The standard academic entry requirement for this Master's course is an Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
Months of entry
This MSc provides a state-of-the-art introduction to technical design within mechanical engineering. The School is a vibrant environment to study, we have 200 years of expertise in teaching engineering, high calibre facilities, strong links with industry and a vision to provide a modern world-class education. Our course integrates advanced engineering techniques with hands-on-learning to provide a complementary blend of skills desired by employers.
The course has fundamental modules in the areas of analytical and conceptual design with a wider range of options enabling you to individually tailor the course to meet your specific needs or interests.
We are curiosity driven and industry inspired and foster an environment in which our highly sought after graduates have fulfilled their potential.
Information for international students
All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in the English language. Applicants who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test such as IELTS or Pearson and attain the required English Language score:
IELTS: overall score 6.5 with no sub-test below 5.5
Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): overall score of at least 59, with no sub-test below 51
IBT TOEFL: overall score of at least 90, with no sub-test below 22
Pre-sessional English: We also accept successful completion of the 10 week pre-sessional English course run by the University Language Centre to meet our English language requirements.
In order to enrol onto the ten week pre-sessional English course, your current IELTS scores must be at least: 5.5 overall, with no component scores below 5.5
If you would like to take the 10 week pre-sessional course, please email a scanned copy of your IELTS certificate to us at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will confirm whether you are eligible to take the course and inform the Language Centre. Please note that the Language Centre will not accept a booking for the 10 week pre-sessional course without this confirmation of your eligibility.
The deadline to apply for the ten week pre-sessional course is Friday 11 May 2018. Once we have confirmed that you are eligible to take the course, you will need to apply online .
Please note we do not accept the 6 or 3 week pre-sessional courses to meet our English requirements.
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. See English language entry requirements from your country and other general requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
The MSc will be awarded to students who obtain an average total taught course mark greater than or equal to 50% and submit a research dissertation that is passed. The MSc with distinction is awarded if more than 70% is obtained and the research dissertation deemed outstanding.
Course contact details
- School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
- +44 (0)161 306 9219