Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

University of Central Lancashire · School of Engineering and Computing

Entry requirements

Entry can be made to the course through holding at least a lower second class award (average of 60% or above marks) of BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Material Engineering or other related subject.

Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications or relevant work/life experience who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from Master-level studies are welcome. If you have not studied recently you may need to undertake a Top-Up degree Entry programme first.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Mechanical Engineering is aimed at both new graduates and industry professionals who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in wide range of mechanical engineering subjects, including computational mechanics, thermodynamics, materials technology, computer aided design and engineering simulation. The course is designed as a direct response of growing industry demand and shortage of skilled workforce in mechanical engineering profession.

In addition to technical specialisation, the MSc course will prepare students for professional careers in mechanical engineering requiring high levels of judgement, team-working, leadership, initiative, delegation and decision-making responsibilities.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate competence in the language. The normal minimum standard required is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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