifically developed to meet this need and to encourage students of this field into further learning.

Watch video of academic Stephen Houston discussing the Msc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering.

Fees and funding

This programme has been selected to support the skills demand in Scotland's key economic growth areas. A number of full fee bursaries are available to applicants permanently resident in Scotland. Download an application form and submit to scholarships@hw.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
pgr-mech-eng@eps.hw.ac.uk
Phone
0131 451 3027
Fax
0131 451 3136