Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MSc Mechanical Engineering course is a first or upper second class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline (for example, physics or mathematics). 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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Mechanical Engineering at Swansea maintains a high standard of teaching and research, set in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. As a student on the Master's course in Mechanical Engineering, you will be provided with a high quality overview of the techniques of modern mechanical engineering, presenting examples of use from a wide range of disciplines and industries.

The MSc Mechanical Engineering course is stimulating and our graduates are rewarded with excellent job prospects. It will equip you with the ability to make informed judgements on the most appropriate approach to a range of mechanical engineering problems.

The MSc Mechanical Engineering course covers the development of mechanical engineering tools, methods and techniques for problem solving, the ability to formulate an adequate representation of sets of experimental data, the use of these tools and techniques for real world applications, the ability to formulate an accurate representation of sets of experimental data, and business and management methods and their application in the field of engineering.

The research project undertaken as part of the MSc Mechanical Engineering course is industrially relevant and the topics of the course are of high industrial relevance.

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

  • Strategic Project Planning
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • Optimisation and Reliability
  • Composite Materials
  • Simulation Based Product Design
  • Advanced Thermo Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Solid Mechanics
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • Polymer Processing
  • Systems Monitoring, Control, Reliability, Survivability, Integrity and Maintenance
  • Process Metallurgy and Optimisation
  • MSc Dissertation

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

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

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