Research course

Mechanical Engineering

University of Bristol · Department of Mechanical Engineering
MSc by researchPhD

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Engineering research at Bristol is organised into a number of faculty-level research groups. The majority of staff in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are members of one of the following research groups:

  • Dynamics and Control
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Engineering Systems and Design
  • Ultrasonics and Non-destructive Testing
  • Robotics
  • Fluid and Aerodynamics

Applicants should contact a potential academic adviser to discuss available projects before submitting an application.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team