Taught course

Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics

Swansea University · College of Engineering

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MSc Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics course is a first or second class honours degree in Engineering, Mathematics or similar relevant science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Swansea University has been at the forefront of international research in the area of computational engineering. Internationally renowned engineers at Swansea pioneered the development of numerical techniques, such as the finite element method, and associated computational procedures that have enabled the solution of many complex engineering problems. As a student on the Master's course in Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics, you will find the course utilises the expertise of academic staff to provide high-quality postgraduate training.This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM).

Modules on the MSc Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics course can vary each year but you could expect to study:

  • Reservoir Modelling and Simulation
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Finite Element Computational Analysis
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Plasticity
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Dynamics and Transient Analysis
  • Computational Case Study
  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • MSc Research Project

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Engineering
+44 (0)1792 295514