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Mechanical Engineering (Conversion Programme)

Queen Mary, University of London · School of Engineering and Materials Science

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (minimum good second class honours or equivalent) in a science or Mathematics subject, or equivalent. Each application is individually assessed; you are recommended to contact us for guidance in specific cases. IELTS 6.5 is required.

International applicants: Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. You can find details on our English language entry requirements page.

If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office..

If you are unable to find the information you require, please contact the School of Engineering and Materials Science for assistance.

Months of entry


Course content

Mechanical Engineering is the application of physical science to practical problem solving. As a Mechanical Engineer you could be working on anything from a simple component such as a switch, to more complex machines such an internal combustion engine or an entire system such as an automobile or a factory production line.

The MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering is a 1 calendar year conversion programme that is part of a suite of programmes offered in Mechanical Engineering at Queen Mary University of London. This programme is aimed at students who already have a science background (e.g. biology, mathematics, chemistry, physics), and who wish to convert to a career in Mechanical Engineering.

Information for international students

For more information, please see here.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering and Materials Science
+44 (0)20 7882 8732