Taught course

Mechanical Engineering Design

The University of Manchester · School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for this Masters programme will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

This well regarded MSc in Mechanical Engineering Design provides students with the latest technological knowledge in the mechanical engineering design field. The programme has a practical orientation and aims to produce engineers with theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow them to analyse and investigate problems at an advanced level. The subjects available within the course provide a blend of analytical subjects and creative design courses to develop design ability that is applicable to a wide range of challenging applications with an emphasis on creativity and problem solving.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will need a recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Other English Language qualifications/tests can be considered including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre.

Fees and funding

Please see www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment15

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0)161 306 9219