Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
University of Exeter · Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • Learn about the latest techniques and technologies used in mechanical engineering, and how to apply these to complex contemporary problems in a way that’s sustainable and responsible
  • Gain a range of computational skills enabling you to analyse systems using numerical methods, simulation and optimisation techniques
  • Teaching is supported by internationally-leading research in areas including nano-scale materials engineering, biomedical engineering, additive layer manufacturing and application and recycling of polymers and composites
  • Facilities include our microscopy suite, where full training is offered on a range of imaging techniques including Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, Focused Ion Beam, X-Ray and CT scanner
  • Get support in finding an industry or academic project that will become the subject of your dissertation.

Careers

There is considerable demand in the workplace for graduates with knowledge in both a specialist technology area and in management, particularly in the modern tools and techniques to support the management of a dynamically changing engineering business.

We have an established reputation of training tomorrow's great minds, so when it comes to life after graduation you can be confident that you are starting your next professional adventure in a prime, leading position.

Information for international students

English language requirements

IELTS

  • Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL

  • Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson

  • 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/engineering/mechanicalmsc/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/engineering/mechanicalmsc/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Engineering Postgraduate Admissions
Email
engineeringmsc@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 724061