Research course

Computer Modelling in Engineering

Institution
Swansea University · College of Engineering
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in Engineering, Mathematics or a 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

September

Course content

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Computer simulation is now an established discipline that has an important role to play in engineering, science and in newly emerging areas of interdisciplinary research.

Using mathematical modelling as the basis, computational methods provide procedures which, with the aid of the computer, allow complex problems to be solved. The techniques play an ever-increasing role in industry and there is further emphasis to apply the methodology to other important areas such as medicine and the life sciences.

The Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, within which this course is run, has excellent computing facilities, including a state-of-the-art multi-processor super computer with virtual reality facilities and high-speed networking.

This course is suitable for those who are interested in gaining a solid understanding of computer modelling, specialising in either structures or fluids, and taking the skills gained through this course to develop their career in industry or research.

Modules on the course can vary each year but you could expect to study:

  • Finite Element and Computational Analysis
  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Dynamics and Transient Analysis
  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • MRes 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

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Engineering
Email
engineering@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295514