Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Loughborough University · School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.

Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Mechanical Engineering is designed to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing global market; the availability of well-designed products, processes and systems is the foundation of successful commercial enterprises.

The programme will broaden your mechanical engineering knowledge by introducing you to new and modern subject areas, applications and practices. You will develop the technical and transferable skills highly sought after by industry or academic research.

We have high-tech laboratories devoted to:

  • dynamics and control
  • electronics
  • fluid mechanics
  • materials
  • mechatronics
  • metrology
  • optical engineering and high power lasers
  • structural integrity

Loughborough University is one of the UK’s leading centers of excellence for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Our £17million STEMLab has been created to provide a state-of-the-art learning facility for our students, covering most of our science and engineering disciplines on campus.

The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is engaged in a large portfolio of high quality research in many areas of core mechanical engineering aspects. We are ranked 3rd in the UK for overall quality of research in mechanical, manufacturing, aeronautical and chemical engineering in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). The School has also received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, in recognition of the research being carried out.

Who should study this programme?

Our MSc Mechanical Engineering is aimed at both new graduates and engineering professionals who wish to develop advanced skills in engineering science, design and technology.

Information for international students

Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 - 72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 227158